Category Archives: Living With Cats

Meowy Monday – The Precious Pets Escaping War in Ukraine

Our hearts go out to the Ukrainian people and their pets. I think we’ve all see photos of people carrying even large dogs and willing cats, seemingly without restraints—just carrying them and whatever food and other necessities they’ll need trying … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – Enrichment for Cats

Cats need attention—some cats more than others. If you’ve had many cats over the years, you know that some are more needy than others and their neediness might come in spurts. Cats also have a way of appearing bored. That’s … Continue reading

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Paws Up for Wednesday – What’s Your Cat’s Sleeping Preferences?

What’s sweeter than watching a kitten or even a grown cat sleeping? Don’t you just want to kiss that sweet face and pet those cute paws of a soundly sleeping cat? Actually, does a cat sleep soundly? I have to … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – The Angst of Moving With a Cat

As if it isn’t stressful enough to move, throw one or more cats into the mix and you’ve created the potential for an episode of off-the-charts anxiety. But it doesn’t have to be that way. What’s the solution? Trade your … Continue reading

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Paws Up for Wednesday – Other-Abled Cats

My grandson and his wife just adopted the sweetest kitten. He’s an ordinary grey kitten. There’s nothing really special about him, until you get to know his sweet purr-sonality and until you know the rest of his story. Rip, named … Continue reading

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Paws Up for Wednesday – The Art of Keeping Cool Cats Warm

I feel almost guilty for enjoying bright sunny days through most of December, January and now into February with temps in the 70s and 80s while so many of my friends are buried in snow and ice. The outdoor cats … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – Cats and Kids

Some of you know that I am blessed with a lot of children around me. My three daughters gave me six grandchildren and now I have eleven great-grandchildren from the age of eighteen-months to twelve years. And most of them … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – Games Your Cat Plays

Does your cat make up games? Ours do. You’ll probably notice that some cats are more creative than others. Our precious tabby, Lily, made a game of decorating the house with her toys. She couldn’t stand seeing them piled neatly … Continue reading

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Paws Up for Wednesday – When Cats Hold Your UPS Delivery Hostage

Cats love boxes. Bring them a gift in a box and they’ll opt for the box as the gift. Most cats are eager to watch you open your deliveries. At our house Olivia and Sophie will practically sniff the tape … Continue reading

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Feline Friday Fun – A Cat’s Place

Where does your cat like to hang out—in the middle of everything so she’s always underfoot or in the dark crevices under a bed or in a closet? Some cats like to curl up in baskets—CUTENESS, empty boxes, under the … Continue reading

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