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Why 18 is a Lucky Number and Clyde’s 18th Cat Birthday Celebration

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  Oh hello, cat lovers, it’s your feline friend and host, Clyde with some furry good news. We’re celebrating all week because I’m turning 18 on January 18th in 2018. It’s a triple whammy of auspiciousness. I remain steadfast in my disdain for cameras but relented for a birthday portrait, ha! Frankly, given my health issues of CKD, diabetes, hearing loss and arthritis, it’s a miracle I’m still alive at age 18! […]

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2018 Pet Holiday & Event Calendar For Cat Lovers

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2018 Pet Holiday & Event Calendar For Cat Lovers is our gift to you for 365 days of purrs to celebrate cats. Instead of the usual list of holidays, we’re sharing a fun infographic. There are some new holidays both silly and practical plus dates of new cat events slated for 2018. Infographics tend to be super long, so to make printing easier for side by side views, this one […]

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100 Years of New Year’s Eve Cheer With Cats

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100 Years of New Year’s Eve Cheer With Cats by Layla Morgan Wilde. Happy New Year  or New Year 2018. It was a rough year of ups and downs but 2017 will always be a special year since it’s the year we published our first book Black Cats Tell All: True Tales And Inspiring Images. We’re happy to say farewell to 2017 and ready to welcome a fresh new year […]

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Secret Santa Catmas And Wildly Festive Cat Art

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Secret Santa Catmas And Wildly Festive Cat Art     Merry, merry everyone. I’ll be blogging at the behest of Clyde our feline editor and his fursibs today.  Enjoy our annual Secret Santa Catmas or Christmas extravaganza. It’s loaded with lots of pics and few words since who has time to read. Thank you friends, readers (new and old) and cat lovers every where. This year our cat community grew […]

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Weird, Wild Yule Cat Black Cat Vintage Holiday Cards

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Happy Winter Solstice and bright blessings for Yule. To celebrate the longest and darkest night of the year, I’ve created a new collection of vintage black cat cards with a modern twist. Yule has Germanic, Anglo Saxon and Nordic roots which developed into Christmas as we know it with Christmas trees, Father Christmas turned Santa, gift-giving and feasts. The Nordic countries especially Norway and Iceland with long, dark winters  developed […]

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Meet Stanley Mini-panther Design Muse

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Meet Stanley Mini-panther Design Muse by Clyde, feline editor. It’s no secret as a working cat, I like to feature other working cats like last week’s veterinarian clinic assistant Whisper or fellow book contributor and blogger Rosie. Even couch potato cats have a purpose, but today I’m keen to focus on creative muses. Our featured cat is Stanley, a design muse and product tester from Chicago. His dad Jeff designed […]

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From Homeless Shelter Cat to Happy Vet Clinic Cat: Whisper’s Story

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From Homeless Shelter Cat to Happy Vet Clinic Cat: Whisper’s Story We’re excited to share to a guest post by Dr.Brenda Eisenhauer DVM, a veterinarian based in Colorado. Her cat Whisper, is a working cat who survived a rough start and today advocates for feline dental health. It’s not because of her good teeth. In fact, she doesn’t have any. All of her teeth needed to be extracted, and she’s […]

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Feline Festival Of Lights Featuring Rosie & Izzy

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Feline Festival Of Lights Featuring Rosie & Izzy. Welcome to a holiday edition of Mancat Monday with Clyde and feline friends. Before I introduce you to our featured cats this week Rosie and Izzy, I have a few tidbits of other news. It suddenly turned into a winter wonderland this weekend in New York. As an indoor-only cat, I have no interest gallivanting in the snow like my fursibs Odin […]

New Black Cats Tell All Color 2018 Calendar 60% Off

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New Black Cats Tell All Color 2018 Calendar 60% off. Today only! There will be other sales but no guarantee they will arrive before Christmas. This one has a windows theme of cats looking out of windows or the view of their world from South Africa to Norway and stops in the U.S. The back of the calendar includes bonus kitty pics NOT in the calendar. Actually with all the tech […]

The New York Cat Film Festival Sneak Peek

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We interrupt our normal Monday blog schedule with Clyde and his feline friends for a sneak peek about the furry, fabulous New York Cat Film Festival  At long last, a real film festival about cats is coming to New York on Dec. 9. This is not about cat videos but actual films from fictional shorts to documentaries featuring cats from around the globe. As a serious film buff married to a filmmaker and cat […]

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Cyber Meow Monday Half Price Sale

Posted 5 CommentsPosted in Black Cats Tell All Monday, Cats, Feline Fine Art, Holidays

Hello, cat lovers, it’s your feline host, Clyde with our last post before December.  Purrsonal cat news at the end. Are you all shopped out? I hope not because it you want to buy our calendar on sale, do it today. It’s our Cyber Meow Monday Half Price Sale. We added inspiring quotes and showcased a few of our book contributors but also some cool new cats from around the globe. […]

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Big Cat Wisdom Gifts From Small Packages

Posted 12 CommentsPosted in Cat Behavior 101, Cats, Contests & Giveaways, Feline Fine Art, Feline Funnies, Holidays, Reviews & interviews

Cat Wisdom 101 Holiday Gift Guide Big Cat Wisdom Gifts From Small Packages. Not your usual gift guide. We’re excited to share a 32-page magazine chock full of tips for navigating the holiday season madness, cat care tips, festive photo quotes, vintage cat art and actual things we love for cats or cat lovers to buy. If you prefer to scroll instead of flip, check out the Holiday Guide PDF The holiday […]