Ruby’s Reflections

Ruby Goes to the Dentist: In Her Own Words


Hi everyone, it’s Ruby! If you’ve read Mom’s four-part series titled “Ruby Goes to the Dentist” last week, you already know what happened to me. In case you missed it, here are the four posts:

Ruby Goes to the Dentist – Part One: Diagnosis and Choosing a Veterinary Dentist

Ruby Goes to the Dentist – Part Two: Preparation

Ruby Goes to the Dentist – Part Three: Our Day at Animal Dentistry and Oral Surgery

Ruby Goes to the Dentist – Part Four: Returning Home and Recovery

Mom did a pretty good job describing everything that happened, but I figured you’d want to hear about the experience from me. After all, I’m the brave little kitten who lived through this awful trauma – and lived to tell you the story!Continue Reading

Allegra and Ruby Make New Year’s Resolutions


I’m not a big fan of New Year’s resolutions. Even though the idea of a “fresh start” is appealing, I find that setting intentions for the year is a more powerful way to go about making permanent changes in your life. However, Allegra and Ruby have been discussing their New Year’s resolutions extensively, and they’ve been bugging me to share their top 3 resolutions with you, so here you go!Continue Reading

Allegra and Ruby’s Morning Routine


It’s no secret that cats are creatures of habit, and that they like their routines. Not surprisingly, cats’ routines will develop around their humans’ schedule and household routines. While such a routine driven life may seem boring to humans, it helps cats feel safe and confident. In fact, routines are so important to cats that having them disrupted can even impact their physical health.

I was going to tell you about Allegra and Ruby’s morning routine, but they wanted to tell you in their own words.Continue Reading

Ruby on Sleeping With Humans


Hi everyone, it’s Ruby! I want to talk about sleeping with humans today, and tell you about how I’ve trained my Mom to do what I want her to do when we go to bed at night. Who says humans can’t be trained!

Some of you kitties probably already know that sleeping with humans can be challenging. Continue Reading