Archives for the ‘CATS AND CATERPILLARS’ Category

Is my cat making me crazy?

In the March 2012 Atlantic Magazine, Kathleen McAuliffe explores the notion that Toxoplasma gondii, a microbe found in cat feces, is a mind-controlling parasite that may lead to anxiety, schizophrenia, and car accidents: How Your Cat Is Making You Crazy By KATHLEEN MCAULIFFE Jaroslav Flegr is no kook. And yet, for years, he suspected his […]

Chairman Meow in Brazil!

Chairman Meow was featured in G1, a major news site in Brazil! Here is a screen shot: Full article here. According to this translation, this is the title and story lead: Disease in American cat discovers and creates campaign for the cats on the web Wendy Chao pussy inherited by chance, a friend of […]

The Cat and the Caterpillar

Chapter III of The Fine Art of Raising Butterflies (by Wendy Chao and Chairman Meow) is a short film about a friendship between a cat and a caterpillar: Starring Chairman Meow as The Cat With Alpha, Beta, Gamma, Delta, Epsilon, Zeta, Eta, Theta, and Buddy as The Caterpillar Filmed mostly over the summer of 2011 with […]

Hanging by a Thread

Buddy is now getting ready to enter the pupal stage, and is hanging on the side of a mesh cage by a silk thread. Buddy was not very happy with the photo shoot, and did a lot of wiggling to protest: ***


Part I

It’s really fun to watch the caterpillar eat dill – they eat all day long, and poop out these perfectly spherical little poops that smell like dill. I was hoping to catch Buddy eating on video, because it’s quite mesmerizing (see this photoI took years ago, before the wonders of YouTube). But alas, when I […]