Weruva Biggest Kitty Loser Contest

The Weruva Biggest Kitty Loser Contest Time travel. The birth of Weruva. The invention of the Biggest Kitty Loser contest in 2007 and the thousands of people who took the challenge on my Sirius radio show CAT CHAT, and found their kitty cats transformed, just by stopping feeding them dry cat food (which I called […]

Myth #2 Fat Cats are Happy Cats

Myth #2 Fat Cats are Happy Cats When you hear the words “fat cat” you smile, right? You think fat cats look happy or funny — you see social media pictures of enormous cats and get a kick out of it. You hear the saying about a person that “he’s a fat cat,” as though […]

Saving Kitty Sparkles

Saving Kitty Sparkles Bridget, a listener from Florida, is losing sleep over a neighborhood vagabond named Sparkles, a small Rag Doll mix who began visiting her porch soon after she moved to the area. As a fan of Cat Chat, Bridget kindly sent me an email, thanking me for the show and asking my advice […]

Cats In Quarantine

CATS IN QUARANTINE Scary avian flu infects shelter cats in NYC After a mysterious outbreak of bird flu swept through New York City shelters earlier this month, the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) opened an emergency quarantine center to house the entire cat population in the city’s shelter system, according […]

How Diet Can Help A Kitty Cat With Heart Failure

How Diet Can Help A Kitty Cat With Heart Failure I received this plea for advice and help from an understandably distraught owner who was caught off guard by her cat’s sudden diagnosis with a serious heart condition. Linda wrote to me: “My seemingly healthy 10 year old cat was diagnosed with advanced hypertrophic cardiomyopathy […]

Is “Too Skinny” bad for Cat Health?

Hi Tracie! I think your advice is invaluable and have fed my cat only wet, grain-free food since I brought her home from the shelter. She is a wonderful 2 y.o. and weighs about 10 lbs. I feed her Soulistic with a few Greenies here and there, but I am worried she’s not eating enough. […]