— Here are ways that I treat my cats better than I treat myself -- and the insight I gain in doing so.
— Emergency vets are often maligned as money-obsessed businesses with no compassion for pets or owners, but my experience says otherwise.
— Are they looking at bugs, designs in the woodwork -- or do they see the future?
— When I started working from home, I realized that my cat does some awfully strange things.
— I often hand over my office chair; here's how I cope with the work interruption.
— I have two cats and one dog, so feeding, litter box, and indoor-outdoor routines can seem circus-like.
— Our relationships with cats are so profound and multifaceted, it's difficult to put them into words.
— Mine is for me, and we go all night -- the "dance break" being the apex of our late-night lunacy.
— My four cats don't always play nice -- but if they're near a wood stove, there's love all around.
— My cats give me reasons for ongoing gratitude, but this time of year I am especially thankful.
— Each require courage and compassion; does experience in one arena help in the other?
— I'm serious: If we consider our cats our children, shouldn't we be comparable to human parents?
— My best friend's cat -- my "godcat" -- is facing the end of his life. Here's how I'm helping my friend.
— As the temperature drops, my cats let me know they're seeking body heat -- or any heat.
— Most of my cats who like shoulder riding came to it naturally, without training. What about yours?
— Two of my cats often steal the spotlight, but Thomas keeps the whole feline circus grounded.
— Are they trying to tell me to clean up? They might be even more compulsive than I am.
— I recently went through a culinary adventure with my Siouxsie, who suddenly despised her cat food.
— My Rama does everything with enthusiasm and attention -- when he interacts with me, it feels as if he's throwing his whole heart into it.
— I tested my cats' speed upon hearing irresistible sounds. The results were unexpected ... sort of.
— Cats have been catalysts for positive change, perhaps because they're such a big part of my life.
— A circular pattern on the floor might attract cats, but is it enough of a magnet to hold them?
— She's a healthy skeptic, yet she can't fully explain this, and there was only one witness: a cat.
— It happened to me with my Belladonna just the other day, and it took me completely by surprise.
— Many of us want to adopt more than one cat, but there are limits; here are some guidelines.
— I once put my cats in costumes for holidays, but scratches and frustrated felines made me look for other ways to get funny cat pictures.
— Old shelter cats face decreased odds of adoption, and some of the reasons people pass them by are pretty weak.
— My cats always change their habits when autumn arrives. What about yours?
— My cats love messing with household objects that could do them in, from plastic bags to little rubber choking hazards. What about yours?
— I thought my cats had plenty of nicknames, but they seem to multiply -- here's the latest batch.
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