As my cat, Yoda, enters his senior years, it makes me sad to see the once vibrant kitten (who earned his name because he was so adorably ugly, with a giant head) start to slow down. He is now 13, an eighth grader at Colonel Meow Middle...Show More Summary
Nothing is intuitive. Everything I do from buying toilet paper to riding the subway is a thought-out process full of preparation. Read more
Although I’ve enjoyed my first year in Seattle, in a bustling neighborhood near downtown, I have learned that there are some things I can live without. Beyond the exorbitant rents and the nearly impossible parking, I’ve reached my tolerance limit for some of the idiosyncrasies of my new home. Show More Summary
Last year, right here on Catster, I asked my cat Cosmo to choose my outfit. He made some interesting choices, although I don't think I would have worn the ensemble to Target or anything. But who am I to judge style? Maybe he's rightShow More Summary
A week ago I put my cat in a mesh box and we walked onto a plane. I moved away from home, but I don?t want to write about that I want to write about the books I took with...
I recently realized that my cats have shaped who I am and how I move through the world. Is this crazy? Someone who doesn't love cats might think I am absolutely nuts. Yet I think about what I once heard a man say a long time ago: He said his children were his greatest teachers. Show More Summary
YouTube user Alex Burkovskiy taped a laser pointer to his cat’s head back in January, causing the confused feline to try to capture the constantly moving dot for over an hour. I taped laser pointer to my cat’s head. He was chasing it for over an hour. Show More Summary
My kitty Stanley needs to have one of his legs amputated. He was a “self harming” cat, meaning he kept pulling out his fur. Well, he also started biting his leg and it became infected. We have tried everything (several different antibiotics and steroids) but nothing has worked, so the vet has said that this […]
Anyone who lives with a feline friend -- or spends any amount of time on the Internet -- already knows that cats make the world go 'round. My cats can get me to do things I wouldn't normally find desirable, such as keeping a poop-filled box in my sunroom, waking up at 5 a.m. Show More Summary
If you're like me, the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge has been all over your social media feeds. I've seen some clever ones, for sure, and am glad these videos have brought additional awareness to the debilitating disease and increased funding for research. Show More Summary
Visiting the garden of my friend Cat/The Whimsical Gardener earlier this summer, I exclaimed over a dainty, freckled flower on a long stem, with the sword-like leaves of an iris. Candy lily, she said, adding that she took no particular care and it thrived in morning to mid-afternoon sun. Show More Summary
“Some people start their work day with coffee. I start mine with C.O. I work at a small private nursing school as Admissions Coordinator. I turn on my PC and look at the cat pictures (and all the other animals photos you post, but the cats are my favorite.) The students know that my day […]
Good, my childhood wasn't based on lies after all. Despite headlines to the contrary, Sanrio has confirmed that Hello Kitty is indeed a cat. I repeat: Hello Kitty is a cat. The confusion stemmed from an interview with Christine R. Yano, the curator of the Japanese American National Museum's retrospective on the beloved CAT. Show More Summary
Cats are quirky. Everybody's cat has strange habits, and mine is no exception. However, when it comes to Furball, he has an exceptional number of eccentricities related to eating. I could list dozens, but here are seven of his quirkiest. Show More Summary
Sounds like: Cashmere Cat, ODESZA, fLaKo Song: Feki - Nothing Lasts Forever What's so good? All credit to Hilly Dilly for getting the scoop on a premiere of Feki's new single "Nothing Lasts Forever." It popped up on my radar only 5 minutes...Show More Summary
(NSFW: Lyrics) By editing an old Superchunk video and setting it to the tune of The Prodigy’s classic Smack My Btch up, YouTuber Diden Didenko has created a bit of pure Internet gold.
Yesterday, in very troubling news, Japanese company Sanrio confirmed that Hello Kitty is NOT, in fact, a cat. The maker of this iconic cartoon character released a statement in which it says Kitty "is a girl,” which comes as quite aShow More Summary
She has a thing or two to say. Quite loudly. ...
This past month has been very difficult. My husband and I lost our sweet old baby girl cat, Holly Golightly, on July 28. She was very old and I wrote about her for this blog just last year. She went … Continue reading ?
Before I became a cat parent I spent hours watching YouTube videos of highly trained felines doing highly awesome things. A lot of these trick performing pets were clicker trained, so I vowed that when I got my cat I would clicker train her. Show More Summary