Category Archives: Cat Care

Frivolous Friday – You’d Better Believe Your Cat Needs Grooming Help

Some cats need extra special attention because of their fur type. However, we’ve found that all cats should be groomed. It’s good for the cat’s health as she will swallow less fur when she grooms herself, it’s a great bonding … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Natural Remedies for Cats

Did you know that catnip—the herb of choice for most cats—can also ward off mosquitoes? Do cats know this? Evidently birds have a clue—some species will rub against citrus fruits in order to discourage insect pests. I recall putting eucalyptus … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Helping Your Cats to Chill

Sure the past seven months have been rough—more than 8 months for us since I was sick almost the entire month of February. But who’s counting? Probably all of us, and we wonder when will it end? We’re eager to … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – It’s Snuggle-With-Your-Cats Weather

It’s that time of year, when your cat is more apt to join you in your favorite chair or cuddle with you on the sofa. They might even opt to curl up in their own cozy beds instead of the … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Folks Who Foster Felines

Our local humane society has put out a call for foster families for cats. I did some research and discovered that this is happening all over the US. Some people, who are staying home during the pandemic, are also enjoying … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Ordinary People Helping Stray Cats

I know many people who have gone out of their way to help feral cats. Some take any homeless cat into their home and heart. Some of them establish shelters and begin professionally helping homeless cats. Many others do what … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday –Very Unique Shelters for Cats

The weather, in some parts of the US is starting to change with the season and our nights are becoming cooler. It’s that time of year when those who work with feral cats scramble to make sure they have shelter … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Tire Shelters for Cats

Say what? Yes, it’s evidently a new concept and quite a good idea for keeping feral cats safe and warm in winter. People rehabilitate old tires and create shelter for homeless cats. Here’s a picture of a kitty tire condo: … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – You Are Your Cat’s Lifeline

While at the Cat Writers Conference last week, I met a lot of cat experts—experts in cat travel, cat safety, cat training, veterinary care, healthy diets for cats, cat rescue, specific cat breeds, the cat show circuit, judging cat shows, … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – It’s Still Kitten Season

Have you seen ads in your newspaper and messages in your email and snail mail boxes lately about the abundance of kittens needing homes or assistance? Shelters are begging for help of all kinds. More kittens are showing up at … Continue reading

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