Month: March 2010

  • The Winners of the St Pat’s Pins and Tee are….

    Sure an’ Begorrah, this has been an exciting giveaway (and the fun’s not over, yet!) I’m happy to announce the winners of the set of St Patrick’s Day buttons and the winner of the McSkeezix tee: 10-pack BUTTONS WINNER: Boris & Family McSKEEZIX TEE: Tygana (One Cat’s Nip) Entries are still open for the Hazel …

  • The House of Lords looks like a Ratatouille Set

    Currently under consideration in The House of Lords: Should it resolve its vermin infestation with cats, or continue using poison and traps? Yep, London’s Houses of Parliament, also known as Westminster Palace, has mice and rats, and the peers aren’t exactly sure what to do about it. Ivan Anthony Moore-Brabazon, the House’s administration chief, on …

  • Owner of Hitchhiking Cat Sought

    This week in Billings, Montana, workers found a hitchhiking cat cowering beneath one the pallets in an Albertson’s delivery truck. The truck originated in Salt Lake City. Workers named the cat “Alley”. “She has a very, very, very strong will to live,” said Chris Anderson of the Yellowstone Valley Animal Shelter. “She’s amazing, and you …

  • Troy the Cat is Reunited with Owner Two Years Later

    In Omaha this week, a wee black cat named Troy was reunited with this owner after havig been missing for two years. Where’s he beeen since May 2008? Well, we don’t know, and Troy’s not talkin’. All we know is that he was found just a couple of blocks from his former home. He went …

  • Can Cats Eat Dog Food?

    I cannot keep my cat away from the dog’s dry food. Every time the cat has a chance he’s munching down. Is it bad for a cat to occasionally eat dry dog food? Pam Shelbyville, TN It was the Roman Playwright Terence (thank you, google) who said moderation in all things. I would add to …

  • Giveaway: St Pat’s Day Cat Cap – a Hazel Lucy Original

    WOW! We’ve got a great prize to give away today: a stylish Irish St Patrick’s Day cat cap, designed and crafted by the inimitable Hazel Lucy (right)! This warm cap comes with a matching collar, so you’ll be toasty warm as you celebrate the Irish Holiday. Check out Hazel Lucy’s online store: she can make …

  • Giveaway: St Patrick’s Day T-Shirt

    The second item in The Cat’s Meow’s St Patrick’s Day giveaway is a St Patrick’s Day t-shirt. You’ll have over 60 styles from which to choose, including this green-trimmed ringer. It features an image of Skeezix McCat, and the words “Happy St. Catrick’s Day.” This is a human-sized shirt, but if you reeeeeeally want one, …

  • Cat Adopts Basset Hound Pups

    Tocket the cat nurses her adopted bassett brood in Wadena, Minnesota. The 4 1/2-month-old cat lost her kittens Feb. 10. The pups were born a few days later and their own mother did not have milk for them. Tocket took over nursing duties, making it a happy ending for all concerned. (Although a true happy …

  • Thursday 13: Ethan & Louis’ Guide to Rockin’ the St Pat’s Look

    Hey evrybuddy, Skeezix heer. As you know, St Patrick’s Day is less than 2 weeks away, so thare’s no time like NOW to pik out yer best owtfit and dekerate yer Catster profile for the holiday. For this week’s Thursday 13, I asked veteran St Pat’s Day sellubrants Louis O’LeBeau and Ethan O’GreenEyes for tips …

  • Do Two-Year-Old Pets Need Full Vaccines?

    Recently I have been hearing a lot of controversy on how often dogs should be vaxed and what vaccines they really need. I have a 2 yr old Maltipoo who has all of his shots but is due for his boostsers. We do vax against bordetella every 6 months because it is wide spread here …

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