Caturday felids: Christmas edition with readers’ kitties!

I got more cats from readers than I expected, which is great. Here is the promised panoply of readers’ cats in Christmas poses (and one video). Each reader has named their cat and provides a bit of information (indented): From Paul T. Please find attached my Christmas cat shot. This is one of our cats, … Continue reading Caturday felids: Christmas edition with readers’ kitties!

Caturday felid special: Readers’ polydactylous cats

The idea for this picture post came from reader Lee Beringsmith, who wrote me an email with a picture of his “Super Scratcher”. To wit: I have a suggestion for a future Caturday. As a fellow cat lover, how about asking for photos of readers cats with multiple digits? I have a favorite barn cat, … Continue reading Caturday felid special: Readers’ polydactylous cats

Caturday felid unifecta: Free cat art show in L.A.

I’m running a Caturday felid post with only one item today, as I have three other tripartite posts lined up, but this one is time-sensitive, and if you live in Los Angeles you may want to go. This is Colossal has announced a free Cat Art Show that runs in Los Angeles between October 14 … Continue reading Caturday felid unifecta: Free cat art show in L.A.

Caturday felid trifecta: Asymmetric cat gets adopted; Japan’s biggest cat cafe; On the Origin of Felids; and lagniappe

It’s Caturday, and that means you get three—count them, three—cat-related news items, plus lagniappe to boot. First, from LoveMeow, we have a cat whose face is all screwed up and asymmetrical.  But, Ceiling Cat bless her, a woman fell in love with the animal and brought it home. I’m a big fan of people who … Continue reading Caturday felid trifecta: Asymmetric cat gets adopted; Japan’s biggest cat cafe; On the Origin of Felids; and lagniappe

Caturday felid: The unfortunate fall of Jack the Cat

The friends I’m visiting in Cambridge have two daughters, and we visited one of them yesterday. This daughter, a nurse, has a special love for animals. So does her husband, and they have two cats and a dog. This is the story of how one of the cats, Jack, accidentally fell from his third-floor apartment, … Continue reading Caturday felid: The unfortunate fall of Jack the Cat