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Welcome to Crazy for Kitties and Cats!

Kitty Stars of the Week

Our stars this week are 2 kitties who live in Canada, and their names are Maya and Marvin:


Maya and Marvin

Their person-mom writes,

"Marvin is the one with the blue collar, and Maya is the one posing so pretty for the picture. They are both really sweet cats. Both of them are indoor cats, so they are very family oriented. They love a roaring fire and they are quite frankly...lazy...LOL... They sleep with whomever has the coziest bed at the time and have no problems snuggling in. Now and again, you'll catch them play-fighting and running up a storm from one end of the house to the other. And believe me, elastics are not safe...they'll find them."

[Editor: Maya and Marvin's mom is right to be careful of elastics (rubberbands or stretch strings). It can be a serious medical problem if your cat eats one. If your cat does swallow one, don't try to get it out yourself. Take your cat to the vet immediately and explain what has happened.]


Marvin


Maya

Enjoy all the Previous Stars of the Week.

And ... Would you like your kitty to be the Star of the Week? Don't be shy... contact us, and email your cat's picture and bio today.
Drop by to see next week's star -- bookmark this site by pressing Ctrl-D.

From the Crazy for Kitties mailbox: One of the casting directors for Animal Planet's "My Cat from Hell" is looking for more people (4th season) who have cats with behavioral issues. The show features cat behavior expert Jackson Galaxy, who has helped many cats and their people -- maybe he can help your cat or the cat of someone you know. If you live in the Los Angeles area and have a crazy cat, contact the show -- check out the casting information page at My Cat from Hell. Maybe your cat has that devilish star quality!


Dear CatsCrazy Cat Stories... because every cat has a story!
Dear Cats, an open letter to the cat mob...[More...]

Baby, who is a frequent guest, likes to sleep on her back -- and snore. See the video.

BorisCrazy Cat Stories... because every cat has a story!
Boris helps his family make up their minds....[More...]

Notice to visitors: Unfortunately, spammers steal/spoof crazyforkitties.com email addresses and use them send out all kinds of junk. These emails are NOT authorized by crazyforkitties and we do not send them.


Baby (the cat) and Tink (the dog) have an interesting relationship...

Tink biting
Tink tries fierce

Tink innocent
Tink tries innocence

Tink open mouth
Tink thinks maybe another bite attempt...

Tink biting too
Tink tries bite action number two

Tink snuggling; Baby face
Tink tries nice -- Baby is not impressed

Baby and Tink closeup
Aren't we just the cutest? Baby bides her time...

Baby swats at Tink
Baby makes her move!

Tink eyes Baby
Tink says, "Hey!"

Friends again -- sort of
Friends again -- sort of


A visit from Chuckie (September 2001):

cat picture
Food?!


new T-Shirts and Sweatshirts for Cat Lovers

Bad Kitty Women's Pink T-Shirt

Bad Kitty Women's Pink T-Shirt

Bad Kitty - Feline lovers will adore this pink adorable cat with paw prints.



Or Browse -- the Buy button will let you look at different colors and products

More shirts here...

Plus some cat-themed stickers, ornaments, and keepsake boxes


Cat Posters!
We've separated out the cat themed items here and have organized them into some different price categories. About 400 are priced under 10 dollars (be patient for that page to download!). And around 500 are between $10-$25. Magnets, notecards, art prints and other goodies are available, too. Whimsical and funny, cute and cuddly, realistic and photographic -- something for everyone! Great gifts for you cat-loving friends and relatives.

Archie and the Ice Cream Cone from Hi Cat!
Title: Archie and the Ice Cream Cone from Hi Cat!
Artist: Ezra Jack Keats
Type: Art Print
Size: 16 x 20 (inches)
Price: $29.99
Domestic Cat, Turkish Van Kitten Among White Dasies with Pink Primulas
Title: Domestic Cat, Turkish Van Kitten Among White Dasies with Pink Primulas
Artist: Jane Burton
Type: Photographic Print
Size: 12 x 9 (inches)
Price: $24.99
A Very Stripey Cat
Title: A Very Stripey Cat
Artist: Richard Barrett
Type: Art Print
Size: 19.67 x 15.74 (inches)
Price: $19.99


How many felines do you have? Please take our poll:

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A visit from Pippy and Poppy (November 2002):

cat picture
Best Friends


Some cat facts...

  • "Cat" in Polish is "kot."
  • "Snub" means the short noses seen in some of the longhaired varieties.
  • Cats have 4 kinds of hairs: down hairs are closest to the skin; awn hairs are in the middle of the coat; guard hairs keep the cat dry; vibrissae are the hairs that make up whiskers.
  • Cats can "taste" smells because they have a well develped vomeronasal organ below their nasal cavity.
  • "Mittens" are the pure white feet on some cats.
  • A kitten will knead its mother's stomach to stimulate milk flow.
  • "Polydactyl" refers to the situation where a cat has more toes than normal on one or more feet. 5 toes are normal for the front feet; 4 toes are normal for the back feet.
  • Alfalfa sprouts and vegetable greens can be a great addition to your cat's diet. Try a little finely chopped spinach or parsley (in very small quantities to start) on kitty's next meal.


HersheyCrazy Cat Stories... because every cat has a story!
How Hershey Got Her Name?...[More...]

The Daily Cat: Your guide to caring for, understanding and loving your cat! Check it out!

Parts of a boat named for a cat: cat back, cat beam, cat boat, catfall, catharpin, cathead, cathole, cat hook, cat rig, and catwalk.

Vote for your favorite Cat Name!


Games!

Crazy for Kitties
WordSearch Game!

  Feeling lucky? Try our Cat Slots Game...

Give your memory and concentration a workout by playing our

Kitty Concentration Game!

How many English words do you know that have the word cat in them? (How many do other people know?) Find out and play How Many Words?!


Want to shop online? Check out these online shopping tips.

Cat's Queen
Title: Cat's Queen
Artist: Stacey Green
Type: Art Print
Size: 11.8 x 9.44 (inches)
Price: $9.99
Meisha
Title: Meisha
Artist:
Type: Giclee Print
Size: 16 x 20 (inches)
Price: $23.99
Domestic Cat, Mitted Seal-Point Ragdoll Male
Title: Domestic Cat, Mitted Seal-Point Ragdoll Male
Artist: Jane Burton
Type: Photographic Print
Size: 16 x 12 (inches)
Price: $29.99
Cat's Feeling
Title: Cat's Feeling
Artist: Hu Chen
Type: Art Print
Size: 15.75 x 11.75 (inches)
Price: $24.99
Domestic Cat, 9-Week, Chinchilla-Cross Kitten
Title: Domestic Cat, 9-Week, Chinchilla-Cross Kitten
Artist: Jane Burton
Type: Photographic Print
Size: 16 x 12 (inches)
Price: $29.99
Domestic Cat, Ginger and Cream Kittens with Toy Puppy in a Pink Blanket, Bedroom
Title: Domestic Cat, Ginger and Cream Kittens with Toy Puppy in a Pink Blanket, Bedroom
Artist: Jane Burton
Type: Photographic Print
Size: 16 x 12 (inches)
Price: $29.99

Lots more posters and prints here!


The friend you've been waiting for is at your local animal shelter. No more homeless pets! Adopt a shelter pet. Get started by visiting PetFinder.org.

Please consider donating to help animals (and their humans) affected by recent disasters. There are many good organizations, but here are two:

ASPCA -- 866-275-3925
Humane Society of the United States -- 888-259-5431


What is "TNR"? It stands for "trap-neuter-return" and is a humane way to control feral (wild) cat populations. Alley Cat Allies is an organization that promotes TNR. For more information, visit their website.

Animal Poison Control 24-hour hotline: 1-800-548-2423


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