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 my favorite Christmas cat story this time of the year. This touching legend, included in Complete Kitten Care book, tells the story of a simple Tabby cat, … Continue reading

How To Give Pets As Gifts

Giving pets as gifts prompts discussions every time the subject comes up. Since this is the giving season, it seemed timely to repost this annual topic. Learn how to gift pets–and please share your experiences in the comments! The professionals … Continue reading

How To Pet Proof Your Holidays with 11 Life-Saving Tips

Do you pet proof for the holidays? Thanksgiving weekend seems to be a popular time to break out the holiday trimmings, not just in terms of munchies, but decorations, too. There ARE safe foods for cats and dogs, but dangers abound … Continue reading

How to Create A Cat Safe Christmas Tree

Cat safe Christmas tree? Is there any other kind? Last year was the first year we put up a Christmas tree since Karma-Kat joined the family. Our old girl, Seren-Kitty, had ignored the decorations for the past decade or so, … Continue reading

Celebrating Old Dogs: What Is Old?

November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month and I’ve already posted about celebrating old cats. It’s time to give equal time to old dogs. I’ve written about how to care for an elderly dog before, but this post addresses how … Continue reading