— Just like human parents, we cat guardians have special moments when our cats make us proud.
— Some medicines and therapies require no prescription -- sometimes the best ones are right in your local animal shelter.
— After I came across a dead cat in the street, I wasn't about to let cars run over him. What is it with how we treat strays who have passed?
— My first cat came along at just the right time; he comforted me when I was a scared little girl -- and then one day, he was gone.
— She entered my life on Independence Day with an antidote for loneliness I didn't know I needed.
— My cats are always reminding me to take it easy and not get so serious and worked up about life.
— Since adopting one (and ultimately six) cats, I feel happier and more content than I was before -- my cats are now members of my family.
— I recently talked to a woman about her son dying, and I found myself digging from my well of experience in grief with the passing of my kitties.
— I'm often on my knees at my parents' house, with a yardstick in one hand and a flashlight in the other -- on a cat toy search-and-rescue mission.
— I've made plenty of mistakes as a pet parent, but each mistake has also made me a better cat mom.
— I was a dog lover when I was young but was eventually charmed by cats; that hasn't let up.
— She might be young, but this baby cat seems wise beyond her weeks.
— I tried to live with my sister-in-law's emotional abuse -- until she turned against my cat. That opened my eyes to how bad the situation was.
— The very qualities I was drawn to in Starry, her honesty and willingness to express herself, were exactly those that my husband despised.
— Although I wanted Nixie to live forever, I couldn’t be selfish -- I owed it to her to spare her pain, but I also didn’t want to say goodbye too soon.
— When they don't get along, I'm their referee -- but I know they're just a couple of softies.
— My cat is named Bella -- do you know how many cats are named Bella? I've worked at a pet-focused company for six months, so I do!
— A more temperate climate, different wildlife, and changed terrain are among the things influencing my cats after a move from Minnesota to Vermont.
— I'm guilty of slacking in many areas -- and I've experienced a lot of guilt because of it. But you know what? My cats still have a pretty great life.
— I’m ready to reveal my guilty secret. Are you ready to reveal yours? C'mon, we can talk in the comments.
— My cats are lucky because I do many things for them, but they also walk through the world expecting luck -- and it works!
— Unconditional love? They give me that every day, and that makes up for "gifts" such as wet hairballs on the floor and dead mice in my bed.
— I am convinced the universe was holding onto Buddy until his forever home with me was ready.
— An overweight dog led us to start our first website, SlimDoggy.com, and now have one for cats.
— "Whatever creature is planning its attack has just reached up from under the bed and touched me."
— It happened to my brother -- it just took the right cat who was up for adoption; it's fun to see.
— Think your cats will be freaked by a move? Don't be so sure -- our cats adapted wonderfully.
— Here are 6 ways my sweet and scrappy Ghost Cat is different that what I expected.
— My Lucipurr is the dominant cat, but during her spay recovery, Freyja staged a coup d'etat.
— I haven't touched alcohol in more than a year. It has been hard, but my cats make it easier.