7 Cat Scratch Training Tips: How to Stop Cat from Clawing

One of the top questions I receive involves how to stop cats from clawing. The answer is–you can’t! But you CAN teach them to scratch “legal” options instead of your furniture. As with other behavior “pet peeves,” the key is … Continue reading

My Cat & Dog Hates My Date! #Valentines Tips For #Pets Lovers

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, but all too often I hear the lament, MY CAT HATES MY DATE! Dogs tend to be more forgiving but there can be dogs that hate your boyfriend, too. The past few years, … Continue reading

SHOW AND TELL: Making A Video Book Trailer

I’ve had a lot of fun cobbling together trailers for my most recent thrillers. And today, I want to share how I put the trailer together, and also added “click-able” links to the video. In other words, pull the curtain … Continue reading

Enter the Cat Writers Contest, Win $11,000 in Awards & More

Sometimes it pays to be catty—I just finished hosting a Google Hangout On The Air (see bottom of post) about the Cat Writers’ Association annual contest. The international Cat Writers’ Association, Inc. (CWA) founded in 1992 is now accepting entries … Continue reading

Weird Stuff Dogs Eat

WEIRD STUFF DOGS EAT Owners fill bowls with nutritious food to keep dogs healthy. So why do dogs eat weird, disgusting and even dangerous stuff? Dogs use their mouths the way we use our hands. They pick up objects and … Continue reading