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  tis SeptembARrrrr 19 ‘n ’tis International speak Like a scurvy pirate day (Translation, in English – it’s September 19 and it’s International Talk Like a pirate day.)   The day created in 1995 by two good friends John Baur and Mark Summers who wanted to celebrated the Golden Age of Piracy. Or just have fun. They chose September 19th as it is the birthday of one of their wives (probably hoping that it would help them remember the date!) Lots of […]

International Talk Like A Pirate Day


natural disasters and your cat
  Hurricanes, tornadoes, earthquakes, wild fires, snowstorms, ice storms.  These are  natural events that occur with alarming regularity. They may not hit the same place twice (but sometimes they do) and the one good thing about most of them is you often know they are coming and you have time to prepare. Except for earthquakes. If you live in an earthquake zone you really need to keep supplies ready and available at all times. Being prepared is key, especially if you have […]

Natural Disasters And Your Cat – What You Need To Know



Hurricane Harvey ~ How To Help Cats In Need Watching the news about Hurricane Harvey and the utter detestation in Texas and parts of  Louisiana shows that this is one serious storm and it is lingering. The destruction is vast and the images are heartbreaking. People have lost everything and despite all the fancy words this will be their lives for years to come. Recovery from destruction of this magnitude is very slow. It takes years. Years.     There have […]

Hurricane Harvey ~ How To Help Cats In Need


World Lion Day and the Terrifying Reason it Is Needed
August 10 is a special day on the calendar at Cat-Opedia central. Not just because it is a special person’s birthday. It also happens to be World Lion Day. A day to celebrate the King of the Jungle.     The magnificent creature with a mane and deep amber eyes.   Unfortunately, the day was created for a terrifying reason. 100 years ago there were 200,000 lions. Any idea how many there are today? A guess? 20,000. Take a moment […]

World Lion Day And The Terrifying Reason It is Needed



Cats In The News Summer Edition
Summer is in full swing Or frantically hurtling to a close – depending on whether you are a glass full or half empty kind of person – and there is so much going on it is possible to miss all of the cat news that has been going on. And there has been a lot. The cat’s have been busy. So here to keep you in touch with what you might have missed is a little round up of cats […]

Cats In The News Summer Edition


This post contains an affiliate link Take one kitten, a couple of hapless and funny guys, a Los Angeles drug gang, a hitman, lots of action and what do you get?   Keanu!! And the kitten is teeny tiny and super cute!   Starring: Keegan-Michael Key  Jordan Peele  Tiffany Haddish Summary When an L.A. drug kingpin’s kitten unexpectedly enters the life of two cousins, they will have to go through gangs, hitmen and drug dealers who claim him in order […]

Keanu (2016) ~ Or What Happens When You Mix Funny Guys And Cute Kittens




Hurry Over To Gilt Right Now!!!
Gilt is THE place to be for cat lovers today and as sale are only on for a limited time you had better hurry over to Gilt right now!! The hip purveyor of gorgeous and fashionable clothing, jewellry and home design doesn’t often offer items for cat lovers. BUT today is something special. They have a sale not only for cat gear, but also for the very well heeled cat mom, or just somewhere cool for the rest of us […]

Hurry Over To Gilt Right Now!!!



You can never have too many cat themed things in your life, don’t you think? With that in mind a recent shopping trip and a little road trip resulted in some super cute and unexpected finds to completely bling the cat mom’s life. From some really unexpected placess.     Michaels the art, craft and framing mecca is not the first place to turn for cat things. But they have a really cute line of cat (and dog) things that […]

10 Super Cute Cat Decor & Gift Ideas Summer 2017


International Tiger Day
  What a gorgeous creature to behold. A sleek, deeply ferocious hunter who strikes fear into the hearts and minds of villagers where it roams. Commanding respect and reverence. So beautiful. So deadly.     Despite this, and maybe because of it, the tiger has been hunted almost to extinction. 100 years ago there were 100,000 tigers to be found roaming globally. Now, only 3000 tigers remain in the wild and their numbers are dwindling. 95% of the tiger population has […]

International Tiger Day



This post contains affiliate links   Things were running very smoothly and most of the creatures were highly please with themselves. Lion was already famous. Even the little shrews and moles and spiders were pretty well known.   But among all those busy creatures there was one who seemed to be getting nowhere. It was Cat.   Cat was a real oddity. The others didn’t know what to make of him at all.   And so begins one of the […]

How The Cat Became ~ Ted Hughes




WARNING: Rant Ahead I am the one by your dog, panicking. Sometimes in the course of your day something happens that throws the entire trajectory off and your day is hijacked. Yesterday, for example. A casual conversation took place about dogs in hot cars and what you can and cannot do, and where you stand legally if you break the car window and how you need to photograph the dog in distress, and then use your phone to record the temperature […]

Hot Dogs In Cars – A Cautionary Tale For Pet Owners


Hurry Over To Gilt Right Now!!!
If you are a fashion concious cat lady then you should had over to Gilt where they are having a sale of Charlotte Olympia. Charlotte Olypmia has the cutest line of bags, shoes and accessories many of which are cat themed. And the other things are cute too! Super cute and ultra stylish these aren’t your ordianry shoes, etc and they do come with a serious price tag but sometimes fashion is just worth it.   As usual with Gilt […]

Gilt Sale – Charlotte Olympia Cat Shoes and More



Unless you have been living in a cave or are on the International Space Station you can’t have missed the fact that June is Adopt A Shelter Cat Month. You know this, don’t you? And if not, why not? If you need anything to help you make your mind up consider that shelters around the US are full to bursting with kittens as this is the kitten month. There are literally hundreds and hundreds of tiny kittens needing homes to go […]

It’s June So Adopt A Cat or Buy A T-Shirt


Harry Potter 20th Anniversary
“It was 20 years ago today”….. The first book of the Harry Potter series, “Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone (or Sorcerers Stone depending where in the world you are)”  dropped into the muggle world, from the creative mind of JK Rowling. And the reading world was never the same. Children who had no interest in books became voracious readers and waited so impatiently for the next book to fall from the heavens to land in their local bookstores. Libraries had […]

Harry Potter 20th Anniversary!