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Cats December 2012 Archive


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January Features Adopted Shelter Kittens

Monday December 31, 2012
Regular visitors to this site know that we feature a different color, type, or background of cat to feature each month. January is set aside for featuring Adopted Shelter Kittens, ... Read More

Cat Picture of the Week: Punkin

Sunday December 30, 2012
It is always with mixed emotions that I post the last Cat Picture of the Week each month, and especially so with the last Cat picture of the year. So ... Read More

2013 Cat Calendars

Friday December 28, 2012
Cat calendars make wonderful gifts to fellow cat lover, or to yourself if you didn't receive any for Christmas. I have wall calendars featuring cats in almost every room in ... Read More

Plan a Stress-Free New Year's Eve for Cats

Wednesday December 26, 2012
New Year's Eve is just a few days away, and along with the 4th of July, it's one of the most stressful dates for cats. If you're having a party, ... Read More

The Man Behind the Cats

Tuesday December 25, 2012
Nearly 16 years ago, a friend emailed a group of us, telling us that a new company, The Mining Company, was hiring writers with experience writing HTML for a variety ... Read More

Giant Niblett in Christmas Village

Sunday December 23, 2012
I love Christmas, especially when I can share it with both my cats and my readers. Featured here on the eve before Christmas Eve is Niblett, who appears to be ... Read More

Why Cats Groom Themselves So Often

Saturday December 22, 2012
Want a sure cure to tension? Many cat lovers are fascinated by watching their cats groom themselves. It relaxes me so much, I can almost purr. Image © Franny Syufy Often when ... Read More

How Cats Love

Thursday December 20, 2012
It may be puzzling to learn that some of the ways cats show their love might cause us to think just the opposite. For example, your cat's propensity to ... Read More

Seasonal Safety Reminders for Cats

Wednesday December 19, 2012
Christmas trees are traditional for many families, but when families include cats, we need to keep their safety in mind when decorating the tree.

Cool Cat Photo: Silly Sleeper Sylvester

Wednesday December 19, 2012
Sylvester's photo and story were submitted to the popular Show and Tell topic of Silly Sleeper Cats. Image © Guest Nicole Varriale Nicole had rescued Sylvester's pregnant mother, and he ... Read More

Cat Picture of the Week: Captain

Tuesday December 18, 2012
Continuing through the month of December with another red cat, Captain, as our Cat Picture of the Week. Captain is a handsome six year old red cat, who was adopted ... Read More

Cat Breed of the Week: Maine Coon

Tuesday December 18, 2012
Although named after the raccoon, contrary to popular folklore, the Maine Coon cat is not the result of a cat breeding with a raccoon; more likely is the story of ... Read More

Uproar Over 78 YO Biloxi Woman's Sentence for "Hoarding Cats"

Thursday December 13, 2012
Update December 23, 2012: There is only one detail to update with regard to Ms. Summer's conviction and that has to do with her sentence. According to Channel WLOX ... Read More

Holiday Help for Needy Cats

Wednesday December 12, 2012
If you are like me, your own cats probably have all the toys, treats, and goodies they need. The good news is you can buy them another toy or two ... Read More

Cat Breed of the Week: LaPerm

Tuesday December 11, 2012
The LaPerm cat had an humble origin, with the first kitten in a litter of six, born in a barn in an Oregon cherry orchard, near the ancient hunting and ... Read More

Cat Picture of the Week: Sunny

Monday December 10, 2012
Take a beautifully sunny cat with a disposition to match, combine him with a warm and loving woman, who finds him in a county shelter and brings him to his ... Read More

SFSPCA Macy's Holiday Windows Needs Volunteers

Monday December 10, 2012
For 26 years now, the San Francisco SPCA has held the SF SPCA Macy's Holiday Windows adoption center in the Macy's store in San Francisco. Last year, 325 cats and ... Read More

Cat Names: What's in a Name?

Thursday December 6, 2012
In my opinion, naming cats is even more fun than naming human babies. After all, how many of us would name a baby "Oreo" or "SnowBalls" (who became 'SNo Balls ... Read More

Safeguard Your Cats' Health in Winter

Wednesday December 5, 2012
Nothing can ruin the Winter holidays faster than a sudden illness of a loved cat, especially a senior guy in his final years. This happened to our family in December ... Read More

Cat Hobbies & Pastimes Picture Gallery

Wednesday December 5, 2012
In Ways to Enjoy Cats Without Having One, I suggested several hobbies, crafts, and volunteer activities that anyone who loves cats can do, whether or not they live with a ... Read More

Cat Picture of the Week: Donny

Wednesday December 5, 2012
I smiled with delight the first time I saw Donny's picture and knew I had to have him as my first Cat Picture of the Week for December, the month ... Read More

Winter Holiday Cats

Sunday December 2, 2012
It's December and old man Winter is fast approaching. It's not too early to gather together photos of our Winter Holiday Cats, whether your family celebrates Christmas or Hanukkah Photo ... Read More

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