— Cats and toddlers can coexist despite allergies, and the kitty won't suck the breath out of a baby.
— I see many kids forced to find homes for cats on short notice, but having a pet can teach important lessons and bring parents and teens closer.
— Did you know ancient Egyptians shaved their eyebrows to show grief for cats who passed on?
— Cats' love of boxes is a great starting point for structures that amuse humans and cats alike.
— Start the new year by creating a digital or old-school scrapbook of feline family memories.
— Vacations, free time, and a clean house are among the things I've given up. How about you?
— If you think they're ready, here are tips to grant their wish while being good to a kitty, too.
— Can you efficiently wrap presents while kids and cats are around? The answer is easy -- NO!
— Who wouldn't love an Emergency Meow Button, a catified money clip, or Hello Kitty bandages?
— With some paint, glue, felt, and simple materials, you and your kids can "catify" holiday decorations.
— If you're like me, you're likely grateful for animal shelters. Here are creative ways to give back.
— Annika Glover donated her Make-A-Wish grant to P.A.W.S., and she also fosters cats at home.
— Ben tells me what he loves about cats -- he also says Grumpy Cat's time in the spotlight is over!
— My kids are silly and original, and they choose great friends -- and for this I thank my cats.
— My kids have turned out wonderfully, but my cats continue to act like selfish little brats.
— Don't settle for that same old black-cat costume again this year. How about Taco Cat? Maru? Breaded Cat?
— I believe that children are the future (cat lovers).
— The Halloween season is a fun time for families, but your cats' safety should be a priority.
— Here are fun, age-appropriate, DIY ideas for creating a feline jack-o-lantern this Halloween.
— To get a laugh, I envisioned my fur kids as the reason for turning down invitations to socialize.
— Cats and small children are both curious, creating possible dangers in the home, but a few measures will keep little hands and paws safe.
— A child will probably want a kitten rather than a cat, but that might not be best; here are tips.
— I followed a cat-head pancake recipe I found online -- how do you think it turned out?
— Why shouldn't we carry our sandwiches and cheesy doodles in containers with Garfield or Heathcliff or other cats who make us smile?
— When kids clear out, cats lose daytime attention; these simple things can make a big difference.
— I have a grabby six-month-old girl, so my cat's tail is never safe -- here's what I'm doing about it.
— Nyan Cat fighting waffle-cat villains? There's an iPhone and Android app for that, and ones for kitty-tickling and cleaning virtual cat poop!
— We disagree on "Tom and Jerry" and Garfield, but we all love the weird and gross stuff like "Ren and Stimpy" and Snowball from "The Simpsons."
— After our 3-year-old cat died of a sudden illness, it was touching to see how it affected each member of my family, including my son and daughter.
— My kids and cats have special relationships, and I love the ways those have developed.