Best kitty litter a matter of opinion

A second cat joins my household Monday and his brother will also be staying here till next Saturday. Adding cats always means thinking about the adequacy of your litter for the new load and looking also at new littler boxes. I've used FreshStep Multi-Cat Clumping Litter with Febreeze for years. Many of my breeder friends … Continue reading Best kitty litter a matter of opinion

Stylish kitty litter boxes from the Architectural Digest

Click thru for the photos. https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/best-cat-litter-box-designs 8 Stylish Litter Boxes That Can Effortlessly Be Incorporated Into Your Home Fit for a feline By Katherine McLaughlin August 20, 2021 A gray kitten contemplating life in a very basic litter box.Photo: GK Hart/Vikki Hart via Getty Images All products featured on Architectural Digest are independently selected by our … Continue reading Stylish kitty litter boxes from the Architectural Digest

Wonderful tale about the place a dog has in the writer’s world

https://katherinebouton.com/2021/08/16/sleeping-with-dogs/ Sleeping with Dogs August 16, 2021 Katherine Bouton Healthy Hearing When my dog was a puppy he slept in a crate, then he moved to a chair, then onto the bed. My husband would pick him up like a little lamb, when he came to bed after me, and move him back to the … Continue reading Wonderful tale about the place a dog has in the writer’s world

All the sad, lonely post-pandemic pets

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2021/05/pandemic-puppies-will-be-alone-first-time/619024/ All the Sad, Lonely Pandemic Puppies How are dogs that have never been apart from their owners going to deal with post-pandemic life? SARAH ZHANG MAY 27, 2021 GETTY / THE ATLANTIC Bowen the goldendoodle is never home alone. When he first came home as a puppy, last June, his parents were working remotely … Continue reading All the sad, lonely post-pandemic pets

Have you wondered why everyone yawns if one does?

And why in the world did they only look at the activities of lions? Anyone who's ever been to a meeting, class, or lecture that's gone on too long knows all about the irresistible contagion of one person's yawn. I'd think it would be useful to know if the first to yawn gains power in … Continue reading Have you wondered why everyone yawns if one does?

NYC used bookstore with charm and cat

The Pig That Purrs At Westsider Rare and Used Books Bobby Panza  March 17, 2021  Community Westsider Rare and Used Books is magical. It’s gained local and international acclaim over the years as a beloved institution of the Upper West Side. Nestled between 80th and 81st Streets on Broadway, Westsider is run by the legendary, “cross medium … Continue reading NYC used bookstore with charm and cat

Dogs can be trained to smell COVID

If this Finn study bears out, dogs can be a huge assist in detecting COVID under many circumstances. https://www.ecowatch.com/dogs-smell-covid-19-2646105814.html? Dogs Can Smell COVID-19  Deutsche Welle May. 27, 2020 07:52AM EST A Malinois dog is taught to find a piece of fabric infected with COVID-19 bacteria during a training session, on May 13, 2020, in France. … Continue reading Dogs can be trained to smell COVID

Why DO cats throw up so often?

Living with a cat means getting used to the sound of throwing up from another room. This article explains why it's such a regular occurrence. As a feline companion all my life, I do recommend you find a brush, cat comb, nubbly cloth -- anything that will allow you to capture loose fur and reduce … Continue reading Why DO cats throw up so often?

Yes, it IS hard to get your pet in to see the vet

A few comments on my personal experiences. First, I give my cat weekly allergy shots (she also takes Zyrtec at the height of pollen season) but I had to schedule her to see the vet before they'd clear a new vial of serum. Payment for both services and serum were due immediately but the vet … Continue reading Yes, it IS hard to get your pet in to see the vet

@1bike1world on Instagram – visit and fall in love with Nala

I found an article somewhere (not this one) about a Scot bicycle around the globe who happened upon a stray cat in his travels. They now travel as a pair and their adventures are marvelous. There's now even a book out that's a top seller. The photos along the way are partly taken from a … Continue reading @1bike1world on Instagram – visit and fall in love with Nala