Category Archives: About Cats

Newsday Tuesday – Like Cats? Visit a Cat-Friendly Store

I’ve heard of people who travel all over the place to visit shops, libraries, and other establishments where there are one or more cats. Trina and Greg Samson log such cats at their website and they currently list 470 of … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Hidden Household Dangers For Cats

People wonder how I come up with ideas for my blog posts 5 days a week for the last 10-and-a-half-years. I have to stop and wonder sometimes, myself. That’s around 2,600 posts. Well this post was born of this picture … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – More About the Cat’s Meow

If you have more than one cat or have had numbers of cats over the years, you know that each cat speaks a slightly different language. Katy was a Himalayan from a kitten mill in Missouri and that beauty had … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Fall Kitten Explosion

Kittens in the fall? It’s possible—more so in certain years and climates than others. Our Sophie was born in August—way after (or before) traditional kitten season. Our local human society shelter is alive with kittens right now. I’m told it’s … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Are You Related to Your Cat?

I enjoy exploring the connection between the big cats and our sweet domestic kitties. I know that the house cat comes from wild cats, but it still blows my mind to realize that Lily and Sophie (as well as your … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – When it Involves Cats, See Something—Say Something

Have you ever known someone or knew of someone who kept more cats than seemed logical or healthy? Maybe you’re aware of someone who attracts feral cats to the neighborhood by feeding them. I was once aware of a house … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – What About Petting? Your Cat, I Mean

Does he like it or not? Does your pleasure and desire to pet your cat come with rules and reservations and limitations? Lily has that kind of fur you want touch and run your fingers through. It’s medium long, fluffy, … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Zoo Fun

One of my bucket list dreams is to visit the Irwin’s amazing animal preserve in Australia. Yes, I love animals and I love visiting preserves and zoos. What animals do you navigate toward when you visit a zoo? If you’re … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Holy Snickers Bar! Talk About an Overweight Cat!

Cinder-Block is a sweet solid grey cat who lives in the UK and who, by some food fetish or maybe a genetic quirk, has become…well, there’s no polite way to put it…she’s FAT. Really fat. Her owner wasn’t able to … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – It’s National Cat Day

When I was a child I remember asking my parents why is there Mothers Day and Fathers Day and no kids day? They told me that every day is kids day. I think you could say the same for most … Continue reading

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