Sick of watching YouTube videos of cats alone on your laptop? Wish you had someone to giggle with as you watch cats play the piano or act delightfully surprised? Your timing is purrrrfect. The wildly popular Internet Cat Video Festival is coming to St. Louis for the first time this summer, turning ... More >>
Cat lovers made headlines last week when Purina sponsored America's first-ever cat cafe in New York City. New Yorkers sipped java and cuddled cats from the North Shore Animal League. Surprisingly, Tenth Life, a stray-cat rescue organization here in St. Louis, had already been planning its own collab ... More >>
The deeds described in AC/DC's 1976 single "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" are of a particular kind of dirty. That is, of the concrete shoes and cyanide variety. But for Jenn Cloud the song took on a new meaning during a late-night listening session a couple weeks before Christmas. Inspired, Cloud ... More >>
You can't hide it: You love cats. Can you really resist touching the soft, fine fur atop a tabby's head? Will you suppress your delight when Mr. Fatty McWhiskerbottom slides past your leg oh-so-causally? Don't fight it. You do love cats. Search your feelings, you know it to be true. So, in honor ... More >>
When discussing animals in song, it is important to distinguish between a track that uses an animal as a metaphor - for freedom or wildness, usually - and a song that is actually about an animal. We will be exploring the latter in this month's animal-style Nitpick Six series. Here are the six best s ... More >>
Even in Hopeville, there were pets. The stray cats who wandered in found homes, of sorts, with the stray human who had set up camp there. "There aren't any feral cats," says Dawn Blaloch, a volunteer with the St. Louis Area Community Cat Coalition. "They're better socialized than my cats. They're t ... More >>
9:30 p.m. Friday, December 23. The Firebird, 2706 Olive Street.
Stephaney Kemper and Martini.Stephaney Kemper is a professional cat groomer, the only cat groomer in Missouri certified by the National Cat Groomers Institute of America in Greenville, South Carolina. She works at Dogs in Suds Grooming in St. Charles. And why, you ask, would anybody voluntar ... More >>
The Wall Street Journal reports today that the USDA first detected salmonella Heidelberg in Cargill's Springdale, Arkansas, turkey-processing plant last year but was restricted by its own rules from doing anything about it.Cargill recalled 36 million pounds of ground turkey after at least 77 peop ... More >>
What hath the internets wrought? Mostly, hilarious cats. And now, they've been rendered in cheese. Really, why not?This weekend at South by Southwest, Austin's annual music and technology conference, St. Louis-based Friskies cat food unveiled an enormous (640 pound) statue, made of cheese, commem ... More >>
"Come on down...and get your balls cut off!"Bob Barker was right: You have to get your cats spayed or neutered. As adorable as you might think kittens are (and you would be 100 percent right; cats are the planet's finest species), they need a lot of care and resources. Un-altered felines are at i ... More >>
Today's comment of the day comes in response to a post about the movie The Black Hole that aired last weekend on the SyFy Channel. The 2006 film, starring Judd Nelson and based in St. Louis, imagines what would happen if a research experiment goes horribly wrong, creating a black hole that threatens ... More >>
image via Yep. Danzig with a cat. Recently, the Internet has taken an interest in Glenn Danzig's domestic companions. Whether it's the implications of a romantic partnership with Henry Rollins or the paparazzi photo of Danzig carrying a box of multiple cat household Fresh Step (see photo aft ... More >>
Purina hopes to dispel the above stereotype of multi-cat homes.Did you know that 50 percent of Americans without cats have purposely not visited a home because the homeowner had two or more cats? And, three in five (60%) of Americans without cats say they would be willing to give up something lik ... More >>
Aimee LevittAbout two years ago, my cat Bess and I embarked on a culinary adventure. One boring afternoon as we sat together on the couch reading Jeffrey Steingarten's essay "The Man Who Cooked for His Dog," Bess shot me a pointed look from her big green eyes, and the message she had been try ... More >>
Columbia's Animal Control rescued 28 cats from a single hotel room in a Motel 6 on Tuesday, June 15, after receiving a complaint from another guest. Inside the room, Animal Control staff found overflowing litter boxes and a tarp covered with piss and shit. The cats, mostly oriental shorthairs betwe ... More >>
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9:30 p.m. Friday, January 22. Deluxe Restaurant & Bar, 2733 Sutton Boulevard, Maplewood.
RFT staff writer Aimee Levitt and her cat, Bess, continue their culinary adventure.Like every other food blogger in St. Louis and probably the country, I went to see Julie & Julia over the weekend. (It was mandatory. There was a memo and everything.) I enjoyed it. A cat played a minor but alm ... More >>
fancyfeast.com/appetizersFancy Feast's "Seabass & Shrimp Appetizers in a Delicate Broth"One of our favorite Post-Dispatch scribes, Todd Frankel, has a most delicious story out today documenting a secret operation at Nestle Purina. The project, 3.5 years in the making, is hailed as a plan to shak ... More >>
RFT staff writer Aimee Levitt and her cat, Bess, continue their culinary adventure.One of the hazards of my job is forced immersion -- some might say obsession -- in a particular subject for months at time. Pick-up artists, education, death, comic books, vampires...the books and articles pile up. (S ... More >>
RFT staff writer Aimee Levitt and her cat, Bess, continue their culinary adventure.Bess just hissed.This is a rare occurrence these days. In our old apartment, she hissed a lot, but that was because one of our cat-roommates, Henry, was an asshole. He liked to eat her food and lie on her favorite spo ... More >>
It has been a long time since Unreal attended a circus -- 21 years, to be precise. It has been even longer since Unreal witnessed a performing cat -- like, never. Last night seemed like high time to broaden our horizons. Cat circuses, after all, do not come to St. Louis every day.And so last night w ... More >>
RFT staff writer Aimee Levitt and her cat, Bess, continue their culinary adventure. Not many other people, I've found, cook for their cats. When you meet another cat-chef and they claim to have success, you tend to pay attention. So it was with a lawyer I met at a concert a few weeks ago. During i ... More >>
RFT staff writer Aimee Levitt and her cat, Bess, continue their culinary adventure. Last week I went on vacation. Bess had to stay at home. It made us both sad, but there was nothing to be done. At each of the places where I was planning to crash lived at least one person who had severe cat allergi ... More >>
RFT staff writer Aimee Levitt and her cat, Bess, continue their culinary adventure. As has been established, Bess has a discerning palate. The cat recipes I had so far uncovered were clearly not up to snuff. My mother's golfing group had volunteered to brainstorm and devise what they call "Tabby Ta ... More >>
7 p.m. Thursday, March 27. Vintage Vinyl, 6610 Delmar Boulevard and 7 p.m. Friday, March 28. Saint Louis Art Museum, One Fine Arts Drive, Forest Park
7 p.m. Saturday, May 26. Creepy Crawl (3524 Washington Boulevard).
9 p.m. Friday, May 4. Blueberry Hill's Duck Room (6504 Delmar Boulevard, University City).
9 p.m. Tuesday, May 1. Atomic Cowboy (4140 Manchester Avenue).
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