Month: February 2016


Leap Year Cat Love

Every four years we have a leap year on February 29. Today we’re celebrating leap year cat love. Well, actually I’m just happy to get to the end of the month. Woo hoo, can you […]

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2016 Cat Oscars: Meow Mix Announces the Year’s Best Internet Cat Moments

It’s an exciting pre-Oscar Caturday with award show season in full swing. The Oscars are on Sunday but we have the 2016 Cat Oscars. Our cats enjoy watching the Oscars and while there are certainly […]

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Aquarian Cats For Peace

Is the Aquarius cat a radical anarchist keeping pet parents on their toes with subversive cat videos or an inspiration the makes the world a better place? The age of Aquarius will last 1260 years ushering in peace and harmony. The idea of peace and letting the sun shine in happens one person, one cat at a time. Who better than cats to be ambassadors for meaningful change to truly make a difference in the world?

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Today is Nyan, Nyan, Nyan Japanese Cat Day

Hello – Kon nichi wa – こんにちは。it’s me, Merlin turning Japanese for a day to celebrate Nyan, Nyan, Nyan or Japanese Cat Day. “Nyan” is the Japanese equivalent of  the “meow” sound and “ni” is the […]

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Caturday Goes To The Dogs: Westminster 2016

Caturday goes to the dogs for a rare look outside our cat-centric world.  I attended the 14Oth session of the prestigious Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show on Monday at Madison Square Gardens in  Manhattan.  I won tickets […]

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Four Feline Fun Facts on Antique Cat Art

We’re ending the week with some old-fashioned cat wisdom and four feline fun facts. When these paintings of cats and kittens were painted over 100 years ago, cat care and veterinary advice was in Dark […]

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Cat’s Trip to a Veterinary Dental Specialist

It’s Mondays With Merlin, here to tell you about a cat vet trip. Not just any vet trip but my trip to a veterinary dental specialist. It’s Pet Dental Month (click for good tips) When […]

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Best Valentine For Cat Lovers

Are you wondering what the best Valentine is for cat lovers? This year Valentine’s Day spending is expected to reach a blush-worthy 19 billion in the U.S. and over 700 million will be spent on […]

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Cat Behavior 101: Why Cats Do The Social Roll

Cat Behavior 101: Why Cats Do The Social Roll. We’ve all seen it. Cats walking nearby and suddenly flopping over on their back with a wriggle called the social roll, but why do they do […]

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Cat Who is a Dog in Year of the Monkey Seeks Valentine

  Cat Who is a Dog in the Year of the Monkey Seeks Valentine. Huh? It’s like this. I’m a cat but in Chinese Astrology I’m a dog because of the year I was born […]

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Cats, Chinese New Year, Feng Shui and Super Bowl 2016

There’s much to celebrate today. It’s the Chinese Lunar New Year. In the U.S. we have Super Bowl mania. While grocery shopping yesterday, you’d think we were stocking up for a famine. Customers bought snacks […]

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Black Cat Lives Matter

February is Black History Month and #blacklivesmatter awareness continues because it matters. Prejudice of any kind matters and that includes black cats. Prejudice can stem from ignorance, fear but propagated from ingrained cultural beliefs. It’s […]

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