Five Easy Steps toward a Disaster Plan for Your Cat and Dog

  It’s severe weather season…again. Do you have a disaster plan that include your pets? If you don’t, you need one. This morning (Mar...

St. Gertrude, Patron Saint of Cats and Cat Lovers

Talk to St. Gertrude if you’re having problems with your cats. Dear Einstein, My humans tell me that St. Patrick’s Day is a big...

Spring Forward with Cats—The Daylight Savings Time Dilemma

    Oh joy. It’s spring. That means allergy season is upon us. Worse still, the second Sunday in March (this Sunday morning) prompts...

Providing Great After-Surgery Care for Your Cat

  A week ago, I found a lump on the throat of our foster failure, Shady. I took her to my vet, who scheduled...

Research Concludes Cat Memory as Good as Dogs’

  It’s long been believed Fideaux is smarter than Fluffy, but new research questions the validity of the canine propaganda. Last year, a study published...

Ripple Rug product review

  Ripple Rug overall rating: 4½ paws Purpose: Environmental enrichment and territory expansion Test Kitties: Emily (4 years), ChanChan (5), Pallas (5), Leggo (8),...

The Poe Toaster; Newer isn’t Always Better

The Poe Toaster was as mysterious at the poet’s death January 19 is the 208th anniversary of Edgar Allan Poe’s birth. The revered American...

Notable Animal Deaths in 2016

  A couple of weeks ago I listed the celebrities, scientists and cool people who died in 2016.We lost not only human celebrities, we...

Research Offers Hope for Cats and People with Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy

  Early drug trial shows promise as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy treatment According to researchers at the University of California at Davis (UC Davis), there’s promise...

Only 2 New Year’s Resolutions for Cat Owners

January 2 is Happy Mew Year for Cats Day. Since kitties aren’t interested in getting plastered on Mew Year’s Eve unless the intoxicant is...