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  • An Important Earth Day Message for Humans

    from Sparkle the Designer Cat

    Tuesday April 22nd, 2014 at 12:10 AM


    On Earth Day, humans pay lip service to the beauty and the wonders of the earth. They talk about environmental concerns and how nature must be preserved. Excuse me for being cynical about all of this, but I say humans will do everything they can to avoid responsibility for the sorry state our planet is in.

    How do I know this? Its very simple: because of human predation, the existence of many lovely songbirds and other wildlife has been threatened and instead of trying to change this, certain...

  • Sparkle’s Human Astrology for Cats: Taurus

    from Sparkle the Designer Cat

    Monday April 21st, 2014 at 12:10 AM


    Taurus April 20 May 20

    When it comes to cat companions and caretakers, Taurus humans are very close to perfect. These earthy, grounded individuals are very much rooted in the material world, right where we kitties exist. They understand the value of a good skritch and rubdown, the life-giving necessity of naps and the importance of good food. What makes the Taurean personality even better is they are inclined to let you just be a cat and not over-anthropomorphize you, like some other, more...

  • Sunday Catinee: Can You Get the Phone?

    from Sparkle the Designer Cat

    Sunday April 20th, 2014 at 12:10 AM


    Sometimes I see a short, funny video that inspires me to do a search for more like it. Thats what happened when I saw this video earlier in the week, of Fred the cat answering the phone:

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

    I wondered if there were more videos like that and of course there were!

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

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

    If you cant see the above video,...

  • Caturday Art: Random Painting Edition

    from Sparkle the Designer Cat

    Saturday April 19th, 2014 at 12:10 AM


    My human took it easy this week and decided to just use the AKVIS ArtWork software to try a couple of different painting styles. She picked out this nice portrait of me this is the cropped and edited version:

    It took her a couple of tries to get the Gouache effect the way she wanted. Here is the photo as my human was working on it. The settings to the right are the ones she actually used.

    Here is the finished digital painting:

    Then she decided to try the oil painting effect.

    Once it was done, my...

  • More Facebook Funnies

    from Sparkle the Designer Cat

    Friday April 18th, 2014 at 12:10 AM


    Yep, in spite of all my complaints about Facebook, Im still posting funny stuff there, and Im going to share some of my favorites with you today! I hope you are having a good Good Friday!

    This kitten is my hero.

    Post by Sparkle the Designer Cat.

    When she was told Adopt, dont shop, she should have listened.

    Post by Sparkle the Designer Cat.

    I would love to see this on Binga:

    Post by Sparkle the Designer Cat.

    How thoughtful!

    Post by Sparkle the Designer Cat.

    I wonder if Katie has...

  • Internet Celebrity Cat Book Gives Up Feline Secrets!

    from Sparkle the Designer Cat

    Thursday April 17th, 2014 at 12:10 AM


    As you can see I am very upset. Somebody has been spilling trade secrets! Author Patricia Carlin got hold of this proprietary information and actually published it for everyone to see in this book, How to Make Your Cat an Internet Celebrity. I was shocked to see my 11 years of hard work, distilled into 127 pages and a bunch of color photographs!

    Now any cat with a vague dream of stardom can just pick up a book and learn how to get rich quick.

    It has step-by-step instructions, from figuring out...

  • MeowBox Mania – and Giveaway!

    from Sparkle the Designer Cat

    Wednesday April 16th, 2014 at 12:10 AM


    The MeowBox humans contacted me recently and asked if I would like to review one of their monthly boxes. Of course I said yes! And as you know if youve been visiting my blog for any length of time, I cant do these reviews with some assistance, whether I want it or not.

    So I did what any smart kitty would do I waited until she wandered off. Now all the awesome treats and toys in the MeowBox are mine!

    The MeowBox is a monthly subscription box which contains all sorts of fun kitty treats and toys....

  • Living the Change for Animals

    from Sparkle the Designer Cat

    Tuesday April 15th, 2014 at 01:53 AM


    Its late and my human wasted a lot of time taking photos of the Blood Moon so I am going to make this Blog the Change post quick and to the point. Ive been telling you now and again about the rescue cat book my human is editing. Im finally ready to reveal the cover! The cats along the bottom may change there was one cat in particular my human wanted there but she didnt have the photo licensing agreement from the photographer at the time (she does now), so she left him off temporarily. Do you...