Category Archives: Caturday felids

Caturday felids: Cat reviews books, cat maze, toilet roll toys for cats, and (lagniappe) a human-faced cat

Over at Book Riot, Emily Poulson has a post in which her cat Sylvia reviews books. Here are three of the reviews:   ********** A couple made a complicated maze for their cat, and, amazingly, the cat found its way out with very little trouble. I count only 53 seconds! At the end you get […]

Caturday felid trifecta +2: Perfectly camouflaged tabby, hummingbird taunts cat, cat deep learning,

Welcome to another Caturday where we feature cats and absolutely nothing else. Ready? pic.twitter.com/rkr4LihDXt — Cats (@thecatvids) May 3, 2018 The first cat of the week is Camouflage Cat. Well, some of this story is true, because this is indisputably a picture of a cat on a floor. Given that it’s source is the Daily […]

Caturday felid trifecta: Cat texting, Hello Kitty bullet train, cat in a box of ducklings

Reader Merilee sent one of a series of funny videos in which a cat exchanges text messages with its staff. Be sure to enlarge the video.   *********** From the BBC News we learn that Japan has unveiled a “Hello Kitty” bullet train. I think the most cat-loving people in the world are the Russians […]

Caturday felid trifecta: Miniature cat created from its own fur, photos of cats on ‘nip, cat named “Ford” travels 80 miles in a car grille

From Bored Panda, we hear of a Russian cat owner who made a miniature cat from the real cat’s fur (click on screenshot): And a good job it was, too! ********* Well, three sites, Laughing Squid, My Modern Met, and Bored Panda all published pictures this week of cats high on catnip, all taken by […]

Caturday felid trifecta: Girls and their cats, Child reads to blind shelter cat to gain the cat’s trust, Simon’s cats,

Photographer BriAnne Wills has a site called “Girls and their Cats” (GATC); she’s described as “a Brooklyn-based fashion photographer who moved to New York in September 2014 with her husband and two rescue cats.” and the site is “a photo series created by BriAnne as a way to showcase cat-owning women in a positive light. She’s photographed over 200 women so far.” […]

Caturday felids: Cat circus, emailing a cat, cat numberphile

Well, from Jezebel we have a short article with a video showing performing cats from the t.v. show “America’s Got Talent”. But the talent here is mostly in the cats! This video shows that the moggies are a little reluctant at first, but then perform like troupers. I like the one who scuttles over the […]

Caturday felids: Prince Edwards’s cat ties; cat surfs on car roof at 60 mph—and lives!

Who is Prince Edward, you might ask? Well, he’s the youngest of Queen Elizabeth’s four children (remember? the woman who rules over the UK, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand), and now tenth in line to succeed to the throne. Well, he’ll never make it, and any more children of the two older brothers will push […]

Caturday felids: Google cat maps; Mostik the bridge-supervising cat, a mouse-dunker; and the Yamato transport company

The city of Hiroshima has created a Google street map with a cat’s-eye view. Here’s the skinny from Business Insider: If you’ve ever wanted to explore Japan as a cat, there’s a map for that. The tourism board of Hiroshima recently created a site with street views from a cat’s perspective. It’s the first of its kind. […]

Caturday felids: Les chats de Paris

The only live cats I saw during my eleven days in Paris were the residents of the Le Café des Chats, which, fortunately, was only about a ten-minute walk from my hotel. More about the cat cafe in a minute. First, here are some cat pictures taken in Paris and London by reader Winnie: Cat […]

Caturday felids: Foujita, artists of cats; Bengal cat and otter are BFFs; Cat who walked 12 miles to find his staff, who then wanted him killed, finds a loving home

Until July 15, the Musée Malliol in Paris is hosting an exhibit of artwork by the Japanese artist Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita (1886-1968), who acquired French nationality and a French first name. At the Great Cat site, a gold mine for feline-themed art, you can read about him and his work, which centered largely on cats. […]