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

Caring For Your Aging Dog – 8 Common Conditions You Should Know

When November rolls around each year we take time to celebrate the many blessings we’ve enjoyed including our old dogs. Pet people of course give thanks for their animal companions, and November traditionally is Adopt A Senior Pet Month. Ten … Continue reading

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

My Seren-kitty not only inspired  my 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

Vacations & Choosing Pet Sitters

I’m traveling this week to the Cat Writers’ Association and BlogPaws conference, and would love to travel with pets along the way. Many attendees will bring their cats and dogs on this working vacation, but those who leave pets at … Continue reading

Kitten Season! Must-Knows About Newborn Kitten Development

It’s kitten season–well, almost–and time for a refresher course on newborn kitten development. The timing is perfect (or purr-fect?) because this past week, I had a lovely kitty-girl visitor on my back patio. Kitten Season Brings Roaming Cats The tortie … Continue reading