Oct 30, 2014

November Wallpaper Cat - Coppertop

November wallpaper cat! Click on image for full size, then right click to save as desktop, or select link below for right sizing

It's that time! Our November 2014 Cat of the Month is the venerable orange girl, Coppertop! Coppertop is the fearless feral. She doesn't mind being petted and she will love being your wallpaper....
Wide/HD 16:9 Wide 16:10 Older 4:3 Phone Tablet

Now for Tablets and Smart Phones!
Just pick what you have, a tablet or smart phone version... tap on the link above. When the image loads, tap & hold on the image until the menu pops up. Select "Save," "Save to camera roll" or "Save to library."  Once you have the image, go to your Settings app, select "Wallpaper" and choose new wallpaper from your photo library. That's it! Set your Cat Of The Month as  your lock lock screen too! :)


For Desktop and laptop computers:
Use the links above to pick the size ratio that matches your monitor. Now, I know that many people don't know what display size they have on their monitor - it's okay. The first two are wide monitors. If you have a wide monitor and one image doesn't look quite right, try the other one. The third version is for the older analog tv type displays. We still have a few of them.

Some examples of aspect ratios:
Wide/HD/16:9 - 1024×576, 1152×648, 1280×720, 1366x768, 1600×900, 1920×1080, 2560×1440
Wide 16:10 - 1280x800, 1440×900, 1680x1050, 1920×1200
Old TV 4:3 - 640x480, 1024x768, 1280x1024, 1440x1152 etc.
The size shown in italics above is the actual image size that I've linked to, but as long as you pick the right ratio it will look GREAT on your monitor using "Stretch" or "Fit to screen" as your option when you set an image as your wallpaper.

Click on the link to the image of your choice to see the full size version, then right-click on it (one-button Macs, use CONTROL-Click).and select "Set as Desktop Background".(Firefox) / "Set As Background" (Explorer) - This also saves the image to your computer. Using Firefox, it will usually look best if you use the options "Stretch" and a black background, like this:
Free Cat Desktop Wallpaper - right click and select save as or choose from the links below

The easy right-click desktop wallpaper method works with Safari, Explorer and Firefox. Many versions of the Chrome browser make it a little harder: Right-click and select "Save image as..." Remember where you saved the file. Then go to your desktop, right-click, select the "Desktop" tab, click "Browse" and navigate to the place where you saved this file. Select the file and click OK.


Any problems or questions? Leave a comment and we'll see if we can work it out. Or visit me on Twitter or Facebook.



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Oct 29, 2014

Gizmo the Tabby on a Storage Bin

Gizmo the tabby cat sleeps
On a non-rainy day, friendly Gizmo the tabby cat - the one with the extra-adorable face - sleeps atop a storage bin. Those plastic bins make great supplemental winter shelters for cats, by the way.

Gizmo is very shy yet he is fond of people. He likes to be around them - but also he likes to keep his distance. Perhaps "cautious" would be a good description. He's pretty cute, though.




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