Monthly Archives: May 2016

Newsday Tuesday—Your Home; a Danger Zone for Cats

Yesterday we mentioned a few toys that might be dangerous for cats. I’d like to expand on that theme. While some dangers I’ll mention today apply to all cats, others might never be within the realm of concern for your … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday—Cat Toy Faves

Does your cat have a favorite toy? What playful traditions do you and your cat engage in? As you have noticed, there are many types of toys at pet stores and in the pet section at most big box and … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday—A Carrier Your Cat May LOVE

A few days ago, I turned my Cat-a-Day calendar and saw some familiar kitty faces. When I read about the cats, I discovered that they belong to a friend of mine in Connecticut—a veterinarian I met at a Cat Writer’s … Continue reading

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Bring your best game Thursday—Win a FREE Klepto Cat Mystery

Let’s have a roaring good time! Be the first to email me or comment here with the answer to my question of the day and win a print book of your choice from the Klepto Cat Mystery series (sent to … Continue reading

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Wild and Sometimes Crazy Wednesday—Remember When Cats Were the Bad Guys?

Even as a child, I disliked seeing cats in trouble. Yet, in so many cartoons, the cats were the bad guys, the villain, the character with the attitude, the most unlikable character on the screen. Remember Tom and Jerry, Si … Continue reading

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Newsday Tuesday—Good/Bad Foods for Your Cat

There are several schools of thought about feeding a cat. While most cat owners purchase over-the-counter cat food—canned and/or kibble—some feed only raw. Some cats are on prescription food diets for certain ailments—diabetes and kidney disease, for example. My grandmother … Continue reading

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Mindful Monday—Where Did You Get That Name?

How do you go about naming your cat? Let me count the ways. Surely you fit into one of these slots. If not, I’d love to hear from you. (Heck, I’d like to hear from you anyway.) If you’re like … Continue reading

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Frivolous Friday—Happy Mother’s Day to Cat Moms

Don’t we love our kitties? They make every day Kitty-Cat Mother’s Day. Lily goes to bed with me and she’s always there eager for me to engage her when I open my eyes in the morning. She’s curled up on … Continue reading

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Bring Your Best Game Thursday—Choosing Just the Right Cat

We talk often about the differences in cats’ personalities and habits. And those differences are only, in part, related to the breed. Sure, some breeds have more tendencies to be calm, nervous, energetic, mellow, playful, affectionate, more dog-like, or vocal. … Continue reading

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Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesdays—Businesses That Cater to Pets

There’s no denying how important our pets are in our lives. And many business executives and entrepreneurs have noticed. It’s easier than ever to travel with pets as more and more hotels and RV parks welcome cats and dogs. There … Continue reading

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