FRIDAY CAT BLOGGING….Are we ready for our closeups? Of course we are! Now, can we please get back to sleep?

BONUS CAT FACTOID: David Bernstein says, “It’s hard to be a cat lover in Israel.” He blames it on weak civil society. Sort of.

UPDATE: And be sure to click here to read about (and see pictures of!) the Sjostrom family’s new 10-day-old kitten, rescued a day before it would have starved and died. Professor Sjostrom obviously has a much softer spot in his heart for cats than he likes to let on. Mazal Tov to you, Bill.