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

Remembering Seren with Holiday Sparkles, A Cat-Mas Story

Remembering Seren Seren arrived at a time we’d been pet-less for many years. A friend called to tell me she’d found a kitten–and could I help? The wannabe Siamese baby climbed up my leg, wrapped her chocolate paws around my … Continue reading

4 Kinds of Cat Aggression, and How To Keep the Peace

Cat aggression? Yikes! When a snuggle-puss turns into a snarling ball of claws, owners are at a loss to understand or deal with cat aggression. Besides hurt feelings, cat aggression can cause injuries or cause the cat to lose a … Continue reading

Fat Cat? Fight Kitty Obesity with 8 Ways to Slim A Cat

Is your cat fluffy or a fat cat? Kitty obesity is defined as exceeding ideal body weight by 20 percent, and today about forty percent of cats are considered overweight. Fat cats tend to carry a “pouch” of fat low … Continue reading