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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 […]

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Purrs Of Gratitude From Cat Wisdom 101

Posted 39 CommentsPosted in Cats, Feline Fine Art, Holidays

Purrs Of Gratitude From Cat Wisdom 101 To You. This is our shortest post ever because sometimes saying thank you is all that’s needed. Plus, our biggest post ever is cooking, juicy as a Thanksgiving turkey stuffed with goodness. It may pop out later today or tomorrow. You won’t want to miss it. Meanwhile, enjoy whatever feast or festivities are happening. Deep purrs of gratitude to all our friends, old and […]

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Zo, Best Friends, Black Cat Day Gatto Nero

Posted 10 CommentsPosted in #AdorableAdoptables & Shelter Stories, Cat Behavior 101, Cats, Shelter Cats

Zo, Best Friends Black Cat Day Gatto Nero. Nov. 17 is yet another Black Cat Day because black cats need our help. And a special cat named Jacque needs a home. This year Best Friends Animal Sanctuary is teaming up with Microsoft and their chatbot Zo on Nov. 17.  Black cat Celebrations are also happening in the land of la dolce vita. Originally launched in Italy by AIDAA and celebrated on Nov. 17, Black Cat […]

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Clyde, The Senior Black Cat Blogger’s First Gotcha Day

Posted 25 CommentsPosted in #AdorableAdoptables & Shelter Stories, Black Cats Tell All Monday, Cat Behavior 101, Reviews & interviews, Secrets of Cats, Shelter Cats

Clyde, The Black Cat Blogger’s First Gotcha Day by yours truly, Clyde. Can you believe it? I got sprung from a shelter cage a year ago and I’m almost 18 years old.  This Gotcha Day is new to me. Technically, it’s not my first Gotcha Day since I was adopted with my OTRB sister Tootie from a shelter as a kitten. We lived a good life but four years ago […]

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Black Cats Tell All 2018 Calendar, Best Cat Poem & Horst The Hero From Germany

Posted 27 CommentsPosted in Black Cats Tell All Monday, Cat Behavior 101, Cats, Reviews & interviews

Hello dear ones, it’s your friendly feline host, Clyde, for an arts-filled post with books, calendars and poetry oh my! Did your favorite kitten win? First, I’m thrilled to announce our black and white 2018 Black Cats Tell All is on sale. Snap one up while you can. Free shipping is included but only if you buy before Nov. 24. We’re doing a really limited edition this year. They’re collectible […]

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Are Cats Your Halloween Spirit Animal?

Posted 23 CommentsPosted in Black Cats Tell All Monday, Cats, Contests & Giveaways, Feline Fine Art, Holidays

Are Cats Your Halloween Spirit Animal? By Feline editor Clyde Hello dear ones. Can you believe this is my last blog post for October? The entire fur gang is here today and we’d like to say we are doing purr therapy bigtime on Layla. She is humbled by the messages of condolence for her mom and truly the kindness of strangers connecting with her. Readers with elderly parents resonated with […]

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In Memory of A Cat Mom On National Cat Day

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Update: In honor of my late mom, Kaija Robinson we created Black Cat Awareness Day to be held on her birthday, October 27.   On Friday we celebrated National Black Cat Day with sad update about my mom. It was her birthday and given that she was in palliative care, I said it would be her last birthday. Little did I know how prescient it would be. It was a day with […]

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Spotlight On National Black Cat Day

Posted 26 CommentsPosted in Cats, Feline Fine Art, Holidays, Shelter Cats

Our Spotlight shines brightly On National Black Cat Day today, October 27.  It feels like the holiday has been around forever but it’s only been seven years. Founded by Cats Protection, the UK’s leading feline welfare charity it’s grown and changed over the years. Read about the history of National Black Cat Day. It’s more of a U.K. thing but thanks to social media, it’s spreading across the pond. It’s my hope […]

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What You Need to Know About Scorpio, The Real Halloween Cat

Posted 22 CommentsPosted in Cat Astrology, Cats, Feline Fine Art, Feline Funnies, Holidays

What You Need to Know About Scorpio, The Real Halloween Cat by Layla Morgan Wilde.     As we near Halloween, there are classic images of black cats and witches everywhere. Halloween season is Scorpio season. full of spiky-furred spitfires with arched backs and glowing red eyes out for mischief and mayhem.  Are Scorpio cats really evil hellions? Very rarely. It’s the negative image I’ve tried hard to reverse with Black Cat […]

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Monday Meowtivation: Hurricane Kittens, Halloween Surprise & More

Posted 13 CommentsPosted in Cats, Contests & Giveaways, Feline Funnies

Hello dear ones, If it’s Monday it must be time for feline blog duty with me Clyde and Monday Meowtivation.  Curl up with your favorite cat for lots of NEWS. How I wish that was me on the cover of our book, but I am no longer a cute kitten but an old mancat. Time marches on and even Ilsa, the adorable cover girl is all grown up. There she […]

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100 Years of Kids Who Love Black Cats

Posted 23 CommentsPosted in Cats, Feline Fine Art, Feline Funnies, Holidays

100 Years of Kids Who Love Black Cats by Layla Morgan Wilde Since 2011, we’ve posted many vintage images of adults and children with cats. Some are as cute as any found today but there is very little racial diversity.  Most depict girls and women but it may come as a surprise how many young boys loved their black cats. There is no question the past decade has seen an upswing […]

Black Cat Awareness Month™is Spreading & 9 New Reasons to Adopt Black Cat

Posted 13 CommentsPosted in Cats, Contests & Giveaways, Feline Fine Art, Reviews & interviews

Black Cat Awareness Month™ is catching on by far larger cat-centric news outlets than us so we’re thrilled. What would be more wonderful is for Cat Wisdom 101 to be recognized for launching the initiative last year. In any case,  it’s heartening to know the #BlackCatAwarenessMonth hashtag on Instagram has grown because of our efforts. The message is spreading and I hope next year it becomes more mainstream and formalized […]