I have come to the realization that I might be a little weird. Throughout my lifetime, most of my BFF’s have been cats, which means the forever portion of this acronym is about 15–20 years.
When you get right down to brass tacks, it's sort of a miracle that humans made our way to the top of the food chain. Humans are squishy, maladaptive, prone to illogical behavior, and we tend to try and change the rest of the world to fit our beliefs rather than simply accepting what is, and how it works. Between opposable thumbs, fire, and guns, though, we've cemented our place at the head of the natural pecking order. We've even subjugated cats who, if we could simply irradiate one and receive some sort of DNA transfer through a bite, could turn us into predators the like of which hasn't been seen since the latest round of Republican debates.
Hey Tony, I’m gonna take a break, I’ll be out back,” I said.
You never think about the day you will lose your pet when you decide to adopt one. It’s all about excitement, commitment, and responsibility at first. During that time you are probably worrying about how you are going to take care of them. You learn the basics, find the right food, gather all the essentials, and buy the fanciest food bowl, etc.
If your cat is acting a little unusual regarding their bathroom routine, and they seem particularly uncomfortable and grumpy, then there's a chance they're suffering from a urinary tract infection. If you're not sure whether or not your cat has a UTI, there are a couple of more specific signs you should keep an eye out for. These include:
Marcel was truly a unique cat with a unique story: The one of a traveling cat.
Of all the feline fleaflickers that I had, my huge Bombay, Kabuki, was undoubtedly the most independent. Trying to train him was nearly impossible. But God bless him; if the rest of my cats were the Real McCoys, he was "Grandpappy Amos." Sadly, he's no longer with me—but one fateful day could've made his demise a lot earlier in his illustrious life.
Here is our list of the top 10 things you can do to make sure your cat is grinning like the proverbial Cheshire day in and day out, all year round.
Have you ever had trouble trying to find your cat? If so, you're not alone. I have trouble finding my cat all the time.
If you love animals, and more specifically cats, then the prospect of kittens is an exciting thing. Well that was how it was with my little orange and white fur ball, Mary. She was always a playful little monster and got into trouble more often than once. We adopted her and her sister while they were kittens. Mary and Martha became their names. Bloodlines? If I had to guess I would say they are obviously mixed, but I believe Turkish Van is prominent in their breeding.
The cats of my adult life have been varied in breed, personality, and longevity. Here’s the rundown of each one and something that they taught me.