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Pets

Klepto Kitten

At four months, Fluxx is a pretty typical kitten. She runs around, chases toy mice and lasers, and likes to climb to the highest point in the room. She is fast and fearless. Her sister, Fay, is a bit more shy and a tad smaller, but otherwise a typical kitten: run, chase, sleep, repeat. Except […]

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Pets

We Have Kittens! This is Not a Drill

I miss Sarafina and Alegria very much, but coming home to an empty house was even worse. This weekend, my husband and I headed to the shelters to look at cats. Spoiler alert: We came home with two black kittens!

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Here’s our roundup of the best that ladyblogland had to offer.

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Open Thread

This Open Thread is For Lurkers

We know you’re out there, come out and say hi! 

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You Complete Me Internet

Gif it to Me, Baby: Sleepytime

Sleep. It’s awesome, and is especially adorable when baby animals do it. Like so.

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Dispatches from Ladyblogland

Dispatches from Ladyblogland

This just in: Ladyblogland wrote some great stuff this week.

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Pets

Dr. Frank L. Cat, M.D.

A kitten showed up in our backyard last week. My husband found him sticking his nose into our cat enclosure, attempting to see if my old fat cats would be interested in allowing him in to eat their food.

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News

Midweek News: Now with More Kittens

Read the news at your own risk. Then look at kittens follow for cuddly recovery.

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Life

Feral Cats Will Steal Your Heart

And your sandwich.

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Life

Rage at All the Things

There are too many things to be ragey about right now. I need to shower myself and our lovely readers with some joy.

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Science

Tall Tails: Let Sleeping Kittens Lie!

This week, I received a question via email about the veracity of the common wisdom of not picking up stray kittens. My answer is thus: Let sleeping kittens (and puppies) lie!

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Lunchtime Poll

Lunchtime Poll: The Truth About Pets I’ve Had

Let’s ask some important questions about pets you’ve had. Tell the truth, or take the dare!

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Life

Fostering Animals, or Tales of a Broken Heart

As I have mentioned before, I am a sucker for homeless animals. All someone has to say is, “They are going to the pound,” and I swoop in and take them. 

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Life

KITTENS!!!!

In a matter of hours, I will have my hands on 5 little nuggets in need of good, forever homes. Check it, y’all.

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Open Thread

It’s Never Too Soon for Another .gif Party OT

Everybody in your cutest pajamas, we’re giffing it up again this weekend.