Pet Sitters Week Feature: Ally McPets Owner Jill Rose Celebrates 25 Years as a Professional Pet Sitter

Layla Morgan Wilde/ March 8, 2018/ Cats/ 20 comments

Not all pet sitters are created equal or we wouldn’t have a litany of horror stories. Jill Rose would know, she has worked as a professional pet sitter her entire adult life and is celebrating her 25th year in business at Ally McPets in Southern California. After all these years Jill has seen it all from cats, dogs, parrots to iguanas but

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March Vintage Cat Madness And Present Sadness

Layla Morgan Wilde/ March 5, 2018/ Cats/ 44 comments

Happy Mancat Monday with your friendly feline editor Clyde. Mind you, I’m feeling more bearish or lionish with the stormy weather. March arrived with the roar of a lion. Snow, sleet and a wicked wind knocked down massive tree limbs. Who knows if the Farmer’s Almanac is right about March coming in like a lion and goes out like a

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Black Panther Film A Leg Up For Black Cat Adoption?

Layla Morgan Wilde/ February 27, 2018/ Cats, Feline Funnies, Reviews & interviews/ 8 comments

Black Panther Film A Leg Up For Black Cat Adoption? by Layla Morgan Wilde   The Black Panther block-buster film is reaping box office gold and perhaps a purrfectly unexpected bonus for black cats. We hope our nonprofit book Black Cats Tell All to raise awareness and shelter adoption rates for black cats will benefit. All post images via Instagram. The Daily

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February VIP Cat Holidays & Miracle Black Cat Marlena

Layla Morgan Wilde/ February 5, 2018/ #AdorableAdoptables & Shelter Stories, Black Cats Tell All Monday, Shelter Cats/ 18 comments

UPDATE: Marten @peculiar was won the Modern Cat contest. He will grace the cover of the Modern Cat Magazine Spring/summer 2018 issue. It’s February and we have some VIP or very important pet holidays this month. This is your feline editor Clyde in an especially passionate mood. I can’t wait to introduce you a very special black cat, Marlena and

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Clyde The Cat Interviews Marten The Peculiar Panther

Layla Morgan Wilde/ January 29, 2018/ Black Cats Tell All Monday, Cat Astrology, Reviews & interviews/ 43 comments

UPDATE: Marten has won and will grace the spring/summer issue cover of Modern Cat Magazine. Hello, it’s your mancat Clyde with a special guest. As you may know, I’m a very discerning old cat and particular about what I write about.  When you get to my age not much impresses me but I’m thrilled to share news and an interview with

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Happiness Hacks For Surviving Winter With Cats

Layla Morgan Wilde/ January 22, 2018/ Black Cats Tell All Monday, Cat Behavior 101, Cats, Feline Funnies/ 4 comments

This post is divided into two sections by our feline editors Clyde and Odin. They agreed to repost our Answer Your Cat’s Question Day post. Odin: May I remind you that January is Take Your Pet For A Walk Month.  This is me yesterday trotting along happily but only very short walks when it’s cold. I don’t like sweaters or

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Why 18 is a Lucky Number and Clyde’s 18th Cat Birthday Celebration

Layla Morgan Wilde/ January 15, 2018/ Black Cats Tell All Monday, Cats, Feline Fine Art, Feline Funnies, Holidays/ 79 comments

  Oh hello, cat lovers, it’s your feline friend and host, Clyde with some furry good news. We’re celebrating all week because I’m turning 18 on January 18th in 2018. It’s a triple whammy of auspiciousness. I remain steadfast in my disdain for cameras but relented for a birthday portrait, ha! Frankly, given my health issues of CKD, diabetes, hearing loss and

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Secret Santa Catmas And Wildly Festive Cat Art

Layla Morgan Wilde/ December 25, 2017/ Cats, Feline Fine Art, Feline Funnies, Holidays/ 53 comments

Secret Santa Catmas And Wildly Festive Cat Art     Merry, merry everyone. I’ll be blogging at the behest of Clyde our feline editor and his fursibs today.  Enjoy our annual Secret Santa Catmas or Christmas extravaganza. It’s loaded with lots of pics and few words since who has time to read. Thank you friends, readers (new and old) and

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Weird, Wild Yule Cat Black Cat Vintage Holiday Cards

Layla Morgan Wilde/ December 21, 2017/ Cats, Holidays/ 23 comments

Happy Winter Solstice and bright blessings for Yule. To celebrate the longest and darkest night of the year, I’ve created a new collection of vintage black cat cards with a modern twist. Yule has Germanic, Anglo Saxon and Nordic roots which developed into Christmas as we know it with Christmas trees, Father Christmas turned Santa, gift-giving and feasts. The Nordic

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Meet Stanley Mini-panther Design Muse

Layla Morgan Wilde/ December 18, 2017/ Black Cats Tell All Monday, Cat Behavior 101, Reviews & interviews/ 23 comments

Meet Stanley Mini-panther Design Muse by Clyde, feline editor. It’s no secret as a working cat, I like to feature other working cats like last week’s veterinarian clinic assistant Whisper or fellow book contributor and blogger Rosie. Even couch potato cats have a purpose, but today I’m keen to focus on creative muses. Our featured cat is Stanley, a design

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From Homeless Shelter Cat to Happy Vet Clinic Cat: Whisper’s Story

Layla Morgan Wilde/ December 14, 2017/ Cats, Reviews & interviews, Secrets of Cats, Shelter Cats, Vet 101/ 26 comments

From Homeless Shelter Cat to Happy Vet Clinic Cat: Whisper’s Story We’re excited to share to a guest post by Dr.Brenda Eisenhauer DVM, a veterinarian based in Colorado. Her cat Whisper, is a working cat who survived a rough start and today advocates for feline dental health. It’s not because of her good teeth. In fact, she doesn’t have any.

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The New York Cat Film Festival Sneak Peek

Layla Morgan Wilde/ December 4, 2017/ Black Cats Tell All Monday, Cats, Feline Fine Art, Feline Funnies, Reviews & interviews, Shelter Cats/ 17 comments

We interrupt our normal Monday blog schedule with Clyde and his feline friends for a sneak peek about the furry, fabulous New York Cat Film Festival  At long last, a real film festival about cats is coming to New York on Dec. 9. This is not about cat videos but actual films from fictional shorts to documentaries featuring cats from around the globe. As

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