Month: April 2021

A Snowflake in My Hand (2023 Book Review)

I don’t often re-read books, but a handful of cat books that have become such treasures, I read them again and again. When I recently re-read Samantha Mooney’s A Snowflake in My Hand, I thought it was time to share it with you again. Few books have left such an impression on me, and this little book became pivotal to a significant turning point in my life.Continue Reading

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Cats’ Experience With Leash Training: Adventures, Challenges & More


I previously introduced you to Laura Kicey, a graphic designer, illustrator, photographer and artist living in the Philadelphia suburbs with her partner and their three cats. While not all of Laura’s creative work is about cats, most of it is, “and if it isn’t, it is in the service of cats one way or another,” she says.Continue Reading

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Fuller Brush Electrostatic Carpet Sweeper 2023 Review & Features


When I was using my trusty Fuller Brush Carpet Sweeper around the litter box the other day, it occurred to me that I had never told you about it. I’ve had this little sweeper for about three years now, and I can’t imagine being without it. And I feel like I should apologize to all of you for not telling you about it sooner!Continue Reading

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5 Healthy Habits for Your Cat: Expert Tips to Keep Them Happy

Maine Coon cat playing with feather toy at home

We all want our cats to live long and happy lives. We know that healthy habits increase our vitality and help prevent serious illness, and the same is true for our cats. If you’re not already practicing these five healthy habits, now is a good time to start!Continue Reading

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All PEMF Devices Are Not Created Equal: How the Assisi Loop and Therapy Pad Differ from Over-the-Counter Devices


Whenever I post about the Assisi Loop or Assisi Therapy Pad, I occasionally get the question “why can’t I just buy any PEMF device on Amazon, and for a lot less money, too?”

The simple answer is: you get what you pay for.Continue Reading

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Cat Crochet Purse Charms (2023 Review)


Today’s Etsy find is for the knitters and crocheters among you, but these project markers can be used for so much more!  Use them as a zipper pull on your favorite jacket. Use them as a purse charm to dress up an old handbag. The possibilities are endless!Continue Reading

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Interactive Cat Play: Benefits & Expert Tips

Cat playing with laser

Play is vitally important to a cat’s mental and physical health, and it’s especially important for indoor cats. Even though cats may sleep up to 16 hours a day, when they’re awake, they need stimulation, and the best way to accomplish this is with play. In the wild, when lions, tigers and other wild cats aren’t sleeping, they’re either hunting, or teaching their young to hunt. And play is nothing more than channelng your domestic tiger’s hunting instinct into play.Continue Reading

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How to Cut Pills Easily & Accurately For Your Cat


If you’ve ever had to cut small pills for your cat (or yourself,) you know how frustrating it can be. While there are endless models of pill cutters available online, I’ve found that none of them work well when it comes to cutting already small pills into halves and quarters.Continue Reading

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