Feline Lifestyle

I Am Pawso: The Journey Begins


Written by Casey Hersch, LCSW

This is the first in a series of posts about Casey’s experience following the loss of her senior cat Yochabel. After Yochabel’s passing, Casey was convinced that she would not regain stability unless she adopted another hospice cat. Struggling with her own chronic autoimmune disease and childhood trauma, Casey believes her life purpose is to give back her own healthcare knowledge to help vulnerable senior cats. Instead, to her surprise, kittens were just what the doctor ordered.  She begins her journey with foster kitten Pawso, who shows Casey her new life purpose. Pawso not only teaches Casey how to live, but has a very important message to share with the world.Continue Reading

Help the Maui Humane Society Help Pets Lost or Injured in the Fires

I can’t even wrap my mind around the devastation on parts of Maui. I think we’ve become somewhat numb to the constant coverage of disasters as they’re becoming ever more frequent thanks to the climate crisis, but there’s something about this one that is particularly shocking. I hope and pray that at least some pets survived, and they will need help. The Maui Humane Society is on the ground trying to save as many pets as they can.Continue Reading

Mission Meow: Creating Meaningful Change for Feline Non-Profits


Running a feline rescue has never been an easy task. These often small non-profit organizations rely on donations. Raising funds has become increasingly more difficult. 80% of small shelters face challenges ranging form aging facilities to rising veterinary costs to limited resources. 75% of community cat organizations can’t afford to pay their employees. Enter Mission Meow.Continue Reading