Tag Archives: Cats

What The Cat Dragged In

I think you’ll enjoy this whether you’re a cat person or not… So I’ve got this new cat — still a kitten, really. And I’ve been going back and forth between keeping it safe indoors and my previous convictions about … Continue reading

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Hatch-chan, the Blogging Cat: DVD I & II, Reviewed by a Film School Graduate

At first glance the two official DVD releases of Hatch-chan the blogging cat seem little more than a shrewd cash-grab by two pet owners and aspiring internet-preneurs. But repeated viewings of these cultural curiosities reveal a nothing short of a … Continue reading

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Toronto Humane Society’s Cruel Cat Contracts

While flipping channels the other night I came across an alarming bit of news from — of all places — the CP24 show Animal Housecalls. It seems that anyone wishing to adopt a cat from the Toronto Humane Society is … Continue reading

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Yo, Adrian

Besides my scabby knees, there was one other casualty on our Ugandan trip. Adrian, the one-eyed cat rescued from the streets of Kampala by our host, went missing from the compound after being spooked by a burst water pipe, never … Continue reading

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Dump or Covet?

When I picked up my cat’s ashes last night I was a little surprised to be presented with a brown paper bag. Inside the bag, though, was a nice card from the crematorium and a very tasteful ceramic urn — … Continue reading

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