Lucky Stars for August: Furred and Feathered Friends

August 1, 2014 • No Comments They love us unconditionally, teach us things about emotions and love that other humans just can’t. Sometimes they poop on the living room carpet. Ruined carpets aside, we honor our furred and feathered friends with…


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Lucky 7: Enslaved By Ducks

No Comments August 14, 2012 • No Comments “Tarte has an ordinary-Joe voice that makes each chapter a true pleasure, while revealing a sophisticated vision of animals and their relationship to humans.” —Publisher’s Weekly Packed with laughs and heartwarming quirks, this month’s batch…


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Lucky 7 e-books: A Funny Thing Happened

No Comments August 1, 2012 • No Comments A Funny Thing Happened Some laughs come from the belly and make you gasp for air. Some come as chuckles and a wry smile. We offer up seven books that will make you giggle, tee-hee,…


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#Ask6Cats: Kitty Cornered Stars Take Over Twitter

1 Comment July 3, 2012 • 1 Comment Kitty Cornered fan Bombay relaxes beside his new favorite book. Photo courtesy of Tiaré Olivia SlingShot Ferrari. Agnes, Maynard, Frannie, Tina and Moobie aren’t just five of the feline stars from Bob Tarte‘s new book Kitty…


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Cat Scratch Fever: Kitty Cornered Soundtrack

1 Comment June 27, 2012 • 1 Comment Picture courtesy of Kitty Cornered fan Tiaré Olivia SlingShot Ferrari. Ten Catterrific Songs By Bob Tarte For 20 years I somehow managed to crank out a world music review column for The Beat magazine, and…


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Ask 6 Cats: Kitties Answer Cats’ Questions

31 Comments May 31, 2012 • 31 Comments Ask Six Cats by Bob Tarte’s kitties   Kitty comrades, are you having problems dealing with those people who think they own the place? Don’t ask just one fellow cat for advice. Ask the six…


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Publication Day: Kitty Cornered by Bob Tarte

No Comments April 10, 2012 • No Comments Most cat lovers admit to having complicated feline friends. By “complicated,” I mean that your favorite pet manages to rearrange your life to run around his precise schedule (most active at 2 am), his particular…


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Our Fruitcake-Free Holiday Gift Guide

No Comments December 8, 2009 • No Comments Don’t want to give Dad a pair of GoldToe socks again this year? We don’t blame you. That’s why no matter who’s on your list, Algonquin has the perfect gift… For Her Going Away Shoes…