Caturday felid trifecta: The adventures of Business Cat; endangered South American felid found near Santiago; Mark Twain’s love of cats; and lagniappe

Remember the adventures of Business Cat, a cat that somehow had acquired a suit, tie and a respectable job as a CEO, though he never forgot that he was a cat. There are fifty of those great cartoon strips at Demilked, and I’ll put up a couple. I find them hilarious, but your mileage may … Continue reading Caturday felid trifecta: The adventures of Business Cat; endangered South American felid found near Santiago; Mark Twain’s love of cats; and lagniappe

Caturday felids: Two reviews of a cat toy (two thumbs down); human/cat bonding; an agile moggy: and lagniappe

I often count on readers to send cat-related news or items, but that didn’t happen when I was gone, and I didn’t expect it to. The result, though, is that today the Caturday Felid post will be thin. If you see something cool and related to moggies, send me the link. First, from boingboing, a … Continue reading Caturday felids: Two reviews of a cat toy (two thumbs down); human/cat bonding; an agile moggy: and lagniappe

Caturday felid: Why don’t lions climb trees?; cat butt pencil sharpener; refugee cats from Ukraine

Today will be a short Caturday Felid post as I’m afloat and also lecturing. First, the answer to the question we’re all asking. Note that the question is “Why don’t ALL lions climb trees?”, not “Why don’t lions climb trees?”, because some lions do climb trees—just not many of them.  Here’s a photo from that … Continue reading Caturday felid: Why don’t lions climb trees?; cat butt pencil sharpener; refugee cats from Ukraine

Caturday felid trifecta: Man prints 3D helmets for his cat; cats take over the Catskills; BBC cat quiz

From My Modern Met, here’s a guy who uses 3-D printers to make helmets for cats!  What better way to use those printers (except to make artificial feet for maimed ducks?). Click to read: Some text: Rémy Vicarini and his cat named Cathode spend quite a lot of time together. And with their adventures ranging from … Continue reading Caturday felid trifecta: Man prints 3D helmets for his cat; cats take over the Catskills; BBC cat quiz

Caturday felid trifecta: Are cat breeders sexist?; cats learn names of cat friends; a new Parliamentary cat; and lagniappe

From McGill University’s Office for Science and Society, we have an official report: Are cat breeders sexist? (Click on screenshot below to read.) It’s a phony title and I have no idea why they used it. The author first explains why virtually all tortoiseshell and calico cats are females: they have two X’s (females in … Continue reading Caturday felid trifecta: Are cat breeders sexist?; cats learn names of cat friends; a new Parliamentary cat; and lagniappe

Caturday felid trifecta: Cat in fire saved with animal oxygen mask; humorous cat videos; photos of cranky and silly moggies

The BBC reports that London fire departments have begun carrying special oxygen masks for animals, and in the case reported below, they apparently saved one moggie’s life (click on screenshot): They can even be used on rabbits and SNAKES. Here’s the full story: A cat saved from a house fire has become the first pet … Continue reading Caturday felid trifecta: Cat in fire saved with animal oxygen mask; humorous cat videos; photos of cranky and silly moggies

Readers’ wildlife photos

Although John Avise contributes the Sunday Duck o’ the Week, he’s sent me a lot of other photos as well, and they’ve been on the back burner. Today I’ll move some to the front, as we’ll see some of the felids John’s photographs, namely bobcats. His words are indented: You don’t necessarily have to visit … Continue reading Readers’ wildlife photos