Yochabel’s Wisdom: Hospice at Home


Guest post by Casey Hersch

This is the fifth in a series of posts by Casey Hersch. Casey discusses the many lessons she learned about caring for Yochabel during her illness, including her quest to stop Yochabel’s cancer from growing/spreading, barriers present with senior cats, variations in diet including supplements and herbs, and how to focus on the individual cat’s needs. Yochabel was not only Casey’s feline companion. She left Casey with ways to cope with her own illness, and with a greater sense of acceptance and gratitude. Continue reading…

Mews and Nips: What If Cats Were Really Big?


Russian artist Andrey Shcherbak loves cats. He has uploaded nearly 150 photos of giant cats photoshopped into ordinary photos, and the results are magical. His giant cat project “came about by chance,” he told The Dodo. “I was looking through a photo album and one picture I had taken in a forest on a corporate retreat caught my eye, and that’s how the idea was born. I liked it, so I took another photo with the intention of placing a cat in it. I decided to create an Instagram account full of pictures of only me and cats because that’s not very different from the reality I live in. I lead a rather isolated way of life.” For more about Andrey and more wonderful photos, visit The Dodo.

If you missed any of the stories featured on the Conscious Cat this week, here’s a recap: Continue reading…

Ruby’s Reflections: Cable Box Installation


Hi everyone, it’s Ruby! I want to tell you about something really cool that happened the other day: I helped Mom install a new cable box! In case you don’t know what that is, it’s a really hard cat bed. I usually prefer sleeping in soft cat beds, and we certainly have plenty of them around the house. But this cat bed is so nice and warm, I like to sleep on it even though it’s kind of extra firm. Continue reading…

Review: Balanced Blends Species Balanced™ Raw and Steamed Formulas


This post is sponsored by Balanced Blends*

We’ve been fans of Balanced Blends for quite some time, and we were delighted to see that they recently introduced their enhanced raw formulas as well as brand new steamed formulas, ideal for cat parents who want to feed a species-appropriate whole food diet, but aren’t quite comfortable with the idea of raw feeding. Continue reading…

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