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Review: Cat Ladder Feline Furniture, New Birch Ladder Now on Kickstarter

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There’s no question that cats love to climb. Vertical space in the form of cat trees and cat shelves is critical to providing an enriched environment for indoor cats. The Cat Ladder addresses this need in a way that’s creative, functional, and beautiful – and most of all, it lends itself to endless possibilities in any home of any size.Continue Reading

Special Needs Cats and Catios

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Sponsored guest post by Cynthia Chomos, Catio Spaces
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Every cat is special. Some are extra special. Cats born with chronic physical or medical conditions, or who encounter challenges in their lifetime through disease, lost limbs, deafness or blindness, are considered special needs cats.

While it can take longer for shelters to find them a forever home, many big-hearted cat lovers are adopting these special cats or helping through donations and sponsorship programs. At their core, cats with challenges have the same instincts and basic needs as any cat. Many are unaware of their disability and have the resiliency to live purrfectly normal lives.Continue Reading

Cozy Cat Beds From a Company That Cares – Special Discount for Conscious Cat Readers

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Last week, we reviewed the Abby Pet Hut cat bed from Urban Paws, and the post turned out to be so popular, I thought I’d share a few more of our favorite beds from this company.

I love the philosophy behind Urban Paw. Their tag line is “pet products that care.” Headed by a mother and son team, Urban Paw’s mission is to improve the lives of pets and the people who love them. In addition to creating comfortable and stylish products for pets, they also strive to to lessen the environmental impact and contribute to the well-being of people and pets. This includes finding alternative materials for their products, such as soy-based rather than petroleum based foam, which reduces toxic emissions and makes them safer to use.Continue Reading

Special Discount for Conscious Cat Readers: Get 15% OFF Any Cat Tree from Pet Tree Houses

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Cat trees are a must have for indoor cats. They satsify cats’ need to climb, they provide a great view of the outdoors if placed near a window, and they offer an outlet for cats’ natural instinct to scratch. Cat trees are especially important in multicat households, giving cats opportunities to share territory on more than one level, without bumping into each other and creating possible altercations.Continue Reading

Catit Oasis Review: The Ultimate Kitty Playground

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I’ve always loved the Catit line of cat products. The folks at Catit really know what cats like, and how to keep them engaged and challenged. They’ve outdone themselves with the new Oasis Kit: this collection of products has something for every cat’s preference, ranging from products to enhance play, eating, drinking and relaxing.Continue Reading

Interview with Dr. Tony Buffington, Champion of Environmental Enrichment for Cats – Part One

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Tony Buffington, DVM, PhD, DACVN is Emeritus Professor of Veterinary Clinical Sciences at The Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine. That sounds like a mouthful, doesn’t it? Perhaps I should simply tell you what his business card says: “Effective Environmental Enrichment Evangelist” – because that’s what encompasses what Dr. Buffington’s work has been all about for the last three decades: improving the lives of cats.Continue Reading

Giveaway: Autographed Copies of Catify to Satisfy by Jackson Galaxy and Kate Benjamin

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This giveaway is sponsored by Tarcher and Perigee

Catify to Satisfy: Simple Solutions for Creating a Cat-Friendly Home combines Jackson’s wealth of experience working with challenging cats, Kate’s expertise with cat-friendly design and DIY projects, and ideas from members of Catification Nation to provide more than twenty projects and a huge number of simple design tricks to help cat guardians provide a truly enriched environment for their feline family members. Click here to read my review.Continue Reading

Review: Catify to Satisfy by Jackson Galaxy and Kate Benjamin

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The wait is over! The long awaited sequel to Jackson Galaxy and Kate Benjamin’s New York Times Bestseller Catification: Designing a Happy and Stylish Home for Your Cat (and You) was released today. Catify to Satisfy: Simple Solutions for Creating a Cat-Friendly Home combines Jackson’s wealth of experience working with challenging cats, Kate’s expertise with cat-friendly design and DIY projects, and ideas from members of Catification Nation to provide more than twenty projects and a huge number of simple design tricks to help cat guardians provide a truly enriched environment for their feline family members.Continue Reading