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Review delayed; cat teeth

I started working on today’s book review (of “Cheesecake Extraordinaire”) about ten minutes ago. Then I got the phone call from the vet’s office, and I think now I’m going to put it off until tomorrow. You see, it was

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Everyone with pets should look into this

It’s about time we had something like AvidID–a microchip your vet can implant in your pet that carries a unique ID number on it. For a one-time registration fee (with a small fee for changing your info when you move)

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Okay, don’t expect anything useful from me today. I just love it when I wake up with mysterious allergic reactions. (That was sarcasm, in case you missed it.) Benadryl makes me very sleeeeepy, so I expect to be doing a

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You Are an Espresso At your best, you are: straight shooting, ambitious, and energetic At your worst, you are: anxious and high strung You drink coffee when: anytime you’re not sleeping Your caffeine addiction level: high What Kind of Coffee

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Fun with Psychology–and Cats

I find psychology fascinating. It can help us to find clever and unusual ways of solving intractable problems. Take the story of Sheriff Low, for example. [Defunct link removed.] The reoffense rate in his little town has significantly dropped since

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Hypoallergenic cats?

Apparently a Biotech firm has used selective breeding to produce largely hypoallergenic cats–for $4k each. On the one hand this is awesome; I know what it’s like to love cats and yet have really nasty reactions to them. I’m lucky

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Pet Supply Factory 78" Cat Tree Condo House

Ultimately, if I had this to do over again I’d buy a piece from a different company or pick it up from a store pre-assembled or assembled in several major pieces.

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Unveiling the new super-secret Cafepress designs!

Sometimes I get a little strange, and the latest proof of this is our new series of designs: “A Housecat’s Dictionary.” These ultra-secret designs were copied at great personal risk from a housecat’s picture dictionary! The first three are up,

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Who knew cat furniture could be so exciting?

“Assembles in minutes” my ass. Well okay, to be fair, as the friend we picked up from the airport said, “minutes as opposed to years.” And the whole lack of “simple step by step assembly instructions” bit is why it

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Cats in the bath and a Level 60 Nerd

Okay, I just had to pimp the “Cats in the bath” design when I found it on Cafepress, because it made me giggle (found via Pentimento): Also, our latest design is up. I hope you’ll enjoy the little details of

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Stuff for Gamers

Take a look at the shirts-n-things in our stuff for gamers store.