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 Cats: What Is Old?

November is National Adopt a Senior Pet month. I have to admit, there’s something special about old cats. This post first appeared in 2012, and has been updated several times. But this is the first time I’ve updated the post … Continue reading

Cat to Cat Introductions: Introducing Cats

One of the most common questions I get involves cat introductions, and introducing cats (new ones) to the resident felines. I’ve got some pet introductions information in several of my books, and it actually works! Authors adore getting notes from … Continue reading

How To Give Pets As Gifts

The professionals used to say that the holidays were a TERRIBLE time to get a new pet–that impulse adoptions could leave the cat or dog without a home after the cute-holiday-thrills wore off. More recently, though, the ASPCA conducted some … 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 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