Cats or Dogs in Real Life

Yesterday I posted the Cats or Dogs survey.  Did you have a strong immediate reaction one way or the other?  Did you feel torn because you love both equally?  Or were you a little irritated by the question because you just aren’t an animal lover?  Or maybe you are a horse, snake, gerbil or fishContinue reading “Cats or Dogs in Real Life”

10 Things to Do When a Pet Goes Missing

Pets often become family.  When a beloved pet goes missing it isn’t always easy to know what to do first.  These are a few things we learned when Callie recently went missing. Panic for exactly three minutes, then get moving. You have work to do. Check the obvious places first – house, yard, favorite hidingContinue reading “10 Things to Do When a Pet Goes Missing”

Callie Cat is Home!

We had several reports of sightings by neighbors yesterday.  That gave us hope, knowing that at least as of yesterday morning she had not left the community.  We live in a close knit lakeside community and people were searching for her and asking, “have you found Callie yet?” We were upset last night when weContinue reading “Callie Cat is Home!”

Need Advice from a Kitty or a Cat Parent

  This is Callie snugged up around the burners on my stove top. She has always looked for warm places, but since we moved she always wants to be on the stove when it is hot. I turn my back for a minute and there she is looking like she’s sitting around a campfire. I’mContinue reading “Need Advice from a Kitty or a Cat Parent”

Cats as Healers

I know cats are healers. If you have ever had a cat snuggle up to you when you were sick or found yourself relaxed to the point of falling asleep with a purring cat on your lap you know what I mean. But according to The 7 Healing Powers of Cat Purrs from the TailsContinue reading “Cats as Healers”