Category Archives: Cats

A Last Word About Oscar

Since we’re on about ships and cats, I finally got my e-mail problems sorted and  contacted the HMS Cossack Association. You may remember HMS Cossack from my posts here , here and here as figuring prominently in the story of a cat named … Continue reading

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Were There Cats Aboard RMS Titanic?

April 14th and 15th mark the 100th anniversary of RMS Titanic striking an iceberg and sinking in the north Atlantic. Since then Titanic has featured in hundreds of books, scores of movies, and dozens of websites. Rather than rehash topics … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Cyra

Cyra, our oldest cat and beloved pet is gone. She had been ill for a while, battling cancer, when last week we had to make the difficult decision to end her suffering. We had no choice. Cyra was born around … Continue reading

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R. I. P. Ketzel

It’s always a sad and traumatic moment when a much loved pet passes away, but occasionally it involves a specific and particular poignancy. Such was the case with cats such as Socks, Oscar and now Ketzel. Aside from being a … Continue reading

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Can you afford two mouse clicks daily?

If you can, then you can help feed shelter pets. The good people at Halo, makers of high quality pet foods, are teaming with the fine folks at Freekibble (freekibble.com and freekibblekat.com) to provide food to animal shelters across the … Continue reading

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April 15, 1912- RMS Titanic Sinks.

At 2:20 am. With her went one barrel of earth (probably, but not certainly, fuller’s earth), 88 cases of books, 35 bundles of rough wood (!?), hundreds of cheeses and 1501 lives. Or 1490, 1502, 1517, or any number within … Continue reading

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Guest Political Commentary by the Right Honorable Loki Beaker Addacat, Esq.

Loki was asked to comment on Obama’s appeasement of the right concerning budget cuts. Mr. Addacat, you have the floor. All opinions expressed herein are strictly Loki Beaker Addacat’s, and do not express the opinions or attitudes of the management. … Continue reading

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