Category Archives: Living With Cats

Mindful Monday – National Cat Lovers Month

It seems unnecessary to set aside a time to love and appreciate your cat. Aren’t our cats always, consistently, continuously our first and foremost concern every day of the year? Don’t they get more of what they crave than any … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday – A Thanksgiving Fit for a Cat

Thanksgiving is for giving thanks and feasting. While you may have the desire to include your household cats in the joy of feasting on this day, remember that there are foods cats should not eat and some that are downright … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Cats, Cats Everywhere

A lot of people collect things—tea cups, salt and pepper shakers, dolls, bears, thimbles, books, succulents, antiques, tools, baseball cards… My youngest daughter collects hearts. Everywhere she goes she sees hearts, in puddles after a rain, in a dewy spider … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – Like Cats? Visit a Cat-Friendly Store

I’ve heard of people who travel all over the place to visit shops, libraries, and other establishments where there are one or more cats. Trina and Greg Samson log such cats at their website and they currently list 470 of … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday – When it Involves Cats, See Something—Say Something

Have you ever known someone or knew of someone who kept more cats than seemed logical or healthy? Maybe you’re aware of someone who attracts feral cats to the neighborhood by feeding them. I was once aware of a house … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – The Old Cat Versus Dog Controversy

Before we start today’s blog, I’d like to revisit a topic we touched on Monday–“What Should I Feed My Cat?” The old grain-free versus grain-filled question came up with a vote for the old-fashioned non-grain-free cat food and dog food … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday – Sweet Dreams–Cute Sleeping Cats

What better way to end the week. Don’t you just love a sleeping cat? I even have a ceramic sleeping cat. Sleeping cats exude sweet dreams and sometimes even evoke giggles as they can get into some interesting positions. Here’s … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Outrageous Art and Useful Items From Your Cat

Do you throw out a LOT of cat hair every week? Wait! There are uses for cat hair that you might not have thought of. Maybe you’ve read the book, “Crafting With Cat Hair.” It’s kind of an interesting concept, … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – The Cat Said What?

Has someone finally deciphered meow language? Sure, we can read a cat’s body language, but there are still moments when we cannot understand what the cat wants and it’s frustrating. Well, Jonas Jurgella, author of The Cat Language Bible, How … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday – My Cat Loves Me—She Loves Me Not

Does your cat truly love you—does she really care? There’s a lot of controversy around the emotions of the “ordinary housecat”. They’re aloof, yet they adore human contact; they’re indifferent, but they might actually be capable of a feeling similar … Continue reading

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