Feline Friday: How Cats Show Love

There’s no doubt we love our pets — but do our cats love us back? The answer is yes. But cats and kittens show affections in ways that aren’t always what humans expect. In fact, a pet’s Valentine wishes might … Continue reading

Furry Friday: Say WHAT? Silent Communication R Us

This past week has been a strain–on my emotions and my communications. I’ve over-used and abused my voice, and the strain showed up last Thursday and 7 days later has only slightly recovered. About the same time our landline telephone … Continue reading

Feline Friday: Kitty Communication & How Cats Read

This prime kitten socialization period is a narrow window during babyhood when learning the “wrong” lessons can emotionally cripple the cat. For example, kittens not exposed to positive experiences with humans during this period will be wild (feral) critters and … Continue reading

Furry Friday: Channeling Your Inner Fur-Kid

Pet writers also write to make a difference, and sometimes manage to save┬álives. After reading several cat-egories to judge a recent CWA contest of outstanding work, this hits home with me in a big way. Cat Writers Association members as … Continue reading

Woof Wednesday: Translating Animal-Speak, There’s An Ap for That

About a week ago the Woof Wednesday featured a bunch of information about translating dogma and what all the woofs, wags and growls mean. Imagine my embarrassment to discover we don’t need any of that anymore. Want to understand donkey-talk? … Continue reading