Sunday Quotes: Sleeping Cats


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


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


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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Why You Should Leave Your Shoes at the Door to Protect Your Cat’s (and Your) Health


Do you remove your shoes when you enter your home? If you don’t, you may want to rethink that. I don’t have a lot of rules in my house, but if you’re coming to visit me, I’m going to ask you to take off your shoes. I don’t want to expose Allegra or myself to all the bacteria and toxins that live on the bottom of the average shoe, because quite frankly, the stuff you’ll find there is the stuff of nightmares.Continue Reading

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