Happy Thanksgiving! This post is going to be different than what I usually offer. No, not 'crazy old ladies and their cats'...I'm not going there. Not even going to discuss cats or other animals that eat their owners. Then there are old ladies who turn the tables on their cats. Show More Summary
archiemcphee: Our new Crazy Cat Lady Coloring Book is here! She starts off miserable and ends up in a happy relationship with lots and lots and lots and lots of cats! MEOW! Buy one here
If our beloved pets can defy gender stereotypes, shouldn't we be able to do the same? The post Cougars, Cat Woman, & Cat Ladies! Where Are The Cat Men? appeared first on The Good Men Project.
Congratulations on taking the first step toward becoming a cat lady (or cat man)! If you've just gotten yourself a brand-new kitty for the first time ever, we are here to help you. Most likely the shelter or store you got your cat from...Show More Summary
A faithful member of the cult of Bastet, the Eye of Ra. Buffy1982 / shutterstock On Wednesday, my colleague Megan Burbank, esteemed arts editor for the Purrtland Mercury, called upon the cat ladies of Rip City to step up their game and...Show More Summary
image credit You've seen them on television. You might know one in real life. Perhaps you even aspire to be one. A cat lady is usually a single woman who owns many pet cats. The term is usually considered pejorative, though it is sometimes embraced. Cat ladies have been around since time immemorial. This is their story. (via Nag on the Lake) The Presurfer
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Nielsen Scarborough surveyed nearly half a million Americans in an attempt to better understand how we live, but their most important finding was this: Cat ladies really like the Northwest.The survey found that 9.9 percent of Portland’s population is single women living with cats, making it the U.S. city with... More »
I recently got a lesson in how one becomes a "cat lady." All my family members were out of town, and I was alone with four cats. It wasn’t my idea to have four cats, but I was the one taking care of them, which I had time for as everyone else was gone. Show More Summary
You’ve seen them on television. You might know one in real life. Perhaps you even aspire to be one. Cat ladies have been around since time immemorial. This is their story. Read more...
archiemcphee: Cat Lady or Crazy Cat Lady?
If you've got a true dog-lover on your Christmas list this year, we've got the ultimate gift guide to help you shop. (If your list includes a proud cat lady, we can help you out with that, too.) Our furry friends are our trusty companions, and all these gifts provide a great way to show the world just how much we love them. And even better - every gift here is under $100.
This is 'My Wife's Lovers', a painting by Austrian artist Carl Kahler that was commissioned by millionaire cat lady Kate Johnson of San Francisco in the early 1890's. Mrs. Johnson had over 350 cats at her mansion (plus a group of servants...Show More Summary
The Crazy Cat Lady is not strictly a modern personality. San Francisco in the late 19th century was home to a philanthropist and art collector named Kate Birdsall Johnson, who shared her Gothic Victorian mansion with her husband Robert...Show More Summary
An enormous painting featuring 42 cats was auctioned off at Sotheby's in New York for $826,000 on Tuesday — because everyone knows cats are fancy as sht. The painting, "My Wife’s Lovers," weighs 227 pounds and measures 6 x 8.5 feet.Show More Summary
Philosopher Thomas Hobbes called it "the lust of the mind." Former first lady Eleanor Roosevelt said it was "the most useful gift." And, yes, we all know what killed the cat. But ask a group of scientists to define curiosity and you'll get a rousing debate, and a lot of unanswered questions about its biology. Show More Summary
There are cat enthusiasts and crazy cat ladies, and San Francisco art collector Kate Birdsall Johnson definitely liked her cats. The millionaire is said to have had some 350 felines at her 3,000-acre summer residence/cat ranch in Buena Vista, Calif., and invited artist Carl Kahler to do a portrait...
When you think of a millionaire who's really into her cats, singer and Machiavellian squadlord Taylor Swift comes to mind, of course, but T-swift needs to bow down to the original cat lady, Kate Birdsall Johnson. In pre-Instagram 1891, Mrs. Show More Summary
Today is National Cat Day, and the question on literally everyone’s mind is, “Am I a cat lady?” Well, rack your brain no longer, because we have created a quiz that will help you answer that question once and for all. Read more...