Archive for August 2010




Showcats

Visit Showcats, a simulation game where you can raise, show, and breed your own cats. I wonder how I would do in a cat show. Do they have a category for best jumper? Or best sleeper? How about best biter?

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Add comment August 27, 2010

Trixie’s Bookshelf: Meeow and the Big Box

While I use boxes as places to sleep, Meeow is much more creative. Find out what he turns his box into in this picture book by Sebastien Braun.

Add comment August 26, 2010

Cats and Dogs

Why do dogs chase cats and not the other way around?

Add comment August 24, 2010

Save the Cat

Try out this game: Save the Cat. Use balloons and weights to help granny in her wheelchair float up and down to save her cat. Sounds weird but it’s fun!

Add comment August 18, 2010

Trixie’s Bookshelf: Kansas City Chiefs

I was staying with Mr. Blinn when the New Orleans Saints won the Super Bowl. He scared me, jumping up and down like that. I understand a lot of people around here like the Chiefs. Not much to get excited about lately, huh? But if you are still a faithful fan, read The Kansas City Chiefs (j796.33 Stewart), a new book from 2009.

Add comment August 17, 2010

Up

Don’t ask me how I got way up here.

Add comment August 14, 2010

Gordian Knot Solved

Today all the toys in my toy box finally got untangled. Thanks Amaris! I’ve missed this sock.

Add comment August 13, 2010

Big Event Coming: “We the People” Bookshelf

Make plans to attend a special event at the library Thursday September 9! At 6:30, the “We the People” Bookshelf will be introduced. The bookshelf was awarded to our library (and 4,000 others around the country), and it consists of 17 books on the theme of “A More Perfect Union.” To help introduce the Bookshelf, two people almost as famous as me will be here to share their thoughts on what “A More Perfect Union” means. And they are: Mayor Tim White and State Representative Jeff King!

Then at 7:00, we get to travel back in time to Kansas in 1860 for “Mary Jane Ritchie and the Underground Railroad in Bleeding Kansas” presented by historical presenter Anne Hawkins.

What do I think about “A More Perfect Union”? Well, I like red unions better than white ones, and they are perfect on hamburgers. Wait, Mr. Blinn is telling me I’m confusing unions with onions. Well, I guess you’ll just have come to the program to find out about perfect unions.

Add comment August 12, 2010

Cat Mummies

Did you know the ancient Egyptians made cats into mummies? That would be cool to be a mummy. I could come back to life during Neewollah and scare everybody!

Add comment August 11, 2010

Fun Morning

I’ve been busy this morning playing with children who came to the Cat Tales program. I decided to try out this new spot in the video shelves. There’s two more Cat Tales in August, where kids can listen to a cat story, make an animal craft, and play with me.

Add comment August 10, 2010

Trixie’s Bookshelf: Madame Pamplemousse and Her Incredible Edibles

Here is another story about a restaurant in Paris for those of you who liked the movie Ratatouille. I think I am in love with Madame Pamplemousse’s cat, Catembert! You can find this book by Rupert Kingfisher in the juvenile fiction section.

Add comment August 7, 2010

I’m Back

I’m feeling much better today! I learned an important lesson yesterday – if I don’t want to go to the vet, then I shouldn’t get sick.

Add comment August 6, 2010

Sick Day

I’m not feeling well today. The vet said I have an infection, so I have to take some yucky medicine. I’ll be in the staff area recuperating for a while, and then I’ll be as good as new.

Add comment August 5, 2010

I’m Not The Only Trixie

Today I found out a little girl is naming her dolls after me. Cool!

Add comment August 4, 2010

Trixie’s Bookshelf: Little Mouse Gets Ready

Little Mouse is going on a trip to the barn, so he has to hurry up putting all his clothes on. Then he finds out that mice don’t wear clothes! Neither do cats, and don’t get any ideas from this website. You can find Little Mouse Gets Ready under j741.5 Smith.

Add comment August 3, 2010

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