Month: June 2010

  • This Cat is Mad as Hell and He Won’t Put up with Vacuuming Any More

    In a reader? Click here to watch video. Any of you kittehs out there want to join this cat in fomenting a rebellion against vacuums?

  • Five Cats Resuscitated with Pet Oxygen Masks

    A recent house fire in Lakeland, TN, resulted in the loss of feline lives, but 5 cats were resuscitated by pet oxygen masks which had been donated to the fire department. Here’s the story: LAKELAND, Tenn. – Pet oxygen mask helped save five cats and one dog in a Lakeland house fire. 14 other cats …

  • Won’t You Please Please Spay Me? [VIDEO]

    In a reader? Click here to watch video. This light-hearted video reminds us that Adopt-a-Cat month draws to a close, it’s important to remember that there would be a lot fewer kittens needing adoption if everyone would spay and neuter their cats. Got feral cats hanging around? It’s a lot easier to catch them than …

  • Win iPad in the Frontline “We’ve Got Your Back” Photo Sweepstakes

    Been dying for an iPad, kittehs? Or do your people hog it as if you didn’t even exist? Well, kittehs, get your own! Frontline is hosting a pawsome photo sweepstakes on Catster, and one of the grand prizes is your very own iPad! Entering is a cinch! Just upload a photo of yourself in all …

  • Five Cat Breeds That Make Excellent Travel Companions

    Cats are generally known as animals that prefer not to travel. After all, who hasn’t heard the heartbroken, tortured wails emanating from cat carriers on the way to the vet or the horror stories of crates turned into urine- and feces-splattered hellholes? But the truth is there are some cats that tolerate, and even enjoy, …

  • Got Kids? Send ’em to Big Cat Rescue’s Summer Camp!

    Although I have fond memories of summer camp, I’m tempted to make a Faustian bargain to be a kid again and attend Big Cat Rescue’s Summer Camp. How cool would that be??? Big Cat Rescue offers camps for two age groups: 8-15 year olds and 16-18 year olds. Children 8 to 15 years old are …

  • The Power of Purrayer

    The column below was written by Hank Arends in the Statesman Journal about the power of purrayer and the Internet in healing our sick cats or managing our grief when a pet goes to The Bridge. Whether you believe in a higher power or not, the purrayers and pawsitive energy you send or receive online …

  • Do Dogs Suffer From Vaccine-Induced Sarcomas?

    Deb posted a comment in response to my recent article about vaccine-induced sarcomas in cats: Dr. Barchas, My 15 year old cat is about to get his yearly shots I will now request that my Vet follow your advice about injecting in the leg by the feet. I have a question: Is this advice good …

  • Faux Paws? Or a Feline Steve Austin?

    Oscar the Cat may need to be renamed “Peg” after a recent surgery fitted him with a pair of peg legs. Just like the Six Million Dollar man’s doctors, Oscar’s veterinarians believed they could rebuild him. They had the technology. And rebuild him they did. Not so long ago, Oscar was sunning himself at his …

  • Your Friday Cheezburger

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