Anguished About Buying a Puppy

I got an enthusiastic message from Jenny, whose young daughter Brooks “is obsessed with dogs & would love to go to Dog Film Festival. Is it playing in our area? We live in Beacon NY & have family we visit in the Berkshires.” I wrote Jenny back to say she was in luck — that […]

How to Get Your Cat Off “Kitty Crack” and Slim Down

How To Get Your Cat Off “Kitty Crack” And Slim Down For all of the 7 ½ years I had my own show on the Martha Stewart channel of Sirius satellite radio, I focused on feline health, especially as it related to nutrition.  From my years of research for writing The Cat Bible: Everything Your […]

A New Year’s Resolution: Shed Your Cat’s Excess Baggage

A New Year’s Resolution: Shed Your Cat’s Excess Baggage [The first in a series of blogs about how to safely and successfully get your cat to lose weight] Many people don’t even realize their cat is fat, because we’ve all become accustomed to seeing overweight cats with hanging bellies, brick-shaped bodies, and a skeleton so […]

A Book About Meghan Markle’s Beagle as Good as Eloise

A Book About Meghan Markle’s Beagle as Good as Eloise An absolutely delicious children’s book “His Royal Dogness, Guy the Beagle: The Remarkable True Story of Meghan Markle’s Rescue Dog,”  has arrived just in time for putting under the tree – and onto the shelf for now and forever more. I haven’t seen a children’s […]

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 […]

Giving Tuesday – All Year Long from Weruva

Giving Tuesday – All Year Long from Weruva “Giving Tuesday” is a nice antidote to the crazed consumerism of Black Friday, Cyber Monday and increasingly, all the days and weeks on either side of the post-Thanksgiving weekend. Kudos to everybody who is a pet-lover and emptied their virtual piggy banks and sent the contents to […]

Holidays are Hell..for Cats & Dogs

Holidays are Hell..for Cats & Dogs Comfort Zone Calming Vest and Multi-cat Diffuser to the rescue We humans love the holidays — the excitement of big meals, surprises, gifts, visiting and being visited, new things to eat and drink (or old favorites to eat and drink too much of), meeting new people and reacquainting ourselves […]

Incredible Movies for NY Dog & Cat Film Festivals This Year in NYC!

Incredible Movies for the NY Dog & Cat Film Festivals This Year in NYC! If you live anywhere near New York City — and you love dogs and/or cats — all I can say is: you have a treat in store for the premiere of the 2nd Annual NY Cat Film Festival Saturday December 1st […]

We Rate Dogs—the Best “Inside Joke” in Dogdom

We Rate Dogs—the Best “Inside Joke” in Dogdom I’m a pretty big Luddite when it comes to Twitter and Instagram, which means I miss out on a LOT of really fun, exciting, moving content relating to dogs and cats. I had always figured I was already so overwhelmed receiving weighty content about pets (books, studies, […]

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 […]