Category Archives: Living With Cats

Feline Fun Friday – National Hug Your Cat Day

This “holiday” comes once a year on June 4, but if you’re like me you celebrate it many times every day. A pet here, a fur-ruffling there…You run your hand over your cat’s silky fur every time you walk past … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – Olivia’s Becoming Socialized

Olivia was somehow separated from her mother at about eight-weeks old when she was rescued from under a house in the Los Angeles area, along (with her siblings). She was one frightened kitten—oh so frightened. She was trapped, taken to … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – Do Cats Lose Their Toys on Purpose?

I swear Olivia pushes her toys under the heaviest piece of furniture in the house with the least access on purpose—then chuckles behind my back as I writhe on the floor on my stomach trying to fish them out. Yesterday … Continue reading

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Meowy Monday – When it Comes to Hiring a Cat Sitter

We’re coming upon summer. Things are opening up, and you may be eager to get out of town—you know take a trip, visit people you haven’t seen in a year or more, see the wide open spaces and the interesting … Continue reading

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Feline Fun Friday – What’s the Most Annoying Thing Your Cat Does?

I’ve had cats that peed outside the litter box—oh, that’s a hard one to deal with. We were pulling up carpeting all the time. We have mostly wood floors now thanks to Max, who crossed the rainbow bridge at the … Continue reading

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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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