Review: Heavenly Headbutts

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Grieving the death of a cat is a painful process, often complicated by the lack of understanding of just how devastating losing a beloved cat can be. Many of us find comfort in the thought that eventually, we will be reunited with our cherished cats, a thought so widespread that it gave rise to the well known phenomenon of the Rainbow Bridge. In Heavenly Headbutts: Reflections of Hope about Cats and Eternity, Allia Zobel Nolan offers photos, scripture, quotes, affirmations and anecdotes that support her belief that we will see our cats again in the afterlife.Continue Reading

Sunday Quotes: First Snow

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We’re still waiting for our first snow here in the Washington DC area. So far, with the exception of a couple of very cold days earlier this month, our  winter has been very mild. And while the occasional 60 degree day in January is nice, I find myself longing for snow.Continue Reading

My Cat-astropic Year, Part One: The Challenges of Treating Feline Asthma

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Guest post by Ingrid R Niesman, MS PhD

2022 was the year my human life intertwined with multiple cats’ lives. Somehow, in one year, I encountered a myriad of cat health, cat ecology and cat behavioral issues. Each unique situation provided me with ample material to weave the newest feline science and medicine into my personal accounts of what interacting and sharing life with cats means today. Continue Reading

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Ask the Cat Behaviorist with Laura Cassiday: What Can I Expect When Working with a Cat Behavior Consultant?

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Laura Cassiday is a certified cat behavior consultant (CCBC) and owner of Pawsitive Vibes Cat Behavior and TrainingLaura is certified through the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. She is also a Fear Free certified animal trainer. Laura recently published her first book, The Complete Guide to Adopting a Cat (affiliate link*.) She works with cat guardians remotely from all over the world, as well as in-person in her local area of Baltimore, Maryland. For more information, visit Pawsitive Vibes Cat Behavior and Training.Continue Reading

Is Fish Bad for Cats?

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Fish is not a natural part of a cat’s diet, and yet, pet food manufacturers offer a large variety of fish-based foods, leading cat parents to think they’re providing an appropriate meal for their feline charges. And a lot of cats love fish. But while it’s tempting to indulge your feline’s palate, fish is not good for your cat’s health and can even be harmful.Continue Reading