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Cats…How Many is too Many?

Cats…How Many is too Many?

Now that’s a loaded question, isn’t it?   When does “cat lover” cross the line to “cat hoarder”? We’ve all heard and read about “crazy cat ladies”…how much truth is there to that? Aside from being offensive to females, is there such a ... »

Houseplants Poisonous to Cats

Houseplants Poisonous to Cats

Curiosity killed the cat, or so they say. Cats are curious creatures, they love to climb, explore, squeeze behind or into things and probably get into just as much (or more) mischief as dogs.   But with that curiosity comes some risk. Especially when they are curious about some of your housepla... »

Dear Tabby, My cat keeps getting stuck in high places!

Dear Tabby, My cat keeps getting stuck in high places!

Dear Tabby,   My cat Whiskers loves to climb on things, the higher the better. He climbs telephone poles, trees and even the rain gutter. Unfortunately, he can’t always climb down safely. Short of keeping him in the house, what should I do?   Whiskers Mom   Dear Mom,   Havi... »

Urban Legends : Cats Leave Babies Breathless

Urban Legends : Cats Leave Babies Breathless

Guest Post from Robin Mudge from Playful Kitty Cats often get the short end of the stick in urban legends and myths. Over the course of human history we have associated cats with Satan himself, witches, plagues, and more. Wherever something goes unexplained, another cat myth shows up.   The Leg... »

How to take your cat outside safely

How to take your cat outside safely

Guest Post from Maggie Marton author of OhMyDogBlog.com.   Before I get into sharing our strategies for taking Newt outside, let me start this post with a quick disclaimer: I know there is a wide and varied spectrum of opinion about whether cats should or shouldn’t go outdoors. Personally, I be... »

5 Tips To Keep Your Cat Healthy This Summer

5 Tips To Keep Your Cat Healthy This Summer

Guest Post from Avery Morrison. Pawtini.com Summers can be the most enjoyable season of the year with lots of fun activities to do outdoors, but as a pet parent it becomes very important to take strong precautions to make sure your cat spends a comfortable and a healthy summer time as well. Conditio... »

10 Good Reasons To Keep Your Cat Indoors

10 Good Reasons To Keep Your Cat Indoors

Guest Post from Robin Mudge of Playful Kitty   1. Indoor cats live longer, healthier lives. Statistics show that indoor cats live an average of 13 – 17 years (while some live into their 20′s), while outdoor-only cats have an average life expectancy of only 5 years.   2. The threat of disea... »