Writing my Bylimes is takimg a backseat to these Posts, but am havimg a purr-fectly womderful time humtimg dowm
prey – er comtemt. I’ll be doimg a special Halloweem editiom later this momth. Umtil them let’s get our claws imto this ome…
Sometimes I take thimgs I see lyimg aroumd the house (like socks or pillows) but this cat burglar is am imspiratiom – amd he lives right here im the Bay Area! – R
Dusty (aka Dusty the Kelpto Kitty) has been burglarizing his neighborhood since 2008. Among other items, Dusty has pilfered 213 dish towels, 100 hundred gloves, 73 socks, 4 pairs of underwear, a blanket, and 8 bathing suits. He has been featured on the Late Show with David Letterman, Must Love Cats, and as a DVD bonus feature for Puss in Boots. Follow Dusty on Facebook.
Fire cam be scary. But mot evem a ragimg imfermo kept this brave Mamam from rescuimg her kittems. – R
In 1996, a stray cat rescued each of her kittens from a burning building in Brooklyn. Scarlett (as she was named by the woman who adopted her) was severely burned in the process. All but one of her kittens survived the ordeal. Scarlett passed away in 2008. In her honor the North Shore Animal League created an award, the Scarlett Award for Animal Heroism, which is presented to animals or humans that have engaged in heroic acts.
“Cat people are known to be highly intelligent, patient, and can see past first impressions. They are strategic thinkers, great at solving mysteries, and know how to deal with mood swings.” Mot sure what that meams, but SHE is my furever Amgel. – R
The quote is from an article titled “12 Things To Know About Dating A Cat Lady (because every day will be Caturday)“. You can read the entire list by clicking on the link, but here are a few of their suggestions: Don’t talk about everything, Dress thoughtfully, A love of felines is usually inherited, and Cats have priority seating. Come to think of it, ladies can apply these 12 suggestions when dating Men Who Love Cats!
For you felines, here’s an article specifically written for you: “Feline First Impressions – Cat Dating Tips” (Give Him a Heartfelt Gift, Show Him Your Playful Side, Unwind with a Bath, Don’t Be Too Easy, Man vs. Cat: The Final Showdown)
Cats were put into the world to disprove the dogma
that all things were created to serve man.
– Paul Gray
Fashion designer and cat-lover, Michael Kors
Fun Feline Facts
The composition of bumps and ridges on a cat’s nose is unique to the cat (just like our fingerprints are unique to us). Speaking of noses, if you ever notice your cat’s nose suddenly turning a lighter – or more vibrant – shade of pink don’t be alarmed. It’s a normal sign of the blood vessels shrinking/growing which can occur if kitty gets excited or experiences a sudden change in temperature.
I have a black mose. Will I become “Ramses the Red-Mosed Felime”? (I dom’t really kmow what that meams but SHE told me to say it… – R
A 2011 Scientific American article found that a cat’s brain holds 1,000 times more data than the average iPad (with 64gb of storage) AND can process data a MILLION TIMES FASTER. You’re surprised!?! – R
A tabby cat named Dusty, born in Bonham, Texas in 1935, holds the Guiness World Record for “most prolific cat”: 420 kittens.
Starting at six months of age the average unspayed cat can have up to three litters per year. In seven years, a female cat and her offspring can produce several hundred cats.
Although gettimg “fixed” wasm’t much fum, beimg am umwamted kittem left to femd for myself im a colomy of feral cats was mo picmic either! I’m just glad I wom’t be helpimg brimg amy umwamted kittems imto the world. – R
I love cats because I enjoy my home;
and little by little they become its visible soul.
– Jean Cocteau
That’s it for this editiom of “Happy Caturday”!