Do your cats like to snuggle under blankets or comforters? Do they like to sleep partially covered? Jackson Galaxy calls these cats “cavers*.” These are the cats who will often find a space in a closet or under the bed, and you may not see them out and about as much as other cats. It’s important to provide alternate, safe spaces for these kitties so they can cave in comfort.
We have two cat beds for you that will make your caving kitties purr!Continue Reading
Jackson and Kate are working on their new book, Catisfy to Satisfy, and they want to hear from you! All you have to do is show them pictures of your catified space and tell them a little about yourself and life with your cats. Continue Reading
I had the pleasure of spending Wednesday through Friday at Global Pet Expo in Orlando. This is the largest trade show of pet products anywhere in the world. I haven’t seen final attendee numbers yet, but there were more than 10,000 exhibitors in more than 3,000 booth in the Orange County Convention Center. In the coming days and weeks, I’ll be bringing you a lot more information about some of the fantastic new products I saw there. Today, I’d like to share just a few of my personal highlights with you.Continue Reading
Catification: Designing a Happy and Stylish Home for Your Cat (and You) is the result of a collaboration between Jackson Galaxy and Kate Benjamin. In this beautifully designed book, Galaxy and Benjamin offer the definitive guide to creating a cat-friendly home environment by sharing design tips and DIY projects that can be accomplished by even those who may be afraid of using a hammer and nails. Projects range from simple wall shelves and kitty hammocks to elaborate cat trees and “catios” (outdoor enclosures.)Continue Reading
It’s finally here! Today is the official launch of the long-awaited book Catification: Designing a Happy and Stylish Home for Your Cat (and You!) by Jackson Galaxy and Kate Benjamin. This beautifully designed book is chock full of tips and tricks to catify every living space. Filled with creative examples, Catification is meant to inspire cat guardians to catify their own homes. The projects featured in the book can be adapted to any style or budget, and you don’t have to be a master carpenter to implement the ideas. The book also takes a look behind the scenes of My Cat From Hell to get a closer look at some of the projects Jackson and Kate have tackled together.Continue Reading
America’s cats are facing a healthcare crisis. The findings of a feline health study conducted by Bayer Health Care found that 52% of America’s 74 million cats are not receiving regular veterinary care. 83% of cats are seen by a vet during the first year after they’re adopted, but less than half of them ever return. These statistics are alarming, especially in light of the fact that cats are masters at masking any signs of illness. By the time a cat shows symptoms, a disease may already be in the advanced stages, which often makes treatment less effective and more costly.
Two of my favorite cat people are joining forces to help raise awareness about this growing concern. Continue Reading
Jackson Galaxy coined the term “catification” on his hit TV show “My Cat From Hell.” The concept is based on the fact that at their core, even our domesticated cats are still wild animals, and while we’ve invited them into our homes to share our lives, we can’t expect them to completely give up all their instincts. We have to look at our living space from the cat’s point of view and provide an environment that keeps them stimulated.Continue Reading
I’ve been using Spirit Essences successfully for several years, both for my own cats and for my clients’ cats, with results that sometimes seem to be almost miraculous.
Spirit Essences are the first and only line formulated by a holistic veterinarian and an animal behaviorist. The company was founded in 1995 by Dr. Jean Hofve, a holistic veterinarian with more than a dozen years’ experience working with essences in a wide variety of species and settings, and Jackson Galaxy, who helped develop and refine the remediesContinue Reading
You’ve watched Cat Daddy Jackson Galaxy come to the rescue of behaviorally challenged cats and their humans for four seasons. Armed with his signature guitar case filled with cat toys, Spirit Essences and other training aids, Jackson trains the humans as much as he trains the cats, since the majority of feline behavior problems are usually caused by humans who don’t understand cats’ natural behaviors.
If you think your cat could use Jackson’s help, now is your chance. Continue Reading