Category Archives: Cat Safety

Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – New Technology a Danger to Cats

I have experienced it myself—suddenly realizing a car was approaching in a parking lot or on the street, but not having heard it behind me. It’s those darn, quiet electric cars. Especially on a freshly paved roadway, where car tires … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Holiday Decorations Are Not For Cats

There are so many things about the holidays that can pose a danger to our cats. Indoor cats can slip out through an open door as people come and go. They might find a helping of food that could make … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Halloween Cats

Will you be dressing your cat this Halloween? I’m sure you’ve seen some hilarious costumes on cats and dogs and even children on Facebook and Instagram this year. I saw a picture of a greyhound dog dressed like a greyhound … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Indoor versus Outdoor Cats

I know we cover this topic every once in a while. Most of you know that we keep our cats inside. The last cat we had that went in and out was Dinah. We adopted her from a local shelter … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Outdoor Cat Safety During the Pandemic

If you have an indoor/outdoor cat, you could be in greater danger of being infected by the corona virus—yes, through your cat. I’m not suggesting that your cat could catch the virus and transmit it to you—not in the usual … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Cats With Wheels

Does your cat like riding in cars? Have you introduced him to a stroller? Do your kids take the family cat for a ride in their wagon or in the basket on their bicycle? While most cats won’t tolerate even … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Cat Staves Off Coyotes, But Not All Cats Are That Lucky or Gutsy

Cats are without a doubt courageous critters. Some more so than others. Females with kittens are the fiercest cats of them all when it comes to potential danger. I saw my small mother cat jump a full grown great dane … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – The Danger of the Recliner Chair for Kittens

One of the most under-considered household dangers in your house for kittens is probably the recliner chair. We have two—one is used every single day for back pain relief. Up and down that thing goes many times each day and … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – The Value of a Chip—and I Don’t Mean the Chocolate Chip

Don’t you just love to hear stories of lost or runaway cats being reunited with their family? And these reunions are made possible most often by the microchip. There was a story in the news last week about a cat … 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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