welcome to the daily mews


Hello and welcome to thedailymews.com. Here you'll find everything on all things feline. Why not subscribe to our FREE monthly Mewsletter. You'll see a link further down on this page. Lots of great articles for you to enjoy, plus the caption competition to enter.


Thanks for stopping by!



Squirt is on paw to help

Does your cat have some burning issues that he'd like help with?  

If you have a cat problem then click here and our new feline expert will be on paw to help and advise you...


Catnip Corner

Catnip Corner

My main passions in life are cats and writing and this new section combines both quite nicely. This blog is the chatty bits which are usually found at the beginning of the Mewsletter and the Scratching Post but in a bid to make both of them more user friendly, I am cutting the chatter and putting it into a blog. I hope that you'll take time out to read them and more importantly, enjoy them! I always welcome feedback so please write to me using the contact us box.

Thank you for reading.

paws for thought

Paws For Thought

a place where you can stop off at any time of the day to rest a while; put your feet up; have a drink and relax – perhaps with your favourite feline on your lap or nearby.

Paws for Thought is a collection of quotations written by people from all walks of life on their passion for cats. I do hope you’ll enjoy them enough that you’ll want to come by often to just sit and find peace with your feline companion while you read.

A Message from Pauline

Neuter and spay keeps the vet away (sort of) ...

cat cononyA strange new tomcat had come to live in the district, and all the she-cats were wondering what he was like for romance. One day, one of the she-cats said: 'Well, I'm going to take a chance.' And she hopped over a wall to see the new fellow.

She was gone some time, and when she came back, the others said: 'What's he like?'

She said: 'He's a dead loss... It took him half an hour to tell me about his operation.'

Although this is a joke, (or meant to be – don’t shoot the messenger, I didn’t write it!) it does carry a message.  Neutering your cats is the right thing to do – both for the females and for males.  It’s not a macho thing to leave your tom intact, and I have seen men wince when I’ve mentioned getting my boys neutered.  And contrary to myth, female cats DO NOT NEED to have one litter of kittens before they are spayed. 

What a cat doesn’t have, won’t be missed. So, by neutering your tom, he won’t miss out on romancing the females, getting into serious fights with other entire males, and suffering horrific injuries – or death – on the roads.  He won’t miss them because having been neutered, he won’t have the need or the urge to do those things.

Likewise, with a female.  Having her spayed, she won’t start calling for a male and keep you awake half the night with her pleas to get outside.  Then there are the kittens – getting them rehomed into good homes.  All kittens are adorable, who doesn’t love the magic of having scampering kittens around the place but all too often, four kittens can become sixteen, and so they keep multiplying until you’ve got a houseful of kittens, cats and smells.

So, make this year the year you get your boys and girls neutered and spayed for the benefit of their health, your wallet (vet fees, food) and your relationships (family, friends and neighbours might rush round to see five or six new little kittens, but will draw the line at hundreds – and the smell that comes with a house full of unneutered toms and unspayed females).




Cat Calls - What's New Pussycat!!

LexiLexi: Hey Dezi do you know what time of year it is? 

Dezi: It's winter time Lexi, and it's cold with a lot of grey days. What's the big deal? Dezi

Lexi: Well yeah, there's that, but it's also Christmas time. The time of year when for just a little while lots of peeps (people) that aren't normally nice, get a little nicer and those year round good hearted folks go overboard. MOL Everybody's shopping and buying all kinds of gifts and lots of food all to celebrate one day.

Dezi: Oh Lexi me loves the Christmas lights and the yummy smells from mommy's candles. 

Lexi: Me too Dezi. I hope those candles never burn away. But the real reason for the season has nothing to do with mommy’s candles or all the shopping and food or even the lights we like so much. Although our Lord, Jesus, wasn't actually born on December the 25th, that's the day we celebrate His birth. God's gift to the entire world. The Bible says in John 3:16, "For God so loved the world, that He gave his only Son, that whoever believed in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life." 

Dezi: So the point of Christmas sissy is Love right?


Lexi: Yep Dezi, Love and Jesus. You know we are really blest. We have a mommy who loves us so much she would give her life for ours and we would do the same. And we have a warm and comfortable home to live in and a cosy bed to sleep on.

Dezi and LexiDezi: Oh Lexi we are blest. You know me has a Blest Sunday post on our blog, Deziz World every week. We have so many pawsome furiends and opportunities thanks to the internet on top of our furever home and mommy. But there are kitties that don't have what we do. And at this time of year when it turns cold and nasty outside they really struggle to survive. 

Most everybody has heard about ferals. Just because these kitties live outside and are afraid of humans doesn't mean they don't suffer or that they can take the changing weather. We know a lot of peeps that take care of feral colonies. Most of them use their own money to feed and spay/neuter and provide vet services when they're needed. It's kind of a thankless job, because the world never hears about most of them. A feral caretakers' reward is the day one of those ferals trust them enough to allow the peep to touch them; even if it's just for a minute.

Lexi: Yeah Dezi taking care of ferals is a big job and we appreciate all those who do it. But there are lots of animals in shelters and rescues the world over waiting for their forever home too. While we don't think kitties and puppies make very good surprise gifts, they are great gifts for those who are willing to invest a lifetime of love and care into them. So if you know of someone who wants a new furry for Christmas, please adopt and save a life. Mommy says adoption actually saves 3 lives. The one of the animal you took out of the shelter making room to save another and the human whose life will be forever changed by the furry addition to their family.

Dezi: Oh Lexi you are so right. We would really like to encourage everyone to look around you this season. There are a lot of ways to help the ferals and shelter animals even if you can't bring one into your home. Donations of food, litter, cleaning supplies, time and money are just a few things needed to help these peeps continue to save lives. 

Dezi and LexiLexi: This year can also be hard on humans too. A lot of people are alone at this time of year and they get really sad. Like Dezi said, look around you this season, we bet you know one of these people. A kind word and a smile will go farther than you think. After all, this is the season to share a little of that love that God showed you. 

We'll wrap it up for now, and say thank you for sharing and being a part of our lives this past year.

Dezi: Oh yes sissy, we are so grateful for all our friends and readers. We're keeping you all in our hearts and purrayers and wish you health, joy and lots of love in the coming year.

Lexi and Dezi: Merry Christmas to you all from all of us.

Love and Hugs and Kitty Kisses

Lexi, Dezi and mommy Audra 






Speaking "Cat"















Sponsored Advert

Valentine Cats

Subscribe to the Mewsletter

Why not donate and help support the website? Simply click the button below to donate now or click here for more information on "Friends of the Mewsers"

This Week
Last Week
This Month
Last Month
All days

Your IP:
Server Time: 2020-02-28 19:34:48

Flag Counter


The Very Best Toy for Cats

"Of all the [cat] toys available, none is better designed than the owner himself. A large multipurpose plaything, its parts can be made to move in almost any direction. It comes completely assembled, and it makes a noise when you jump on it."

Stephen Baker

Sponsored Advert