Category Archives: Caturday felids

Caturday felid trifecta: Snow leopard cubs in Toronto; cat mayor of Alaskan town dies; cat gently pets tiny frog

Today’s trifecta includes a nice video of a rare snow leopard (Panthera uncia) with her two adorable cubs in the Toronto zoo. Sadly, there were originally three cubs but one died of pneumonia. Listen to their little squeaks! And look at mom’s tail! They’re now three months old, and, fingers crossed, will grow up to be […]

Caturday felids: Cats in the sun, popsicles for house cats, an 1895 cat dictionary

We have the usual three cat-related items today, and some lagniappe. The lagniappe first: a bonus!   ********** From Bored Panda, we have some photos of “sun-kissed cats” by Japanese photographer Seiji Mamiya. He’s published a book (in Japanese) featuring more of his cats. Here are some of my favorites from the Bored Panda piece: ********* Although […]

Caturday felid trifecta: Famous people and their cats, greatest cat scenes in the movies; nurse cat named Britain’s “National Cat of the Year”

The CHEEZburger site has 34 pictures of famous people and their cats. I was surprised to see that Siamese cats dominate the purebreds, but I’ll show a small selection of all of them. Can you recognize the people?   ********* Here is a selection of famous movie scenes with cats. I was pleased to see […]

Caturday felid trifecta: Cat watches scary movie, baked cats on ‘nip, chilled cat pianist,

This clip, which appeared on Ms. Gabby, is one of the great cat videos of all time. The cat is named Togepi, it’s a 9-month-old Tabby-Bengal Mix, and it appears to be watching Psycho. I’ve never seen such an intent cat, even one watching a bird. Don’t miss this one! ********* Postize has 16 pictures of […]

Caturday felid trifecta: Lego cats, cat dictionary, Ikea ad with “lion man”

Bored Panda shows some nice cats made out of Lego blocks. You can even order the blocks and an assembly kit. Here a few pictures and some information if you want to order a kit, which you can do here. If Lego and cats are among your favorite things in this world, now you can […]

Caturday felid trifecta: Samurai armor for cats; the dockyard cats of Halifax, design your own purr

There seems to be an Internet cottage industry of designing armor for cats, but here’s a good one. Bored Panda reports a company that makes samurai armor for cats (and d*gs, but I won’t show those): A Japanese company called Samurai Age just created something the world desperately needed – samurai armor for cats and […]

Caturday felid trifecta: Minneapolis City Hall becomes “Kitty Hall”; man calls cops because cat eats his bacon; yoga with cats

On June 27, the city hall of Minneapolis, Minnesota became “Kitty Hall”, with cats gracing the building, all in the cause of adoption. As the Star-Tribune reported then: The purpose of the event (as if we really needed one) is to bring awareness and excitement to cat adoption. The “Kitty Hall” event will feature 18 […]

Caturday felids: Canadian women recovers missing cat–after 12 years; Arizona cathouse; interview with director of the hit cat movie “Kedi”

From the CBC News, we have a story of a lost cat returning home after the longest interval I’ve heard of: twelve years! And it was not just in CANADA, but in Winnipeg, where Gus lives. Here are some details: Freda Watson was devastated when her cat, George, went missing 12 years ago in Winnipeg, […]

Caturday felids: NY Times bureau cats; dirty moggie rescued after four days up a chimney, British cat steals underwear

It’s Caturday again, and there’s a trifecta of items for ailurophiles. The first is an article from the New York Times (click on the link) about the cats that inhabit its foreign bureaus: The cat above is “Spotty/Dotty, an adopted stray, on Dionne Searcey’s desk in Dakar, Senegal (Photo by Dionne Searcey).  Here are three more, […]

Caturday felid quadfecta: Malaysian tiger cubs play with d*g; reverse Pavlov’s cats; artist puts cat into famous masterpieces; cat vs. toilet paper

From the Cincinnati Zoo we have an adorable video of tiger cubs playing with their nanny d*g (a good job for a canid!). The YouTube notes: 7-week-old Malayan tigers learning social lessons through play. Experienced canine nanny, Blakely, serves as “the adult in the room.” This tiger species is critically endangered, with fewer than 500 […]