Possessive Or Playful Or Both?

by Nora The Piano Cat on March 30, 2014

It seems that lately I’ve garnered quite a reputation in the gossip rags for being possessive of my piano – often to the point of rudeness. And while there is some truth to that (the possessive part, anyway), my reluctance to share the instrument is tempered by my inherent playfulness, as seen in this video of an interaction with one of Betsy’s students.

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New How-To Book from Quirk Books…

by Nora The Piano Cat on March 10, 2014

NoraWithHowToQuirkBook

Being an internet celebrity is not all about the bright lights, cameras rolling, and millions of fans screaming for more. Sometimes I just want to curl up with a good book with plenty of pictures and words to inspire and educate. And boy could I have used this new book from Quirk Books back in 2007 when I began my own rise to internet fame. Well, actually, it’s my purrsonal assistants who could have used it. The book is titled How To Make Your Cat An Internet Celebrity by Patricia Carlin, with photographs (lots of them) by Dustin Fenstermacher (obviously not his real name). It certainly would have made my road a bit less bumpy. (Click image to view larger version of moi with my very own copy.)

C’est la vie! It’s here now, and if you are purrsonal assistant to a feline celebrity hopeful, you should definitely check this book out. Be warned, I am not in it (an accidental oversight by the author, I’m sure), but the information, photos, and humor contained within its 127 pages will delight most anyone – except maybe Grumpy Cat.

Love,
Nora

 

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A Paws-Up To My PAs…

February 26, 2014

A brand new video from Team Nora. What’s Team Nora? Well, as you know, I am a musical diva and an internet phenomenon. But no one who gets to where I’ve gotten gets there alone. My team is made up of my two purrsonal assistants, the mixed media artist Burnell Yow! and the composer, teacher […]

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Have I Been Spoiled By Success?

February 18, 2014

There is a new video, rather one-sided, I might add, that is causing some stir on the internet. In the interest of truth and for the exposure of yet another example of manipulative use of the media, I am providing a link to this video.  

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Coming Soon To Italian TV – Raidue…

February 12, 2014

A meow-essage for my Italian friends and fans: I was recently contacted by the Raidue Network for permission to use images from my website on a TV show called “Animal Chronicles.” It will air on Saturday, February 15th at 10:30 am in Italy. Meraviglioso! http://www.rai.it/dl/rai/guidaTv.html

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I Am Not Keyboard Cat…

January 20, 2014

And if you don’t believe me, ask Billy Joel.

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Nora The Piano Cat Improvises To Bach…New Video!

January 14, 2014

I love Bach! Always have, even as a kitten. Do you have a favorite composer? Someone who inspires you to be creative? Let me know. And if you like this video, please share with family and friends. Thanks, Nora

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Kitty Bungalow Fundraiser in LA…

December 29, 2013

On August 4th, 2013, Kitty Bungalow Charm School for Wayward Cats <www.kittybungalow.org> held a fund-raising event in Los Angeles titled “CATbaret.” I was honoured to have been asked to participate via video footage around which was composed a jazz number. Below is a short video showing highlights of the event. At 1:05 in the video […]

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Humane Society Recognizes True Purr-Sonality…

December 23, 2013

If you, my friend, are a member of the Humane Society (and you certainly should be), please be sure to check Anna Cohen’s wonderful article in the Jan/Feb 2014 issue of the member’s magazine, All Animals. It’s titled “The Cult of Purr-sonaity” and features a five of the most charismatic felines on the Internet today. […]

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A New Video/A New View of Moi!

December 10, 2013

They say if you change your perspective, you get a glimpse of another reality. Well, I don’t know about that, but I do know that certain things become clear when we shift our point of view.

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