Saturday, May 01, 2010

By any other name

Name these cubs through the Bronx Zoo's web site.

Monday, November 02, 2009

Lightning Bolt!

Usain Bolt adopts a baby cheetah, named Lightning Bolt!

Sunday, November 01, 2009

Dogs have a big environmental foot-print!

"we should put as much thought into choosing a pet as we do into buying a car. "If a lifestyle choice uses more than 1 per cent of your energy footprint, then it is worthwhile reflecting on that choice and seeing what you can do about it," he says. "Pets definitely deserve attention: by my estimates, the energy footprint of a cat is about 2 per cent of the average British person's energy footprint - and it's bigger for most dogs."

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Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Tuesday, October 06, 2009

For the lazy cat who needs to scare some indfferent mice

This mechanical cat can meow ten times a minute and the eyes light up each time. The device for scaring rats and mice is from Japan and is powered by a two-watt motor. From Life Magazine.

Saturday, October 03, 2009

St Francis blesses us

… and we need not even be Catholic.

Friday, July 31, 2009

I am glad that my litter-box is usually kept clean

My new favorite online journal, Cat Sitter in the City, has some comments (and cat-on-the-street interviews!) on the touchy subject of keeping a clean litter-box. There can be no debate on this topic.