Category Archives: About Cats

Feline Fun Friday – How to Keep Your Cat at Home

Do you let your cat outside? Many of us did back in the day and that has changed for most of us. But we still see cats roaming in our neighborhoods, hiding out under parked cars, wandering through empty lots … Continue reading

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Paws Up for Wednesday – The Million Cat Challenge

Monday, we discussed the effect the pandemic had on the feral cat (and house cat) population. It was dire. Have you heard of the million cat challenge launched in 2014? This was an attempt to save a million cats in … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday—How the Pandemic Has Affected the World’s Cat Population

Humans weren’t the only affected during the events of 2020-2021. Animals were too. I found an interesting study showing how our household cats were affected during this time—what they were up against and how this changed their behavior. Interesting study. … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – How Does Your Cat Do Christmas?

Most of us, who have had cats for a long time, know the dangers of the holidays for cats—toxic plants and flowers that might be brought into the house, the toppling of a beautiful Christmas tree, indoor cats getting out … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – Let’s Honor the Hard-Working Cat Rescue Angels

A few days ago I received the winter edition of Paws for the News, a beautifully done newsletter put out by RESQCATS of Santa Barbara. I have to admit this is not the only newsletter I receive from cat rescue … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – Happy National Cat Lover’s Month

December is National Cat Lover’s Month—something most of us celebrate all year long and have for all of our lives. And the more cats we get to know and the more time we spend observing them, the more deeply we … Continue reading

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Paws Up for Wednesday – New Breakthrough on a Cat’s Purr

You’ve probably read numerous articles stating that no one actually knows what makes a cat purr—how it is mechanically possible. Finally researchers decided that the purr is caused by the relaxing of muscles around the larynx. Makes sense. But there … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – Oh, the Difference a Cat Can Make

Have you ever invited a cat in or brought one home from a shelter or rescued one from a box of kittens in front of a grocery store and realized later that it was meant to be? How often have … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – How Do You Have Fun With Your Cat?

Thanksgiving is over. You are probably one of many who either entertained at home or you spent time in the kitchen preparing a dish to share and had dinner away from home. Either way, it surely upset your cat’s daily … Continue reading

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Paws Up for Wednesday – Other-Abled Cats

We all know that animals, especially, can often overcome a weakness by strengthening another aspect of their body or senses to compensate. One of my grandson’s and his wife adopted a beautiful part Maine coon male after he had many … Continue reading

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