Nubia: 4cats catnip fish toy – Review, Fun photos and giveaway!

Hi everyone,

Today we have a special range of catnip toys for you. These catnip toys are produced by 4cats (click for more details) a German company.

They are using a special catmint filling which we tested out on our little ones and surprisingly Nubia who usually prefers Valerian toys went absolutely mad for this one!

The important thing to know with these toys is that not all cats go mad for catnip. Some cats will instead prefer valerian which is a different plant that causes similar effects to those of catnip!

The substances that causes the ecstatic effect on our house tigers are Nepetalactoneand Actinidine.  On average between 50 and 70 percent of cats are attracted to this, which is why you may find that your own house tiger doesn’t go mad for it.

It is recommended that you supervise your cat while playing with them and ensure to take the toy away once you believe they have played with it enough. If you own more than one cat and they both love catnip its probably best to give each of them one during playtime. ;)

To ensure that your catnip toy lasts longer always put it away in an airtight container.

Oh and a really great tip from 4Cats! Catnip can help wonders with stressful situations so why not put one of these in the carrier for your cat when going to the vet. :)

So let us look at those catnip toys now!


These are the latest toys from 4cats and they come as owl, cat, fish or paw shaped. :)

The second we unpacked the toy (which happens to be in Nubia’s favorite coulour!) she went mad for it. :D


Nubia: *Sniff sniff* What is that @_@


Nubia: Mine!!!!! All mine *rolls around happily*


Nubia: *Lightning speed attack!*

Below you can find a video of little Nubia in action! :)

And well let us just say that she was VERY tired after playing with her new toy. ;)


Nubia: Soo…. sleepy…


Nubia: Me sleepy? No i am awake… I swear!


Nubia: So…. very…. tired… zzzZZZzz….

Now two of you lucky readers will have a chance to win ONE of the lil mats of catnip toy for your own cats! :)

Nubia will give us a paw to selectone of the toys at random per person so the colour you receive may vary from the below:


Nubia: Which one will you get!?!


To enter our giveaway please click here.

You can gain entries with the following methods:

  1. Tweeting about this giveaway
  2. Following us on Twitter and/or Facebook
  3. Following 4cats on Facebook
  4. Leaving a comment on this post stating you’d like to enter (These will be manually added to the giveaway by us)

For more details about 4cats please visit their website by clicking here. (Available in both German and English)

If you would like to find some for your kitties they are available in the UK from Specially 4 cats as well as in the purrfect box subscription service which we have talked about here.

We hope you enjoyed the post and are looking forward to your entry! :)




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Nubia & Oliver: Glowworms! And they are in the flat!

Once again in Barnstaple House two of our favorite kitties are caught in deep conversation…


Nubia: Oli…. Do you think the glowworms over there are tasty?

Oliver: WHAT glowworms? o.O

Nubia: The ones in the lamp… How do the humans catch these anyway? I never see them run around to catch them o.o”

Oliver: Oh right… Those! (Better not tell her that its all electric)


Nubia: Look they have got brighter!!!! I must go and catch them!

Oliver: Noooooo!!!!!!

*Loud crash, broken lamp*

Oliver: Right time to hide I had nothing to do with this….

Nubia: Ouchy :(

Signed by

His Meowjesty King Oliver the Maker of Mischief



Her Meowjesty Queen Nubzilla the Disturber of Peace

Giveaway: The Purrfect & Pawesome box


Hello everyone,

So some of you may remember our previous post and review of The Purrfect box which you can find here!

If you do already know what this is all about, you should be super excited because we are giving away FIVE boxes for either cats or dogs. One each per week for the next 5 weeks. :D

The rules are simple you need to be located in the UK (and it would help to own a cat or dog of course ;) ). Just pop your email address into our giveaway tool by clicking here and gain entries by doing any of the following (you can complete as many as you like to increase your chances of winning):

1. For Tweeting about the event through the GT
2. Follow us or Purrfectbox on Twitter
3. Follow us or Purrfectbox on Facebook
4. Follow us on Pinterest
5. Make a comment stating you would like to enter and your email address on this post (for those that don’t use social media)

We will announce the previous week’s winner in the follow-up post next week! And remember to check back for next week’s post for another chance to win your own purrfectbox and soon your furry friend may be just as happy as Oliver in the below video. ;)

And if you would like to we would love to feature your Purrfectbox unboxing story on our Blog!

So don’t forget to enter into the giveaway by clicking here and your cats soon will join Oliver and Nubia in unpacking one of these fabulous boxes. :D



Let me know if you have any questions or comments! :)




Mews: This Kitten’s Mom Rejected Her. What Happened After She met This Golden Retriever is just amazing

Hi everyone,

We found this amazing and heart warming story the other day and just had to share it with you all.

What happened after this cat met a Golden Retriever stole the heart of the online community! And it is a brilliant proof of how cats and dogs don’t have to be enemies ;)


Ichimi the kitten was rejected by her own mother. Lost and alone, Ichimi had a slim chance of survival on her own. Luckily, the orphaned kitten was rescued into a loving family.




Ichimi’s new family has fostered many homeless kittens, so Ichimi’s arrival at their home was accepted by all of the other pets in the family. But the moment Ponzu the Golden Retriever saw Ichimi, he instantly fell in love and started caring for her.


Naturally nurturing, Ponzu has fostered little kittens and seems to have a soft spot for the little needy ones. After losing his previous foster kitten to a new forever home, he was heart broken, but then he found Ichimi, who was desperate to be loved. The two instantly bonded and now Ponzu is very protective of his little kitten and refuses to let her out of his sight. Ponzu and Ichimi are so bonded, that they do everything together.



And whatever they do together it is just adorable and cute!




Thank you everyone! We hope you enjoyed this news the original post can be found here.



Book Review: The Red Claw


Hi everyone,

It is time for another book review!

“Kamikaze” Xander de Hunter is the Sea Purrtector, appointed by Catamundo. His job is to help cats wherever he advises his human’s to drop anchor. Due to the important nature of his work, he must endeavour to keep his role a secret – especially from the prying eyes of Dogdom.

The Purrsident’s littermate, Dame Esmeralda, has been catnapped and only Kamikaze Xander is the right cat for the job.

He sets sail for Jamaica to rescue her, but will he arrive in time? Is the kidnapping just bait for a trap laid by Dogdom?

The Red Claw by Jeanne Foguth is a great mid-length book for young readers who love animals – cats in particular! Xander’s mission takes him through the flora and fauna of Jamaica, where he meets the plucky Sharkey and a few unexpected allies.

If you enjoy stories with a science fiction/fantasy twist, you may enjoy The Red Claw. :)


Especially for our readers, we have a fantastic discount code! This will let you purchase The Red Claw at the special price of $0.99 in ebook format!! (Valid until the end of November)

Simply click this link –

Choose the ebook version that works best for you, and enter this coupon code at the checkout screen – GQ76E

You can find more books by Jeanne Foguth and get in touch at her official website:

Thanks for reading, folks, and I hope you enjoyed the review!


Oliver & Nubia: Happy #TRT – Tummy Rub Tuesday Latest photos + ongoing challenge! (Week 13)

Welcome back friends and followers

It is time for Week 13 of tummy rub tuesday! :D

(To find out how to enter your own cats please scroll down to the bottom of the post or to make it easier for you leave a comment with a link to your photo!)

This weeks entrances are below:


Flower and…


… Smokey who have been submitted by Suzanne via email. :)


This beautiful tummy shot of Lockheed has been submitted by arts by cats whom you can visit here.


And a special entry from Cats at the bar


And another special entry from Eddie and Layla whom you can visit here.


And this is from Cats, Crafts and Chaos whom you can visit by clicking here.

Please find below last weeks entries in case you missed them. :D


We found this super cute neko in Matsuyama in Fuji Grand Mall :D


And this one we found in the Tokyu Hands department store in Ikebukero – Tokyo.


Shiva and…


… Jaya from their blog with the same name that you can find here.


Findus! He belongs to Alex one of our Facebook admins. :)

Now we need ALL of you! You want to see your cat featured and join our fun blog roll? Follow the steps below. :D

All you need to do is post a photo or photo story of your furfriend on your own Blog and add your link onto our linky app by clicking on the below photo or by clicking here or by leaving a comment with a link back to your post.

Should you not have an own Blog you can even participate by sending us an email with your photo to – just let us know what you would like to have listed as source! :)

And to make it fair your cat photos don’t have to be a tummy shot we do understand that not all cats like showing off their belly! So any fun photo story will be fine but tummy ones will be even better :D

weekly photo challenge

And on next weeks #TRT we will be posting photos with links back to all you guys in the weekly Tummy Rub Tuesday post!!!

Lil Miss Nubia would like to say thanks:


And not to forget Oliver!


For once again entering our #TRT. :)



Mews: Katzenworld teaming up with Zeusvision

Zeus-logo-singleHi guys,

We have some exciting news to share with you! We are going to team up with Zeusvision to have our Blog featured on buses in Los Angeles! So if you live in the area keep an eye out for our campaign and take some photos to share with us all. :D

So you are probably wondering at this point what Zeusvision is all about?

Well so far large advertising on buses has only been available to big players such as movie companies! Zeusvision will change this forever. It is giving all of us a chance to make announcement and adverts for the things that we really care about.

And what is even better is that it is easy to use as you can create and manage your campaigns using a phone, tablet, laptop or standard Computer! :) So stay tuned and look out for our advert on the buses of LA – We shall make sure to report back how the campaign worked out for us afterwards!


Will you be able to spot us on a bus like this?

Also please find below more details provided by Zeusvision about their campaign which launches as of today!

Zeusvision is gigantic, these are 40ft buses built from the chassis up with 31ft digital screens on each side and a theatre quality QSC audio system that delivers some of the best sound money can buy. To experience Zeusvision in-person is to experience something amazing.

Zeusvision was envisioned by Giovanni Wolfgang (CEO and inventor of Zeusvision) as a public messaging platform that anyone could use to get their personal message or commercial advertisement out in highly visible public spaces. Advertising is just one usage example, however a soccer mom could use Zeusvision to congratulate her daughter’s winning team, announce a wedding or birthday, or say something special in a big way to her husband on their anniversary. The idea is to make influential media accessible to everyone, because you might have something to say that deserves more attention than the comment section on the bottom of a Facebook post.

Outdoor advertising in big cities is dominated by large conglomerates because outdoor signage is tied to real estate. Like it or not outdoor advertising in big cities is an elitist business; just like the other major media outlets: TV, radio, and print.

Zeusvision digital media buses run in the most sought-after locations in Los Angeles like Hollywood, Santa Monica, and Beverly Hills, along with the the trendy retail shopping areas frequented by locals and tourists. The Zeusvision Public launch will bring Zeusvision buses to the top 10 DMA markets with other markets soon to follow.

Currently our clients are exclusively made up of Fortune 500 companies (e.g., Warner Bros, NBC, Universal Pictures, Disney). The cost of a Zeusvision bus is about $100,000 per month, however Zeusvision Public changes all of that by making exclusive outdoor advertising an even playing field for everyone. This will change the balance of power in the outdoor advertising industry indefinitely. With packages starting at $99, almost anyone can get involved.

Please find below a video of an example usage of their buses:

We believe it is a great thing that now us normal people will be able to make ads for our special days, be this the double digit birthday of your cat or your children’s graduation from school! The options are limitless and luckily the price is no longer impossible to pay for such an unforgettable moment. :)


Our own ad will be running for about 2 weeks in early November so don’t forget to keep an eye out for it. :) We certainly can’t wait to share the photos and videos of our ad with you. :D

And in the meantime why not checkout their website here.




Jack & Vera: Special Moments together <3


Hi everyone,

Today we have a special recap of all the moments together of Jack & Vera!


Jack & Vera: When we were little!


Jack & Vera: With almost matching color bags ;)


Jack & Vera: Inside our scratch tree!


Jack & Vera: On the sofa!


Jack & Vera: And on the bed!


Jack & Vera: Have a great day everyone! <3

Signed by

His Meowjesty Prince Jack also known as “Sir Purr-A-Lot”



Her Meowjesty Princess Vera

Oliver: The cutest cat from here to Mexico!

That silly mouse from Mexico was yesterday!

Today it’s time for me your cute little Tuxedo cat – Oliver <3


Doing some cat-Yoga =D


Using that silly cube toy the humans bought as a pillow <3 (Much more useful this way than it being a toy don’t you agree!)


And a close-up sleepy picture just to proof that I am indeed the CUTEST cat from here to Mexico :D (And dare I say in the entire universe ;o?)

Signed by

His Meowjesty King Oliver the Maker of Mischief

Mews: The country in which we are allowed to drive cars!

Oliver: OMC. Nubes!!! Have you seen the photos of the humans from the far away country of Germany???

Nubia: Nope? Why! Have they brought some more cheese rollies snacks back *happy tail-flap and drooling* @_@

Oliver: No. But we are allowed to drive in that country!

Nubia: Riiiiiight… Oli… Show me your eyes! Have you been on too much cat-nip again???


Oliver: Look!!!!! There is one

Nubia: Right….


Oliver: And another one!

Nubia: Yeah yeah… bare with me a moment looking for my human to cat dictionary… Hmmmmm Meow meow

Oliver: So?

Nubia: It’s an advert for car rental and a play on human words!

Oliver: What do you mean?

Nubia: Simple. The German word for car rental place is Mietshaus and they spelled it Miezhaus because Miez sounds like a cute word for cat in German! Hence pictures of our relatives. Though I have to meow that this is a pretty cute advert!

Oliver: Oh. What a shame. :( I really wanted to go to drive a car over there!

Nubia: Probably better for all of us if you don’t Mr catnip junkie. :O

Signed by

His Meowjesty King Oliver the Maker of Mischief


Her Meowjesty Queen Nubzilla the Disturber of Peace