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…

Inspiration

Happy New Year!!! Now that I have caught my breath from the busy holiday season, I thought it would be a good time to get back to basics. Renewal and resolutions seem to top everyone’s list at the start of a new year.

Christmas Cheer

And now some words from my friends…

Tax Reform and Dogs?

An interesting article caught my attention the other day. The story was really about tax reform from a certain political point of view told in a humorous way with pet owners as the backdrop of the idea.

In Memoriam

As many throughout the world today celebrate the holiday of Halloween on this All Hallows Eve in anticipation of All Saints Day, I felt now would be a good time to remember the wonderful animals that have recently gone before us across the Rainbow Bridge.

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.

Birdbrain

Time Magazine recently published an intriguing story about the cognitive skills of birds. Although the article starts with a riveting trial in which a bird witnessed a murder, its primary aim was to highlight bird intelligence research.

Summer Days

Before the sunny summer days of July transition into the hot summer days of August, I thought now was a good time to end my writing hiatus.

Donkeys: A Dog You Can Ride

Are donkeys just slower, stubbier horses or are they something more?

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.