• Posted on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012

    Caring for FIV-Positive Cats


    If you’ve been browsing through animal shelters in your area in search of a cat, you may have noticed separate rooms for cats that are infected with the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV). While this is one …read more »

  • Posted on Wednesday, October 3rd, 2012

    Volunteering At Your Local Pet Shelter


    While walking through an animal shelter can be a heartbreaking experience, it’s also a place of hope. New dogs and cats are adopted every day and brought to caring homes they would never have otherwise found. …read more »

  • Posted on Wednesday, September 19th, 2012

    Famous Presidential Cats in the White House


    Many presidents have had dogs. We’re all well acquainted with the Obamas’ lovable Portuguese Water Dog, Bo, but what about the other animals and pets, like John Quincy Adams’ silkworms or Theodore Roosevelt’s and John F. …read more »

  • Posted on Friday, September 14th, 2012

    Is Catnip a Good Choice for Your Companion?

    catnip on floor

    Whether you’ve recently adopted a cat or have owned one for many years, catnip is a strange part of the cat wellness world that not many pet parents quite understand. While it certainly can spark some …read more »

  • Posted on Monday, August 6th, 2012

    Improving Your Indoor Cat’s Quality of Life

    Photo Credit: ontourwithben via flickr

    Now that it’s the middle of summer, your feline may be spending his or her fair share staring longingly outdoors. Because it isn’t the best idea to let your cat roam outside, your pet will be …read more »

  • Posted on Thursday, July 26th, 2012

    Understanding Your Cat Through Body Language

    cat body language

    Cats are often inscrutable. The poet T.S. Eliot – a devoted cat lover who published more than a few lines of verse about his various feline companions over the years – once remarked in a poem …read more »