Giveaway: Win Raw Paws Food and Treats for Your Cats and Your Favorite Rescue


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How would you like to win $50 worth of either frozen or freeze dried raw food, freeze dried  treats, supplements and meal toppers for your cats? This is a great opportunity for you to try their offerings. And they’re not just giving $50 worth of products to one lucky winner, they’ll also give $50 worth of products to the winner’s favorite rescue group or shelter!Continue Reading

When Love Grows Slowly: How a Shy, Unassuming Cat Changed My World


Falling in love with a cat is no different than falling in love with a person. Sometimes, it’s love at first sight. That’s what happened for me when I saw Buckley, the subject of my first book, Buckley’s Story: Lessons from a Feline Master Teacher, in a cage in the back of the animal hospital I managed at the time. I fell in love instantly.

Other times, it’s a slower process. Continue Reading

Colorful Cat Wallet


I came across this super cute colorful cat wallet on Etsy and just had to share it with you. Available in several different colors, these wallets are the purrfect size to use with smaller purses.Continue Reading

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Mews and Nips: Your Cat’s Primordial Pouch – What Is It For?


Did you know that all cats have a primordial pouch, even normal weight cats? You may have a different name for the soft, saggy skin underneath a cat’s belly. I’ve heard it called anything from cookie pouch to coin purse to snack pack. When I managed a veterinary practice, one of our clinic cats had a very pronounced primordial pouch, and I used to call it his bed skirt. For more about this part of your cat’s anatomy, its function, and why it’s more pronounced in some cats and not in others, visit the blog.

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

Digital Custom Watercolor Cat Portrait


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Custom portraits are a lovely way to honor or remember a beloved cat. These digital watercolor portraits by Florida based artist Elena Fick are beautiful and inexpensive, making them a lovely gift to yourself or a friend. And Mother’s Day is right around the corner!Continue Reading