Ask a Cat Mom: “should I give my cat a bath?”

Q: Should I give my cat a bath? A: The short answer — no. But let me explain why — as well as what to do if you genuinely feel like your cat is stinky and really needs one! Cats do not need baths because they are “self-cleansing.” Surprisingly, dogs do not need baths eitherContinue reading “Ask a Cat Mom: “should I give my cat a bath?””

Happy FIRST BIRTHDAY, Luna!!!

Today is my kitten’s cat’s first birthday!!! Luna turns one years old today!!! We had a little celebration — just me, the cats, and the guinea pig! This morning, we opened presents!!! Venus got her a bag of squishy balls, Athena got her a laser pointer toy, and I got her a cactus scratching post!Continue reading “Happy FIRST BIRTHDAY, Luna!!!”

Caturday ~ Thirteen reasons to have a cat

Cats are one of the best animals you can own as a pet. If you disagree, the following reasons will have you convinced! 1. They are adorable – Everyone can agree that cats are cute. Just imagine a litter of kittens in a basket… Awww! 2. They’re crazy – Cats do the weirdest things sometimes, and that’sContinue reading “Caturday ~ Thirteen reasons to have a cat”

Caturday ~ Luna turns six months!!!

My kitten, Luna, turns six months old today!!! My goodness, she has grown so much! Luna is much more well behaved since her three-month birthday! Here and there she still wakes me up in the middle of the night, but much less than she used to! There were some nights when I couldn’t get anyContinue reading “Caturday ~ Luna turns six months!!!”

Caturday ~ Luna turns three months old!

Yesterday, Luna turned three months old! I’ve had her for a month now. It’s been so wonderful having another little kitty around! Venus is also getting used to Luna. They like to play together sometimes. But Luna can get overly aggressive and start attacking when she’s too excited. She is such a sweet kitten! SheContinue reading “Caturday ~ Luna turns three months old!”

My new kitten, Luna!

There has been an addition to my family — a new kitten! I named her Luna after the Roman moon goddess and also the Latin word for “moon.” Her story… I adopted Luna through my sister’s friend’s parents. They had a black stray who would come around and they would feed her. They thought sheContinue reading “My new kitten, Luna!”

Throwback Thursday ~ my first cat

I was so upset when my dad’s cat, Fashia, passed away. Then about a year or two later, for my ninth birthday, I adopted a kitten and named him Buttermilk — his fur being the color of pancakes. It was the best birthday present ever. He was so sweet, very active, playful, skittish, and extremelyContinue reading “Throwback Thursday ~ my first cat”

Caturday ~ Cats just wanna have fun

Part of your pet’s health includes entertainment through physical activity and mental stimulation. Boredom leads to depression, disruptive behavior, and a slower metabolism. Just as important as it is to make sure your cat has food and water, it’s also necessary to make sure your cat has play. Cats are very intelligent creatures, which meansContinue reading “Caturday ~ Cats just wanna have fun”

Caturday ~ Male vs. Female

Before adopting a cat, it’s important to know if you’d rather have a male or female kitty companion. There are some differences to consider… Male Cat: Males will always be larger in size. More muscular. Tend to roam more and wander further (especially if outdoor cat). Will bond better with females. Typically friendlier and moreContinue reading “Caturday ~ Male vs. Female”

Venus turns three-years old!

Today my precious cat, Venus, turns three! I am so grateful for all of my time with her. She truly enriches my life, lends emotional support, and offers wacky entertainment. Anyone who has ever had a pet knows how strong that bond is. Animals teach us so much about our own wild nature. They offerContinue reading “Venus turns three-years old!”