Category Archives: About Cats

Thoughts for Thursday – Would You Like to Train Your Cat?

Are you scoffing yet? “Train a cat?” you say. To do what? Sleep sixteen hours a day, beg for food, turn her nose up at the food, sprinkle litter throughout the house, leave fur on everything, scratch furniture, dive for … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – A Little Help From the Cat

Cats like to be involved. I call it helping. Lily helps me tie my shoes when I’m preparing for a walk and remove them when I return. There’s something about the laces that intrigue her. She’s always dragging my cozy … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – When the Cat’s Away

We all know the rest of that saying—the mice will play. Well, what happens when you go away and leave your cat behind? Some people actually set up cameras so they can watch and even communicate with their animals when … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Interesting Cat Poses

We all love funny cat videos. Cats are fun to watch and to photograph. But they certainly aren’t always obliging to the photographer. Here are a few of my bloopers that turned out to be kinda fun. I won’t bore … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Whisker Stress

We’ve talked about this before. Cats have whiskers for a reason—to help them navigate in dim light and to guide them in precarious situations. The theory is that a cat uses his whiskers as a guide in entering a narrow … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – May Day Warning

Are you old enough to remember the Maypole—a pole with colored streamers hanging from it? At school, if you were a lucky one, you’d get to grab a streamer and dance around the Maypole weaving in and out among other … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Driving Miss Kitty

First, let me announce that it’s National Tabby Cat Day. I will celebrate with Lily, even if she isn’t exactly a tabby—she’s a dilute torbie (a pastel tortoiseshell tabby) and she has only a partial M on her head. Now … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – National Pet Parent’s Day

Sunday is National Pet Parent’s Day. This national holiday was created to honor pet owners who care deeply about their cats, dogs, guinea pigs, parrots, and angel fish. We are special, you know, so give yourself a pat on the … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Gumby Cats

I think we all get a kick out of our cat’s antics. Of course we do. How many hours do you spend on facebook and blogs that feature cats? You enjoy watching cats doing funny things as much as the … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Cats in Trouble

Cats and curiosity go together and this sometimes gets our feline friends in trouble. Here’s a short list of CAT-cidents I’ve witness with my own kitties or have heard about. If your cat’s reading this with you let me say, … Continue reading

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