Month: October 2010

  • Happy Halloween from The Cat’s Meow

    Happy Halloween from The Cat’s Meow! Remember, it’s best to contain your cats in a spare room during trick-or-treating so they don’t escape, and keep potential hazards (like glowsticks, chocolate, candles, etc.) out of reach.

  • 10 Halloween Safety Tips for Your Cat

    As Halloween approaches, it’s easy to get caught up in the fun of it and forget about keeping your pets safe. Keep the following in mind this weekend… and have fun! To ensure that your cat isn’t part of any Halloween mischief or pranks, don’t let her outside unattended, especially at night. Even if your …

  • World’s Oldest Cat Crown to go to UK Ginger Tabby

    The odds-on fave to be crowned the next World’s Oldest Cat is 29-year-old Charlie Graham, an orange tabby who resides in Coulter, Lanarkshire in the UK. Were he human, he’d be about 133 years old. And he doesn’t look a day over 100. The previous holder of the oldest cat title was Hestia, a 23-year-old …

  • GIVEAWAY: Win a Team Jersey/Cap or Best Friends Sponsorship

    Hey evrybuddy, Skeezix heer. Just a reminder that tonite is the dedline to enter The Cat’s Meow’s World Series giveaway to win a cat-sized Giants or Ranger’s team jersey and cap (or Best Friends sponsorship). CLICK HEER TO ENTER.

  • You Can Now Submit Tips/Advice/Critiques For Site Articles

    Hello my kitties! You asked for, and now you got it! We’ve made a special submit form underneath every informational article on the site that allows you to add extra tips/advice/alternatives/critiques for that cat article. We’ll review them all and add the best ones to permanently appear with that article. Our articles are found in …

  • A Couple Changes and Fixes of Note

    Hi all furs, A couple fixes went live today I wanted to share: [UPDATED: I furgot to add we are now showing in the Purr Board if a friend commented on a diary or photo. Let us know what you think] * Some people were seeing gift boxes appear on the Community Homepage before they …

  • How Often do Young Cats Develop Diabetes?

    My 1 year old cat came down with a 105 fever and seemed very disoriented. The Vet took blood work and said his gloucose level was 345 and that was high for a cat. All the other levels were normal and all negative for feline diseases. The vet gave me special food. My cat does …

  • ‘Outsider’ Kids Help Outside Cats

    The stray tabby cat “panhandling” near a school in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, never imagined that she would inspire a miniature revolution. But on that lucky day a year ago, she found a group of kids who knew what it was like to be an outsider and decided they needed to help the homeless feline. Students at …

  • Black Cat Halloween Cookies are The Cat’s Meow

    This is a fun crazy cat lady cooking project that’s pretty quick and easy to do. It’s a good project in which to engage kids, and this makes a PURRfect centerpiece for any Halloween pawty. The cookie recipe and instructions to make the candy corn pot are available at CatCrafter.com

  • 6 Ways to Get Involved in Iams Home 4 the Holidays Campaign

    Iams’ Home 4 the Holidays campaign is in full swing, and even if you aren’t in a position to add another animal to your household, you can still pawticipate in the program and earn bowls of food that will be donated to participating shelters. Six Ways You Can Get Involved Adopt Use Iams’ PetFinder app …