Memorial Day Pet Tips

Happy Memorial Day! With summer finally here, now is a good time to share some pet safety tips…

In Memoriam

One of the most challenging parts of being a pet care professional is that fact that you will eventually be faced with having to say goodbye to a cherished and beloved companion animal. You might think…

10 Ways to Calm Your Cat

Cats can be an enigma of intelligence, sensitivity and perceptiveness. It is such traits that make them endearing and lovable pets. Cats are also very much creatures of habit and to a certain extent, even routine. Cats can also become stressed and/or scared by a wide variety of things…

Christmas Cheer

And now some words from my friends…

Giving Your Cat Pills

Administering pills to your feline companion animal is one of the most challenging tasks a pet owner can face. It is one of the most challenging things a pet sitter can face as well.

The Power of Meow!

Cats rarely meow when communicating with one another. Although felines talk to other felines utilizing body language, scent marking, purrs, chirps, hisses and growls, meows are pretty much reserved for communicating with people.

Cat Yoga?

Cat yoga. I know, it sounds like a joke. How can cats do yoga? Well, it’s not really cat yoga but rather yoga with cats.

Five Pillars of Cat Happiness

What is normal cat behavior relative to our relationship with them as companion animals? How can we enrich the environment in which we cohabitate to make and keep them happier as well as deter them from exhibiting negative behaviors? An unhappy kitty makes for an unhappy family.

Why Cats Knead?

Have you ever had your cat knead your lap or belly like it is a piece of dough they are preparing to pop into the oven? You know, that bizarre cat quirk in which your cat as if in a trance, lifts one paw and then the other on a soft surface (you) over and over and over again. What’s up with that? Does it mean anything?

Six Things People Share with Cats

Do you have trouble relating to cats? Do you find them aloof and un-trainable? If so, don’t feel bad. Felines are beautiful, wonderful, mysterious creatures. Even as a professional pet sitter, I struggle far more in striving to understand cat psychology and behavior than I do dogs.