back to school
Back to school. Is there a better thought?   Well, yes actually, if you are a kid, teenager or educator. But parents….. ……..are breathing a sigh of relief……whew, made it.     And with the sharpening of pencils and the charging of laptops comes the usual re-equipping of all those school items. Backpacks, lunch bags, pencils, notebooks, new school clothes, books, and much more. Thankfully, kitty lovers are taken care. There are lots and lots of items that will help students, […]

Back To School With Cat Style


poems by cats
  I Could Pee On This And Other Poems by Cats by Francesco Marciuliano is pocket sized book of poetry that packs such a punch of wit, truth and observation that after reading it – if you don’t understand cat behavior – you might, just might get it. Quirky and perceptive this little volume is humorous, pointed and in spare words portrays the aloof, somewhat superior attitude that cats often leave their human’s feeling. After reading this you might just have an […]

I Could Pee On This And Other Poems By Cats by Francesco Marciuliano



It'syourday!
If you are in need of some cat themed gifts, or are looking for some back to school things Chronicle Books is having a Friends and Family sale with 35% off. This is a great time to stock up on gift items, holiday gifts (for the super organized) or little treats for yourself. So, what does Chronicle Books have that will excite the cat lover? A quick search turns up over  100 items!!       They have Grumpy Cat! Books, journals, […]

***Ended***Chronicle Books Friends And Family Sale


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  When artists and makers find something they like it is common that they continue the technique  in many different ways to see just what they can create, how far they can push the design, or stay with something that makes sense to them.             With this in mind gather your art supplies.           And the negative cat template.         And create some sponge art cats that are […]

Cat Crafts – More Sponge Art Cat Ideas



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  Sponge Art Cat One of the easiest and most versatile of art projects is sponge art which provides color to the project through a pouncing or dabbing motion. The resulting colors are mottled and have lightness and depth and is very forgiving and permitting. Additional colors can be added easily, filled in or left light and details can be added or not. The technique can be adapted to thumbprint or fingerprint for little artists, or to fat paint brushes […]

Cat Crafts – Sponge Art Cat


The Olympics For Kittens
The Olympics have started and all eyes are on Rio for the next two weeks. Athletes who have trained for 4 years are hoping to return home with a medal or two, make their country proud, have a ton of memories, and maybe get an endorsement or more. And sports fan will be glued to television, satellite, computer to keep up with the games, the medal count and all the news. Life will be on the tired side until the […]

The Olympics For Kittens



cardboard roll kitties
  Cardboard  / Toilet Roll Kitties Toilet rolls are something everyone has at home, and empty rolls are always available. The possibilities are quite astonishing considering these are cardboard tubes. And finding basic art and craft materials that you already have make this really cheap. And nothing like up cycling what would be garbage!   What You Need Toilet rolls or paper towel tubes (cut in half) White  paint – or very pale blue / gray / pink / whatever […]

Cat Crafts – Cardboard Roll Kitties


coloring books for adults
  Do you remember, way back when, sitting mindlessly filling in a page with colors and watching something bland become bold? Aimlessly, moving across a page with the smell of crayons swirling? Struggling to stay inside the lines??????? Those were the days. And life goes full circle, and once again, we are back. There is a craze for coloring books for adults. Yes, for adults. It started slowly, but gradually gathered speed and now the books are everywhere. EVERYWHERE And there […]

Cat Coloring Books For Adults



summer camp week
    Summertime. When you relax and recharge.     Heading into the dog days  of summer now. A great time to have fun, indulge your inner child (or literal child) and be creative, artistic and have fun. Think summer camp. Do you remember summer camp? And all the cool things you got to make, do and eat? Lazy days where the clock doesn’t matter and you have sand on your feet, smell camp towels and sunshine. In honor of […]

Summer Camp Week – With Cats


It'syourday!
What a great day this is. Gilt Home has a cat decor sale (so very rare!) of the cutest cat decor items. What better time than summer to freshen your space with some cat home decor items. Lots of really cute things to choose from: decorative cat pillows, wall clocks, tea towels, trinkets boxes, umbrellas and more.               So much cuteness to choose from. As a reminder Gilt is a members only sale – […]

***ENDED***Gilt Home Has A Cat Decor Sale!