Reiki is an energy therapy that can bring relaxation, comfort, healing and an increased sense of well-being to cats and their humans. Continue Reading
It’s been more than three years now that I had to let Ruby go, and I still miss her every 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
Today’s quote is a bit of a departure from our usual “wisdom” quotes, but it pretty accurately reflects my current state of mind: when all else fails, eat pie (or cake, or Ben and Jerry’s.)Continue Reading
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Oliver Kitten’s Diary offers a close up look inside the life (and mind) of a kitten during his first year of life.Continue Reading
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Osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease, affects not only humans, but also our beloved furry feline companions. Just as in humans, feline osteoarthritis can cause pain, discomfort, and mobility issues that significantly impact a cat’s quality of life. Early detection, diagnosis, and treatment play a crucial role in treating and managing this condition effectively.Continue Reading
To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die. ― Thomas Campbell
Today is Memorial Day in the United States, a day when we honor the memory of the men and women who have died in military service. We also celebrate the arrival of summer, but because of the reason for the holiday, it never feels right to me to say “Happy Memorial Day,” so instead, I’m wishing you a day filled with love and beautiful memories.Continue Reading
Guest post by Laura Cassiday
Playing with your cat is important. You know this. But do you know why?
When you play fetch, or tug-o-war with a dog, it’s a social bonding experience. You’re playing together. When you’re playing with your cats, however, you’re just a prop. You are providing them with a simulated hunting experience. Continue Reading
Guest post by Ingrid R. Niesman MS, PhD
During the first few months of 2022, I had two apparently healthy and happy Siamese boys. Until I didn’t.
Uli was diagnosed with asthma in January. Click here to read The Challenges of Treating Feline Asthma for his story.
Then, in March, heartbreak struck again. Big boy Paterson started vomiting. At first, it was just occasional, and we wrote if off as hairballs. By the third week of March, we became worried and scheduled a vet appointment.Continue Reading
Hi everyone, it’s Allegra! I’m surprising Mom with flowers and her favorite cake for her birthday today!Continue Reading