Purrs of Wisdom

Sunday Quotes: Clouds

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Today, my heart is heavy with worry for everyone in the path of Hurricane Irma. I have a lot of friends in Florida, and South Florida in particular has always had a special place in my heart. Some of my friends have evacuated, others are staying put. I know I won’t breathe easy until I’ve heard from all of them that they’re safe.Continue Reading

Sunday Quotes: Puzzle

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Even though we do our best here to educate and inform you about cats and their health, behavior and lifestyle every day, I believe that no matter how much we know about cats, there will ultimately always be an air of mystery about them. And isn’t that what makes them the fascinating creatures they are?

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Conscious Cat Sunday: A (Mostly) Unplugged Weekend

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There’s no doubt that technology is awesome.I wouldn’t want to imagine my life without it. From connecting with friends near and far via email and social media to shopping, technology has become as much a part of my every day life as breathing and eating. But of course, as with so many things in life, there’s such a thing as too much of a good thing. And while it sounds easy to say “I’m going to unplug for the weekend,” the reality, at least for me, has been that no matter how hard I try, I find it quite challenging.Continue Reading

Conscious Cat Sunday: Wisdom from Charlie Chaplin

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I recently came across a piece of writing attributed to Charlie Chaplin, titled “As I Began to Love Myself.” Chaplin supposedly wrote this on his 70th birthday, although nobody seems to know for sure whether he actually did. It resonated deeply with me, but it also struck me how much of this wisdom is modeled for us by our cats. Maybe it’s an occupational hazard of being a cat writer that everything eventually comes back to cats for me – but I just  had to share it with you.Continue Reading