— Just like human parents, we cat guardians have special moments when our cats make us proud.
— We gave our kitties their own room, then we built a cat door to the sunroom. What have you done?
— 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?
— Your favorite chair? Check. Carpets? Check. Your bed? Check. Are they trying to torture us or what?
— When my former feral Zorro shows signs of overstimulation, I back off so he can calm down.
— A friend needed to keep her cats out of the bedroom, so she built a special door that lets sound through. Have you faced such a dilemma?
— 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.
— Watching my cat run from her poop, I had an epiphany: We all need to stop running from our poop.
— I believe my cats are happiest when all their humans are at home. What do you think?
— 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.
— City Hall says cats can't run at large, so a leash has been a lifeline to the outdoors, which my little cat used to call home.
— I was a dog lover when I was young but was eventually charmed by cats; that hasn't let up.
— 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.
— My pillows and bathtub aren't mine anymore -- they belong to my cats. Have your cats ever taken over something in your house?
— 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.
— Here's why shelters and rescues are the best places to adopt, and if it's not the right time for you, here's how to help in other ways.
— When breeders care only about making money from kittens, it’s the animals -- and the people who fall in love with them -- who suffer.
— 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.
— 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!
— One of my feral cats triggers behavior problems in the household. Do you have a cat like this?
— In which our narrator recounts and explains a handful of the many nicknames he has given cats.
— The first thing I moved into our new home was a giant faux oil painting of my cat -- my husband hates it. What are your thoughts?
— A more temperate climate, different wildlife, and changed terrain are among the things influencing my cats after a move from Minnesota to Vermont.
— Cats ache from the loss of family and friends, too; here are symptoms of feline grief and how to help.
— 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.
— It's good to give children a hand in family decisions; then again, you might end up with a cat named Poop, Bread, or Huh.
— Say you found a wad of cash -- would you buy a collar encrusted with Swarovski crystals? How about a 10-foot-tall fantasy cat tree?