Don’t Mess With A Cat’s Whiskers

Ever notice how a cat’s whiskers are always moving?  As it turns out, cats use their whiskers for a variety of things, and if the whiskers are cut or damaged in some way, there can be some pretty serious consequences.…
Would Your Cat Be A Good Therapy Cat?

Dogs have long been known as therapy animals, but the number of cats becoming therapy animals is rising. Studies have shown cats are beneficial in reducing stress, lowering blood pressure and helping treat anxiety disorders. Alzheimer patients seem to react…
5 Ways To Prepare For A New Cat

Congratulations on making the decision to adopt a cat!  Before you bring your new cat home, though, there are a few things to do to make him feel at ease: Stock up on supplies like a litter box, litter, cat…
Five Tests To Monitor Senior Cat Health

Last week, I was talking to someone that was lamenting the cost of taking her two senior cats to the vet for wellness check-ups. Like us, as cats age health problems can creep up more often.  It’s better to monitor…
Cats and Your Vacation

I have numerous cat clients in my pet care business. People often ask me what I do for cat clients.  The general perception is that cats are low to no maintenance, so the idea of a cat sitter doesn’t make…
This Cat Trivia Does Not Make Cats Trivial!

Did you know????? **All cats are born with blue eyes. **Cats can donate blood to other cats. **Americans spend nearly $54 billion a year on their cats. **After being handled by a human, cats will lick their fur to get…
Take A Chill Pill With Reiki

Does your cat act out when you’re away?  If so, he/she might be stressed out and some reiki might help. I wrapped a pet sitting gig today with longtime client Abby the Cat.  Abby, like most shy cats, hides when…