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What’s in a (Cat) Name?

In Westchester County N.Y where I live, the most popular pet names are Buddy, Buster, Lola, Lucy, Max, Princess and Smokey. They are familiar names with associated traits we may not be aware of.  I’d like to change that. Gris Gris (shown above) used to be called Shadow. It’s no easy task choosing the right Read More

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The Odin Olympics

To say Odin is athletic is understatement. We go out every day and he trains like an Olympic athlete. I follow and coach from the ground. He’s a natural for agility training and kitty parkour (is there such a thing?) or as we call it: The Odin Olympics. It’s an ideal exercise for a cat Read More

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Ignorance is Sometimes Bliss

Merlin here, for Mondays with Merlin with a little help for Mancat Mondays. If you read our Saturday posts you’d know I’ve been on antibiotics for a tooth/gum infection. I’m feeling less pain but I’m not out of the woods yet. Please join me on one of my daily walks as I share my philosophy Read More

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RockSpirit Healing Cat Collar Giveaway

We are grinning like a Cheshire cat about our new special giveaway! Fern Beauchamp Slack is a vet from Virginia who has mined her healing talents into a new direction. At her new business RockSpirit Designs, Fern hand crafts healing jewelry from earrings, necklaces to collars for pets from natural stones and crystals. See all Read More

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Tales of Mew York Cats

Domino here and I’m from Mew York. It’s come to my attention dat Layla posted embarrassing pictures of me inside da house in a tiny bed looking fat. Let me set you straight. It’s true I am liking la vida easy but make no mistake, I was feral for seven years and I’m no fool. Read More

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Feline TGIF Giveaway Winner

A little fat and sweet humor for Black Friday. Are you feeling TGIF? And we have a winner for a our t-shirt giveaway from Three Dogz LLC. Congratulations to ♥Abby♥Boo♥Ping♥Jinx♥Grace♥ who will select a t-shirt of her choice from an amazing selection. Enjoy! http://www.threedogzllc.com/ Follow @catwisdom101

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*hit Happens When Cat Writers Meet

Mews & News: Merlin’s update. Every time our vet, Dr. Goldstein pulls up the driveway, I breathe a sigh of relief. It’s a joy not having to deal with carriers or car rides. Yesterday Merlin was sunning himself on the porch one second and inside the mobile clinic the next. He’s a trooper and excellent Read More

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While The Cat’s Away…

Odin could and does charm birds out of trees but today Layla isn’t home to do the usual Cat Saturday or Caturday. She’s at the Cat Writers Association conference. What’s that about cats playing while the mouse is away? They’ve gone all artsy fartsy! Layla found a vintage black and white photo of French sailors Read More

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Jump! How High?

Our mom, Layla is cavorting at this very moment with her fellow cat bloggers, writers, photographers and artists at the annual Cat Writers Association conference.  Last year was her first year attending and she was thunderstruck by the level of creative talent. The bar for excellence is continually raised by these amazing cat lovers and Read More