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Caturday ~ the PURRFECT cat bed!

It’s incredibly frustrating to go out to the pet store and spend a ton of money on a fancy cat bed — and then your cat refuses to use it! Cats are super picky animals: when it comes to food, people, other cats, their toys, and ah yes… their bed. They are total perfectionists… A

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Caturday ~ 10 cat toys actually worth investing in

Many people spend loads of money on fancy cat toys, just to find their cats preferring to play with shopping bags and paper towel rolls. Is it even worth it? Cats are smart creatures which makes them easily prone to boredom, so it’s definitely worth it. Otherwise, your unentertained cat may end up stirring trouble

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Caturday ~ Maine Coon

The Maine Coon is the largest species of housecat. They average over three feet long, like a medium-sized dog. Their nickname is “gentle giant,” as they are very large yet immensely sweet. Maine Coons have similar personalities and behavior to dogs. They are sociable and get along well with other people and animals. Besides their

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Caturday ~ I knead you

“Kneading” is the act of massaging or squeezing one’s hands against something. Kneading is very common yet unexplained behavior in cats. Often, cats will knead a person or soft object such as blanket, pillow, or stuffed animal. They tend to knead when they’re feeling relaxed, sleepy, and content. While kneading, cats will purr, sometimes drool,

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What's Your Spirit Animal?

Everybody has a spirit animal — most have several of them! A spirit animal is a type of animal you feel connected with: through personality traits, sometimes even physical characteristics, but mainly it is something you feel deep within. (If you don’t know yours, take this quiz!) Ancient traditions say that spirit animals serve the

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Caturday ~ The Black Cat

What’s up with “the black cat,” and why is it considered an icon of superstition? Many equate black cats as a signal of bad luck. They say: don’t let it cross your path, don’t touch one, don’t even look at one. Some say one single black cat is dangerous while a duo or pack of

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Caturday ~ backyard adventure

I’m in NY this weekend at my parents’ house, and I brought Venus! We are headed to NYC this evening to see Jerry Seinfeld standup. Her and Norman will have the house to themselves tonight. I let Venus free roam around the backyard for a little bit since she doesn’t get much outdoor time lately.

Caturday ~ Cat lady fashion

Think what you want about cat ladies, but you can’t deny that we have the best sense of style. Cat lady fashion is a type of cuteness exclusive to those who adore the felines and are proud to show it. Cats are the ultimate source of high fashion… where do you think the term “catwalk”

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Throwback Thursday ~ my first cat

I was so upset when my dad’s cat, Fashia, passed away. Then about a year or two later, for my ninth birthday, I adopted a kitten and named him Buttermilk — his fur being the color of pancakes. It was the best birthday present ever. He was so sweet, very active, playful, skittish, and extremely

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Caturday ~ Cats just wanna have fun

Part of your pet’s health includes entertainment through physical activity and mental stimulation. Boredom leads to depression, disruptive behavior, and a slower metabolism. Just as important as it is to make sure your cat has food and water, it’s also necessary to make sure your cat has play. Cats are very intelligent creatures, which means

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