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October 7, 2015 by Modern Cat Magazine
17 Spooky Halloween Cat Silhouettes

The cat's aloof temperment and often-strange behaviour has contributed to their mythology for thousands of years. The black cat's particular association with the spooky holiday coming up tomorrow is one small part of this mythology. In honour of that connection, check out these 17 Spooky Pictures of Cat Silhouettes

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October 6, 2015 by Modern Cat Magazine
Cat Pumpkin Carving

This Halloween carve your own cat into your pumpkin with the super easy Pumpkinshop program! For $12.95 you can convert all your favourite cat (and anything else you choose, but why would you when cats are an option?) photos into pumpkin stencils to immortalize your best feline friend. Easy to use, you can select the difficulty level and detail you want your stencil, this program is the perfect way to showcase your creativity, talent and cat love!

April 7, 2014 by Modern Cat Magazine

It is no one's favourite time, but it is very important to take your cats to the vet annually. This past weekend all 4 Modern Cat staff cats had their regular check up. They were troopers!

Penny wasn't thrilled with the whole ordeal, but she made it through with a clean bill of health!

She wanted to read her chart herself

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March 5, 2014 by Modern Cat Magazine

It's Whiskered Wednesday! Our celebration of adoptable senior cats! Meet Patrick, a loving 11 year old guy who would love to find his forever home. He had some health issues when he was found, but has been brought back to health and, although he still needs special food to keep his health on track, he would love to spend his golden years in a happy home! He is currently being taken care of at the The

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January 28, 2014 by Modern Cat Magazine

The Adventures of Anoo and Pashmack by Salmeh Moghimi allows you to share some imagination, love, and cats with your child. This book teaches children to see the world with their heart and imagination, as well as their five senses. Anoo and her best friend, a cat named Pashmack, look at the world with their hearts wide open. It is a delightful reminder of the possibility that lays in the world.

January 9, 2014 by Modern Cat Magazine

We love seeing our favourite cat things in action! Check out this great photo of Pets Plus Us' office cat, Bruin, enjoying Society6's black cat pillows! Just too cute!

January 9, 2014 by Modern Cat Magazine

Bayer’s Chatty Cat Challenge gave cat owners across the nation the chance to tell the world what their cats would say keep them healthy and happy. And the winner is… String Bean, a female, black short-haired cat who hails from Berkeley, California, where she lives with her owner, Shelly Mandel.

String Bean let the cat out of the bag by chatting about how well her owner treats her. “She's actually pretty

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January 7, 2014 by Modern Cat Magazine
Written? Kitten!

Looking for some inspiration when writing? Whether you are writing a term paper for school, your personal blog, or the next great novel, Written? Kitten! has got you covered. This program uses positive reinforcement by giving you a new picture of a kitten every time you hit a specified word count to encourage you to keep on writing.

Simple, effective, and full of cats. Just what you need to get the creative juices flowing!

January 6, 2014 by Modern Cat Magazine
Sleeping Lincoln

We all know that cats love sleep. Here are five fun facts that help to explain their sleep cycles and habits!

  1. When cats doze their bodies are rigid, ready to wake up and react!
     
  2. Kittens do not go through the dozing part of the sleep cycle, they go straight into deep sleep, for their first month (which explains all of those adorable videos of kittens falling asleep out of nowhere!)
     
  3. Your sleeping, twitching kitty IS dreaming!
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December 19, 2013 by Modern Cat Magazine
Adopt!

The city of Phoenix has passed an ordinance that bans the sale of animals from puppy and kitten mills. All pet stores will only be allowed to sell animals that are from shelters and are rescues. This ordinance is targeted towards large scale breeders, and not humane breeders who practice ethical breeding. An infraction of this law can get you 6 months in jail or a fine up to $2,500. This is a fantastic step towards responsible pet ownership and adoption on a large scale!

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