Tag Archives: Cats

Bodega Cats Are in Charge

pic.twitter.com/2mNWSLAoom — Bodega Cats (@Bodegacats_) June 18, 2018 Some of the most adorable rodent terminators on the planet live in Bodega shops in Brooklyn. Since it’s not safe to have pesticides around food, and rats will never completely leave New … Continue reading

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KEDI

Kedi, a beautiful documentary, celebrates the lives of Istanbul’s cats as seen by the people they adopt. Here’s the description from Amazon: “Hundreds of thousands of cats roam the metropolis of Istanbul freely. For thousands of years, they’ve wandered in … Continue reading

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Disneyland Cats

Before Disneyland opened to the public, Walt Disney inspected Sleeping Beauty’s Castle and found a kitty napping there. Walt Disney grew up on a farm and knew that where there could be rats, you need cats. Cats took the title … Continue reading

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Abraham Lincoln and Cats – Presidents & Pets

Public Domain, Link When asked if her husband had any hobbies, Mary Todd Lincoln reportedly said, “cats”. President Lincoln welcomed stray cats to the White House. During the darkest days of the Civil War, the company of his cats helped … Continue reading

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Lana’i Cat Sanctuary

Video used by permission of Lana’i Cat Sanctuary. On the remote Hawian island of Lana’i, purchased by Oracle billionaire Larry Ellison in 2012, with plans for optimal green technology, there are approximately 3,000 humans and 500 cats. These cats might … Continue reading

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Herding Cats -“Don’t Let Anybody Tell You It’s Easy”

As these cowboys will tell you, anybody can herd cattle but herding cats –don’t let anybody tell you it’s easy:

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Rest In Perfection Little Kitty – Remembering Miss Fluffy

“My heart is in the coffin there with Ceasar And I must pause till it comes back to me.” William Shakespeare I never met a being as perfect as Miss Fluffy. She was a cat so ethereal that I wouldn’t … Continue reading

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America’s Sleepheart:Chessie the Railroad Kitten

When I was researching historic rail travel, I found the enchanting story of Chessie the Railroad Kitten. Chessie the Railroad Kitten became “America’s Sleepheart”. When the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad needed a new advertising slogan, “Sleep Like a Kitten, Arrive … Continue reading

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This Star Won’t Go Out by Esther Earl

If you’ve heard of The Fault in our Stars, (and if you haven’t, drop everything and begin reading it because it’s an AMAZING book), you’ll appreciate the journal of Esther Earl, the girl who inspired The Fault in Our Stars. … Continue reading

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Cat Dance

While Grace, Jack, and their magical cool cats, Tatania and Zeus, race to find the guilty saboteurs, a 1920s Dance Marathon could turn deadly. “It was the kind of speakeasy where any woman who said she was alone by choice … Continue reading

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