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November 02, 2004
I added Ross, Rachel, Joey, Monica, Phoebe, Little Bit and Chandler's stories, you can find them using this link
October 24, 2004
The catcam and the weather page information are now updated twenty-four hours a day.
June 18, 2004
Added extended weather to the weather page, where you can also find your local weather
May 15, 2004
Moved lisaviolet.com to a new host.
July 20, 2003
Added lisaviolet's interactive story page .
July 19, 2003
Added twenty-one web tools (automatically generate cut and paste code for html, mouseover, menus, forms, tables and more) to the sitehelp site.
June 20-July 13, 2003
Moved lisaviolet.com to a new host. It should run more quickly and be more reliable now.
May 30, 2003
Added five stories to the declaw site. Added pages 60 through 70 to the family album.
March 20, 2003
Added Oliver's story. Updated Boney's story.
March 18, 2003
Added a message board to the catcam page.
March 17, 2003
Revamped lvdesigns.com. Brought back the weekly poll.
February 15, 2003
Added a chatbox.
December 19, 2002
Added Moka and Pepper's stories to the Declaw Stories page.
December 18, 2002
Revamped my Affiliations page.
December 11, 2002
Added Finding Your Lost Cat.
December 6, 2002
Added page 23 to the sunset section.
December 4, 2002
I revamped the Declaw Menu I added buttons to the declaw stories to make them more easily navigated.
December 3, 2002
Added two articles by Jean Hofve, DVM to the Declaw Menu
December 1, 2002
The Sunsets page of the website has been revamped.
November 7, 2002
I changed the way I'll be doing my diary. It looks the same, but the newest entry will be at the top and the reader can leave comments or a "Karma" rating. November 02, page 1
November 6, 2002
Put a new "updates" bar at the top of certain pages, removed the "update" graphic.
November 3, 2002
Added our latest "trip report" area to the Disney page
October 1, 2002
Added a "trip report" area to the Disney page
September 27, 2002
The webrings are back up. Feel free to rejoin.
the cathouse webring Educate! Don't Amputate! WebRing
September 24, 2002
Added 31 declaw stories. Added 4 pages of pictures to the family album.
September 15, 2002
Lisaviolet designs store is back online, ready to take orders: lisaviolet designs.
September 09, 2002
Added games to Benny's. They are listed out on a new page: New Games.
August 19, 2002
Added pages about the Pines fire to the Ranchita site
August 10, 2002
Added pages to the Ranchita site
July 29, 2002
Redid the send mail page. Now it's a form instead of individual mail addresses. Too much spam.
July 11, 2002
Added pages 33 through 55 to the family album
February 13, 2002
Added another page of backgrounds (page 9) to the cardshoppe. Also added another Valentine card..
February 12, 2002
Added Valentine backgrounds to the cardshoppe. Also changed the method of viewing the backgrounds..
February 9, 2002
Added two more games to Benny's. PanneRotto and a different type of Pong game, BAP..
February 3, 2002
Added Autumn's story
December 23, 2001
Added 16 more wallpapers to the cardshoppe Added two games to Bens Den: Moonstar 2 and a 3D maze..
December 06, 2001
Moved all of the cards to the new cardshoppe. The old card page will be disabled in two weeks.
Added about new sixty images.
October 08, 2001
The new cardshoppe is up and running. I'll be adding the images from the old cardshoppe as time allows.
September 22, 2001
Joined more affiliates and added them all to the affiliate page.
September 15, 2001
Updated the crossword game in Ben's den. You can now undo a play and switch your letters. You can also send a message to the players when you finish your turn.
September 5, 2001
A Kids 'n Cats section, with information on toxoplasmosis and pregnancy, bringing home baby and training toddlers Added another camera, this one in the office.
August 26, 2001
Added a table tutorial to the sitehelp section Added the kittens' stories. You can find links at the cats page.
August 20, 2001
Added a new section to the cathouse. Site help to help people get their webpages up and running.
August 12, 2001
Major update to the backyard page.
July 01, 2001
Added more stories to the declaw section.
May 22, 2001
You now only need two players to play the Scrabble game in Ben's Den. The Find It 2 game has been updated to thirty playing levels.
May 18, 2001
Added a remote control for the roof camera on the "live video" page of the weather section.
March 29, 2001
I added eight pages of pictures to the family album.
March 04, 2001
Moved the declaw pages to their own subdomain, declaw.lisaviolet.com. Please change your bookmarks.
February 28, 2001
Added three more stories to the declaw section: Rescuer, Pinky, and Laura.
February 18, 2001
Added three more stories to the declaw section: Earl, Sunny and Sandy, and Deborah. Updated the Battleship game
February 16, 2001
Reinstalled the archives for the catcam when I found out that more people viewed them than I realized. Reset the camera refresh rate to three minutes.
February 15, 2001
After a minor maintenence problem, the patiocam is back up.
February 12, 2001
Removed the archives for the catcam, realizing that it was taking to long to upload images. Set the refresh rate to thirty seconds.
January 23, 2001
I have a new links page
January 6, 2001
Added three new games to Benny's. Rush Hour, Pingpong and Nibbly. Added more pictures on the Ranchita site.
January 2, 2001
Added a weekly poll lisaviolet designs
December 21, 2000
have a new website up: http://www.pinwheelmoment.com Added two more designs to lisaviolet designs
December 9, 2000
The new camera is on the roof (check out the weather page). I've added another cam page, the patio cam. Live, streaming video is also available.
December 5, 2000
Extremely frustrated with the amount of time it was taking for the catcam pictures to upload, I changed the software to send the images to catler.org and just point to them from lisaviolet.com. So far, the ninety second update seems to be working. Lately, it had been taking upwards of fifteen minutes for one image to upload.
December 3, 2000
Using the same applet I used in benny's den, I added the applet to every one of the declaw pages. Many hits were coming to individual pages from outside of this site. It appeared as though people didn't realize how many pages there are in reference to declawing.
December 2, 2000
I finally made a menu applet for Ben's Den, which lists out every page on that site. I was getting the feeling that the entire room wasn't getting explored and people weren't experiencing the joy of Ben's Den. *g*
December 1, 2000
I created a new forum for users of the SameGame. It seems that's a pretty popular little applet.
November 25, 2000
I've updated the affiliates page. One of the companies has gone out of business (mothernature.com) and two no longer use affiliates. I've removed those. I did sign the cathouse up with igive.com. In Benny's, I've added five games. Snakepit, the Same Game, Word Search, a Tank game and another Find It game. The Battleship game has been upgraded, also. I updated "About the cathouse" to reflect more about what can be found here on the cathouse and explained how to navigate the site.
November 16, 2000
Added the latest Splash Mountain pictures to the Disney page
November 11, 2000
Added a five day Daily Tabular Data, with ten minute updates while I'm online Joined the Weather Underground weather page
October 6, 2000
I upgraded the top fifty cat sites page. If you had joined previously, you will need to re-sign up. I also added a list for the top fifty cat cams, so if you have a live webcam with cats as the subject, feel free to join.
October 6, 2000
Added a Scrabble like crossword puzzle to the gameroom. You can invite three internet friends to play.
October 4, 2000
Added a "Top Site" listing. lisaviolet.net email is now working.
Weekend of September 23, 2000
Moved lisaviolet's cathouse (lisaviolet.com) from the YaScroo host (was Simplenet, then YaScroo took over) to CommuniTech.
September 19, 2000
I added Mystie's and Katie's pages
September 14, 2000
I've moved both of my webrings from the commercial host (Yahoo). If you belong to the Cathouse ring or the Educate!! Don't Amputate!! ring, you will have to re-sign up.
September 5, 2000
September 4, 2000
I've listed out some informative and fun cat books on the Amazon.com link on the affiliate page (click on "support the cathouse" on the menubar at the top of this page).
August 16, 2000
I'm in the process of removing the banners, index links and email links and putting the navigation bar (see the top of this page) on all of the pages to make getting around the cathouse easier.
July 22, 2000
Added three more games to Ben's Den; Iridium, MoonStar and Rock, Paper, Scissors. Added a new free mail service for the ranchitaranch domain. Starting Monday, July 24, 2000, there will be a scheduled holistic chat for alternative treatments for our pets
July 21, 2000
Added to the anti-declaw section, pictures taken during a declaw surgery
June 26, 2000
You can now sign up for automatic updates (just fill in the form above)
June 24, 2000
Tally's Tales are back!! Registration is working on the Cliffie game for those who want to try their hands at winning a teeshirt
June 21, 2000
Added three more games to Benny's gameroom, "Benny", "Splat" and "Pigs" The high score is working on the Cliffie game
June 19, 2000
Added four games to Benny's gameroom, "Find It", "Defender of the Moon", Yahtzee, and "Tux on the Run"
June 8, 2000
The live video for the backyard camera now runs ten minutes (up from two)
June 4, 2000
Added a vet tech's guide to training cats not to scratch to the declaw section
June 3, 2000
Added Maya's Story to the cathouse; Maya is an internet rescue kitty. It is in journal format and will be updated Added links to the general store, dogs, breeders and personal pages Added George's story to the tributes page
June 2, 2000
Added a cat health forum to Benny's Fun Forums
May 31, 2000
Added an affiliate banner for Andy's Garage--great prices and selection, wonderful customer service
May 20, 2000
Finally got the remote arm set up on the weather camera, now I can change where the camera is aimed; look foward to some beautiful, live San Diego sunsets Added a back function for those who use the right click to go back
May 13, 2000
Upgraded Ben's Chatrooms. You can now ignore other people (you don't see their messages)
May 11, 2000
Added Pew's story to the declaw page. Pew is a cat at my vet's office
May 7, 2000
Moved lvdesigns to a different domain host
April 1, 2000
Added live video to the weather page
March 21, 2000
Added a page about why I set up the weather page and what hardware and software I used
March 20, 2000
Changed the way the two player (you can invite an internet friend and chat while you play) checkers game in Ben's Den looks.
March 15, 2000
Changed the way email is sent. Email links now go to a single page, where different subjects are listed
March 8, 2000
Added a four day forecast to the weather site
March 6, 2000
Added a camera to the weather page
March 5, 2000
Added the local weather to ben's den (we got the weather station set up)
March 2, 2000
Added Ramona's, Eileen's and Arthur's story to the declaw page Added a game, "Cliffie" to ben's den
February 29, 2000
Added more forums to benny's fun forums---a forum for dreams and a forum for gardening
February 20, 2000
Added 28 more background images to the postcards
February 19, 2000
I added more table and font colors for the postcards. I also added a popup window option to view the colors/backgrounds on the cards. I always disliked having to preview an entire card to see what colors looked best with which background.
February 9, 2000
Added more Valentine's cards
February 7, 2000
The Cathouse Cardshoppe now has Valentine's cards. More to be added.
February 5, 2000
Updated the postcard page. You now have more options, such as choosing a different background.
February 4, 2000
I think I finally got the affiliate ads down. To get to the affiliate page, just click on the banner above. I think that looks nicer than regular banner ads.
January 31, 2000
Added banner ads to some of the pages. *sigh* Got to make money, someway.
January 30, 2000
Added more forums to Benny's fun forums...music related
January 29, 2000
Moved Benny's fun forums to a faster server
January 11, 2000
Added Razzerz' story to the declaw page
January 07, 2000
I got highspeed internet access yesterday, a cable modem. Now that I can do things more quickly online, the new image for the catcam uploads every minute and a half. I changed the java reload page accordingly and added more pages for the entire set of pictures for the last four hours (one hundred and sixty total).
December 28, 1999
Added sites to the following link pages: dogs, miscellaneous, breeders, general store, important causes and personal pages
December 26, 1999
Added a driving game to Ben's Den gameroom Also at Benny's, the first television show is running on BDTV
December 20, 1999
Added a page about internet "trolls" Added Pistachio's story to the declaw page
November 26, 1999
Added a crossword puzzle to Ben's Den (on the table)
November 25, 1999
Added our latest disney passport Added a program where you can recommend the page you are on to a friend (the page must have the recommend button on it)
November 21, 1999
Added a page for fun links
November 11, 1999
Added Freddy's story to the declaw page. Was sent in by a woman who works for a vet
November 6, 1999
Added Peter's story
November 5, 1999
I added a new game to Ben's Den, "Concentration"
November 2, 1999
Added Mr. Twink's and Kidders' story to the declaw stories
October 27, 1999
Added a forum where you can find all of the statutes in each state for animal abuse
October 26, 1999
Added links to personal home pages, breeders, and the general store
October 25, 1999
I added more regular Halloween cards
October 23, 1999
I added more java Halloween cards
October 20, 1999
Put up the latest Splash Mountain picture. And I didn't cover my face. Added another declaw horror story...Abigail's story
October 13, 1999
Added Magnolia's story to the declaw section The Halloween cards are back up and I'm in the process of adding more
October 2, 1999
Designed the teeshirt for the blockbuster winner, put it up for viewing
September 30, 1999
On the pages with music, I added a link to http://www.liveupdate.com, for the Crescendo player. This will give the surfer the option to prevent the music from playing on his system. I also disabled the automatic replay.
September 29, 1999
Added twentyfour new postcards
September 28, 1999
Now you can send postcards in advance
September 23, 1999
Neatened up the first webcam page
September 21, 1999
I added a little streaming video (java) to the webcam Listed out how many "toonas" which three of a kind wins on the slot machine in Ben's Den
September 20, 1999
Added more sites to the cat breeders, dogs and personal links pages
September 15, 1999
On benny's chatrooms I added more emoticon images to the chat, as well as a listing of them, available through the chatroom help page. And, finally, the high score function is working on the "Tetris" game in Ben's Den gameroom. Beginning in October, the high score of the month wins a free teeshirt.
September 12, 1999
On benny's chatrooms you can now register your "nickname" so that no one else can use it. Also added more word substitutions for the "naughty word" function.
September 10, 1999
On benny's forums there is a survey set up to share a little bit about yourself.
September 5, 1999
The mailbag page is finally set up. This is where I share some of my email from readers of my diary. Changed the poker game in Ben's Den. A more detailed version with the capability of splitting and doubling bets.
September 4, 1999
A vet on a bulletin board posted about euthansia It's very helpful and it's now on my website.
September 2, 1999
I got Jackie's page up. (Jackie is our new arrival).
August 23, 1999
I added two new awards, one I just received today, from Nancy at NetJunkies. To find out why, go to lisaviolet's guestbook and read her entry. Bring tissues.
August 20, 1999
Added two new games to Ben's gameroom. A "pacman" game and another version of "tetris", this one looks more like the original.
August 16, 1999
I finally got the rest of the smileys added to the cathouse forums. I think they are fun. I also added instructions for them on the help portion of the forums.
August 13, 1999
I finally caught up with adding the awards I've received. I hadn't added any since the beginning of March. links....added to important causes, health, noncat, breeders, personal cat pages. I also started putting the date the page was added to the links.
August 11, 1999
Added more rooms to Benny's chat. Changed the logon and logoff URL. Got the lisaviolet forums back up. You can get there from lisaviolet forums. Click on "the cathouse forums". So far, there are only two, one for television discussion and one for bad (as in stupid) jokes. If you have any suggestions, please let me know.
August 10, 1999
Ben's Den....added a new chatroom.....click on the telephone in the den to access the chat. In this chatroom, using smilies is a treat, and you can even make private rooms. Added this page
August 7, 1999
Added a new forum...."cat fight!!!".....
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