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Wednesday, June 9, 2021

Feline Upper Respiratory Infection

Sneezing, congestion, nausea, runny eyes...Sound familiar? It should, it's usually the sign of a cold or respiratory infection in humans. Did you know your cats can also have an upper respiratory infection?

silver Persian Cat inside red Sleepypod Carrier in vehicle
Brulee on her way to the veterinarian

A Feline Upper Respiratory Infection (URI) is a common illness in cats. It similar to a common cold, but can be more serious because it's caused by different viruses or bacteria and targets the upper airway (nose, throat, sinuses) rather than the lungs (Nazario, 2020).

Friday, June 4, 2021

Hug Your Cat Day

Today is International Hug Your Cat Day. I love hugging Truffle and Brulee (when they will let me) because they are so soft and many times they will begin purring and it's so calming.

woman holding two silver shaded Persian Cats
Mom Paula hugging Brulee and Truffle as kittens (2011)

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

Happy 10th Birthday Truffle

birthday graphic with silver shaded Persian, Truffle
Happy Birthday Truffle. Photos surrounding 10-year old Truffle are the first 10 weeks of her life.

Saturday, May 29, 2021

A Day in the Life of Two Pampered Persian Cats

Can you believe we've been blogging almost 10 years? Truffle will celebrate her 10th birthday next week and Brulee will be 10 years old in August! Where has all the time gone? We've posted almost 2800 posts during this time and we thought we share what a typical day in our life looks like.

two silver shaded Persian cats facing the camera

Friday, April 30, 2021

Is My Cat Stressed?

We've seen the research on how stress in humans can effect their physical, mental, and emotional health. There is much research on recognizing stress and providing strategies for relieving stress. Did you know your cats could also experience stress that may effect their health?



Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Petlibro Automatic Pet Feeder

Keeping your pets on a regular feeding schedule is important, but sometimes, it's difficult to provide those small meals throughout the day, especially when you are working long hours or need to be out of town for a day. One solution may be an automatic pet feeder.



Wednesday, March 31, 2021

We're Back

 We're Back!!!!


two silver shaded persian cats, Truffle and Brulee, laying on the bed facing forward

We haven't been around for over a month and have good reasons! Mom Paula has been sick and there has been other family issues that needed to be taken care of, so we took a break.

Tuesday, March 30, 2021

Sleepypod Air Carrier

More and more people are traveling and going on vacations with their pets. One might be surprised at the number of people who are now taking their cats on trips. There has always been the traditional carriers for cat, but these carriers weren't necessarily conducive for airline travel, safety in the car, or comfort for your feline. When you are traveling, you need to determine the needs and requirements of airline rules for pet travel and the comfort and convenience for your cat and you.

Brulee inside the First Blush Sleepypod Air Carrier


Sleepypod® has a unique carrier specifically designed for airline travel that is also comfortable for your cat and easy to use. The Sleepypod Air is a revolutionary carrier that redefines in-cabin pet travel with it's innovative design that enables cabin air travel and safer car travel. The sides of the Sleepypod Air contract in size to accommodate various airline size restrictions while adhering to Sleepypod's high car safety standards.