Archive for March 2012




Cat Poop Coffee

In Indonesia you can pay $50 for cat poop coffee. It’s actually made from a civet, which looks like a cross between a cat and a ferret.

“The civet climbs the coffee trees to find the best berries, eats them, digests the berries and eventually out comes the coffee beans in its stools. Farmers then pick up the civet droppings and take the beans to a processing plant. Something about the gastric juices in the civet’s stomach gives Kopi Luwak its unique flavor.”

In case you were wondering, no, I’m NOT going to be making you any coffee.

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Add comment March 31, 2012

Bad Cats

I’m not being bad, as you can tell by the picture. But if you need to see bad kitties in action, try the Bad Cat 2012 Page-a-Day Calendar. Ok, I’m off now to do something that will get me in the Bad Cat 2013 Page-a-Day Calendar!

1 comment March 27, 2012

PLA Conference

Look at all the pictures of Miss Julie last week at the PLA conference in Philadelphia! But why would people from the library be going to a conference about the Chinese People’s Liberation Army?

Add comment March 24, 2012

Trixie’s Bookshelf: Cat’s Colors

What is my favorite color? Is it red, like the sofa in the children’s library? Is it yellow, like the sunshine I like to lie in? Is it green, like the money the library collects from fines? Is it gray, like my fur? No, it’s purple, like Sara’s hair! Find out what Cat’s favorite color is in this picture book by Jane Cabrera.

Add comment March 21, 2012

Cat Association of Topeka

If you’re visiting Topeka, you might stop by the Cat Association of Topeka. In addition to a cat shelter, they have the Catty Shack store where you can get cat food, pet supplies, and gift items (and meet some of the cats that live there!).

Add comment March 16, 2012

Cat Emoticons

Add some cats to your messages with these emoticons. Or should we say ecaticons? =^.^=

Add comment March 13, 2012

Cat World Records

Who’s the world’s oldest cat? Heaviest cat? Richest cat? Find out all kinds of cat world records. I wonder what the world record is for most blog posts written by a cat?

Add comment March 10, 2012

Trixie’s Bookshelf: I Walk at Night

“Drawn by sweet memories of caves and jungle trees, making my way once more out through the kitty door. Into the night,” says the cat in Lois Duncan’s I Walk at Night. I don’t get to go out at night, but I do have a whole library full of darkness to prowl through. What do I do? Where do I go? What do I see? Maybe I’ll wrote a book about it!

Add comment March 1, 2012

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