How to Keep Cats Off Counters

Cats become pests with their determination to stay above it all. They cruise kitchen countertops, lounge atop doors and leap to refrigerator tops to ambush treats. The urge to be the top cat seems a universal kitty vice. By understanding … Continue reading

Celebrating Old Cats: What Is Old?

Seren celebrates her 18th birthday on February 1st and it’s the purr-fect time to celebrate old cats and talk a bit about what is old age for cats. Actually, February 1st is a chosen birthday since she was found on … Continue reading

Why Tabby Wears An M–A Christmas #Cats Story

It’s become a tradition on the blog (and in my PETiQuette newspaper column) to share one of my favorite Christmas stories. This touching legend, included in Complete Kitten Care, tells the story of a simple Tabby cat, and her gift … Continue reading

Woof Wednesday: What Is Old & Fetching Fools

My Facebook friend (and real life friend, too!) Elaine replied yesterday when I asked for suggestions for future blog topics. “How to care for an elderly dog. Our dog Goober will be 19 in November,” she said. Wow, Magic just … Continue reading

Happy Cat Month

Just ask Seren. She’ll tell you. I’ve spent the last month blogging on cat happiness over at on such things as How Cats Show Happiness (in some pretty interesting and unexpected ways!), as well as Weird Ways Cats Show … Continue reading