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December 2009
CAT FANCY December 2009
Hunting Postures of Cats
No more wondering what’s going on in your cat's head; with knowledge of these hunting postures you’ll be able to spot behavior with a glance. More>>
Keeping Your Cat Safe During the Holidays
Here are the top 10 tips for a safe and happy holiday with your kitties. More>>
The Year's Best Cat Stuff
CAT FANCY editors went through oodles of products, and here are some of their favorites of 2009. More>>
Catch Up With Marty Becker, Gina Spadafori
Learn more about the inspiration behind their book "The Ultimate Cat Lover: The Best Experts’ Advice for a Happy, Healthy Cat."  More>>
November 2009
CAT FANCY November 2009
Catch Up With Author Marc Morrone
Learn more about the inspiration behind his book “Ask the Cat Keeper.” More>>
Matilda's Birthday Bash
It's party time for Matilda, the house cat at New York's Algonquin Hotel. Watch our exclusive video of the fashion show and celebration.  More>>
Secrets of Professional Cat Groomers
Trade secrets from the pros can help keep kitty looking clean, polished — and relaxed. More>>
More Annual Cat Photo Contest Entries
CAT FANCY put out the call for its Annual Cat Photo Contest and more than 500 entries were submitted. The winners are in November's issue, but here are some more adorable kitty photos. More>>
October 2009
CAT FANCY October 2009
The Many Roles of Joe Mantegna
The actor and self-proclaimed cat person discusses his work on "Criminal Minds," "Joan of Arcadia" and as an animal advocate. More>>
The Legend of the Black Cat
Despite an unlucky history, black cats make lucky charms for those who adopt them. More>>
This Clown Has a Way With Cats
A backstage encounter with Gregory Popovich of the Comedy Pet Theater turned out to be a life-changing experience for CAT FANCY Editor Susan Logan. More>>
Catch Up With Author Leann Sweeney
Learn more about the inspiration behind her book "The Cat, the Quilt and the Corpse." More>>
September 2009
CAT FANCY September 2009
Senior Cats Still Have It
CAT FANCY didn't have room for all of the great pictures submitted to the Oldest Living Cats Contest, so here are more to enjoy. More>>
Making Your Senior Cat Comfortable
Ten ways to help your cats make the best of their golden years. More>>
Cat Memorials
Share thoughts of your beloved departed cats with the CatChannel community. More>>
Is Your Child Ready for a Cat?
Take CatChannel's quiz to assess your child's readiness to care for a cat. More>>
Catch Up With Editor Steven Hales
Learn more about the inspiration behind his book "What Philosophy Can Tell You About Your Cat." More>>
August 2009
CAT FANCY August 2009
Wildcats Memory Game
Lions, tigers, cheetahs, jaguars — check out CatChannel's new memory game featuring the beautiful big — and small — cats of the wild. More>>
Matilda, the Algonquin Hotel Cat
See CatChannel's exclusive video on Matilda, the beautiful Ragdoll who became the house cat at New York's famed Algonquin Hotel. More>>
Traveling With Your Cat Quiz
Think you know how to take a trip with your cat? Take our exclusive quiz and see how to make your trip a pleasure for you and your kitty. More>>
Catch Up With Author Jennifer Coscia
Learn more about the inspiration behind her book "The Holistic Cat" and the real-life rescue stories in it. More>>
July 2009
CAT FANCY July 2009
No-Kill Shelter Movement Slideshow
See CatChannel's exclusive slideshow of the history of the no-kill shelter movement, and see some adorable cats who are up for adoption. More>>
Resources for Women With Pets
Read about organizations that can help women who are trapped in physically abusive relationships, as well as their pets. More>>
Giving Back to Pets and People;
There are many pet-product companies that are striving to help the community. Read about them here. More>>
More Against All Odds Rescue Cats
See some more beautiful cats and read the stories of their incredible rescues from CAT FANCY's Against All Odds contest. More>>
Catch Up With Author Liz Palika
Learn more about the inspiration behind her book "The Ultimate Pet Food Guide." More>>
June 2009
CAT FANCY June 2009
Memory Game With 'The Office' Ladies
Play CatChannel's new memory game with two of TV's favorite cat ladies — Jenna Fischer and Angela Kinsey of "The Office." More>>
Create a Feline First-Aid Kit
CAT FANCY Editor Susan Logan shows you everything you need to assemble a first-aid kit for your cat. More>>
The Ceramic Cats of Matthew Sweet 
Singer-songwriter Matthew Sweet has another talent — art. View a slideshow of his fanciful ceramic cats. More>>
Does Your Cat Need Supplements?
Take our interactive quiz to see if your cat could benefit from vitamins and supplements. 
Catch Up With Author Clea Simon
Learn more about the inspiration behind the latest book in her Theda Krakow cat-mystery series, "Probable Claws." More>>
May 2009
CAT FANCY May 2009
Cat Trick Video Contest!
Think your cat has star quality? Upload video of your cat performing a trick, and you could win 5,000 Club Cat points! More>>
(If you have a cat trick photo, send to and include Gallery in the subject line.)
Ten Signs Your Cat Has Fleas
Don't know why your cat is scratching? Here's what you should look for. More>>
Are You Doing Enough to Fight Parasites?
Take our quiz to see if you could be doing more to keep your cat parasite-free. More>>
More Biggest Losers
See before and after photos of formerly chunky kitties. More>>
Catch Up With  Author Bob Somerville
Learn more about 'The Cats of Kittyville: New Lives for Rescued Felines.' More>>
Signs of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
Cats are helping some veterans heal from their inner wounds. More>>
April 2009
CAT FANCY April 2009
Foreclosure Cats Art Project
See CatChannel's exclusive slideshow of the art project that benefited 62 abandoned cats.More>>
Caring for Your Kitten Quiz
Take CatChannel's two-part online quiz and see if you're the cat's meow when it comes to caring for your kitten. Part 1 >> and Part 2 >>
Top Five Mistakes in Bringing Up Baby
Avoid these errors in raising your kitten and steer clear of future problems. More>>
Now, That's Cute!
See more adorable kittens from CAT FANCY's Annual Cutest Kitten Photo Contest. More>>
Catch Up With  Melissa and Lexy Webb
Learn more about mother-daughter team's inspiration for their book "Zoe the Earless Kitten." More>>
March 2009
CAT FANCY March 2009
Catch Up With Author John E. Becker
Learn more about the inspiration behind his book "Wild Cats: Past and Present." More>>
Ingredients Cats Need to Survive
Take the CatChannel quiz and see how much you know about feline nutrition. More>>
What's Your Home's Allergen Level?
Our quiz could help you determine if it's your cat or something else in your house that's making you sneeze. More>>
Five Simple Tips to Fight Cat Odors
Here are some natural methods to keep your home smelling fresh and clean. More>>
Thank Your Vet Contest Regional Winners
CAT FANCY and DOG FANCY are pleased to announce the regional finalists in the 2008 Thank Your Vet for a Healthy Pet contest.More>>
February 2009
CAT FANCY February 2009
The Cats of Greece
See a slideshow of the feline residents of Greece through the eyes of CatChannel's veterinary expert, Arnold Plotnick, DVM. More>>
Ten Questions Every Cat Lover Should Ask a Date
Cut to the chase and find out whether your date is compatible with your cat. More>>
Catch Up With Author Penelope Smith
Learn more about the inspiration behind her book "Animal Talk." More>>
Digital Photography 101
Follow these tips to take great photos of your feline friend. More>>
Feline Dental Disease Quiz
Take Part 1 and Part 2 of our interactive quiz and find out how much you know about your cat's teeth.
January 2009
CAT FANCY January 2009
Catch Up With Author Steve Duno
Learn more about the inspiration behind his book "Be the Cat: Secrets of the Natural Cat Owner." More>>
Fitness Plan for Your Feline
The new year is a great time to get your cat in tip-top shape. More>>
Are You Making Your Cat Fat?
Test your knowledge of feline fitness do's and don'ts. More>>
Throughout History, Cats Counted
Learn about famous figures who loved felines — and some who loathed them. More>>

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