On Monday, November 28, 2016, at 9:45 PM, I lost my best friend and lifelong companion, Ryko, to complications from alimentary feline lymphoma. She was 18 and a half years old. In order to keep myself somewhat sane as I learn to process the loss of my girl, I’m writing her biography in serial form, from her manic kittenhood in Boston, MA, to her final peaceful days on the Westside of L.A.
A tiny epistolary tale for Halloween, involving cats and wasps. [more inside]
The Lit (dot) cat / is a reading format / where you scroll your screen / for under 30 minutes, flat / Whether your feet are up at bat / or on the toilet mat / flash fiction, poetry, any other writ / can go into the weekly Lit.cat [more inside]
A man watches a movie. A cat takes a nap. Who used their time more wisely? [more inside]
I went through a traumatic experience losing a pet I was very close to, and I wanted to honor him and share the experience of knowing this wonderful animal, along with some of my best photography of him.
Panther Scouts is the oldest and largest cat youth civic organization in the world, where kittens and young cats learn the skills they need to be the cat leaders of tomorrow. You can follow their adventures in a new digital comic, launched this week, and with new issues on an every-six-weekly basis. The first issue is available from our web site as a low-res free PDF, CBZ, or in-browser read, as well as a high-res/bonus-content version from Etsy or iTunes for 99¢.
My misguided, confident cartoon character is back with some invaluable advice for the romantic traveler... in his trademark, confident style seemingly informed by the infinite wisdom of men's magazines. [more inside]
You know the "I should buy a boat" meme? Even if you don't, here's a very sophisticated cat looking to help you organize your todo list. It's the first time in recorded history that cats and memes will actually increase productivity. [more inside]
A photo blog of adoptable animals at the Louisiana SPCA shelter, and what I imagine they might have been thinking or doing at the moment I took their picture. [more inside]
Max is our cat and he is an asshole. He likes to sit on things. I am cataloging what he sits on.
A freezing cat seeks the warmth of a woman, but ends up having to rely on city infrastructure. Along the way, there's a bit of Gangnam Style, a hot-tub scene of sorts, and a very brief bedroom dalliance. [more inside]
I finished an animated comedy short this summer, about a lovesick cat, which I am now turning into a YouTube series. Franklin the Ladies' Cat combines animation with live action, and episode 1 is up! Hope you'll help me spread the word if you like it. [more inside]
Got a pet? Become their manager and challenge other fighters to a Cute-Fight! No pets? Join and you can judge the cuteness. If this sounds like the silliest idea ever, that’s because it is. We love silly.
A collaborative comic adventure, in which you are a cat. After each update, I take suggestions for what Cat should do — Investigate an object? Move into another room? Eat something off the floor? Then I read through all of the suggestions that have been submitted and select one as the basis for the next page. [more inside]
A Simple photo blog devoted to the world most charismatic cat and his numerous sobriquet.
I made an Android app for the popular Meow Reader website. Swipe your way through our gallery of reading cats. Be amazed by their beauty and their solid grasp of the written word. These cats are the antithesis of LOLcats, educated, refined bookworms with a curiosity that could kill. [more inside]
Just what it sounds like: This is a site devoted to pictures of cats (and kitties, kittens, kittehs, ketselehs, etc...) on Macs (and associated hardware). [more inside]
Photos and videos of cats in Christmas trees. For all your cats in Christmas tree needs!
There Are No Cats In This Book - a reading and demonstration by the author, Viviane Schwarz, filmed by me. [more inside]
unfinished sneak peek of the first 12 minutes of Nathan Smithe's SuperPussy! the third animated feature by Nathan Smithe (the "e" is silent). [more inside]
Two girls in Central Texas. Chickens, garden, rabbits; doing our best to work toward self-sufficiency and learning a lot along the way. Local food, local love. [more inside]
A community calendar to help people coordinate pet-events (dog shows, pet fairs, coral frag-swaps, etc) in their area. [more inside]
I made Look At This Cat because I figured there are a lot of cats out there that people should look at. And I don't see why that has to involve like crazy Web 2.0 crap when all you really need is some pictures of cats and the ability to say to yourself "hey, look at that, that is one great cat right there". [more inside]