Feline Lifestyle

Black Cat Appreciation Day

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August 17 is Black Cat Appreciation Day. This “holiday” was created to help dispel some of the myths and ridiculous prejudices that surround these beautiful cats. If you share your life with one or more of these black beauties, every day is Black Cat Appreciation Day, because you already know just how special they are.Continue Reading

Reporting from EveryCAT Health Foundation’s 2022 Symposium: Bringing Awareness to Unowned Cats

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Guest post by Ingrid R Niesman MS, PhD

For innumerable reasons, cats pose a quandary for conservation biologists, rescue groups and municipal policy stakeholders, because each of these groups sees cats differently.Continue Reading

Moving with Cats Part Three: Settling Into Your New Home

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This post is sponsored by Sleepypod

Moving is stressful for humans, and it’s even more stressful for cats. Cats are creatures of habit who hate having their routine disrupted, but there are things you can do to make the entire process less taxing for both cat and human.Continue Reading

Moving with Cats, Part Two: Moving Day

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This post is sponsored by Sleepypod

Moving is stressful for humans, and it’s even more stressful for cats. Cats are creatures of habit who hate having their routine disrupted, but there are things you can do to make the entire process less taxing for both cat and human.Continue Reading

Celebrate Tortoiseshell Cat Appreciation Day

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It’s here! Today is the 3rd annual Tortoiseshell Cat Appreciation Day! Arguably, for those of us who share our lives with torties, that’s every day, but today is the day to bring awareness to these beautiful, often misunderstood cats and their tortitude.

I created Tortoiseshell Cat Appreciation Day in 2020 in Ruby’s memory to celebrate torties in all their uniqueness and beauty. Help me turn Facebook, Instagram, and any other social  networks you’re a part of brown, tan, gold, black, cinnamon and all colors in between today! Continue Reading

Get Ready for the 3rd Annual Tortoiseshell Cat Appreciation Day

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I created Tortoiseshell Cat Appreciation Day two years ago in Ruby’s memory to celebrate torties in all their uniqueness and beauty. I’m hoping that every year on April17, the internet will be flooded with photos of torties. Help me turn Facebook, Instagram, and any other social  networks you’re a part of brown, tan, gold, black, cinnamon and all colors in between. Let’s bring awareness to these often misunderstood cats and their tortitude.Continue Reading

Pet Insurance for Cats: 5 Tips to Find the Best Plan for Your Cat

Sponsored guest post by Kim Albright

When it comes to caring for our feline friends, most cat parents will go above and beyond to make sure their cats are well taken care of and in the best possible health. Pet insurance can ensure cats get needed medical treatments while also minimizing surprise vet bills for accidents or illnesses.

However, not all pet insurance policies are created equal. Understanding what to look for when shopping for pet insurance is crucial for finding the best plan for your cat.Continue Reading

Tips on How to Choose an Animal Charity

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Sponsored guest post by Peter Kennedy*

Many of us are interested in supporting organizations and charities that do great work in certain interest areas, especially in the form of supporting one or more animal charities. But do you know how to narrow down your options to make a decision on an organization that is worthy of a donation? Below are a few helpful tips that will assist you when it comes to choosing the right animal charity.Continue Reading

Moving with Cats, via Private Charter Jet

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There’s no question that moving with cats can be extremely stressful.  Cats are creatures of habit who hate having their routine disrupted. For some cats, a move is no big deal, but for most cats, the upheaval associated with a move and the logistics of getting them from point A to point B can result in extreme stress.Continue Reading

Are Laser Toys Safe for Cats?

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Some cats go wild for laser toys, chasing the little red dot around the house, up and down furniture, and, in Ruby’s case, even up walls. Well, she tried, anyway. Allegra will chase any reflection of light, even if it’s just the sun reflecting off my phone on the wall, so a laser pointer is definitely a hit with her.

But are laser toys really such a good idea to use with cats? And more importantly, are they safe?Continue Reading

Moving with Cats, Part One: Preparing for the Move

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This post is sponsored by Sleepypod

Moving is stressful for humans, and it’s even more stressful for cats. Cats are creatures of habit who hate having their routine disrupte, but there are things you can do to make the entire process less taxing for both cat and human.Continue Reading