Category Archives: About Cats

Frivolous Friday – How to Safely Restrain Your Cat For an Outdoor Jaunt

Yesterday we talked about keeping cats safely indoors. I know, I know, sometimes it’s not so easy to do. We once adopted a cat who refused to be a housecat. She loved being inside, but insisted on outdoor time, as … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – When Cats Roam

Can you look out your window and see a cat now and then—or maybe often? It may be your own cat enjoying a sunny day on a grassy spot in your yard, a neighbor’s cat wandering through, or a skittish … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Did Your Cat Go Ga-Ga Over the Royal Wedding?

Did you enjoy the royal wedding? Did you watch it or simply review some of the links showing the ceremony and snippets of the reception? Maybe you watched it with friends. Did you serve tea and crumpets? And here’s the … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Cats and Dogs, Unlikely Friends?

We all know people with both dogs and cats who actually get along. One of our neighbors has dogs, cats, and birds—oh yes, and fish in a pond in their backyard. Some cats actually establish strong friendships with other species … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday — Want a Healthier Cat? Pet Her More Often

Sure, petting, brushing, and combing Fluffy (or Fido, or Trigger, or even Bun-Bun and Lizzie) is a wonderful way to bond with your animal, but it also helps you to be more attuned to the animal’s overall health. You, the … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – How Does Your Cat Support You?

We’ve talked all week about support and therapy animals of all types. How many of you have relied on your cat for company, comfort, and/or companionship? Some of you have other types of pets that you adore and depend on … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Can My Kitten Be a Therapy Pet?

What exactly is a therapy pet? Is it the same as a support pet or a service pet? This site gives information about the difference between a service dog and a therapy dog. https://www.disabled-world.com/disability/serviceanimals/dog-rights.php Basically a service dog is trained … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Is the Therapy and Service Pet Concept New?

  We’ve become accustomed to seeing eye dogs, but did you know there are also hearing alert dogs, seizure alert dogs, autism service dog, and medical alert dogs that will alert for migraines, diabetes and even heart issues? For years, … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – My Pet’s Smarter Than Your Pet

You see articles all the time featuring reasons why dogs are smarter than cats or cats are smarter than dogs. But I came across one this week saying that a raccoon may be smarter than either the cat or the … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – What Does Your Cat Smell?

Monday we focused on a cat’s ability to see beyond what we see. Tuesday, we discussed the cat’s amazing hearing. Another super power cats possess is their sense of smell. In fact, I wonder how our cats can even stand … Continue reading

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