Home-prepared kitty food: It doesn’t get any EZ-ier


FoodFurLifeIn a world where kibble is still king for so many cat caregivers, there’s a small army of people looking to make a difference, both in the information they share and, now, in a product that can make species-appropriate feeding more convenient.

Laurie Goldstein and Carolina Liima teamed up to create a new product that creates a complete and balanced homemade diet when it’s added to meat. Both are devoted and knowledgeable pet parents. They’ve seen how proper nutrition can dramatically improve the health of their cats. Read more of this post

Cats on the Lookout for Human Kindness


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The community cats in my town are lucky to have such devoted caregivers. I post occasional updates on one colony on ExclusivelyCats and in the Branford Eagle, my local online newspaper. Here’s the current report.

You can read previous stories on Branford’s community cats here, here, and here.

 

Wordless Wednesday


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Safe Outdoor Exploration for Cats


safeoutdoorsHere’s my article from Animal Wellness, Vol. 17, Issue 4.

My husband and I often joke that we bought our house for the cats. It has lots of sun-filled bay and picture windows with unencumbered views of the yards. These windows are always open during the summer so our cats can get as close to being outside as possible.

Continue reading here.

My Journey to Raw


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This is my contribution to CatCentric.org’s “Journey to Raw” series.

My cats have been fed a raw, homemade diet for 15 years or so. Several kittens have been raised on it and several adults have been introduced to it mid-stream.

Two factors contributed to my interest in feeding a more species-appropriate diet.

Continue reading here.

Cats and Coloring: No Better Combination


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Celica Blue puts her seal of approval on a non-cat design by Kimberly Garvey from her book, “It’s Complicated.”

It goes without saying that many of us believe that cats are the best. But to kick it up a notch? Add coloring.

The adult coloring phenomenon has been sweeping the world. No topic is off limits for markers, pencils, gel pens, and crayons. Mandalas (the original inspiration), geometric designs, scenes from nature, and architecture have all been fodder for colorists. Now the cat has become a whole genre unto itself. Read more of this post

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Tekla at 12 1/2.

Tekla at 12 1/2.

A Year With Celica Blue


Just one year ago in a land far away, two Russian Blue kittens were born. Little did their moms (human and feline) know that one of them would travel 5,000 miles to live in her new home.

Celica Blue

November 2014

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Book Review: ‘Women Who Still Love Cats Too Much’


We cat people are sponges for information. Chances are you have a pile of books by your bedside, websites bookmarked on your computer, and scour the Internet for information the second your cat sneezes. Or call 911 when your cat has a hairball.

It’s all serious stuff. Enough to give the most caring cat lover information overload. Read more of this post

Wordless Wednesday


Celica Blue – 10 months old

Celica Blue – 10 months old

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