Feline Lifestyle

Moving with Cats Part Three: Settling Into Your New Home

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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

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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

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Celebrate Tortoiseshell Cat Appreciation Day

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Written by Ingrid King

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Happy Cats Café and Trattoria: A Unique Cat Café Experience

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Cat cafés have become fairly common around the world, but I still took note when I saw a recent report about one opening in my hometown. Happy Cat’s Café and Trattoria opened in Stuttgart, Germany in February. After reading a report about the café, I just had to find out more about it and got in touch with owner Daniel Di Stefano.Continue Reading

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Cats Can Help Older Adults Thrive

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Guest post by Ingrid R. Niesman, MS PhD 

A 101-year-old senior citizen adopts a 19-year old cat from the Catawba Humane Society in Hickory, NC. Penny’s family describes this as a match made in heaven. After losing her cat and realizing a stuffed animal is not an alternative, the North Carolina woman has found her senior soul mate in Gus. Her story is a reminder of the importance of cats in all our lives, but particularly for the elderly.Continue Reading

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