#Thanksgiving the Pet Writer Way: Giving Furry Thanks

It’s three days before Thanksgiving and time again to count my furry blessings. This year I’m thankful to be home with my family—furry and human—rather than on the bumpy road and bumpier plane. I’m thankful my human family, though miles … Continue reading

Listen To Your Muse: How #Pets, #Music & #Theater Make a Paw-sitive Difference for Animals

I call myself the “accidental pet writer” because I had plans to be a New York Broadway star…and instead my career went to the dogs (and cats). There were very few jobs available in a small town in Eastern Kentucky … Continue reading

Got Strays? Pet-Astic Theater Celebration Helps #Cats & #Dogs

STRAYS, an original musical by local playwrights Amy Shojai and Frank Steele, premiers at the Honey McGee Playhouse for three nights only November 6, 7, 8, 2014 at 7:00 pm. Cast with 30 local talents, the review-style show explores furry … Continue reading

That Bites! Keep Halloween Fangs At Bay

  Friday is Halloween–are you and your dogs and cats ready? What about your kids? Sure, you and your kids are comfy around your own pets, but what about the strange dogs they’ll meet while trick-or-treating? Dog bites injure nearly … Continue reading

Senior #Pets? Cheap DIY Help for Old Fogey Dogs & Cats

My 17 year old Siamese wannabe Seren hates being called “old” and prefers “mature.” Magical-Dawg at 8 years old still acts like a teenage German Shepherd. But like people, with age comes creaky joints, less efficient digestion, and dimming senses. … Continue reading