Kotex Ad Claims Women Are As Sensitive as (Pussy) Cats

Kotex Ad Using Cats

  A Kotex ad in Asia created by the illustrious advertising agency Ogilvy and Mather compares the sensitivity of a women’s who-ha/down-there/v-jay-jay through the use of felines. Hardly subtle.   The agency assures us the cats were not harmed by the tape … Continue reading

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A Year Ago Today: The Blessing of the Animals

Blessing of the Animals at Saint John the Devine

Not exactly 365 days ago, but close enough. The first Sunday in October s closest to a Sunday is the Blessing of the Animals at Saint John the Devine in upper Manhattan.  Today is that day and they certainly have glorious … Continue reading

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“AS SEEN ON TV” Feather Whirl™ Offer + 6 GIVEAWAYS!

Feather Whirl As Seen on TV

December 5, 2014 CHANCE # 3 to win! Scroll down and use 1st widget that says GIVEAWAY #3! +++++ October 2014 “AS SEEN ON TV” is not copy I envisioned writing in an I HAVE CAT post, but here you have it! The … Continue reading

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The Importance of Playtime (a giveaway too!) #GetHealthyHappy

Tara the Hero Cat needs toys too (notice anything special about this one???!!!)

While I’d like to think I’m a great/good cat mom, there’s one area in which I’m greatly lacking. I don’t carve out playtime with my cats. I’m either too busy, get bored or figure they’ll play with each other (aka. … Continue reading

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CAT MAN MONDAY: Lil BUB’s “Dude,” Mike Bridavsky

Tamar Arslanian, Mike and Lil Bub

While on the West Coast last week to attend the “LA Feline Film Festival,” I had the good fortune of sitting down with Mike Bridavsky (aka. Lil BUB’s “Dude”) at “Adopt and Shop” in Culver City (a nonprofit pet retailer). Mike has seen me … Continue reading

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Dyson Fans: Stylish and Pet Friendly

circus cat goes through a Dyson fan

  Kip the flying circus cat? Do not fear.  I’m not training him to be part of the cat circus in Vegas. I’m just proving a point. I’ve written about the similarities between children and cats. But I left out … Continue reading

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What Major Would Your Virgo Kitty Be?

cafe cat virgo

September is in full swing, as is the school year. Between August 23rd and September 22nd the sun moves into the astrological sign of Virgo, which is, coincidentally, one of the most studious signs of the zodiac.   The Virgo Cat … Continue reading

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The live “Scoop” from LAFFF plus 336lbs of Swheat Scoop!

drowing in sweat scoop

I’m excited to announce that Swheat Scoop is sending me to the LA Feline Film Festival (LAFFF) to report live throughout out the day! By following my social media feeds, you can  see the coolest things the festival has to … Continue reading

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#GetHealthyHappy: Why Mealtime is So Important

cat with ice cream cone

Sometimes I feel like a crazy person, (shush to the peanut gallery) particularly when I’m feeding my three cats in the morning and at night. Since each of my cats eats a different wet food – for various reasons we’ll … Continue reading

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In The Days That Followed 9/11


I couldn’t let the sun set on this day without paying tribute in some shape or form to that fateful day 13 years ago. It’s hard for me to wrap my head around the number of years that have gone by. … Continue reading

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