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It’s All About The Cats

In this dog-eat-dog world, it’s the cats of Baltimore who leave paw prints on our hearts. Some roam our alleyways, and others curl up on our beds and keep us warm at night. And sadly, no matter what their lifestyle, thousands will die in our local shelters this year. This blog is all about the…

20 Places Where Cats Love To Hide

© Brenda Carson Fotolia.com While everyone else was home watching TV and cuddling their own cats this evening, I was at Pi’s house digging though closets and crawling under furniture in search of my missing friend. Pi is a beautiful black cat with attitude, and she was sound asleep someplace far out of sight of…

Cats And Cancer

Kitty Kitty by Stephanie Harry My rescue had a terrible tragedy last week. We lost our beloved Kitty Kitty to lung cancer. She seemed fine one day and was deathly ill the next. And that’s the problem with cats. They hide their health problems so well, we often don’t find them until it’s too late…

FIV Is Not A Death Sentence!

Photo by Diana Hanshaw It’s been more than a year since we lost Hoss, our ancient FIV cat, and there’s not a day that goes by that I don’t miss him. He was the strong silent type, my spirit guide and protector. For nearly 10 years, he was the calm, reassuring buffer between me and…

Attack Cat!

I was attacked by a cat today! In nearly 40 years of working with cats, I’ve never been attacked. I’ve never had a cat come out of hiding, speed down a hallway and sink every tooth and claw into my leg. Mean, crazy cat! Well, not really. I’m sure she had a good reason for…

When Kittens Have Kittens

I’m so disappointed in my favorite “natural rearing” email list tonight. They’re talking about how old a cat should be when she’s spayed and encouraging the person who asked to wait until her cat is seven or eight months old to spay her. But what they’ve neglected to mention is that a female cat can…