Month: December 2009

  • Thursday Thirteen: 13 Xmas Cat Gifts under $13

    Starting to lapse into panic mode because you haven’t figured out what to buy for Christmas gifts, yet? Here are 13 gifts for cats and cat lovers that cost less than $13, and are guaranteed not to end up as white elephant gifts. 1. The Whirlybird Cat Toy I’ve given many of these as gifts, …

  • When can Kittens be Dewormed?

    I am fostering a kitten that is about 2 weeks old. Is that too young to deworm? Also, he has bad diarrhea, is there anything I can do about that? Thanks for your time and help. Susan Arcadia, OK The most common worms in kittens and puppies are called roundworms. These worms can spread from …

  • Cat of the Day: Jetta

    Each day throughout the holiday season The Cat’s Meow will showcase an adoptable cat seeking a home in time for the holidays. Today’s featured cat is Jetta, a gorgeous ragdoll in Rockingham, NC. Jetta doesn’t understand why her owner had to give her up because of financial hardships. She keeps waiting for him to return, …

  • Pet Photo Opps with Santa this Weekend

    Nearly two dozen Kimpton hotels are throwing Fido a bone this Holiday season. They’re giving pooches and other pets a free photo op with Santa (owners snap the shots). You don’t have to be a guest to pawticipate. Kimpton’s last “Santa Paws” photo shoot of the season is running from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. …

  • This Year’s Worldest Coolest Cat is….

    Lola won Best Cat in Show! more: cat pictures & breed info Lola. L-O-L-A Lola. I erupted in spontaneous tears when I saw this because Lola went to the Bridge recently and every time I see this photo, the waterworks begin. Gleek was rewarded for mastering that snarling Pirate growl and winning the Costumes & …

  • Cat of the Day: Sylvester

    Each day throughout the holiday season The Cat’s Meow will showcase an adoptable cat seeking a home in time for the holidays. Today’s featured cat is Sylvester, a gorgeous senior Tuxie in Ringoes, NJ. Sylvester is a special needs cat. He has diabetes and requires injections. It’s not that difficult to do, but it’s made …

  • moderncat Giveaway: Groovy Watch from Red Tango

    Hey evrybuddy, Skeezix heer. Yoo wanna git the BEST holiday gift ever fur yer mom? Chek out the Red Tango watch above. It’s in the most stylish color EVER: Pink! And it has a retro cat deezine that looks kinda like the cats on the wall of Pete Campbell’s* apartment. Best of all, it won’t …

  • Contest: What If Your Cat Ran the Holiday Season?

    What if pets ruled the holiday season? Would ugly holiday sweaters be buried in the snow? Would carolers sound like whirring can openers? Describe the perfect holiday season from your pet’s point of view, and you could win big! To Enter Write an essay describing “your pet’s perfect holiday season” (“Essay”). Essay must be written …

  • Cat of the Day: Molly

    Each day throughout the holiday season The Cat’s Meow will showcase an adoptable cat seeking a home in time for the holidays. Today’s featured cat is Molly, a calico mix with gorgeous markings and sage green eyes who lives in Chicago, IL. Can you give this gentle, sweet young lady a second chance at life …

  • It’s Not Just Dogs: Why Do Cats Consume Unusual Items?

    My cat likes to consume coconut oil, I use it as a moisturizer. Does that mean the cat is lacking something? Fat? Kim Nashville,TN Dogs, of course, are famous for eating the inedible. I have treated dogs after they have consumed toys, rocks, strings of Christmas lights, spoons, and buckets of hardware. And, of course, …

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