Cat Sense

Cats have been popular household companion animals for thousands of years, and their numbers only continue to rise. Today there are three cats for every dog on the planet, and yet cats remain more mysterious, even to their most adoring guardians.  Unlike dogs, cats evolved as solitary hunters, and, while many have learned to live …

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Frisky, Fit Felines!

Do any of your feline family members have a little too much squish underneath all that fur?  Does he or she not get enough exercise?  Would you like to see them trim down a bit?  Well, a clever ad agency recently released a comical commercial featuring cats performing aerobic exercises called "Work It Kitty!" in …

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What’s In A Purr? The Healing Power of PURRS

Have you ever wondered how and why cats purr?   If you have lived with cats, loved a cat, or had the pleasure of petting a content cat, then you know how cool it is to hear and feel them purr.  Most of us think that purrs happen when a cat is content, but cats actually …

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Crepuscular Cats!

June 2013 A firefly (Photuris lucicrescens) or "lightning bug" is a crepuscular beetle June 2013 Cat lovers love their cats, but let's be honest: Not all cat lovers know cat facts. Here's one common misconception about house cats: Myth:  Cats are nocturnal. Fact:  The domestic house cat (Felis silvestris catus) is actually crepuscular, which means they …

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Heading Back to School or Work and Leaving Our Feline Companions Behind

Only the lonely Know the way I feel tonight Only the lonely Know this feeling ain't right There goes my baby There goes my heart They're gone forever So far apart But only the lonely Know why I cry Only the lonely - Only The Lonely Know The Way I Feel ~ Roy Orbison    …

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Heading Back to School and Leaving Your Canine Companion Behind

2012 Back-to-school season has arrived!  Students of all ages are heading back to elementary, middle school or college, and teachers are going back to work.  This is a huge transition for the entire family, as parents and kids learn to adjust to an entirely new routine.  As the excitement and stress of getting the kids …

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