— Some medicines and therapies require no prescription -- sometimes the best ones are right in your local animal shelter.
— The very qualities I was drawn to in Starry, her honesty and willingness to express herself, were exactly those that my husband despised.
— I know now that cats mourn the loss of their special humans, as much if not more than we do.
— During winter cats seek out warm places, including cars; follow these tips to make sure you don't have an unknown passenger.
— My worst fears had come true: Señor was injured and in pain, but he eventually made it home.
— It damaged me so much I've never been able to talk about it -- FIP is a hateful, merciless disease.
— I bent down and held out my hand to her. “Are you Tiki?” I asked. And I swear to you –- really, this happened –- she nodded at me.
— He was one of three kittens who I nursed through the night, and I said, “If you live, I’ll keep you.”
— I felt terrible taking him back because I had made a commitment to him, but we weren't a good match.
— It took a tragedy to open the window for an intervention -- but things are looking up now.
— I didn't spay my cat out of fear and guilt, and then tragedy struck: She fell ill with pyometra.
— That was my experience last year, so I'm carefully introducing my new kitten to my dog..
— As pet “parents,” have we have robbed our animals of optimism, a sense of adventure, and an appetite for life?
— When I introduced my cat and dog, I tried to do everything right. So how did it go so wrong?
— I have a cat, and I'm a self-proclaimed one-cat man, but this little cat has really grown on me.
— On this Canary Island a rescue group called 9 Lives Lanzarote conducts TNR and basic vet services.
— Mew had just passed away, so I lit a candle and called in my other two cats for a kitty seance.
— "A monstrous smell of cat pee and poo came out to assail you at the door ... accompanied by the sinister crunch of poop underfoot."
— "We knew the final gift we had to give Jazz was finding the grace, beauty, and dignity of letting him go."
— Success in rescue is not measured by how much they end up loving you, but by the fact that you stood by them when others would or could not.
— First it was Lucy, my Basset Hound, and now it's Beasley, my one-eyed Pekingese. Cow is part of the family.
— "We decided to throw in the towel -- especially the nasty one we'd had to leave near the toilet for weeks to catch all the 'misses' and litter."
— "He should be able to jump ... to run. He should be able to defend himself. But he can't."
— "He emptied his full bladder on me and my pantsuit. He obviously knew the difference between a car and a plane. Oh joy."
— Picture me walking two cats on leashes down the treats aisle, one with a pig's snout in her mouth.
— If cat references were steroids, my Match.com profile would be like Lance Armstrong's legs.
— I'm a happily married woman, yet I'm off-the-scale crazy about a guy I've never met.
— I'm pretty sure one caused my cat to choke to death; here's how to handle choking situations.
— You know that "yuck shiver dance" reaction after you taste a gamey, salty mush? Yeah, I did that.
— From Sammy, Mew, and Angel I learned about compassion, aging, and even rivalry.