Cat to Cat Introductions: Introducing Cats

It’s kitten season, and for many of us, that means cat introductions of the resident feline to the new baby. But many times, shelters and rescue groups recommend adopting PAIRS of kitties. That way, if the cats already know each … Continue reading

Kitten Litter Box Training: How to Potty Train Cats

We’re well into another kitten season. And when you adopt a new cat baby, kitten litter box training tops the list for frequently asked questions from new kitten owners. Planning ahead can save cat lovers lots of heartache by preventing … Continue reading

Celebrating Old Dogs: What Is Old?

When is your dog considered old? We love our senior citizen dogs for the special joy they bring every day. But once a year, we celebrate old dogs during November Adopt A Senior Pet Month. I’ve already posted about celebrating … Continue reading

Have You Howled Today? Why Dogs Howl & What it Means

Do your dogs howl? Lately, Magical-Dawg has begun howling more often.¬†For northern breeds, dog howling comes very naturally, but for my aging German Shepherd, his howls are more unusual. Oh, he’s always howled when I sing certain notes (everyone’s a … Continue reading

Help for Door Dashing Kitties

It’s the time of year when the new kitten is SURE she’s missing out–and so makes a mad door dashing escape to find out about the great outdoors. In my neck of the woods, that’s a recipe for disaster (and … Continue reading