September 20, 2012
Even the smallest, gentlest cat is a wild thing, genetically speaking. The domestic house cat is not actually domestic; rather, Felis Domesticus is an essentially feral species that have made accommodations to live intimately with humans. The cats' ancient predator behaviors are very much a part of its present day life.
August 10, 2012
I have been rescuing and fostering strays for years and am forever amazed by their ability to overcome some tough situations. In addition to my own experiences, ten years of listening to both heart breaking and loving stories have furthered my awe of these little critters.
June 27, 2012
While summer never really starts around here until at least the 5th of July, it is time to start considering ways to keep your cat safe and happy in the heat.
May 17, 2012
Flea preventatives have come a long way in safety and efficacy from the flea dips and collars of the past.
April 5, 2012
He must have a bladder infection! This is a common complaint I hear almost everyday from clients.
March 21, 2012
Are you concerned about sustainable fishing? So are the folks over at PetTropics, the company responsible for Tiki Cat. You can rest easy knowing that your fish-loving cat has a safe, sustainable diet.
February 17, 2012
Many people make emergency plans for their families and don't remember to take pets into account. Here are a few suggestions for emergency plans that can help make a bad situation just a little less stressful.
February 1, 2012
Dental health care, particularly in cats, was something veterinarians paid little or no attention to 30 years ago. Was it not an issue?
January 21, 2012
Cats, what amazing creatures they are! Having spent more that 30 years working with them and 50+ years living with them I find myself ever more intrigued and infatuated with the species.
December 22, 2011
Need some ideas for last minute holiday gifts or year-end donations? When you open your charitable heart, don't forget the animals in need.
December 9, 2011
Our newest cat toys come from a company called Wicked Kitty Toys, and, in addition to being really cute, they are also handmade right here in the Seattle area!
November 9, 2011
You can't judge a book by its cover, but you can learn an awful lot about a cat just by looking at her. Are they happy? Sad? Angry? Afraid? Stressed? A quick glance can tell you these things and more.
November 3, 2011
We would like for you all to meet Fred. Fred is a 9 year old, Siamese whose body decided to throw us a medical curveball earlier this year.
October 13, 2011
Some of the deepest sadness I have ever felt has occurred with the death of my two kitties, Poco in 2008, and Eubie in 2010.
October 6, 2011
I met Elmo, a 5 year old Domestic Long Hair, in May 2010 as a second opinion for severe oral stomatitis (swelling/inflammation of the gums) which was being managed medically elsewhere, and was in fact part of a study for a new potential treatment for this condition.
September 22, 2011
As we've discussed in The Indoor Cat's Daily Schedule of Activities and How You Can Enrich Your Cat's Life Part 1 and Part 2, enrichment for your cat is very important.
September 16, 2011
This week we would like to introduce you to two very special cats, that have been cared for with the Saint Francis Fund.
September 8, 2011
Pet Health Insurance, just like your own health insurance, can be a valuable benefit during a difficult time. It can help cover the bill when your pet is sick, has an accident, or needs routine care.
August 18, 2011
Purr, yowl, hiss, meow: all these sounds are common among cats, but what do they mean?
July 28, 2011
Does your indoor-only kitty yearn for the great outdoors? Does she want to smell the ground and the air and play with bugs? Tell her there is good news!