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  • Texts From Mittens – and Binga – and Giveaway!

    from Sparkle the Designer Cat

    Monday March 30th, 2015 at 12:10 AM

    Maybe I shouldnt have said anything. Hold on a minute.

    Okay, thats better! Now I can get down to reviewing Texts From Mittens and telling you about my giveaway!

    Texts From Mittens began as a column in Catster, using a series of texts to detail the relationship between a cat and his human (with commentary on the side about the dog Phil, feline pal Stumpy, Mittens human grandma and neighbor Drunk Patty). Not surprisingly these hilarious texts became hugely popular and Mittens wound up with a...

  • Sunday Catinee: New CATastrophes, More on Black Cats… and Giveaway Head’s Up

    from Sparkle the Designer Cat

    Sunday March 29th, 2015 at 12:10 AM


    I hope you dont mind my featuring something just a teensy bit racy today! Im a year old now, so I can do that, right? It a new CATastrophes video about cats and sexting! I hope none of you kitties get your humans in trouble like this.

    If you cant see the above video, click here to watch it on YouTube!

    Around here, we kitties believe in texting but not sexting which brings me to my latest giveaway! Its a book I think you will really love. We sure did! In fact, it inspired us to send a couple of...

  • The Caturday Report: Drama and Fascination Edition

    from Sparkle the Designer Cat

    Saturday March 28th, 2015 at 12:10 AM


    This weeks Caturday Report includes several stories that I think prove how felines, small and large, can fascinate humans in dramatic and powerful ways.

    And as usual, my blogging pals have some really great info for us kitties!

    The Tumblr Humans of New York became a sensation and will now become a book, but I bet the newer Tumblr, Felines of New York, will be even bigger! Bored Panda sometimes has posts that invite submissions, and here is one of their most powerful: before and after photos of...
  • Caturday Art: The Me-But-Not-Mine Edition

    from Sparkle the Designer Cat

    Saturday March 28th, 2015 at 12:09 AM


    Me-but-not-mine meaning that its art of me, but neither me nor my human made it it was done by my pal Nellies very talented human! (If you dont follow Nellies blog, you should!) Lately she has been having a fun finish the sentence contest and the winner gets a drawing of themselves by Nellies human that is somehow related to the completed sentence. Well, this week I won! The sentence began, If youre happy and you know it and of course I finished it with wave your tail! because I do a lot of...

  • Of Fleas, Flea Treatments Good and Bad, and a Nice Human in Need

    from Sparkle the Designer Cat

    Friday March 27th, 2015 at 12:32 AM

    Are we ready? Good because I have a lot I want to say today!

    While it is still very cold in lots of the U.S., as you can tell from my post yesterday, it is warming up quite a bit here on the West Coast! Which means flea season is already starting. Actually it never really ends around here. And just because you are an indoor kitty, it does not mean you are safe! There are any number of ways fleas could get in your house they could even come in on your human! Around here, we are very wary of...

  • Kitty Spring in Southern California

    from Sparkle the Designer Cat

    Thursday March 26th, 2015 at 12:42 AM

    As most of you know, we dont have much of a winter here in southern California, but we definitely know when it is spring! The weather has been exceptionally beautiful this week and maybe even a little bit too hot! But that did not stop me from hanging out in the patio out back for a little while the other afternoon.

    I love taking in all the fresh, new smells.

    And enjoying the afternoon sun puddles.

    Theres also prey! I wasnt sure you would be able to see him, so I had my human point him out in...

  • She Did It AGAIN

    from Sparkle the Designer Cat

    Wednesday March 25th, 2015 at 12:10 AM

    * * * Having problems with your human or the other cats in your house? As the internets Dear Abby With Claws, Sparkle had answers to many annoying problems in her two award-winning books! Visit her authors page on Amazon to buy one or both of her awesome Dear Sparkle books!
  • Feline Facial Expressions for When Your Human Misbehaves

    from Sparkle the Designer Cat

    Tuesday March 24th, 2015 at 12:20 AM


    My human wrote a story for CatChannel.com about how we kitties are humans real best friends because we are honest and critical and will tell them when they are wrong! As opposed to dogs, who gloss over everything and never give humans a chance to better themselves. I know everybody loves my sweet face, and I admit, it gets me a lot of cool stuff, but there are times when I have to put on a sour puss because my human has misbehaved. Hard to believe, I know (about my sour puss, not about my...

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