Tuesday, December 29, 2009
Wednesday, December 09, 2009
I thought of you
Monday, November 23, 2009
Because if it's not Love...
Sunday, October 19, 2008
Thursday, October 16, 2008
Tuesday, October 14, 2008
"As a writer on adventuresofacitygirl.blogspot.com put it: “Single men and cats are like a burger and broccoli. Separately they are okay, but together it just seems off.”"
"Stacy Mantle, the founder of Petsweekly.com, a magazine for pet lovers, said that men are becoming more “cat literate” because they themselves are evolving."
"“Only intelligent, aware, caring men love cats,” one reader said" (Exactly)
"They are quick to point out other well-known macho cat owners: Ernest Hemingway, Mark Twain, Victor Hugo and Marlon Brando, who reportedly found a stray cat on the set of “The Godfather” and incorporated it into a scene." ("What's the matter with you? Is this what you've become, some Hollywood finnochio that cries like a woman?")
"Single men were also almost as likely as single women to break a friendship rather than lose their cat, and would consider choosing their cat over their partner." (Later, Helena Bonham Carter!)
The New York Times - At Home With Wayne Coyne
Monday, June 16, 2008
Martin Keamy, Cat Lover and Former Marine
"After his retirement from the dog show circuit Keamy turned coach to win an award for his prized pure breed kitty. He holds his ribbon with pride. This is the first win for the Keamy-Kitty duo and many more victories are anticipated."
"Martin Keamy becomes part of a once popular Internet trend. "
Friday, June 13, 2008
"The feline, which struck up the unlikely friendship with the 40-year-old Asian bear eight years ago, now can't bear to be apart from her friend. In fact, the pair are so close that zookeepers at Berlin Zoo had to reunite them after Muschi, or 'pussy' in German, pined for Maeuschen - 'little mouse' - after they were separated. "
Daily Mail - The cat and bear best friends who simply can't bear are to be apart
Saturday, May 31, 2008
- Emily Gould
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
Steve is an active participant in NASA's Phoenix Mission to Mars. The Phoenix Mission will land in the northern polar region of Mars in late May 2008 and stretch out an instrumented arm to dig into the soil and ice
Steve The Cat at NASA space camp
Thursday, May 15, 2008
"Meowing kittens alert humans to fire"
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Tuesday, April 22, 2008
Saint Mr. Waffles
The New York Times - Cat Lovers Appreciate Soul Mate in Vatican
"Benedict’s kindness toward the strays of Rome is already the stuff of Vatican legend. His house in Germany, its garden guarded by a cat statue, was filled with cats when Benedict lived there full time before he was posted to the Vatican in 1982.
And Benedict is, without a doubt, the first pope to have had an authorized biography of him written by a cat — Chico, a ginger tabby who lives across the road from Benedict’s old house in Germany. "
THANKS G !
Monday, April 21, 2008
Red a n d Purple Dodos Fools
Sunday, April 20, 2008
Friday, April 18, 2008
Wednesday, April 16, 2008
"...because you have another eyelid"
Galaxie 500 - Spook ("Everett True asked me if the song was about a cat, because cats have an extra eyelid, too. Not cat, I said, but Vulcan")
Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Monday, April 14, 2008
Saturday, April 12, 2008
Tuesday, April 08, 2008
"when my soul starts glowing"
5:08 Fucked Up Kid By Broken Social Scene Presents: Kevin Drew
2:05 Ponytail By Panda Bear
3:40 Head Full Of Steam By G0-Betweens
2:53 Parking Lot By Galaxie 500
3:39 Misery And Mountains, Arrows by New Buffalo
Cats Love Macs Flickr Photo Group
Monday, April 07, 2008
"IF A GREAT MUSICIAN PLAYS GREAT MUSIC BUT NO ONE HEARS . . . WAS HE REALLY ANY GOOD?"
Friday, April 04, 2008
Charlie and Eli
"Charlie came into my life when he was just ten days old, orphaned after both his parents were killed. He lives with me and a tomcat in a one-room log cabin in Wyoming."
August 14th 2007
"Charlie and the cat are so tight, fast friends, bros. I went outside to check on Charlie the other day and he and the cat were lying side by side on their backs under the little tamarask tree in the canyon, just looking at each other and the leaves around their faces, telling stories.
Charlie's got a bit of an identity crisis going on - he comes when I say "Charlie" and also comes when I say "Kitten!" There's one large tree on the route of our daily walkabout that the cat often climbs for the fun of it - scrambling up to the top branches and then straight down - and yesterday Charlie was trying so hard to figure out how to climb the tree. He put his front paws on the tree trunk, and I could just see him thinking, "OK, I reach my front legs up, THEN WHAT??""
Wednesday, April 02, 2008
"Throughout the month of April, adopt any weird and wonderful shelter cat at a 25% discount (provided that the adoption application is approved). What is "weird and wonderful"? Any cats with extra toes, cross-eyes, or any other unique traits will be available at a discount. Come add a weird and wonderful feline to your family! "
Some of our "weird and wonderful" felines:
* Ken (2 different colored eyes)
* Jiminy (masked face--he's our resident "Batman"!)
* Gardner (unusual looking nose)
* Lucky B (likes to play in water)
* Dennis (polydactyl)
They also have a "Lonely Hearts Club" that features those cats who have remained at the SPCA for the longest amount of time
"Ginger, Club President, has been at the SPCA since July '07. "
Wednesday, March 26, 2008
Christian The Lion At World's End
These 2 guys reared this lion from a baby in England but the authorities would not allow them to keep it once it reached maturity so they were forced to give it up, they took it back to Africa and placed it in a wildlife sanctuary, a year later they went to see it and were told it would not remember them.
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"Both believed that lions were possessed of a sixth sense and George was convinced that a scientific explanation would one day be found.
And here, it seemed, was the proof.
"Christian stared at us in a very intense way," says Rendall. "I knew his expressions and I could see he was interested. We called him and he stood up and started to walk towards us very slowly.
"Then, as if he had become convinced it was us, he ran towards us, threw himself on to us, knocked us over, knocked George over and hugged us, like he used to, with his paws on our shoulders.
"Everyone was crying. We were crying, George was crying, even the lion was nearly crying." "
Tuesday, March 25, 2008
Best Idea Ever
" Living in Tokyo, the world's largest metropolitan area, isn't easy - even more so if you have a pet. Landlords are increasingly restricting pet ownership by tenants in the city's high-demand rental apartments.
The solution? Rent a cat at one of the city's popular new cat cafés! For just 800 yen an hour (about $8), you can get your fix of feline fellowship from - in the case of Calico - one of 19 "staff" kitties. Located in the Kichijoji district of western Tokyo, Calico has been a roaring, er, meowing success to the point where reservations are recommended on weekends and holidays."
Monday, March 24, 2008
Wednesday, March 19, 2008
"They were selected by nature to use us"
"Her goal isn't to train cats, per se, but to teach their owners to get inside the minds of their feline friends
One thing that I immediately liked about Nagelschneider's approach was her assertion that we focus on rewards, not punishment. She suggested a few "aversive techniques" to try when Thompson misbehaved, but they were pretty mild -- rattling a soda can filled with quarters to startle him, or simply ignoring him altogether. "We don't want to traumatize him," she explained. "The idea is to achieve the desired results with the least amount of invasive measures possible.""
This pro-active approach made sense to Alice Moon-Fanelli, a clinical assistant professor of animal behavior at Tufts University. "Cats are very responsive to positive reinforcement," she said. "Usually what happens is the pet gets attention when it's doing something wrong.""
Monday, March 17, 2008
"The researchers found that over a 20-year period, participants who had never owned a cat were 40 percent more likely to die from heart attack, and 30 percent more likely to die from any kind of cardiovascular disease."
Wednesday, March 12, 2008