The Purrington Post

A fresh, fun and feline-friendly cat blog.

  • Kibble Science – How it’s Made

    Kibble Science – How it’s Made

    Have you ever wondered how your cat’s kibble (dry food) is made? If so, we thought you might find the science behind it interesting. We certainly did! ^..^< Take a walk thru your local pet store...

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  • WIN a Fat Happy Cat Mug Set

    WIN a Fat Happy Cat Mug Set

    If you love coffee, we think you’re going to love these ‘Fat Happy Cat’ coffee mugs! Perfect for caffeine-craving cat lovers, it’s decorated with pointy ears and an adorable cat face and whiskers....

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  • Natural Disaster Preparedness for Your Cat(s)

    Natural Disaster Preparedness for Your Cat(s)

    Looking back on 2018, aside from the good, it was also a year filled with natural disasters from coast to coast. Multiple floods, tornados, hurricanes, storms and perhaps most devastating the camp...

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  • WIN a Kitty’s Garden from Pioneer Pet

    WIN a Kitty’s Garden from Pioneer Pet

    We did a post last year called Why Do Cats Eat Grass? The reasons may surprise you but it’s both normal and healthy. Like people, cats need vegetables in their diet to aid in digestion and to...

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  • WIN a Catit Vesper Cottage

    WIN a Catit Vesper Cottage

    This 2-level hideout from Catit offers the purrfect lookout point for any cat. The romantic cottage style design with cat-shaped decorations and comfortable cushions is great for lounging and...

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  • We Love These Out-Landysh Cat Illustrations

    We Love These Out-Landysh Cat Illustrations

    We did a post about 18 months ago on one of our favorite cat illustrators – a very talented lady named Landysh who creates the most delightful, insightful and downright adorable cat-toons. It...

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  • Cat Dental Health – Tooth or Consequences

    Cat Dental Health – Tooth or Consequences

    Did you know that February is National Pet Dental Health Month?  Did you also know… The number one health issue facing cats today is oral care Oral care concerns impact almost 70% of cats 80% of...

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  • WIN a Tattoo Design of Your Cat

    WIN a Tattoo Design of Your Cat

    We wanted to introduce our readers to the talented Antonella Raimondo who is a fine line Dotwork Tattoo artist based in London. She created this beautiful tattoo design of our tuxie Newman (below...

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  • Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Cat Lovers

    Valentine’s Day Gift Guide for Cat Lovers

    Two cats are sitting in a bar sipping tunatinis… Male cat: ‘Do you have a date for Valentines Day?’ Female cat: ‘Yes, February 14th!’ With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, we did our usual...

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  • WIN a Portrait of Your Cat

    WIN a Portrait of Your Cat

    We’re always finding creative talent in the cat-o-sphere and recently were introduced to a wonderful pet portrait artist named Vicki Liu. She did this beautiful 5×7 watercolor portrait (w/ gold...

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  • Lost Cat? Tail it!

    Lost Cat? Tail it!

    A few years ago the ASPCA undertook a telephone survey of more than 1,000 pet-owning households across the country to get a sense of how many pets have been lost, how many ultimately made it home,...

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  • Meet Peanut – A Snaggletooth One-Eyed Cutie That’ll Melt Your Heart!

    Meet Peanut – A Snaggletooth One-Eyed Cutie That’ll Melt Your Heart!

    Flash back to early 2016 – a stray cat shows up unexpectedly at a couple’s door step and suddenly there’s an instant connection. Coincidence? Fate?  So begins this love story … >^..^< Owner Alex...

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  • CATBOX – When Ordinary Just Won’t Do!

    CATBOX – When Ordinary Just Won’t Do!

    Way back in 2015 we did a post called – Why Do Cats Love Cardboard Boxes?  Check it out – you might be surprised at what we found. Since then cats haven’t changed, but cardboard play beds and...

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  • A New Way to Combat Cat Allergies

    A New Way to Combat Cat Allergies

    As the weather gets colder and we spend more time indoors, we thought it worthwhile to mention a post we published in the Fall of 2016 called Cat Allergies: Nothing to Sneeze At where we talked...

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  • The Benefits of Glucosamine for Cats

    The Benefits of Glucosamine for Cats

    As our cats get older it’s quite common for them to experience arthritis which is the breaking down of cartilage that surrounds the bones of the joints. For a cat, arthritis can begin at the age...

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  • Ra the Mighty – Cat Detective

    Ra the Mighty – Cat Detective

    Introducing a delightful new cat mystery just out from Holiday House Books called Ra the Mighty.  A royal cat and his sidekick track a jewelry thief in this funny new series. Chock full of witty...

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  • The Secret Language of Cats

    The Secret Language of Cats

    Have you ever wondered what your cat is saying? Cats do not meow randomly, nor do they growl or hiss because they have nothing better to do. Cat sounds have a purpose, and they can carry important...

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  • Turmeric for Cats

    Turmeric for Cats

    There are some wonderful natural herbal supplements that can help improve the overall health and vitality of your cat. One of these is Turmeric – a spice and a herb that has been used for...

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  • Introducing the Assisi Loop Lounge

    Introducing the Assisi Loop Lounge

    We have talked about the Assisi Loop® before, a targeted pulsed electromagnetic field (tPEMF™) device that is FDA cleared in humans for the control of pain and inflammation. The Loop has been in...

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  • What Could Your Cat’s DNA Uncover?

    What Could Your Cat’s DNA Uncover?

    This article is the first of a two (possibly three) part series about DNA testing for your cat(s). We’ve been big fans for a while now of the work being done at Basepaws – a California based...

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