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Happy Thanksgiving 2017

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Happy Thanksgiving from
Allegra, Ruby and Ingrid

I keep a gratitude journal all year long, but I do spend a little extra time on Thanksgiving reflecting on everything I’m thankful for. There’s also my Thanksgiving ABC’s tradition, which I shared on Sunday. Of course, Allegra and Ruby top the list of who I’m grateful for every year – followed by you, our Conscious Cat readers!

What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

We’re celebrating Thanksgiving on The Conscious Cat Facebook page: post photos of your Thanksgiving kitties!

Thanksgiving ABC’s 2017

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Thursday is Thanksgiving in the United States. As we’re looking forward to spending time with family and friends, I think it’s important not to lose sight of the true meaning of the holiday: a time to count one’s blessings. I keep a gratitude journal: each night before I go to bed, I list at least three things I was grateful for that day. Gratitude is a powerful force. It shifts your mood and your thoughts from a place of lack to a place of abundance. Gratitude is all about being in the present moment, and appreciating what’s around you.Continue Reading

Happy Labor Day 2017

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Today is Labor Day in the United States, and we’re celebrating by taking a break from blogging.

We’ll be back tomorrow with our regular fare of articles about feline health and nutrition, product reviews, giveaways, and everything else you’ve come to love about The Conscious Cat.Continue Reading

Happy 4th of July 2017

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As you celebrate America’s birthday today, please remember that this may not be your cat’s favorite holiday. Noisy celebrations can be scary for many cats. By planning ahead, you can do a number of things to help your cats cope.

How to Help Your Cat Cope With Fireworks

Happy Father’s Day 2017

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Whether your kids are human or furry, enjoy your special day!

Father’s Day can be bittersweet for those of us whose fathers are no longer with us. My dad passed away 13 years ago, but I still get a little sad when friends talk about what they’re going to do to celebrate, or when I see Father’s Day cards pop up in stores.Continue Reading

Happy Mother’s Day 2017

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Even though my mother passed away 23 years ago, Mother’s Day remains bittersweet for me. I still feel a pang each year when Mother’s Day cards start appearing in stores. I tend to avoid going to restaurants on Mother’s Day – seeing others take their moms out to lunch or dinner is hard when I would give anything to have one more chance to take my mom out for a meal.Continue Reading