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A young Kathy Blumenstock
Tabby Tales by Kathy Blumenstock

Kathy Blumenstock has been owned by cats most of her life. She is a career journalist who's covered news, sports and features for television, print and the web. She now writes about animals, humans, books, knitting and everything in between. Kathy believes true high fashion is enhanced by a hint of pet hair.

September 9, 2013
September is National Preparedness Month, a reminder to re-check our emergency supplies and review plans for what we and our pets will do if wild weather hits or a crisis strikes our homes. For human and feline peace of mind, take a moment to Get Ready.
September 3, 2013
Kids get glittery stickers and new backpacks for the return of school, but what do cats get when seasons change? Check out some feline-friendly items, better than any backpack.
August 26, 2013
Posters of lost pets, tacked to trees, store bulletin boards or mailboxes, always grab at our hearts. We breathe silent thanks that our precious pets are safe at home, and send up a prayer of hope that every lost animal will find the way back to its worried owner. Unless the lost pet on the flyer is our own, we usually don’t think too much more about it, until we see another such plea.
August 16, 2013
Cats do own the Internet, no matter what anyone in politics or the NSA may think. Now you can vote for the cream of the feline crop of new videos, and see who takes home the coveted Catuette statues!
August 12, 2013
Leave a comment by August 22 and two randomly chosen lucky readers will receive the same sample pack recently approved and devoured by Starli and Shamrock.
August 1, 2013
When new cat products show up, cats are often more interested in the packages than the items. But several excellent, cat-friendly, feline MUSTS recently came our way, and all have received the Starli and Shamrock pawprint of approval.
July 22, 2013
Some sisters thrive on rivalry. Others barely speak to each other. The story of Mary and Jeanne Pittari, both vets specializing in feline medicine, is a picture of dedication, not only to their cat friends and patients, but to family.


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