Cat Project Archives for November 14-18,
14, 2016 - "As every cat owner knows, nobody owns
a cat." - Ellen Perry Berkeley
Gratuitous Kute Kittiness: "And the award for the 'Big Poofy Tail Award'
Mewvie: The saddest kitten. (Please watch to the end.)
Art: By Yuko Higuchi.
cat recovered after 11 years.
The Yorkshire Post
A ONE-EYED cat who went missing from her family home in Sheffield has
been found less than a mile away, after 11 years.
Owner Terrie Mitchell was reunited with her long-lost cat, Chloe after
she was discovered living in an overturned wheelie bin by a postwoman
just a couple of streets away from where she went missing.
Mrs Mitchell believed she would never see her pet again until she spotted
her on Facebook.
She had got Chloe when she was 21 and living at home with her mother,
When she moved out, she let the black, long-haired cat stay in the house
she was used to.
But when her mother died unexpectedly at the age of 60, Chloe disappeared
and couldn’t be found anywhere.
Mrs Mitchell believed she would never see her pet again until a postwoman
who had found the cat living in an overturned wheelie bin posted a picture
The pair were reunited on November 5 this year, two weeks before the
anniversary of the death of Mrs Mitchell’s mother.
Mrs Mitchell, a dental nurse, said: “When I saw the picture, I
thought ‘Wow, that looks like my Chloe’. I was shaking and
“I was asked for proof so I ran upstairs to the attic to grab the photos
I still had of her as a kitten.
Andrea Hurst, a postwoman, had been delivering a parcel to an elderly
lady, who asked her to bring it to the back door.
She spotted the fluffy cat living in the wheelie bin and couldn’t
stop thinking about her.
On her next round, she asked about the cat and was told it had been staying
there for over six years as the woman had been feeding it but didn’t
want a house cat.
Andrea asked a local cat shelter to collect her before posting on a lost
and found Facebook page trying to find the original owners.
She wrote: “This is probably a long shot, but does anyone recognise
this beautiful cat.
“She’s been a stray for a long time, shes been living in a back garden
in Beighton Sheffield, S20 for at least 4 years.
“Unfortunately not chipped, her eye has been surgically removed, so someone
loved her at some time. Would love to get her home x”
Mrs Mitchell, who says by chance the post appeared on her newsfeed, commented
with praying emojis: “Omg this my cat!!!!!
“I lived in Beighton on Orchard Lane when she went missing in 2005!!!!
I paid for her eye operation.
“I can’t stop shaking!!!!! Her name is Chloe - ahhh wow!!! Please
whoever knows please contact me......”
Her sister, Keeley Haynes, commented: “Omg I can’t believe
it!!!!!! It is chloe!!!!! Omg omg!! Mum must have been looking after
her from heaven x x”
After being treated for fleas and having knots cut out of her fur, Chloe
had to have more than £200 of treatment at the vet.
The vet, who confirmed Chloe was over 10 years old, told Mrs Mitchell
it was a miracle.
Chloe is now settling in well at her new home and even responds to her
Mrs Mitchell said: “Now I feel guilty that I didn’t search
for her better because she was obviously around, the poor little lady.
“It could give hope to people who haven’t seen their pets in years.”
“She loved my mum.”
15, 2016 - "Some people own cats and go on to lead
normal lives." - Unknown
Gratuitous Kittiness: Tongue got your cat?
Mewvie: Synchronized kitties.
Feline Art: Paper cat
16, 2016 - "The cat has been described as the most
perfect animal, the acme of muscular perfection and the
supreme example in the animal kingdom of the coordination
of mind and muscle."- Roseanne Ambrose Brown
Gratuitous Kittiness: "My little Easter bonnet."
Mewvie: "No. No patty-cake. I have a headache."
Art: A rhapsody in snow.
water cake. Yes, water cake!
by Jenn Fujikawa
There’s something dividing our country and we have to confront
it head on. I’m talking about the water cake. When it was unleashed
on the world two years ago people went crazy, as the reactions went from
pure wonderment to hysterical outrage. Who knew a dessert could be so
full of controvery?
For those who may have missed out on the greatest thing that you’ve
never seen, water cake is Japanese rice cake, also known as Mizu Shingen
Mochi. Inconceivably, it’s both solid and liquid at the same time
and if you don’t eat it within 30 minutes it disappears. Slow eaters,
this is not for you.
Don’t worry, folks, it gets better; meow-ch better, because all
the people complaining about the blobby lifeless shape of the water cake
can now get it in cat form! Just when you think dessert couldn’t
get better, put a cat on it.
Twitter user @mithiruka is blowing people’s minds with her see-through
edible feline creations. The delicate shape looks just like a curled
up sleeping cat, and like regular water cake, she serves it up with a
side of kinako powder and brown sugar syrup.
Just how did she get that amazing cat-like shape? RocketNews24 lets us
in on the secret: the water cake base is made then poured into a silicone
mold cat that was bought from the Japanese home goods store MUJI. So
simple, so delicate, so purrfect.
17, 2016 - "It doesn't do to be sentimental about
cats; the best ones don't respect you for it." - Susan