Category: Mighty Kool Kats

Gidgette’s Gotcha Day

12 years ago, I carried Gidgette home from my vet’s office in Ulsan, South Korea. They were going to put her to sleep because nobody wanted her. Korea isn’t a big cat country to begin with. But Gidgette had an unusually small head for her body and she was cross eyed. I couldn’t let them…

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Link Roundup #4

1000 Feral Cats Released to Exterminate Chicago’s Rat Problem Room 8: The Cat That Adopted an Echo Park School Felicette, the First Cat in Space, Finally Gets a Memorial The Hardest Working Cat in Show Business A Brief History of Post Office Cats Orangey Thomas Wood: The Washington Street Cat With Ten Lives (1896) They…

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Link Roundup #2

Silly Cat Plays in TP Dog-like Cats Lost Sleep Calculator for Pet Owners Ancient Egyptian Cat Mummies “Crazy Cat People”, Explained Paintings of Cats With Pancakes on Their Heads Cat Personality Types (Catality???)

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Link Roundup #1

Here are a few kat stories I’ve seen in the last week that I found interesting. One Year After ‘Tiger King,’ Bill Aims to Protect Big Cats Covid: Scientists find more evidence of human-to-cat transmission Expert reaction to study describing two cases of human-to-cat SARS-CoV-2 transmission New Petco Love Lost National Facial Recognition Software Launched…

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It’s Science!

Just How Many Surfaces Does Your Cat’s Butt Touch? That’s what a sixth grader attempted to find the answer with his science fair project. What I love about this young man’s project is that you can tell it was his. So many parents, in trying to be helpful, conceive and conduct the project themselves. I’m…

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Winter Wonderland — Take 3

This was the view out my back porch on Wednesday morning. Gotta love “Spring” in Cleveland. And you know we had just put the snowblower in the shed. Actually, most of the snow had melted by evening. When I woke up on Thursday, the scene was pretty much the same. I decided there was no…

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