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Merlin The Cat Turns 21 & Big PetSafe Giveaway

The biggest feline birthday we’ve ever celebrated is Merlin’s 21st.  What is there to say about a cat who for 20 years has behaved more human than many humans? He’s my soulmate cat and when my husband asked me to marry me I told him, “You do understand that Merlin will always come first?” He […]

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Feline Throwback Thursday With Birthday Boy Merlin

      This Throwback Thursday is all about our birthday boy, Merlin.  We’re so excited!  We just received the prize we won from our friends at Cat Chat With Caren and Cody for a 16 X 20 photo on canvas from  The hard part was choosing a photo from our huge archive.  I wanted something […]

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Merlin’s 21st Birthday Week, Interview With One Drawing Daily Artist and Pet Portrait Giveaway

We have an extra special Mondays With Merlin today.  It must be the full moon or something because I’m feeling positively kittenish.  Even my garden strolls turned frisky.  We’re celebrating all week since my big 21st  birthday is fast approaching. Friday, Oct. 2nd to be precise. And I need to be precise because I’m conducting […]


Remember Me Thursday® #LightForPets Because You Can

This year more than ever,  we support Remember Me Thursday™ #Lightforpets, a global awareness campaign celebrated on the fourth Thursday of September to remember all shelter and homeless pets who died before finding a home. Mike Arms, President of the Helen Woodward Animal Center, created Remember Me Thursday. Millions of orphan pets die yearly mostly from […]

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Mondays With Merlin: My Secret to Living The Dream

  So you want to know my secret to living the dream? You’ve come to the right place if you like the wit and wisdom of Merlin, yours truly, a world’s oldest cat. Mind you, not quite the oldest. That honor goes to a Mancat named Corduroy who is 26. I am a mere kitten […]

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Ahoy, The Best Curse For Meow Like A Pirate Day!

Aaargh, it may be Caturday but it’s also Meow Like A Pirate Day. We’ve celebrated the feline version of Talk Like Pirate Day (aye, it’s a real holiday) for years. This year we joining the party (or at least Captain Odin is) at Speedy, the Cheeky House Bunny with a bunch of me blog wenches […]

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Sweet Rosh Hashanah Feline Blessings

Well hello there, it’s me Merlin still here for another week.  You’d think it would make Layla happy but she’s feeling melancholy.  Maybe it’s the first inklings of autumn or the visit yesterday to the Hartsdale Pet Cemetery for the annual blessing of the animals. She brought photos of all of us to be blessed […]