Just For Fun Articles

Dispelling the Myth of the “Crazy Cat Lady”

May 13, 2024

Picture this: a dimly lit room cluttered with shelves adorned with knick-knacks and well-loved furniture, where cats roam freely, their mischievous antics disrupting the tranquility. At the heart of this scene sits a woman, her hair streaked with gray, rocking gently in her chair as she knits, seemingly unperturbed by…

DIY Cat Toys to Delight Your Feline Friend

April 8, 2024

If you’re a cat parent, you know the joy of seeing your furry friend pounce and play. But you don’t have to break the bank on fancy toys—why not get crafty and make your own? Here are some easy DIY cat toys that are sure to keep your kitty entertained:…

How to Tell if Your Cat Knows Her Name

December 18, 2023

Have you ever wondered if your cat recognizes its name among the many words and sounds it hears daily? Cats are known for their independence and mysterious ways, but recent research suggests they might be paying more attention to us than we thought. The Name Test To find out if…

New Study Suggests Cats Respond to Owner’s Baby Talk

November 13, 2023

Most of us can’t resist adopting a baby-like tone when communicating with our feline friends. We raise our voices, elongate our vowels, and ask repetitive questions like, “Whooo’s a good boy?” or “Whooo’s a pretty kitty?” Studies have shown that dogs tend to appreciate this “caregiver speech” and pay more…

The Tale of the US Capitol’s ‘Demon Cat’

October 30, 2023

As Halloween approaches, now is a good time to learn about the legend of the ‘demon cat’ said to haunt the U.S. Capitol. The story of this spooky feline traces its origins back to 1898 when D.C.-based journalist Rene Bache penned an account of ghostly apparitions associated with the Capitol…

What Your Favorite Type of Cat Says About You According to This TikTok Creator

October 23, 2023

The TikTok user @twistedwhiskertupelo runs a cat cafe in Tupelo, MS, so it’s no surprise that she spends a lot of time around cats and cat people. With this aggregate of knowledge, she feels quite confident in determining what your favorite type of cat says about you: Tabby “Starting off with…

The Purrfectly Unique Turbo Tim’s Auto Repair in Minneapolis

September 11, 2023

Situated in the heart of Minneapolis is an auto repair shop with a unique twist – Turbo Tim’s Auto Repair. This shop isn’t just about fixing cars; it has gained attention for its dual focus on automobile maintenance and its affection for cats. Turbo Tim’s Auto Repair is the brainchild…

The Cat Distribution System

September 4, 2023

Cat videos have taken the internet by storm, but a lesser-known phenomenon called the Universal Cat Distribution System is equally fascinating. It’s when cats seem to choose their owners rather than the other way around. Instead of actively seeking to adopt a cat, people often find themselves becoming cat owners…

Cat Alignment Chart

July 12, 2023

In case you didn’t know, alignment charts are used to categorize and understand characters’ or individuals’ moral and ethical orientations. Inspired by the concept of moral alignment in role-playing games, alignment charts visually represent different ethical perspectives along multiple axes. Ever wonder where your cat fits on an alignment chart?…

Why is the Internet Obsessed with Cats?

April 17, 2023

It’s no secret that the internet loves cats. From cute kitten videos to funny memes, feline-related content has become a staple of online culture. But why exactly is the internet so obsessed with cats? Let’s explore a few reasons. Firstly, cats are incredibly adorable. With their fluffy coats, bright eyes,…

8 Famous Cats in Movies

8 Famous Cats in Movies

October 17, 2022

There has been a love affair with cats in cinema for more than a century, dating back as far as the 1901 silent short film The Sick Kitten. Of course, there are times when cats are cute, and there are times when they are creepy, but a movie is almost…

Cat Adjectives That Make Good Names

Cat Adjectives That Make Good Names

September 12, 2022

Getting a new kitty friend is great but sometimes thinking up a good name that’s a little unique but still descriptive is hard. So here’s a cheat sheet of adjectives to describe kitties which also make great names. 1. Casual This is number one on my list because I once…

Sparkle Kitty

Greebles and Cats: The Origin and the Meaning

August 1, 2022

You may have seen an internet sensation concerning cats labeled “greebles.” Feel out of the loop? We’re here to help you. In 2019, Reddit user /user/literallyatree commented on a Reddit post about a cat that looks like it’s trying to slap a ghost. This user commented: “My family calls things…

Sparkle Kitty

5 Cat Books to Read

July 11, 2022

Cat books can be educational, uplifting, entertaining, or a nice mix of all three. It doesn’t matter if you are new to the world of cat lovers, have loved cats for a long time, or just looking for an enjoyable read; you are sure to find a cat book for…

Sparkle Kitty

Why Are Cats Liquid?

April 8, 2022

One of the states of matter is liquid. While a liquid has a definite volume, it does not have a definite shape since its particles are free to flow. Liquids are generally defined as materials that adapt their shape to fit a container. However, cats may also qualify as liquids…

Sparkle Kitty

Dogz r g8

April 1, 2022

Dogs are so great, they def don’t drool all the time. Here are our top five reasons dogs are so great: 1. They take dumb baths (because they don’t know how to clean themselves, lol) 2. They always know who’s boss (cats, duh) 3. They take the blame even when…

Sparkle Kitty

Why you need a cat backpack

February 7, 2022

Many cats make a beeline for their favorite hiding place as soon as they see the cat carrier come out. Cats in their carriers are prone to sliding around because of the constant shuffle and movement, making it frightening for your poor kitty. The result is that cat backpacks are…

Sparkle Kitty

Meet the Sparkle Cats: Polar Bear

January 3, 2022

Meet Polar Bear, the loyalist cat you’d ever meet. He’s 19 pounds of pure ferocious feline animal muscle. He may look like he can take on any big dog that comes along, but you would be surprised to learn his nature is calm, cool, and collected. Of course, he can…

Sparkle Kitty

Meet the Sparkle Cats: Domino

November 2, 2021

Here at Sparkle Kitty, we have an entire family of furry, lovable kitties, and we’d like you to meet them all! This week is featuring Domino! Domino is a domestic shorthair who was adopted at the Arizona Humane Society by his mom along with his brother Gremlin, September 2016. Let’s…

Sparkle Kitty

Wine and Dine Your Cat in All the Right Ways

October 8, 2021

When it was Pumpkin’s birthday, you know we needed to spoil her. But what’s a cat parent to do when you have a lady as refined as Pumpkin? That’s when we found Meowsling! A purrrfectly crafted cat wine that will delight your feline’s fancy, made with filtered water, infused with…