Rescue Report: The Fate of a Declawed Cat

*This is the second in our Rescue Report series. If you’d like to submit your story of rescuing a cat from the streets or shelter, click here. By Erika Nicklom I was somewhat on the fence about fate until I met a cat that would change my mind into a definite believer. When I moved from my hometown Read More …

Face Prosecution for Dressing Up Your Pets

Dressing up your pets for Christmas is a matter being taken very seriously by some authorities. The RSPCA in the UK has warned people who insist on dressing up their animal companions in costumes like reindeer antlers and santa suits could face prosecution of imprisonment or fine under the Animal Welfare Act. Section 9 of the Read More …

Your Cat Wants to Kill You?

If you’ve been watching the headlines lately, you’ll be convinced your cat wants to kill you. USA Today and The Telegraph are among big publications that pounced on this study recently that compared the personality traits of domestic cats to clouded leopards, snow leopards, African lions, and Scottish wildcats. The researchers unexpectedly found that certain personality factors were shared Read More …

Should You Adopt an Older Cat?

Should you adopt an older cat? That’s a rhetorical question, of course. Shelters are overflowing with older cats in need of a loving home. There are many reasons to adopt an older cat, but this story is about just one special guy who will make you think twice if you have your heart set on a Read More …

Toxoplasmosis: Should You Worry?

If you have cats, you’ve probably heard of the dangers of contracting Toxoplasmosis, a potentially fatal disease, from our cats’ feces (read the 10 Do’s & Don’ts of Cat Litter). Is it really something to worry about, or is it just a sensational headline? Watch the video below and read on for more information. What is Read More …

Relationship Rescue: Don’t Buy Leather Furniture!

Let’s set the stage: You’ve got cats. They have claws. You don’t want to declaw them. You’re buying furniture with your spouse/partner/roommate (SPR). They want to get a leather couch. Let’s discuss. OK. Now, you know as well as I do what’s going to happen to that couch within minutes of bringing it home, whether it’s Read More …