Ask a Cat Mom: “Why do cats purr?”

Anyone who has ever been around a cat is familiar with “purring” — that strange yet charming vibrational sensation. Why do cats purr? The answer may surprise you — nobody knows for sure! Despite conductive research and modern scientific understanding, a cat’s purr remains a true mystery to this day. There are many “theories” behindContinue reading “Ask a Cat Mom: “Why do cats purr?””

Twenty-two of your cat’s greatest pet peeves

My two cats (Venus & Luna) have put together a list of their greatest pet peeves. They said that all cats will relate, and that the humans need to be rightfully educated about all the horrible things they have to put up with. 1. When you leave for work How dare you leave me atContinue reading “Twenty-two of your cat’s greatest pet peeves”

Luna gets spayed! + My new cat stroller!

Luna gets spayed! On Wednesday, I took Luna to get spayed. She’s recovering well but it was a stressful journey! Luna is eight months now. Early November, she went into her first heat cycle. Now people have different opinions as to when a cat should get spayed or neutered — some say immediately, at onlyContinue reading “Luna gets spayed! + My new cat stroller!”

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 ~ Seven Tips on Keeping Your Cat Hydrated

Just like humans, water is absolutely vital and necessary for cats to maintain good health. And just like us, cats usually don’t drink enough water. They confuse thirst for hunger, and will meow at you for food, when what they really need is some quality H2O! For us, we can force ourselves to drink moreContinue reading “Caturday ~ Seven Tips on Keeping Your Cat Hydrated”

WILD ~ How to embrace your wildness & why you should

We are divine human beings — but we are also animals. Wildness is something that humans have been conditioned to suppress for centuries, for thousands of years. It doesn’t matter how smart we are, how complex our tools are, how spiritual some may be — we will always be part animal. For some silly reason,Continue reading “WILD ~ How to embrace your wildness & why you should”

Caturday ~ Catnip is not just for cats!

Nepeta cataria, most commonly known as “catnip” is a plant that causes psychoactive reactions in cats. Owners love giving their cats catnip order to stimulate play. After sniffing or consuming catnip, cats will get high and display silly behavior such as rolling around, vocalizing, rubbing their heads, and becoming more excitable. Catnip turns most adultsContinue reading “Caturday ~ Catnip is not just for cats!”

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!”

A Vow of Silence (pt. 3)

I have found that my depression has significantly decreased since becoming a nun. In my old life, I was very depressed. I was completely absorbed in my own pain. My new life forces me to look at the big picture, and focus on other people’s pain, especially those less fortunate. I’ve been doing a lotContinue reading “A Vow of Silence (pt. 3)”

Saturdog ~ Health + Personality ~ Bulldogs, Retrievers, & more…

Today, I’m taking a break from Caturday and making it Saturdog. I’m sorry, cats. Dogs are thought to be descended from wolves, according to scientific evidence. The modern wolf is completely distinct from the modern dog, suggesting their common ancestor must have died out thousands of years ago. Dogs are omnivores, meaning their diet comesContinue reading “Saturdog ~ Health + Personality ~ Bulldogs, Retrievers, & more…”