Take Fish Oil for Yourself & Your Pets… No Matter what some study says!

Take Fish Oil for Yourself & Your Pets… No Matter what some study says! There are basic facts about the health value of giving generous amounts of omega-3 fish oil every day to your pets (and yourself and your two-legged children, too!). I’ve been singing the praises of omega-3 fish oil for years, to anyone […]

Music Specially for Kitty Cats

Music Specially for Kitty Cats A few years ago, scientists from the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and the University of Maryland, wanted to study whether cats could respond to music. And so they created some music especially for feline sensibilities, as described in this article outlining the whole study.  It describes how Charles Snowdon […]

Cat Activity Puzzle

Cat Activity Puzzle: Bored Kitty? Give Her a High-Paying Job! If your cat is stuck in the life-saving, indoors-only lifestyle you can bet she is bored to distraction. This is true even if she is lucky enough to have a fully enclosed outdoor “catio” — because even that has its limitations on offering something for […]

6 Ways to Protect Your Cats & Yourself from Cat Scratch Disease

6 Ways to Protect Your cats & Yourself from Cat Scratch Disease You can forgive the new kitten in your life for the bright red tracks her little claws painted down your arm, but keep an eye on those scratches — they can lead to terribly serious health consequences. Cat scratch disease can actually put […]

Top Entry Litter Boxes?? Cats Want to Know Whom to Thank for That Lovely Idea?!

Top Entry Litter Boxes?? Cats Want to Know Whom to Thank for That Lovely Idea?! I got a great question recently for my show Cat Chat: “What’s up with top-entry litter boxes? Are they okay for cats or were they designed for human comfort?” I appreciate the fact that this gentleman intuitively recognized that there […]

Can You Love Both Cats and Birds!?

Can You Love Both Cats and Birds!? There’s a quiet little war going on between the cats allowed outdoors and the birds and their nests which the cats disturb or destroy. There’s also a philosophical (and sometimes actual) battle going on between bird-lovers who want no domestic cats to be allowed outdoors and cat owners […]

Feliway Diffusers to the Rescue at Southampton Shelter

Feliway Diffusers to the Rescue at Southampton Shelter Here’s a genuine and spirit-lifting thanks and shout out to Dr. Elizabeth Hodgkins (my co-host on CAT CHAT® ) and the good folks at CEVA, who make the Feliway pheromone spray, wipes and diffusers. CEVA is one of my most generous sponsors and they have let me […]