— I adopted a cat from a shelter, but I never say I rescued him; I don't want to take away from the true rescuers who made the effort to save his life.
— There are right and wrong ways to use social media to help cats; too many people do it wrong.
— Disputes over care and fundraising show that things might be easier if Bart were a real zombie.
— When I visited the Noguchi Museum in New York City, I wondered whether the sculptures on display were secretly pieces of cat furniture.
— A recent study suggests cats do better if their people are conscientious and anxious, but to call that helicopter parenting is ridiculous.
— Do cats really need automated, self-cleaning designer boxes? My answer is a resounding no!
— Why were people willing to believe that an 85-year-old woman stole neighborhood cats to use their fur for coats? The answer is complex.
— It's time to talk about the overexposure of the modern-day Internet celebrity cat.
— This is a huge responsibility deserving of honor; don't let anyone tell you different.
— A former veterinarian writing in the Montreal Gazette says living with pets is exploiting and harming them. I say that's crap.
— I'm done with judgments and condemnation of my love for cats, and with cavalier attitudes toward these precious living beings.
— Advances in veterinary medicine give cats a longer life expectancy. But that raises an ethical question: Is that always a good thing?
— Cat care seems like an increasingly complicated task; is there a happy medium between not knowing enough and knowing too much?
— I used to judge those who gave up their cats, but not anymore -- because I nearly did it twice.
— Last week we learned that Hello Kitty is NOT a cat, and the Internet screamed in pain; now we hear that she is a cat after all -- well, sort of.
— Robin Williams's death reminds us that depression is a silent, isolating epidemic. My cats have seen me at my worst and give me a reason to carry on.
— It says here that this target of feline fear and loathing might be a cancer cure. How 'bout that!
— My challenge to the world: Let's make cats more trendy and hip, and expand adoption beyond shelters and into more places people go.
— Hybrid-derived domestic breeds have no more behavior problems than other cats, yet several groups petition to ban them in California.
— A lethal bait might be the next prong of Australia’s attack on feral cats. When will the madness stop?
— Two groups campaign for the regulation of "Frankencats," scaring people with exaggerated depictions of the dangers posed by hybrid cats.
— 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.
— A man who has never had a family of his own says that if you have cats and not children, you’re going to end up lonely and bitter. Oh, that’s rich.
— Most of my adult life I've tried to toughen up, but nothing has worked more than writing about cats
— When breeders care only about making money from kittens, it’s the animals -- and the people who fall in love with them -- who suffer.
— You might be surprised how important the answer can be, and an organization called HABRI is educating medical professionals on the benefits.
— A recent study has revealed that cats release the same “love hormone” as people do. Well, duh!
— Vets warn of the risk, but most recent pet food recalls over Salmonella have involved kibble.
— Scotland continues to celebrate charismatic redheads -- this one just happens to be a cat.
— A shelter had an outbreak of a treatable disease, and management decided the only solution was euthanasia -- and then blamed the community.
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