Handling grief in kitty form

Do our cats experience feelings of loss, grief, and heartache? Absolutely. Although you may not be able to identify these feelings in the same way you can with yourself or another human. Your cat may show grief with some of the following actions: 1. Out of the ordinary behaviors 2. Extra lovey or extra distant/withdrawal … Continue reading Handling grief in kitty form

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The Sound of Healing

The healing power of purrs, meows, and chuffs.. it is a real thing AND you might just have an advantage on life if you snuggle up to a purring feline! Because of the frequency of their purrs (20 to 140 Hz), the vibrations can actually be beneficial to human health! The purring also releases endorphins! Yeah, yeah, Carly.. of … Continue reading The Sound of Healing

Essentially Cat

If you do not own one, I am sure you have at least heard about the drastic increase in using essential oils and essential oil diffusers in the past couple of years! Personally, I am a fan! Whether it is in our heads or it is truly improving and healing us, why not give it … Continue reading Essentially Cat

Halloween and the Black Cat

Black cats often get a bad rap! And why? Personally, I believe they are just as cute and snuggly as non-black kitties, so what is the problem?! One of the top reasons black cats and dogs tend to wait in shelters longer is because it is harder to photograph them. Think about it, you need to have a light … Continue reading Halloween and the Black Cat

Cat: Teacher & Friend

Yes, I know, we can learn so much from our dogs! Just to name a few: unconditional love that doesn't hold a grudge, not taking things too seriously, and loyalty for those you surround yourself with. On the other hand, how often do we consider what our kitty friends can teach us? Cats have much … Continue reading Cat: Teacher & Friend

Millennials Need Companions Too

Tired of the term millennial (most agree this defines those born anywhere between 1982 and 2004) yet? According to a study performed by Purina Pet Foods, 57 percent of millennials consider their feline friends as important as the humans in their lives and 86 percent consider their cats to be a loyal companion. Read more from that study … Continue reading Millennials Need Companions Too

The Season of the Kitten

Kitten season-it is among us! Doesn't it sound like such a joyous time of year? Wrong-o! The truth about kitten season is that kittens are overflowing in shelters, good homes are hard to come by, and many momma cats are having several homeless litters. Kitten season is typically at its peak in late spring or early summer. Many … Continue reading The Season of the Kitten