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Review: Mr. Waffles Loves Design


Lisa Roberts is passionate about design. The former architect began collecting contemporary product designs in the 1980’s. Her extensive collection features more than 400 pieces. She has written books about design and is a trustee and board member at several design museums. She is also the human of Mr. Waffles, a gorgeous former shelter cat. Mr. Waffles Loves Design features stunning photos of the beautiful hauspanther on the colorful pieces of Lisa’s collection.Continue Reading

Review: The Little Book of Bob: Life Lessons from a Streetwise Cat


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I’m a big fan of James Bowen and Bob, and have been following the pair’s remarkable story for the past seven years. If this real life rags to riches story doesn’t touch you, you probably need to check to make sure you still have a heartbeat. Bob has certainly changed James’ life in ways he never could have imagined when he rescued the injured orange tabby in 2007. In his newest book, The Little Book of Bob: Life Lessons from a Streetwise Cat, James shares some of the lessons Bob taught him over the years. Continue Reading

Review: Rescue Meez: My Journey Through Siamese Rescue


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Siamese Cat Rescue is one of the largest and most successful breed specific rescue organizations in the US. Based in Virginia, the group has saved over 12,000 cats in 15 states over the last 20 years, and is still going strong. Rescue Meez: My Journey Through Siamese Rescue is founder Siri Zwemke’s personal memoir about  how her love for Siamese cats ended up becoming a full time job.Continue Reading

Choosing T-Bone


Guest post by Lucy Burdette
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I’ve had a cat in my life ever since the year I turned 13. I wanted two things for my birthday that year–Mickey Dolenz of the Monkees, and a kitten. My mother was wise enough to agree to the kitten. It was January, though, and not the kitten season. She found one who’d been returned to the pound by his adoptive family. We called him Tigger, and I still have the receipt stamped “No Refund.”Continue Reading