Chinese_new_Year_2016_cat

Cat Wisdom 101 Happy Mew Year!

We’re taking a mini-blog break and will return on Wednesday. Cat Wisdom 101 had an awesome year and we have much to be grateful for. For our cats Merlin, Gris Gris, Domino and Odin, 2012 was a year filled with ups, downs, adventures and more fun than should be legally possible. Odin continues to love snow Read More

Chinese_new_Year_2016_cat

Cats, Books & Happiness

Cats and books are our idea of purrfect happiness. How about you? We’re taking a break from our Sunday book reviews and giveaways until the new year but very excited about what we have lined up for you including a few yummy surprises. Did you know I’m writing a book about cats and happiness? Well Read More

Chinese_new_Year_2016_cat

Last Caturday of 2012 – Cats Rule or Do They?

2012 was a huge year for cats. They popped up everywhere from viral videos, multi-platform advertising campaigns and in homes across the globe. These the most recent stats from the Humane Society. There are approximately 86.4 million owned cats in the United States Thirty-three percent of U.S. households own at least one cat Fifty-two percent of owners own Read More

Chinese_new_Year_2016_cat

Litter Getter Review/Giveaway

Using a cat litter box is the most natural thing in the world for cats, until it isn’t. The #1 cat behavioral problem concerns using the litter box. Nothing is more frustrating for pet parents when their cat refuses to use their litter box. If a medical cause is ruled out, the new herbal attractant Read More

Chinese_new_Year_2016_cat

Vet 101: To Specialize or Not to Specialize by Dr. Richard Goldstein

To Specialize Or Not To Specialize by Dr. Richard Goldstein DVM That is one of the big questions facing veterinarians as they come out of veterinary school today. Should I go into general practice, or specialize in one area of veterinary medicine? As Layla mentioned in last week’s post, I am a Diplomate of the Read More

Chinese_new_Year_2016_cat

A Purrfectly Imperfect Christmas

Christmas for us this year is purrfectly imperfect. Domino was not his usual Cheshire cat self the past couple days. He responded to the Reiki (energy healing) I gave him, but yesterday morning I knew something was wrong when I found him hiding in my closet. It’s same closet all our cats goes to when Read More

Chinese_new_Year_2016_cat

T’was the Naughty Night Before Catmas

Mondays with Merlin will return next Monday. This holiday edition of Mancat Monday was inspired my our naughtiest mancat, Odin, vintage style. It’s reassuring to know: the more things change, the more things stay the same. Follow @catwisdom101

Chinese_new_Year_2016_cat

Smokey The Miracle Christmas Cat

Our holiday gift to you is magical short story. Enjoy! Smokey The Miracle Christmas Cat by Kathryn Esplin Laramie, Wyoming Territory December 1868 “Not much I can do, Mrs. Abbott.” Doc Little peered over his spectacles. He took his spectacles off, and rubbed his eyes, his forehead lined with worry. He leaned close to Mrs. Read More