Tag Archives: Animal welfare

LUX: FAMILY ALBUM

As many of you know, Lux, Portland’s notorious 911 cat, went to his forever home in December of 2018. What has our boy been doing for the past year? Well, basically, he’s been acting like a normal cat. He gets … Continue reading

Posted in Cat Behavior, Cats, Lux, lux 911 cat | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 15 Comments

DAY 2, CWA CONFERENCE, A PACKED 12 HOURS!

Oh, boy! Today was a long one, but it went by fast as we listened, learned, networked, and socialized. The day began with an inspiring talk from our sponsor Purina’s Dr. Janet Jackson and Dr. Kurt Venator. I like Purina … Continue reading

Posted in CAT WRITERS, My Cat Cozies, Travel, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

The Best Cat Toys for Blind Cats – Katzenworld

  Blind kitties don’t know they have a disability, and with our help, they never need to. Take a few minutes to check out this post reblogged from Katzenworld. Watch the video of Honey Bee, the blind adventure cat, and … Continue reading

Posted in Cat Behavior, Cats, OTHER BLOGGERS, Other Stories | Tagged , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

MIRACLE MONDAY *****ADOPTED!*****

Do you want to make a miracle? Adopt a shelter cat and you will instantly become that kitty’s miracle-worker. MUFFIN   *****ADOPTED!***** Update April 5, 2018: After more than a month and a half at OHS, Muffin went home today to … Continue reading

Posted in Animal Shelters, Cats | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

CATS! CAN YOU BELIEVE?

If you have read any of my Crazy Cat Lady cozy mysteries, (Cats’ Eyes, Copy Cats, Cat’s Paw) you know that I begin each chapter with an interesting cat tip or fact. I’ve amassed quite a collection and thought it … Continue reading

Posted in Cats, My Cat Cozies, Pet Partners | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 7 Comments

CAT’S PAW: IT’S ALMOST TIME!

Cat’s Paw, from the back cover: “When cat shelter volunteer Lynley Cannon attends an elite creative retreat at the world-famous Cloverleaf Animal Sanctuary in the San Juan Islands, she gets more than a lesson in art. Accused by vigilantes of … Continue reading

Posted in My Cat Cozies, Self-Publishing, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

CATS INDOORS!

     I belong to an email group that sends out notices for pets lost in my area. Included in the email is the option to share the notice on my  Facebook page, which I do. Each time I post the … Continue reading

Posted in Cat Behavior, Cats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

LUX – STILL GOOD

This month marked the 2-year anniversary of my experience with Lux, the cat whose family called 911 when he had an aggressive and threatening outburst after the baby pulled his tail. It was May 2, 2014 that I experienced one … Continue reading

Posted in Cat Behavior, Cats, Lux | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 26 Comments

LIFE STAGES: WHEN YOUR KITTY GETS SICK

Good news! Cats are living longer now. Better food and living conditions, keeping cats indoors, and an improved general understanding of cats have all played their part in stretching a normal cat’s life from 12 to 16 and even up … Continue reading

Posted in Cats, life stages | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

LIFE STAGES: WHEN YOUR KITTY GETS OLD

What happened? It seems like only yesterday my cats were young, playful, and ready to take on the world. Now even Little, the baby of the bunch, is going on 10. Big Red, the stray I rescued at age 4 … Continue reading

Posted in Cats, life stages | Tagged , , , , , , , | 3 Comments