Posts by Kelly Richman-Abdou

August 19, 2019

Here’s the Right Way to Hold Your Cat, According to a Helpful Vet

Have you ever wondered if you’re carrying, picking up, or even petting your cat properly? If so, you’re not alone. Many people are unsure how to best approach their feline friends and, as a result, often do it incorrectly. Fortunately, however, there’s hope, thanks to Dr. Uri Burstyn, aka the Helpful Vancouver Vet. In a “helpful” video, Dr. Burstyn demonstrates how to handle a cat.

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August 16, 2019

Moms Are Celebrating Their “First Day of Freedom” as Their Kids Go Back to School

They say that “the livin’ is easy” in the summertime. However, the season isn’t always a breeze for everyone—just ask parents. Whether spent scrambling to find a babysitter, splurging on summer camps, or staying home with their little ones, June through August can be a tricky time for people with kids—so tricky, in fact, that parents are now celebrating their kids’ “first day of school” as their own “First Day of Freedom.

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August 14, 2019

Adorable ‘Cubebot’ Puzzle Puts a Fun Twist on Traditional Wooden Toys

Recently, we’ve seen a surge in action figures with a creative twist. Inspired by childhood classics, clever designers have come up with a cast of quirky characters, including an enlightened troop of Yoga Joes, a team of Art History heroes, and now the cute and quirky Cubebot. Designed by David Weeks, this little wooden toy is much more than meets the eye. Fun and flexible, Cubebot is part desk decoration, part robot, and part puzzle.

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August 11, 2019

6 of Francisco Goya’s Most Famous Masterpieces

Today, Francisco Goya is widely considered to be one of art history’s most influential figures. Associated with Romanticism, a movement born in the late 18th century, Goya is simultaneously celebrated as one of the last Old Masters and as a forefather of modern art. While these roles may seem incongruent, a look at his most well-known works of art can help make the connection. Here, we present and explore six of Goya’s most famous paintings.

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