Walk Through The Web Wednesday 4/17

siamese cat on a leash walking through a garden

Hello Furiends,
Alberto here. It’s Wednesday already, I tell you it’s hard for a cat to squeeze in all the naps, playing and eating that  needs to be done in 7 days.  In this short video you can see how much I’m enjoying the new set up upstairs in what the deluded Female Human refers to as “her office and craft room”. Ya’ right!

Here’s hoping you enjoy this week’s web wanderings.
Purrs & Head Bonks,
Alberto
Siamese cat with blue eyes

Smithsonian Archive Exhibit Proves Cats are Artists Best Friends

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Picasso with his cat Minou

The writer of this article said that if Instagram would have been around during Henri Matisse’s lifetime his feed would have been full of photos of his 3 cats, Minouche, Coussi, and La Puce. His felines were never far when he painted. And then there’s Pablo Picasso whose feline friend Minou was always at his side. And the list goes on and you’ll just have to read the article to see why this Smithsonian Arhive show proves that artists like cats more than dogs.

 

 

 

Take a Cat Home from the Zoo!

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Soon you will be able to take a cat home from the zoo…not a tiger, lion or jaguar but a feline that will fit purrfectly in your home.

Two paws up for the El Paso zoo for having an adoption event in a place where animal lovers go. The El Paso zoo is partnering with the El Paso Animal Services shelter in Catz at the Zoo. The domestic felines will be hanging out in a cat café at the zoo designed just for the occasion. The Petco Foundation donated a half million dollars to build the zoo cat café, the first one of it’s kind. Bravo El Paso!

Random cat sneaks into house to snuggle up to man recovering from surgery

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A British official tweeted this photo and it’s going crazy. The Female Human always says cats make the best nurses and this proves it!

 

 

 

 

 

New Website Pinpoints Whether Cats Are Picky Eaters or Sick
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A new website launched by KindredBio  called PickyOrSick.com helps you humans see if we felines are just being picky or if we need to go see the vet. It’s a science based program that offers a 5-question quiz to encourage owners to seek veterinary advice about changes in our eating habits. There are suggestions for determining hether our behavior is a sign of illness or just pickiness. There is a log you humans can download to track our eating habits and, in the event you have to haul us off to the place of the white coats, they have tips as to how to make the trip less stressful for us.

5 Seattle-area adventure cats you need to follow on Instagram

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Moose the Adventure Cat

This is a shout out to my Northwest feline furiends. The Tribe of Five resides in the Inland Northwest but we like adventure too! Adventure cats are a big thing these days as humans realize that we can be fun in the outdoors as well. Check out the Adventure Cat  website there are  tons of helpful guides)  and The Female Human is purrusing it regularly to prepare me to go kayaking with her this summer. I hope you enjoy my five Pacific Northwest furiends!

 

13 thoughts on “Walk Through The Web Wednesday 4/17

  1. With our felines, it’s easy to tell — if they are not eating me out of house and home, they are sick.

    Cats do make the best inspiration for art, literature (Mark Twain or Papa Hemingway, anyone?) and getting well when someone is sick. Those purrs are healing.

    Any program that helps get kitties adopted is a good one in my book.

    Tripod SissyCat would have made a great adventure cat in her younger years and before she tried to take on that dog, back when she was just SissyCat. Mikey might, but he’s probably too lazy (he lies down and scoops the food from his bowl and brings it to his mouth because he’s too lazy to sit up or stand and eat!).

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    • I agree about the nurse kitty and thanks for the kind words about my video. If The Female Human could only have her camera ready when it’s needed. I busted some great moves and she missed most of them!
      Purrs & Head Bonks,
      Alberto

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  2. Here in Metro Detroit, the Michigan Humane Society hosts, “Meet Your Best Friend At The Zoo!” at the Detroit Zoo every year. And why hasn’t your female human learned that everything in the house belongs to the cats!?! ‘Her’ room?…MOL!

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    • She should have learned this by now. We even released a book this year called Felines Opine on Etiquette, What Humans Need to Know About Guests, Cat Sitting and Furniture”. She should know better!
      Purrs & Head Bonks,
      Alberto

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