Month: November 2020

Looking for a new book? Here are a few of our favorite books to read or gift this holiday season. Working From Home With a CatIf you’re one of the many people who had to start working from home, you’ve more than likely noticed that cats can be distracting co-workers — stepping on your keyboard,
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Cratejoy, a website that tracks subscription boxes, lists more 2,400 gift, toy and treat boxes for cats. There’s a $40 a month box of holistic treats compiled by a certified clinical pet nutritionist. Or, for $39 a month, a wine and cat treat box. Or, for just $4 a month, catnip-themed toys and treats that
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Two kittens from the same litter have been each other’s biggest support since day one. Lauren @our_fostering_tails Four rescued kittens were brought to the kitten college program at Animal Welfare League of Arlington when they were less than three weeks old. Lauren, a foster volunteer, took them into her care and started around the clock
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I’ve been making and donating cloth face masks through a Facebook group I joined when the pandemic first started. If we need to wear masks, why not make them fun?! There are all kinds of masks out there — some with nose pieces, some with filter pockets, some with casings, some medical-grade.The ones here are
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’Tis the season for gratitude. It can be hard, given all that 2020 has thrown at us, but sometimes it’s healthy to take a step back and be thankful for all we have. As cat parents, we are thankful for Kitty’s snuggles, antics and companionship. But, are our cats thankful for us? “We have this
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I love when it’s time to pick a calendar for the next year, particularly this year — since 2020 is so … eventful. But  I just know that 2021 will be ameowzing! And we’ve got lots of great cat-themed calendars from which to choose.   Let’s go crazy with Workman Publishing’s Crazy Cat Lady mini
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It’s 4 a.m., and your cat is meowing in your ear. Is it a series of shorts mews or in rapid-fire succession? When a toddler accidentally pulls your kitty’s tail, what is your feline saying when she hisses at this little person? Cats have a large repertoire of sounds. Every year veterinary behaviorists discover more
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We think we can control our cat’s behavior. Laughable! We sometimes put in boatloads of research in our pursuits to train our favorite kitties and certainly come up with expert suggestions; however, ultimately, the cat trains us. Here’s a little feline feedback on humans’ attempts at training them — take it with a grain of
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