Month: May 2010

  • Can Cats be Poisoned by Eating Poisoned Mice?

    If a cat eats a mouse that has eaten poison, can it still be harmful to my cat? Cheers, Kim Australia The most common forms of mouse and rat poison contain products that make it impossible to clot blood. These so-called anticoagulant rodenticides are seriously poisonous to cats and dogs. Pets that ingest anticoagulant rodenticides …

  • Jane Lynch Purrmotes Spaying & Neutering

    In a reader? Click here for video. If you’re a fan of Glee (or Christopher Guest mockumentaries), you’re probably a Jane Lynch fan — after all, Sue Sylvester gets all the best lines in the show. But here’s an even better reason to join the Jane Lynch fan club: she recently filmed a PSA purrmoting …

  • Antonio Banderas: Cat Guy? Or is He Just Really into His Role?

    Antonio Banderas has appeared in more than 60 movies in two languages, not to mention his work on stage and on television for which he’s won many awards. He’s a regular fixture on sexiest-man lists, and just seems to get sexier as he gets older. (Unfair, isn’t it, ladies?) But when fans approach him, it …

  • Cats Re-enact 6 Seasons of Lost in 60 Seconds

    Looking to get caught up on Lost before tonight’s series finale? These cats can help you with that! In a reader? Click here.

  • CATalyst Council Offers Tips for Making Vet Visits Less Miserable for Cats

    Taking your cat to the vet can be very unpleasant, and not just for the cat. Owners routinely cancel veterinary appointments when their cat bolts at the sight of the carrier. Clients who fail to coax their cats into carriers often wind up bloodied when coaxing turns to altercation. Scared cats sometimes urinate in the …

  • Scottish Cat Wins Smackdown with Yorkie, Lands in Doghouse

    Rosie the Cat just wanted to show the yappy little Yorkie who was boss of her school playground, and instill in him the natural order of things: Cats Rule; Dogs Drool. But the scuffle got Rosie in trouble. She was reported to the Scottish SPCA which prompted a home visit by welfare officers. Rosie’s owner, …

  • Redesign Update: Pet Pages and Groups

    Hi Catsters, As our redesign nears, we thought we’d give you another look at what other sections of the site might look like. We mentioned before that pet page/group functionality would not be changing for this launch, so here are screen shots of each, maintaining their users’ custom designs. Here’s how Catster member Katrina’s pet …

  • Cats Livin — A Tokyo Store Where Cats are Royalty!

    If you’re ever in the Odaiba district of Tokyo, Japan, be sure to check out “Cats Livin,” a combination Kitty Boutique, Cat Cafe and Feline Theme Park. As one of Japan’s first Cat Cafes, Cats Livin offers anyone in need of purr therapy the opportunity to snuggle up with one of dozens of resident pussycats. …

  • 15 Cats Die in Berkeley Animal Shelter Blaze

    An early morning fire destroyed part of the Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society in Berkeley, CA, taking the lives of 15 cats awaiting adoption. Here’s the story from SFGate: Fifteen cats died in a fire that damaged the Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society early today, authorities said, but a woman who lives above the animal shelter is …

  • GIVEAWAY: “Power to the Pawpulace” Cats Against Clay Tee

    All you kittehs who watched the Cats Against Clay Protest March here on Monday are purrobably wondering how you can jump on the bandwagon. Well, one way is to get your people to wear a Cats Against Clay T-shirt, and you can win one here. The front design of this black tee features the upraised …

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