— Who gets to define "crazy," and why is it crazy to care for animals well and give them love?
— Feline immunodeficiency virus fears leave many adoptable kitties with no home. This has to stop.
— A shelter had an outbreak of a treatable disease, and management decided the only solution was euthanasia -- and then blamed the community.
— It relieves pain the same for cats as it does for humans, and it changed my senior cat's life.
— Would Bubba Lee Kinsey and Phoenix ever forgive me? Ah, the mysteries of shedding season.
— A New York Times column says so, but it's based on bad science and misinformation. Again.
— Aside from risks of predators and disease, outdoor cats can be trouble for humans and other cats.
— I believe the World's Best Cat Litter #ImACrazyCatLady contest perpetuates the negative stereotype. But am I being too sensitive?
— Some employers treat pet emergencies as less urgent than those involving kids, and that's wrong.
— Some readers have told me that kids and cats shouldn't mix, and sometimes they're mean about it. I think that viewpoint is too much generalizing.
— I'm in a bad relationship with my veterinarian, and I want out. Here's the story.
— Cat toys and other supplies make great gifts, but a cat? No, absolutely not. What do you think?
— This documentary showed me that I didn’t know as much about the declawing issue as I thought.
— What the hell is it with people who think it’s fun to video stuff that’s incredibly traumatic and then share it with 100 million of their best friends?
— I like to think of myself as the best cat mama ever, but nobody's perfect. Here are some epic fails.
— Just because you CAN feed your cat remotely with a smartphone app doesn’t mean you should.
— If I see a cat who's in need, I might take her away if it means helping her. Would you do that?
— The only good thing about the winter cold is that I'm around my cats more. What about you?
— Here's how rescuers can resist mistrusting anyone adopting a cat despite the bad people out there.
— I've heard horror stories about vets, but most I've met have been awesome, honest, and not money-grubbing in the least.
— If your money is limited, how do you allocate it? The "biological" argument says we should focus on the young, but I'm not so sure.
— Here are some of the incredibly rude things you say to us "pet people," and it has to stop.
— Some organizations present themselves as hopeful while others are despairing. Which is right?
— My senior cat has hyperthyroidism, and the best treatment costs $1,000. Is this a good idea?
— Who knew keeping up with the Kardashians would show misconceptions about adoptable cats?
— An eco-blogger posed this absurd question, but she’s not exactly factoring in all the hazards of smug, faux-eco-friendly yuppitude, is she?
— I'm trying to help a hoarder while saving the cats from euthanasia. It's a delicate situation.
— I never want a puppy, but with kittens it's a different story -- the best story in the world.
— Fur kid? Companion? The baby? Sound off in the comments!
— My pets never cease to make me laugh. I refer to them as my “little jokers” -- and as the old saying goes, laughter is the best medicine.