catalogue of a categorically cataclysmic concatenation.
The Infinite Cat Project
is about one cat watching another (see below).
A long line of
1809 cats so far. The very first
Infinaut is Frankie,
seen at left admiring a flower. He is the
owner of Paul Hamilton. (The ICP also offers all KINDs of other cat-related
diversions. Check 'em out!)
If you'd like to add
your own fuzzy friend to the Infinite
Queue you can find all the details here. Or
just take a picture of your kitty watching Chief, below, and email it
to me. It's just that easy.
June 24, 2016 - "To understand a cat, you
must realize that he has has own gifts, his own viewpoint,
even his own morality." - Lilian Jackson Braun
Kute Kittiness: Straight up chillin'.
for past Infinite Cat stories?
You can find archived Infinite Cat postings
by clicking the RSS button at the top of this page. - Love, The
your convenience you can search our Infinite Cats in 50-kitty groups.
Mewvie: How does the cheetah go?
Art: Yes, van Gogh, the cat.
cat food recalled in U.S., Canada for Listeria, Salmonella
Three flavors of Rad Cat Raw Diet pet foods are being recalled
from 48 U.S. states and Western Canada because they might be
contaminated with Salmonella and/or Listeria monocytogenes,
posing a health hazard to humans and pets.
recalled Rad Cat raw diet pet foodLab tests confirmed Salmonella
and/or Listeria monocytogenes in samples of the cat food from
Radagast Pet Food Inc. of Portland, OR, according to the company’s
recall notice on the Food and Drug Administration website.
The FDA third party contracted lab found two lots of (Rad Cat
Raw Diet) Grass-Fed Beef tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes,
one lot of Free-range Chicken tested positive for Listeria
monocytogenes, and one lot of Free-range Turkey tested positive
for Salmonella and Listeria monocytogenes,” according
to the notice posted Thursday night.
The infection-causing bacteria can affect animals eating the
products and pose a risk to people who handle the products,
especially if they don’t thoroughly wash their hands
and any surfaces or utensils that come into contact with the
A variety of sizes and package styles of the Rad Cat Raw Diet
pet foods are covered by the recall, including free 1-ounce
sample cups as well as 8-, 16- and 24-ounce tubs.
The recall covers four lot codes: 62384, 62361, 62416 and 62372.
Specific best-by dates in 2017 for the recalled lots and various
product sizes are available in the recall notice. Consumers
can find the date codes on the lids of the cat food tubs and
on the bottom of the sample cups.
Radagast Pet Food Inc. distributed the implicated cat food
in Western Canada and all U.S. states except Hawaii and Mississippi.
Radagast company officials are urging consumers to dispose
of the recalled cat food “in a secure garbage receptacle” and
thoroughly wash any pet bowls, utensils or surfaces that may
have come into contact with the recalled cat food.
For refund claims, fill out all sections of our Consumer Claims
Form which can be found on our website www.RadFood.com and
return this form only to the retailer where you purchased the
product for a refund. Consumers may call Radagast Pet Food
Inc. for assistance in filling out the Claim Form,” according
to the recall notice.
Anyone who has handled the recalled pet food and develops symptoms
of Salmonella or Listeria monocytogenes infections should seek
medical attention. Salmonella symptoms usually develop within
two to eight days, but Listeria monocytogenes can take up to
70 days before causing symptoms.
Listeria can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in
young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened
immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only
short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness,
nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can
cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
Salmonella symptoms in humans include nausea, vomiting, diarrhea
or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Salmonella
can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections,
endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation and urinary
Pets with Salmonella or Listeria monocytogenes infections may
be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever and
vomiting. Some pets may have only decreased appetite, fever
and abdominal pain.
Infected but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect
other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed any of the
recalled products and has these symptoms, please contact your
Kibble for Kitties
you have to do is go to freekibblekat.com,
play a simple trivia game and the site donates kibble to
needy animal shelters. It's free and you can play once a day, every day.
They obviously make a few bucks for themsleves but it's clear that the
majority of proceeds goes to the animals, so please stop in when you
PS, you can also totally
send some kitty vittles with just a click at theanimalrescuesite.com.
Just visit the site and press the big purple button. That's all there
is to it.
Need a custom web
site that's attractive, fast-loading, Google-friendly and,
relatively-speaking, dirt cheap? Then see my friends at X-Site-D
Web Creation. Tell
'em Mike sent ya!
link above and
help support the
My Infinite Gratitude
The following is
a relatively short yet very heartening list of those
who have contributed in
support of the Infinite Cat
of listing the names
in any intelligent way I decided to post them alphabetically.
It's not a perfect system, as those of you of Polish descent
get the shaft again <grin> but at least it helps me
keep the names straight.
In case you're wondering, names in white indicate donations
of $5 or less, while green notates donations
in excess of $10. The
lover who recently earned the prestigious "Quadruple Kittyhead"
for her generous and continuing support. (You know who you
are and I want to have your children.)
Adam, S. Adams, L. Aimone,
S. Almaguer, G. Ancell,
M. Axtell, A. Bachman,
D. Baker, O. Balaban, K. Berenson, H.
T. Blassingame, P. Blassingame,
A. Bolt, R. Bruner, J.
Bullas, A. Chiang, M. Cogen, D. Conlin, B. Coren,
M. Cracauer, D.Davis, M.
Dawson, J. Delton, T. Devrick, J. Diamond,
T. Dixon, C. Dofer, E. Dorfman,
B. Dutton, E. Fitzpatrick,
B. Fonteboa, E. Foss, B. Friesner, G. Garcia, M. Gordon,
A. Greeley, A. Gunn, J.
B. Harper, J. Hays, T.
D. Herbert, A. Hertz, M. Hester,
A. Hilbert, K. Hildebrandt, A.
Houser, V. Huston, , J.
Ikeda, B. Jones,
S. Jowett, P. Keachie, M. Knight, R.
W. Lee, M.
Lufkin, C. Lewis, K.
MacKenzie, M. Mcgann,
J. McGinnis, M. Mckercher,
S. Melhuish, T. Miles, D.
A. Neduha, A. Nelson, L. Nevins,
C. O'Brien, A. Ocean,
www.oldamericancentury.org, K. Orman, K.
Otto, Pinky & Bunny,
R. Owens, J. Pavlov, R. Perry, C. Phillips,
H. Pirani, C. Plant, R. Poletto, K. Pride, D.
Rakowski, R. Redman, R. Riitala, M. Ryan,
W. Ryngwelski, D. Sanders, M.
H. Sherwood-Taylor, J.
Sokel, S. Somero, M. Stabile, F. Street, J.P.
Thompson, D. Thoms, G. Toland, C. Ullrich,
J. van Luyt, A. Walls, J. Weisenfeld, K.
Welles, B. Wilkinson, J. Williams.