Posts Tagged ‘cats’

Library cat assistant

September 30, 2013

There’s no shortage of cats on the internet (do they have a catnet where they spend all day looking at pictures of humans?), but we were particularly taken with this one that has been made an “Assistant Librarian” in a Russian Library:

http://www.theatlanticcities.com/arts-and-lifestyle/2013/09/russian-library-just-hired-stray-cat-their-assistant-librarian/6941/

At the risk of being deluged by such things, let us know if you know of others.

Kiitos (thank you) to A for finding this for us.

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How to wrap a cat for Christmas

December 22, 2010

TOTD has been struggling to wrap some tricky presents this year. This video shows that with a little patience even the trickest present can look lovely 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jm3dm5J5r0A&feature=player_embedded

Note: The cat appears happy and unharmed!

How the Cat got the Cream

November 18, 2010

Have you ever wondered how cats are able to drink the way they do? Well, some researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology may have found the answer:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-11717510

Library cats

May 14, 2009

Just in case you were needing to find a library with a cat in it, the internet comes to the rescue once again:

http://www.ironfrog.com/catsmap.html

Sadly our library doesn’t have a cat – unless you count the member of the staff occasionally referred to as Top Cat.  On the other hand the Library’s presence in Second Life does have a cat who’ll greet you on arrival. 

(Many thanks to the creator of our Second Life space who designed and built the tree house library you can visit on UoP Island.)

Cats or catz or …. something

September 29, 2008

Thanks (I think) to our contributor who offers the following:

This one is about illiterate cats [cats that can’t spell, that is]
Some of the best ones are not on the front page so look through…..
http://icanhascheezburger.com/