Why You Shouldn’t Take Cat Bites Lightly

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It can happen even with the most laid back cat: an overexcited cat bites her human during play, or while accepting a treat. In more extreme cases, redirected aggression can cause a cat to lash out at the humans in the household and cause severe damage. And of course, most of us will pet stray cats we meet along the way, but not all seemingly friendly cats remain friendly after being approached by strangers. Regardless of how a cat bite happens, it is not something to take lightly.Continue Reading

Sunday Quotes: Sleeping Cats

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I’ve always loved this quote by Jane Pauley. To me, watching Allegra sleep provides instant relaxation for me.

If you love sleeping cats as much as I do, and you’re not already following us on Facebook, please do! I post a “good night” photo of a sweet sleeping kitty every evening.Continue Reading

Remembering Ruby: That Time When Ruby’s Leisurely Bath Got Interrupted

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It’s been a while since I shared a Ruby memory. I really can’t believe that it’s been more than four years since I had to let my precious little girl go. I still miss her every single day. I’m grateful I have eight years of Ruby’s Reflections on this site to comfort me and remind me of some of the cute things she did, and I love sharing the memories with you.Continue Reading

How to Choose a Cat-Friendly Vet

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Next to you, your veterinarian may be the most important person in your cat’s life. She is your cat’s surgeon, radiologist, dentist, dermatologist, neurologist, ophthalmologist, psychiatrist and pharmacist, all rolled into one. Choosing the right person to care for your precious feline can be overwhelming. Here are my recommendations on how to go about finding a vet you and your cat will be comfortable with.Continue Reading

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