Category Archives: Cat Care

Mindful Monday – Fur-Do’s For Cats

Do people actually style their cats’ fur? Surprisingly, yes. Some even give their cats color highlights and dress them up in clothes, hats, glasses. Here are some mind-blowing pictures of some crazy cat-fur-designs. Let’s hope some of them are photo-shopped. … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Cats and Flowers

Cats and flowers seem to go together. A bouquet or garden of flowers is just the right background or foreground for cat photography. And a picture of flowers really comes to life when there’s a cat present. This is the … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Do MORE This Kitten Season

As cute as they are, we really must do our part to prevent unwanted litters of kittens. For years, it’s been drilled into us—spay-neuter. We’ve been told, there are millions of homeless cats and warned not to add to the … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – Fostering Cats—What’s it really like?

Have you ever thought about fostering cats or kittens? It can be such a help to those who do so much to save homeless cats and to the cats that need to learn how to be in a home environment. … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Let’s Talk Water and Cats

Here in parts of Southern California, we’re experiencing severe drought. But the cats who live in this state don’t much care. Most domestic cats don’t typically drink a lot of water and that’s not necessarily a good thing. In the … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Cats With Too Many Toes and Claw Issues

Have you ever seen a cat with extra toes? It’s a seemingly weird phenomenon called polydactyl. According to an article at the Catster website, polydactyls are not all that uncommon. I guess most of us have seen or known a … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Declawing Ban Passed in Denver

Denver is the first US city outside of California to ban the declawing of cats. There are eight cities in California with that ban in place, including Los Angeles and San Francisco. http://people.com/pets/cat-declawing-ban-passes-denver/ Declawing is a gruesome subject, but one … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – Should You Leave Your Cat Alone?

People have busy lives—even cat people. We have to go to work. We go out for exercise and social activity. And sometimes we go out of town, especially during the holidays. Guess what? Cats don’t really like it when you’re … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday — Do Cats Need Claws?

The declaw controversy comes up every once in a while and, whenever anyone mentions it to me I feel sick. If the professionals and owners whose cats suffered after this surgery are to be believed, declawing a cat is still … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday—Catnip, a Cat’s Drug of Choice.

This week, I found a container of catnip that I didn’t know I had and sprinkled a little of it around Sophie’s and Lily’s playground. Their playground consists of a shipping box that has become Sophie’s Cat Cave, a cat … Continue reading

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