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Lost Cat

I was once married to a musician who always wanted to name a band Free Beer because it would look good on a marquee. I’m pretty sure that was the thinking behind Barenaked Ladies. But of course, Lost Cat will get attention, too! This Twaggie was rendered from a Tweet by @OhDuarte. Illustration by Gemma [...]

Nut Again

(YouTube link)   Simon’s Cat tries to catch a squirrel, but he’s not the skinny, agile, outdoor cat he thinks he is! Artist Simon Tofield teaches us to draw the squirrel, too. Continue reading for a short tutorial.   (YouTube link) -via Laughing Squid

Fine Art A La Tard

If you think memes are too lowbrow, then perhaps you’ll enjoy this Tard the Grumpy Cat fan art by Gaston Zubeldia. Link

Life Advice from a Cat

If Dear Abby were a cat, what kind of advice would you get? Jeff Wysaski at Pleated Jeans gives us seven typical questions and the feline wisdom to deal with them. Link

Don’t Bet Against Your Children

Seven-year-old Remi Urbano has been begging for a cat for a while. His dad, Dan, kept saying no, but then agreed to buy a cat if a picture of Remi and his little sister pleading for a cat got 1,000 Facebook likes. You can probably guessed what happened.  November 5th @ 6PMPosted by Dan’s wife with [...]

God Bless You, Mr. Vonnegut

Did you know today would have been Kurt Vonnegut’s 90th birthday? In memory of one of the greatest writers of the last century, here is a look back at the author’s incredible life. His Career Choice Was A Bit Surprising Both Kurt’s dad and his grandfather were successful architects who attended MIT, so he no doubt had [...]

Misa and Her Cat

Photographer Miyoko Ihara documented the 12-year relationship between her grandmother Misa and her cat in the book Misao the Big Mama and Fukumaru the Cat. The two are inseparable and do everything together. See more wonderful pictures of them at Buzzfeed. Link (Image credit: Miyoko Ihara)

One Grumpy Cat

I woke up at 5:00 AM to go hiking with my dog since this whole daylight savings time has thrown my biological clock for a loop. This was my face. Only kidding, why it’s Tard the Grumpy Cat of course! Yes her name is Tard, short for Tardar (Tartar) Sauce. She is quite amusing. The cat [...]

Death of a Nyan Cat

If you surf the internet, then at some point you have probably seen Nyan Cat. The original creator of that infectiously addicting 8-bit rainbow meme, Chris Torres, has informed the internet that his cat Marty (inspiration for Nyan Cat) has passed away. A week ago Marty started acting strange and the responsible owner Torres quickly brought [...]

The War on Women, Waged in Postcards

It took 80 years of protests and campaigning before women achieved the right to vote in the United States, and it finally happened in 1920. That was less than 100 years ago! Along the way, the anti-suffrage movement used some nasty and ridiculous arguments to deny women the vote, a lot of which is enshrined [...]