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  In case the days are running away from you, have you heard? June is Adopt A Shelter Cat Month.  The month which starts with all the kittens arriving at shelters helps to highlight the plight of cats ~ young, old, healthy and unhealthy ~ and their need to find homes and love and companionship. There are needs for homes for far too many cats and kittens.     Which brings us to the somewhat delicate subject of shelters. Not […]

Shelter Cats or How You Can Save A Life Today!


If you have a cat you surely know how much they love catnip. ♥ ♥ ♥ LOVE  ♥ ♥ ♥   (If you are new to cat parenting this aspect of feline ownership will become apparent to you once you introduce it to them….)   A visit to the cat section of the pet store shows a vast amount of catnip toys, treats, and enticements. Not just a great activity treat but it is also good for cats to eat as a food […]

Why You Should Grow Catnip



  June the 1st is a very busy day. It is National Nail Polish Day. National Hazelnut Cake Day. National Heimlich Maneuver Day. Wow! Who knew? But much more importantly it also starts National Adopt A Cat Month aka Adopt A Shelter Cat Month. A month long reminder that this month brings kittens, and so many that shelters will be bursting with them. Some kittens will arrive so young that they will need to be cared for in special care […]

It’s June!! It’s National Adopt A Cat Month




rory dobner cat decor
Lovers of cats have no shortage of cute, charming and sometimes comical items to display and show the world their adoration of all things feline. However, if quirky sophistication and surreal elegance are more your taste then look to the  work of Rory Dobner and his delightful world of cat design. A graduate of the Central Saint Martin’s School of Art and Design in England, a hothouse of art and design talent, Rory Dobner has a resume that is eclectic and impressive. His […]

The Absolutely Exquisite Feline Fabulousness Of Rory Dobner





Have you every lost a cat? It is a sickening nightmare. Independent by nature they wander, or get out, or hide, or get disorientated. Have a fight and flee fast. Or find themselves in a car or van having a cozy snooze and wake up somewhere else. The owner is frantic with worry and little ones cry. Signs get posted on power poles with pictures of the missing love in the hope that someone will have seen the kitty and […]

Do You Recognize This Cat?



Mothers Day is such a wonderful day full of sweet treats, little gifts and spoiling with love. Handmade cards, beaded necklaces and breakfast in bed. But there comes a time when these are no longer practical. You are grown up. Glue and glitter just won’t do. So how exactly do you spoil that special woman in your life? With an exquisite gift. Something elegant and exquisite. Cat themed, of course. Here is a small selection of some luxurious gifts for […]

Luxurious Gifts For Mother’s Day


cat tattoos
Adored, much oh sweet furry little love? Cat lovers often have an obsession about their feline babies. They are spoilt, indulged and sometimes idolized. Cute things are acquired for them. And even cuter things are acquired for the owner to remind them of Fluffy and Slasher. The internet and retail stores are full of things the smitten human can buy. Mugs, handbags, artwork, figurines. But what if you want something really permanent and personal? Have that everlasting homage to your baby? Or to an […]

Cat Tattoos ~ Showing Your Love In Ink




cat as a hat
Spring is just around the corner with the evidence of daffodils and crocuses peaking out of the ground. Really? Not so much for the east coast of the US where a full scale blizzard is in effect. Fed up of winter, and want something to cheer you up? How about a some cute and fashionable cat beanies and berets? Eugenia Kim, a luxury hat and accessory line is sold in shops such as Barneys and Neiman Marcus  has an adorable […]

Cat As A Hat or What To Wear In A Blizzard



the tyger william blake
  The Tyger Tyger Tyger. burning bright, In the forests of the night: What immortal hand or eye, Could frame thy fearful symmetry? In what distant deeps or skies. Burnt the fire of thine eyes! On what wings dare he aspire! What the hand, dare sieze the fire? And what shoulder, & what art, Could twist the sinews of thy heart? And when thy heart began to beat, What dread hand? & what dread feet? What the hammer? what the […]

The Tyger ~ William Blake


cat themed gifts
March 26, 2017 is Mothering Sunday is in the United Kingdom, and parts of Europe. Originally a Christian celebration it dates back to the 16th century. Traditionally it occurred on the 3rd  Sunday before Easter (the 4th Sunday of Lent) and was the day when people returned home to their ‘mother’ churches to worship. On their way they would pick flowers for the church of their families. In England young girls and women in service (household servants) would have the […]

Cat Themed Gifts For Mothering Sunday



It's Cat Day In Japan
It is February 22 and to feline lovers the world over that can only mean one thing: It’s Cat Day. In Japan. Nyan Nyan Nyan. (literally translated meow, meow, meow – doesn’t have the same ring, does it?) In it’s 30th year this is the day those crazy cat loving Japanese elevate their feline friends to an even higher level of love.   Read much more about it here. If you want to keep up to date with events as […]

It’s Cat Day In Japan


~ The last words and thoughts for the wondrous creatures who have shared our lives are often trapped in our minds and can’t get out. Sometimes only the poets and writers can say it best. ~     Last Word To A Dumb Friend Pet was never mourned as you, Purrer of the spotless hue, Plumy tail, and wistful gaze While you humoured our queer ways, Or outshrilled your morning call Up the stairs and through the hall – Foot […]

Last Word To A Dumb Friend ~ Thomas Hardy