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Trump Not Only Exposes Himself for What He Is but Also Disgraces the Office of the President in the Process by Feting Cat Killers Theodore Anthony Nugent and Kid Rock at the White House

It Took a Visit from The Nuge to Get a Smile Out of Trump "This picture says it all...two of the most insincere smiles in history. What a pair of assholes!"-- David CrosbyThe decision by Hillary Rodham "and Gomorrah" Clinton to label half of Donald J. Show More Summary

Cat negotiation

If we negotiate with cats, do cats negotiate with us? Of course. In my post, Willing to Be Manipulated, I explain how some studies examined how people react to cats making verbal requests. It was theorized that people respond to … Continue reading ?

The cat who thinks a lot

As I explained in my post, Intelligence by Cat Type, all three Cat Types can enjoy thinking for its own sake. They express it in different ways. Right now, we have revved Tristan’s brain up with some new concepts, and … Continue reading ?

Apr 23, Mr. Franklin from Georgetown

I miss him so. Mr. Franklin came to us in 2004. Our vet knew we had lost our great friend, the tuxedo cat known as Churchill to cancer 1 month before.

Dear Pammy, do cats have autism?

There was an very interesting blog comment, on my post, Social ability = cat compatibility: I’m taking a course about art and autism. This post in so many ways describes my school kids as well as my cats… copy and … Continue reading...

The art of redirection

There is a principle of cat physics that goes like this: Cat energy cannot be extinguished. It can only be redirected. A big part of cat “training” is mastering the art of redirection. Cat training is never going to be … Continue reading ?

As Peat Tragically Found Out, Alcohol and Cats Are Such a Bad Mix That Even Working at a Distillery Can Be Deadly

Peat "The Glenturret Distillery team are heartbroken. He was inquisitive, fearless and a social cat and we will miss him terribly."-- Lesley WilliamsonAlcohol and cats never have been a good mix under any circumstances. For in addition...Show More Summary

Reading the cat’s face

I have always found cat faces fascinating. I think their expressions are as easy to read as a book. But this is not a common talent among those who are not already Cat Appreciators. What alchemy turns the basic cat … Continue readin...

How Cats Choose Spots

Sometimes it is easy to see the appeal of the place the cat chooses. Not always, though. We can’t think like a human. We must think like a cat. field of view Tristan loves to hang out in our hallway. … Continue reading ?

Apr 7, My 12 year old cat has pooped on the carpet 3 times

Jasmine is nearly 13 years old and never had any problems before. She has only ever used her litter tray in an emergency as she always likes to go outside.

Dear Pammy, Cat cannot handle kitten

A reader asks: I have an 8 year old cat who I think is a Beta (the dog cat) and have just introduced a kitten who I really think is an Alpha cat(the monkey cat). The 8 year old has … Continue reading ?

A Mass Murderer of Cats, Entrepreneur, Medicine Man, and Artist Are Just a Few of the Many Hats That Are Worn by a "Hands-On Environmentalist" on Kangaroo Island

Killing Cats and Selling Their Pelts Keeps Barry Green in Beer Money "It's art. I give all my cats another life. I hate to waste a skin and they are much appreciated."-- Barry GreenSixty-five-year-old bearded and beer-guzzling BarryShow More Summary

Curing Mithrandir, the feral cat

I have been writing a lot about the scientific underpinnings of how cats and humans seem to have an instinctive connection. How can we explain feral cats, then? These are cats with two competing drives. Confronted with humans, held back … Continue reading ?

Science says: Cats like people

From the world of science comes a wonderful study, Social interaction, food, scent or toys? A formal assessment of domestic pet and shelter cat (Felis silvestris catus) preferences. Conclusion: social interaction with humans was the most-preferred stimulus category for the … Continue reading ?

Archie Is Knowingly Allowed to Sleep Smack-Dab in the Middle of a Busy Thoroughfare by His Derelict Owners Who Are Contented with Merely Tracking His Movements by Satellite

Archie "I've become fascinated with tracking Archie, but it is so worrying."-- Iain SimpsonMany notable individuals and organizations long have touted the benefits of modern technology but when it comes to improving the lives of cats their proclamations ring especially hollow. Show More Summary

Tristan’s favorite music

I used to think Tristan didn’t have favorite music. Then I discovered that we just hadn’t played it for him yet. Between us, Mr WayofCats and I have overlapping and eclectic tastes. We had the misfortune to spend formative decades … Continue reading ?

Mar 28, 20 year old cat urinating on counter top

20 yr old female, spayed at age 1. Began urinating on kitchen counter top. Using foil to deter her from getting up. What could cause her to start this?

Multiple cats, in space and time

How many cats is too many cats? I get asked this all the time. The answer is, “That depends.” It depends on the cats; not so much their number, as how they blend together. It’s about what they need, and … Continue reading ?

Mar 21, My cat poops everywhere but the litter box

I adopted my cat when she was 3 months old. I actually rescued her. At the beginning she did not pee or poop in her box and did not poop for a very long

Mar 21, New female cat pooping in my bathroom sink

I got my cat one week ago. She's three years old. She has been hiding under my couch ever since. I put the litter box in my bathroom. She gets up on my

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