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Catnip Cake & Caviar

It’s Merlin here. Damn, the weeks are going by fast. We hope you stop by tomorrow for catnip cake & caviar. Yes, we’re having a surprise birthday party for Domino. There will be nom noms and prizes. I’m checking out the garden but oh no, we’re not ready! Thank goodness Gris Gris is around to Read More

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Sunday Snooze & Mews

We’re taking it easy today but first we’d like to announce the winner of last week’s Mother’s Day giveaway for a copy of The French Cat is Beth Emmons. Congratulations Beth! Expect an email from Layla. The publisher has promised to ship it out a copy in time for Mother’s Day. Now back to work, I Read More

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News & Mews:Look Who Came To Visit!

Happy Caturday, cat lovers! Let’s start the weekend off with the first step… News & Mews We are pleased to announce the winner of our BIG giveaway is ♥Abby♥Boo♥Ping♥Jinx♥Grace♥. Concatulations! Please look for an email from Layla. The deadline for tomorrow’s fab giveaway is tonight at 11:59 pm ET. The winner will be announced tomorrow Read More

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Feline Fine Art Friday

It’s National Hairball Awareness Day which is no joke. Some cats are more prone to hairballs depending on their coat, diet, general health and grooming.  Indoor/outdoor cats will shed more as we head towards warmer summer weather. We usually do Friday Funnies but I thought we’d pay cats our respect today since they are forever Read More

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Vet 101: In The Pink

Odin (and his back lit pink ears) is our model today for Vet 101 with our vet, Dr. Rich Goldstein’s Q & A: In the Pink. Q: Summer is already here in North Carolina. Are there any health concerns for my mostly white kitten (pink nose) and sunburn? If I put some ointment or something Read More

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Stressed Human = Stressed Cat?

  Have you been stressed lately? The most common behavioral issues I see stem from cats mirroring their guardian’s stress. Stress comes in many forms and it doesn’t always result from bad news. What might be exciting news like a new boyfriend, a wedding, graduation party or a dream vacation may stress a cat out Read More

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Multitasking Cats (Not)

Cats don’t need to be told to relax, take a break and enjoy life. Cats don’t multitask (despite the sillyInternet pics). Cats are masters of focusing on one thing at a time. Today’s post is piggy-backed from our sister site Boomer Muse and about multitasking myth-busting. Don’t be fooled by Gris Gris gazing longingly at Read More

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The Purr-fect Mother’s Day Book Giveaway

Congratulations to Trudy Jewell, you are the winner of last week’s book giveaway Forever Paws by Christine Davis. Look for an email from Layla. My garden turned out to be the perfect setting to photograph our giveaway. For all my book reviews, here and at The Boomer Muse I like to show off both the Read More

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Cats March to the Beat of a Different Drummer

Welcome to Caturday when we celebrate the antics of our Cat Wisdom 101 fab four: Merlin, Gris Gris, Domino and Odin. It boggles my mind to think there are people who lump all cats together, as if they were all the same. But you know the truth: every cat is different and we believe… This Read More

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Cat Wisdom 101 Gets Cheezeburgered

Oscar Wilde once said, “It’s better to be talked about than not talked about. In the spirit of imitation being greatest form of flattery, we’re flattered to have Wendy of LOL Cats do a whopping 17 LOLs of the Cat Wisdom 101 cats with her signature biting wit. Oh noes…we have been icanhascheezeburgered. To see Read More

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Fleas, Ticks and Itchy Oh My!

Flea & tick season is here, along with a flurry of Internet buzz about the spread of The lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum, found throughout the southeastern and south-central states. It does not transmit Lyme disease and our vet, Dr. Rich Goldstein assured me is not found in the New York area. That said, these Read More

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Pamper Your Cat: BestFriendBox Giveaway

Hello and welcome to all our new readers and subscribers! The secret is out:we often have the same great giveaways as some of the big cat websites but the odds of winning are far greater here and we’re small enough to connect with our readers purrsonally. As always, we’re here to enlighten and entertain you! Read More