Category Archives: Cat Care

Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – How Many Cats are Too Many Cats?

I’ve had as many as seven cats at once. I’d just lost a sweet marmalade tiger kitten through ignorance and started collecting cats. Tina Marie showed up on my doorstep and I took her in. Soon she had a litter … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Christmas Eve With Cats

You’ve decorated your home or maybe just a room in your house or apartment. You’ve finished your shopping and wrapping. You may even have done some baking for a holiday gathering. And you’ve kept your cat safe through it all. … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Happy and Safe Turkey Day

From our cats to yours, we wish you a wonderful feast with those you love most. Don’t forget to keep your cats safe during your celebration. Secure all turkey bones. Cats and dogs can choke on them or become injured … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – It Takes a Village to Keep a Cat Safe and Healthy

I believe in Hillary Clinton’s statement, “It takes a village to raise a child.” I used that quote the other day with regard to my aging mother. Yes, we’re finding that it takes a village—at least several caring family/friends and … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Never Shush Your Cat (and other Feline no-nos)

There are some things that experts say you should never do with, to, or around your cat and most of us have probably done them. For example, it’s thought that the shushing sound you make when trying to calm a … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Dog Days of Summer for Lazy Cats

I feel sorry for cats in summer. It seems as though they’d get awfully hot under that thick coat of fur. I ask Lily, every once in a while, if she’d like to take off her coat. However, I guess … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Oh no! Your Cat Has to Visit the Veterinarian! Is it Kidney Disease?

If there’s something most cat moms and dads dread, it’s a visit to the veterinarian. It’s definitely an ordeal we’d rather not participate in. And that’s mostly because it upsets our sweet fur-kid so much. Lily has kidney disease. She … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Why is My Cat Mad at Me? How to Deal With An Aggressive Cat

While most cats are…well, pussy cats, some seem to have been spawned by an evil Tasmanian devil cat. What makes cats aggressive? Why do some cats play so rough? What causes a cat to fight his way out of a … 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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Newsday Tuesday – Imperfect Cats That Make Purrfect Pets

Just like with people or any other species, cats are sometimes born with deformities or afflictions. Sometimes there’s an accident or an illness that requires amputation. In most cases, the cat continues on, adapting to his plight. And sometimes there’s … Continue reading

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