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Celebrate your Feline Family on National Cat Day!

National Cat Day is celebrated every year on October 29th. It was founded in 2005 by Colleen Paige, a Celebrity Pet and Family Lifestyle Expert and author. The National Cat Day website states that it was created "to help galvanize the public to recognize the number of cats that need to be rescued each year and also to encourage cat lovers to celebrate the cat(s) in their life for the unconditional love and companionship they bestow upon us." The day is supported by the American SPCA. Here ar...   read full post »

posted on 10/26/2018

   

Making Pet Travel Safe and Easy

I have had it with seeing pet people driving around putting themselves, their beloved pet (mostly dogs) and other drivers at serious risk by placing their pet in their lap between them and the steering wheel! Or, maybe their pet is riding in the passenger seat, looking out the window, with or withou...   read full post »

posted on 5/8/2018

   

Cat-Friendly Plants and Safe Succulents

It must be Spring because Bluebonnets are blooming everywhere! If you are wondering what kind of plants you and your favorite feline can both safely enjoy, please check out some great low-maintenance plants that look great and some even actually improve indoor air quality (per NASA’s Clean Ai...   read full post »

posted on 4/5/2018

   

Fireworks and our Pets

Whether it is New Year's Eve or 4th of July, fireworks are often a part what we do to celebrate some special occasions. However, our furry family members don't have a clue why they are hearing lots of loud noises and smelling some unusual smells. First, we must recognize that we understand what fir...   read full post »

posted on 12/30/2017

   

How to feed our Feline Family members (Part 2)

Now that you hopefully have a better idea of WHAT to feed your kitties, let's talk about HOW to feed them! Like most cat guardians, the way I feed my feline family members now is very different than how I used to feed them years ago. One of the reasons for my change is that I became more aware of h...   read full post »

posted on 10/10/2017

   

Frustrated about what to feed your Feline Family (Part 1)?

Most people know the little "lions and tigers" that are so kind to share their home with us are obligate carnivores, meaning they have a biological need for the amino acids found in meat. I bet they invented the question: "Where's the meat?"! It is widely accepted that a cat diet should consist of...   read full post »

posted on 9/13/2017

   

How to approach cats, especially ones you do not know!

We often forget how big we are compared to our feline friends. When an adult comes whooshing in, arms outstretched, preparing to either scoop the cat up or pet it, the response most often is fear. Usually the cat is gone in a nano-second. Unfortunately, this can become problematic and sometimes resu...   read full post »

posted on 8/22/2017

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