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Nothing says lovin’ like a mom hug

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

Yours in lovin’ on your kitty,

and “The Boys”

Video source: YouTube

They’re Baaaaaaaaack!

Friday, August 15th, 2014

friskies-voting-2014“The Friskies”!

Remember all the hilarious and adorable cat videos that have been online for this year’s award period?

Well now it’s time to choose a winner from 12 finalists in these categories: Funny, Res-Cute, Epic and Strange. Winners have an opportunity to win $5,000 – $25,000 in cash prizes and, of course, the coveted gold-plated catuette.

“Every vote for a finalist video equals one can of Friskies wet cat food donated to a shelter partner, up to 250,000 cans, and a monetary donation of more than $20,000 to shelter partners!

So get your voting paws warmed up. And tell your humans, too. Between now and September 8, 2014, you can vote for your favorite cat videos and help donate food to shelter cats in need at the same time. Click now to to view the finalists’ videos and to vote for your favorite.”

To follow the conversation online, use #TheFriskies. “Like”, of course, on Facebook at Follow on Twitter at and even check out Instagram at

Yours in voting your paws for “The Friskies” Finalists,

and “The Boys”

Mikey – *Numero Uno*

Tuesday, July 1st, 2014

GE DIGITAL CAMERAEvery year for the last 17 YEARS, we McGreeveys have celebrated the “actual” birthday of one Mr. Mikey!

He is 17 years old today – that’s actual years, not gotcha years.

Today is no different “thought-wise”, although it is different in that our “celebration team” is getting smaller and smaller!

birthday-cake-smallTwo of us (Billy and I) are left to make some noise and carry on for the eight of us (6 kitties and two humans) that once were.

We used to get birthday cake (that Chuck and I would eat) and ice cream (again, we’d eat it) to celebrate Mikey’s special day. And Chuck would get a new toy or two for Mikey.

Yours in carrying on birthday traditions,

and “The Boys”

Perception problem!?

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

Yours in kitty persistence,

and “The Boys”

P.S. Maybe persistent kitty would like to try one of these.


Thursday, March 13th, 2014

Look familiar?


Like this little one, “The Boys” are great at finding places where they can get caught up on their sleep.

Yours in an extra “Z” or two,

and “The Boys”

Photo source: LOLCats

I fit; I know I do! Really!

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Yours in kitties fitting in tight places,

and “The Boys”

P.S. Feel free to tell us about some of the tight places where you’ve found your kitty.

Video Source: YouTube

When your back legs are faster…

Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014

than your front legs.


Yours in high jumps,

and “The Boys”

While kitties seem to make their own fun, here’s something your kitty might like to play with; it’s the PURRfect Cat Toys Crinkle Bouncer Toy

Gif source: I Can Has Cheezburger

Mischief is thy middle name

Monday, November 11th, 2013

Does this look like a guilty party?


Yours in kitty doing her thing,

and “The Boys”

P.S. Want to keep your kitty’s paws out of your business? Get her this Undercover Mouse Cat Toy.

Photo source: I Can Has Cheezburger

Kitty’s got the blues

Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

depressed-kitty_smI don’t know about you, but sometimes when it’s cloudy or rainy or snowy or even somewhat cold, I can get a little bit down in the dumps!

And as you and I know, kitty can have some “down” days as well.

The difference with them and us is, as a rule, we know why we’re dealing with “the blues”.

Kitty hasn’t a clue why things are not going well for her, why she’s sad, and worse she can’t tell you why.

So it’s up to us to try to figure out what’s going on.

If she’s a finicky eater, if you’ve changed her food or have not given her enough to eat (she’s hungry, people), that may set her into a funk.

Like you, she might also react to the weather. Lack of “sun puddles” may cause her to be mopey.

How’s she getting along with her brothers and sisters (if she has any)? Maybe they’ve recently had a tiff, she didn’t get her way and so is actually pouting because of the outcome. (more…)

The fountain was a wash!

Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013

drinkwell-drinking-fntnI must have the strangest cats in the world! Or so it seems.

And that bit about how curiosity killed the cat has nothing to do with our three; none of them has any curiosity in their bones at all!

As I’ve mentioned quite a few times over the years, Mikey and Billy do like to play around with the water from the bathtub faucet. (That all started several years ago when the faucet dripped for quite a while before we finally called the plumber.)

Mikey got used to sitting under the drip to drink, while Billy would get on the edge of the tub, lean over, turn his head sideways and up to get his drink that way. (Sometimes it would go down the wrong pipe or up his nose and he’d end up coughing!)

Because of their antics, I finally decided I’d get them a water fountain like this, designed for cats, that they could drink from. Actually, it’s a really neat thing–at least I thought so. But none of them, Jonny included, was interested in it. (It’s electric and cycles water through it, allowing the water to ripple.) There was hardly any noise, and it really was all around nice.

Initially, Billy seemed to be the most intrigued, although that’s not saying much. At least he stood and watched the running water for a few seconds.

I returned it, though, as otherwise the fountain didn’t get the time of day! And Mikey and Billy still expected regular water delivery from the tub faucet!

Yours in watching kitties drink,

and “The Boys”

Photo source: Amazon

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