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My new podcast explains how much fun it is to have “Multiple Cats”! I have a long and honorable history of being a fan of multiple cats. Ever since I moved into a home with three cats, went to the … Continue reading ?
Mr WayofCats noted recently, “It’s funny how the same word, dinner, can be taken differently by the cats, depending on when we say it. If it’s before dinner, we’ve tripped their switches and might as well deliver it. But if … Continue reading ?
A reader writes: I’ve never had a Christmas tree since I got my two cats, because I’m not sure how they would react. Is there such a thing as a cat-safe Christmas tree? Dear Readers, Yes, there is! The form … Continue reading ?
(This query did not have an email address with it, so I hope it gets to the recipient.) A reader writes: Ok, so 24/7 T- has a bowl of dry food sitting by his water. Twice a day at 7am … Continue reading ?
Sometimes, my cats make me neater, as when I clear all the clutter from our tables because Olwyn loves a clean surface. Sometimes, my cats make me less tidy, as when I go into the bathroom towel cabinet and leave … Continue reading ...
Cats have SuperSenses. Such as their extraordinary sensitivity, which extends over their whole body. They are not imagining the things they react to. They sense them. Their sense of touch is equally as amazing as their sight, smell, and hearing. … Continue reading ?
When it comes to spoiling, our cats are 99th percentile. This has always been my goal, so I’m pleased. But combining jaded cats with added Alpha means we have our amusement work cut out for us. Simply confronting our cat … Continue reading ?
Are cats and shower curtains natural enemies? Well, yes. I’ve had a lot of cats, and a lot of shower curtains. Here’s my tips for maximum coexistence: It’s the kitten in them. We had two cats in double digit ages, … Continue reading...
What do we get the cats for the holidays? How about a pet fountain? This isn’t just the gift which keeps on giving. This is the gift which keeps everyone healthier! Our cats love drinking from their fountain. Just… not … Continue reading ?
If we have a cat who is shy about contact, we can “thaw them out” by getting them used to affection… without touching them and creating anxiety. We pet them with our voice. Even though I’ve been talking, singing, and … Continue reading ?
This is the time of year when many readers write: I’m seeing the folks for the holidays and don’t want to leave my cat. We’re so close and I know we’ll miss each other. Can MacKenzie visit, too? Dear Readers, … Continue reading ?
I’ve decided to participate in the call for entries in the book compilation, A Letter to My Cat. Everyone is welcome to submit an entry! My devoted readers have one guess about who I will write about. I do love … Continue reading ?
At every point, understanding how cats view territory helps us understand their views on any changes. Voluntary. Involuntary. Physical. Mental. Removing cats from their territory markers, or vice versa, will always have serious effects on their psyche. But this can … Continue reading ?
I get asked this all the time. How do we tell a cat they were bad? Doesn’t the cat know they were bad? How should I punish my cat? It’s not that I don’t know the answer to their questions. … Continue reading ?
We take in that stray, and she’s pregnant. Happens all the time. That is because our poor little stray usually started as someone’s pet. Neglected and abandoned, un-spayed and doomed to pregnancy, desperate and starving; if this cat has any … Continue reading ?
The other night, James Bond anchored himself by pressing his face close against mine, inhaling my breath and my scent. Then he was sure it was me, and he could curl up against me to sleep. Every day, we and … Continue reading ?
It’s that time of year, when cats become props to scare people. I like Halloween, don’t get me wrong. I just dislike the way cats are demonized for this holiday. (And I understand Wiccans get the short end of the … Continue reading ...
Have we experienced our cat’s Paw of Compassion? I bet we have. I have been sick, for a while, which included laryngitis. And I have been devotedly nursed by my Cat Crew. This led to the inevitable next podcast, of … Continue readin...
We all love feeling special. Both people, and cats. Sometimes, this takes the form of being special, to each other. I often hear from people who fear losing special closeness with a particular cat. Whether it’s a new person in … Continue reading ?
A commenter writes: I used to have my two cats trained (both 6 years old) but a couple of months ago, M- started to use my carpet as her litter tray. (I think she had an upset tummy and have … Continue reading ?