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  • Mrs T and copper cats
    The odd things cats do in their home and why
    Have you ever been asked why your cat is doing something and you have been lost for an answer? Did kitty daintily place a toy in its water bowl, or try to bury its food bowl? Inexplicably charge around the house bouncing off walls; try to eat a...
  • Mrs T emails
    The odd things cats do in human company and why
    Cats have a habit of doing things that can leave their human companions speechless and sometimes a bit embarrassed. Has your cat ever made a bee-line for the only person in the room who hates cats? Does your cat insist on interrupting phone calls;...
  • Purr
    ‘Cat Daddy’: Redemption through caring for cats
    Without formal education in the area, author Jackson Galaxy calls himself a cat behaviorist. He has a TV show called “My Cat from Hell,” in which he helps people deal with problem cats. His little black bag is a guitar case. The show...
  • Cat receives life-saving blood transfusion from dog
    Cat receives life-saving blood transfusion from dog
    When is man’s best friend also a cat’s best friend? When a life-saving blood transfusion is needed. That is exactly what happened with Buttercup, a cat in dire need of blood. The kitty received a life-saving blood transfusion from an...
  • How to Carve a Cat Face in a Pumpkin for Halloween
    How to Carve a Cat Face in a Pumpkin for Halloween using a Pattern
    As an avid cat lover, I enjoy almost everything cats! Pumpkins are no exception. To carve a cat faced jack o lantern for Halloween, supplies needed include:1. Large pumpkin, preferable round with a good stem2. Carving knife3. 2 bowls (1 for...
  • Pet expo
    Pittsburgh will go to the dogs! (And leopards, cats, birds oh my!)
    The Monroeville Convention Center will be transformed into a pet lover’s paradise on Saturday and Sunday, October 11 and 12, 2014 with the debut of The first Annual Pittsburgh Family Pet Show! Fur will literally be flying with acts like the...
  • No fleas here!
    Can cats carry plague?
    Don’t panic but the short answer is yes; only if plague has been confirmed in your area. As serious as plague is, it is not exactly epidemic in humans. An average of seven cases are reported each year according to the U.S. Centers for...
  • Robot writing
    Penguin issues new children's titles
    Penguin Press has issued some late summer children's titles.For three-to-five-year-olds come a whole crop of colorful books certain to charm preschoolers."R Is for Robot: A Noisy Alphabet" ($16.99) by Adam Watkins, is a book about...
  • Draven Rodriguez yearbook photo: Sr's ridiculous yearbook photo has cat, lasers
    Draven Rodriguez yearbook photo: Sr's ridiculous yearbook photo has cat, lasers
    Draven Rodriguez’s yearbook photo is now being seen by more people than he ever thought would. Rodriguez, a senior from Schenectady High School in upstate New York, has just broken the cheesy-meter with his self-admitted “ridiculous...
  • Catification by Jackson Galaxy and Kate Benjamin
    Catification by Jackson Galaxy and Kate Benjamin
    After years of getting the short end of the stick, cats are in the midst of a kitty renaissance.Thanks to the growing presence of cat behaviorists, including the Cat Daddy himself, Jackson Galaxy, we are learning more and more about why cats do...
  • Terrier mix available for adoption in Van Wert, Ohio
    Dog warden indicted on cruelty charges after dead dogs, kittens found in shelter
    An Ohio dog warden was indicted Friday on four felony counts of animal cruelty, according to Saturday’s Toledo Blade.Rich Strunkenburg, the dog warden and Van Wert County’s only humane law enforcement agent, had been put on paid...
  • 'Big Hunk' who is confined in a cage looking for love
    'Big Hunk' who is confined in a cage looking for love
    Big Hunk is a gorgeous orange and white cat who has been around the block. Caught in Washington State as part of a spay and neuter operation, this rugged individual quickly proved to be incredibly friendly with people. Purrfect Pals rescued Hunk...
  • Hello Kitty is not a cat - interview with reporter who started worldwide debate
    Hello Kitty is not a cat - interview with reporter who started worldwide debate
    Hello Kitty is NOT a cat? Really?! In recent days, people from around the world have expressed shock as they found out Hello Kitty is not a cat from articles or TV news reports quoting "Hello Kitty is not a cat, plus more reveals before her L...
  • Digging Dog
    At Digging Dog Nursery let Sophia the Cat be your Guide
    Customers enter Digging Dog Nursery through an archway trimmed through a 10-foot high beech hedge. Pots are arranged in orderly rows across an open rectangular sales area bounded on all sides by the clipped-beech walls. On each side of this...
  • Reaper Bones review #222: Cat
    Reaper Bones review #222: Cat
    For the remainder of the Reaper Bones reviews, Talien AKA Tal (the satyr paladin) and Maleficent AKA Mal (the half-fey/half-fiend sorceress) will review familiars as part of a new series, "That Familiar Show," a sort of fantasy dog show....