If you're trying to figure out what to do between the hours of 11 a.m.-3 p.m. on May 4, fret no more: You oughta go to The Village at Gleannloch Farms' pet adoption and fundraiser shindig, benefiting Tomball's all-volunteer Abandoned Animal Rescue group.
In addition to tons of cute critters you can ... More >>
In case you hadn't noticed, it was freaking cold last night. Friends for Life, an animal rescue group, knows that feral cats surely noticed the dips in temperature over the last month, so they launched Project WARM in order to help out the critters on cold nights.
The group is seeking donations to ... More >>
Black Friday is nearly upon us, people, and while all those other fools will be out buying flat screen TVs, computers and trampling each other for a $5 DVD player, we pet lovers will be searching for the best possible gifts for our furry little friends. For now, we'll stick with fur because I'm not ... More >>
There's a saying in my family: "Just 'cause a cat has kittens in the oven, it doesn't make 'em biscuits." Roughly translated: You're more than just the product of your environment; there are inherent qualities about yourself that can't be changed, ever.
But the phrase also applies to another dilemm ... More >>
What are you looking at, bitch?I have cats. Yes, I'm a 40-something man with cats. You got a problem? What I have learned over the years is that the biggest pain in the ass when dealing with cats is the litter box. Hair is annoying. Vet bills can be expensive. But the foul ammonia smell of ca ... More >>
Sad kitten is sadA veterinarian who left the Bureau of Animal Regulation and Care after he was caught dispensing controlled substances without proper registration is now accused of botching routine surgeries on four kittens last week at his new job at a low-cost clinic.
Marie Melancon told H ... More >>
We have some great commenters here on Hair Balls, and it's time we paid some damn attention to them.
So we'll be highlighting a Comment of the Day each morning, from the previous day's work. Maybe two comments, even.
This will all be determined by a highly rigorous scientific formula involv ... More >>
Deep in the heart of Montrose, gossip flows as freely as the liquor. Throw club owner Charles Armstrong's name into the mix and you'll get more than an earful, no matter which gay bar you're in.
Everybody knows about the feral cats, for instance. Cats run freely around Montrose like they do ... More >>
Photos by Allison WagonerAcro-Cats
Super Happy Fun Land
February 25, 2011
When Aftermath initially saw the event invitation for the "Cat Circus" at Super Happy Fun Land on Friday, we didn't know how to react. We thought to ourselves, "This could be an actualization of one of our reoccurring ... More >>
Even The Nuge don't bow-and-arrow no pussycatsGenerally, when dudes are described in police reports as "shirtless white male wearing blue jeans, cowboy boots and a cowboy hat" the next words usually aren't "was stopped by officers and given the key to the city for being a distinguished, ... More >>
Ever had the sudden urge to grab a handful of your dirty cat litter and eat it? Me neither, but when Halloween rolls around, it seems that the nastier the presentation, the more acceptably awesome the dessert. With that criteria, this should come in at a "10" in the disgusting department. Imp ... More >>
Oh my God, Miss Pop Rocks,
now you're going to pick on little people? HAVE YOU NO SHAME,
Truth is, I don't. But hear me out. I am not picking on TLC's latest reality stars
-- Houston's very own Jen Arnold and Bill Klein -- because they
are small. I am picking on them because the ... More >>
Wood NewtonSo over the weekend I reconnected with my stepfather Chip Phillips. As a good friend of the late Townes Van Zandt and a decades-long friend (and former long-time roadie for) Steve Earle, Chip's got plenty of good tales from the old days, such as this one from about 1978...
Back the ... More >>
The Houston Humane Society on Almeda Road was in full swing this morning in the very special way it honors the St. Valentine's Day season. On Fix Felix For Free Day, the HHS pledges to neuter 500 male cats for free. No females allowed. There was a limit of five cats per household and appointments we ... More >>