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

Caring For Your Aging Cat: 9 Common Conditions & What To Do

My Seren-kitty not only inspired ┬ámy Complete Kitten Care book when she was a take-no-prisoners baby, she also inspired the Complete Care for Your Aging Cat book several year’s later. November is Adopt A Senior Pet Month–celebrating old cats. Adopting … Continue reading

Hyperthyroid Cats & Mother’s Day

Hyperthyroid cats is a fact of life for people lucky enough to have an old cat. Most of y’all who read this blog know that Seren-Kitty is a senior citizen girl, and as such she’s at risk for hyperthyroid disease. … Continue reading

Say What? Helping Deaf Pets Deal with Schtuff

Seren is going deaf. She can still hear some things, but it’s obvious that her hearing has deteriorated especially in the last year. It used to be I could call Seren to come watch the bunny on the patio, and … Continue reading

8 Benefits of Mature Pets

  8 Benefits of Mature Pets Less Initial Cost. A mature dog or cat has already been spayed or neutered, and had routine vaccinations. Puppies and kittens are magnets for trouble, and suffer more injuries through nonstop play and exploration … Continue reading