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Litter Spinner Giveaway

A new spin on a cat litter box? The Litter Spinner is ideal for special needs cat guardians and one lucky reader will win one (valued at $99.00). Before we say more, we have winners to announce for our past two giveaways. The winner of catnip toys from Violetta Designs is Laila & Minchie. The Read More

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Brigid’s Crossing Foundation: Q & A With Lisa Fleming

Our cat Odin is a nominee for Cat Ruler of the World, a fun contest for a cause. If Odin wins, the grand prize will benefit Brigid’s Crossing Foundation, The Nation’s Premier Holistic Cat Sanctuary & Adoption Center TM. Founded by Heather Burch, the verdant 6 acre, no kill, no cage and safe haven for Read More

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Mancat Mama’s Boys and Their Toys

This was going to be Wordless Wednesday but Odin and I were having so much fun in the garden, he inspired me to do some art. Did I mention cats are my muse? It requires no effort on their part. A simple pose. A flick of their tail. A slow blink and I’m done for. Read More

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Cats Versus Dog Contest Debate

As you may know, our Odin is one of six candidates in the Cat Ruler of The World Contest. And he’s in pretty good company. How good? You decide who has the best debating skills in the Cat Vs Dog debate at the contest sponsor/host Zee & Zoey. It’s a dog eat dog world and Read More

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Carpe Diem Cat

Welcome to Mondays With Merlin. The wit & wisdom of an old Siamese cat. This is a favorite quote and a photo taken two summers ago before losing my sight, before developing kidney disease and just before my sister Coco died. Two years go by quickly and for that matter, two months, two weeks or Read More

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Easy Like Sunday

We were expecting three books this week for review/giveaways and none came. Oh well, there’s nothing to do but follow the lead of cats. Have a good one! Look for a cool giveaway next week! If you like romantic, time travel novels check out my review of Timeless Desire at The Boomer Muse.   Follow Read More

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Caturday Inspiration

Welcome to another photo quotes Caturday with the feline Cat Wisdom 101 team: Merlin (pictured below), Gris Gris, Domino and Odin who is dreaming of new heights. Odin is trying to stay focused on being the best candidate for Cat Ruler of The World by running a clean, fair campaign thanks his campaign manager Domino. Read More

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Organic Catnip Toys Giveaway

Have you noticed that not all catnip or catnip toys are created equal? Why is it some catnip toys fail to thrill? We think freshness is a big factor. A fellow Canadian, Banafsheh Tabrizi created Violetta Designs, a line of catnip toys stuffed right before shipping with organic catnip, for maximum freshness and full enjoyment Read More

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Vet 101: When it Sucks to be a Cat

There are no 12 step programs for cats but there are behaviorists and vets. This week our vet Dr. Rich Goldstein is back with a reader Q & A about sucking. While Dr. G. can’t diagnose online, he can play detective and there are many clues in this letter. Question: My cat Ziva was never Read More

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Astro Kitty -The Virgo Cat

Our Gris Gris is a classic Virgo according to purrsonality traits of the sixth sign of the zodiac. Virgo is ruled by Mercury. Earth is their Element and their colors are gray and navy blue. Virgo cats tend to be shy and prefer to be on the sidelines rather than the center of attention. These Read More

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Cat Ruler of the World Contest

It’s official! Our Odin is a nominee for Cat Ruler of The World by Zee & Zoey The competition will be fierce amongst six awesome cats but it’s all for a good cause. The winner will not only get bragging rights but a cat shelter of their choice will win big! Plus there are big prizes for you Read More

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Catspeak Lesson #1 in Feline Communication.

Welcome to Mondays with Merlin. Excuse me while I finish my breakfast in bed. That’s right: breakfast in bed and I get a midnight snack in bed while snuggling with my mom, Layla.  It’s one of the perks of being an old cat with kidney disease. With CKD, the appetite wanes and vomiting increases along Read More