Month: November 2011

  • Matilda the Cat Evicted from Algonquin Hotel Lobby

    The fur is flying in New York this week, after the city’s Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (what an odd combination of bureaucratic entities!) informed the Algonquin Hotel that its most famous staff member, Matilda the Cat, is no longer allowed to serve as its four-legged guest greeter. Matilda III, a sweet Ragdoll adopted …

  • Black Friday? Let Your Cat Do Your Shopping for You Today!

    Don’t want to mess with long lines and crazy people out shopping for Black Friday today? You could always let your kitty go shopping for you like this cat! Plus, he even delivers your bags of stuff right to your front door! How convenient is that? (Psst … pizza places: Maybe you could learn from …

  • Catster Original Video: Traveling with Cats, Sarah Donner Style

    Sarah says: Traveling with a cat is no easy task. Most cat owners know the pain and drama caused by a simple trip to the vet! Like me, cats don’t deal with change well. They need to be coerced, bribed, sweet talked, and sometimes dragged into the crate. The crate sucks, but if you know …

  • Luna the Fashion Kitty: Happy Thanksgiving and Black Furday, Everypawdy!

    HAPPY BLACK FURDAY!! OMG sooo many sales everywhere ÔÇö is your head exploding? I know many of my fans are shopaholics so I wonder how many are going to actually read my column today lol! Its okay, guys, I TOTALLY understand! Just purrmiss to check it out later and tell me about all your sales …

  • A Thanksgiving Miracle

    Sometimes the beauty of the human heart just overwhelms me, and this is one of those times. On Monday, a familiar plea went out to rescue groups all around the U.S. Betsy Merchant, the lead volunteer of Henry County Animal Care & Control in Georgia, sent an e-mail begging for help: 16 healthy cats were …

  • Catster’s Picks of the Week: Modern Home Edition

    For all of you modern minimalists out there, sharing your home with pets can sometimes lead to a lot of decor anxiety. You want your pets to have everything they need, but you don’t want your home to end up looking like a huge cat-astrophe. If you’re looking to streamline your pet decor and show …

  • What Is Your Cat Thankful for This Thanksgiving?

    Happy Thanksgiving, everyone! I hope all of you have a fabulous day, surrounded by family and kitties and love! Yesterday, my kitty, Moo, shared what he is thankful for this Thanksgiving, and today we want to know what YOUR pet is thankful for! A safe home? Their favorite treats? The best fur siblings ever? I’m …

  • Wow, Hundreds of You Wanted Stickers! We Had to Order More!

    MeWOW, you guys! We are drowning in self-stamped envelopes and sticker requests here at Catster HQ! Last week, we were able to mail out the first batch of stickers, but due to the overwhelming response, we had to order a ton more! The second batch of stickers will arrive at HQ shortly after the Thanksgiving …

  • Believe It or Not, Cats Will Jump Through Hoops for You

    Last weekend, two major cat shows, the International Cat Association’s annual cat show in New York City and the Cat Fanciers’ Association National Show in Indianapolis, featured an increasingly popular sport: cat agility contests. In these competitions, cats run through a course with 10 obstacles modeled after those in dog agility contests. They feature hurdles, …

  • Moo’s Musings: What I’m Thankful For!

    O hai! It’s me! MOO! Since tomorrow is Thanksgiving and I’ll be busy (I hope) eating some of mom’s turkey (but not too much), I wanted to tell you today what I’m thankful for. It’s a lot. Ahem … I am thankful for mom’s turkey. Oops, I already meowed about that?! Must be stuck in …