Category Archives: Cats

PET LOVERS ALERT! Fire Safety Tips

Here are some important reminders about making your home more safe for the furry members of your family: NATIONAL PET FIRE SAFETY DAY – Tips to Keep Pets Safe from House Fires: Extinguish open flames Pets are generally curious and … Continue reading

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TCS: Finding Solace with My Dog

Good Morning! ___________________________________________________________ Welcome to The Coffee Shop, just for you early risers on Monday mornings. This is an Open Thread forum, so if you have an off-topic opinion burning a hole in your brainpan, feel free to add a … Continue reading

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The Cats of Aleppo … and Their Keeper

by Nicole Plyler Fisk If there’s one thing I’ve learned from teaching Suzanne Collins’s The Hunger Games series to freshman composition students, it’s that — despite what presidential candidate Donald Trump would have us believe — we should not wax poetic over bombing anything. … Continue reading

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Tiger Burning Bright

Tyger Tyger, burning bright, In the forests of the night; What immortal hand or eye, Could frame thy fearful symmetry? — from The Tyger by William Blake The Big Cats — Lions, Cheetahs, Panthers, Snow Leopards, Mountain Lions, Tigers — all the deadly cousins … Continue reading

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Pet Lovers Alert!

July 15 – Today is National Pet Fire Safety Day Here are some important reminders about making your home safer for the furry members of your family: NATIONAL PET FIRE SAFETY DAY Tips to Keep Pets Safe from House Fires: Extinguish open … Continue reading

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Official U.S. State Cats: MAINE

In 1985, the state of Maine recognized the obvious and outstanding choice for its Official State Cat: the Maine Coon Cat. This state seems to love all kinds of cats: more than 46% of Maine households have cats. Maine Coon … Continue reading

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Airborne Cat Plays It Cool

When pilots of small aircraft run through their pre-flight check lists, they may want to add one more item: inspect plane for stowaway cats. Fortunately, this cat kept her cool, and made it to back to earth safely. Pilot Romain … Continue reading

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