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Wednesday, May 29, 2019

Redefining How You Groom Your Cat: HandsOn™ Glove

It's shedding season again and everyone who lives with a furry companion knows what this means...



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In our home, this time of the year usually means "cotton ball fields" in our hallway because we shed so much. We're Silver Shaded Persian Cats and we shed moderately year-round, but we "blow" our coat twice a year. This means we shed our entire coat practically all at once, which leaves more hair than humans believed was possible.
Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Attending the CWA Conference with a Cat

Mom Paula recently attended the Cat Writers' Association 25th Anniversary Conference and Awards Banquet in St. Louis, MO. She will share more about the conference in another post. We were not able to attend (our Cuddle Clones selves did), but we wanted to let you know about some special cats who were able to attend the conference with their humans.
Clockwise from upper left: Paula Gregg, Janiss Garza (photo Larry Johnson Photography),
Arden Moore (Larry Johnson Photography), Jeanne Kudich


Three attendees who brought their cats with them to the conference agreed to share their experiences: Janiss Garza with Therapy Cat Summer (sparklecat.com featuring Summer), Jeanne Kudich with Chanel (Random Felines), and Arden Moore with Pet Safety Cat Casey (Arden Moore). Each person was asked to talk about the benefits and the challenges of bringing their feline companions to a conference.
Monday, May 27, 2019

Memorial Day

Remembering those who've fought and given their lives to protect our freedoms. This includes the brave canines and felines.


Thursday, May 23, 2019

Professional Pet Care Award - CWA

We're pleased to announce that Mom Paula received a special award at the annual Cat Writers' Association (CWA) Conference and Awards Banquet last week.


Brulee poses with the plaque from Pet Sitters International (PSI)

The Professional Pet Care Award is sponsored by Pet Sitters International (PSI).
Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Airline Travel with a Cat

Traveling with a pet can be very rewarding, especially when you need to be out of town for several days for a meeting or a conference. We've talked about traveling with your cat in a vehicle, but what about airline travel?
Truffle, a silver shaded Persian, with the Sleepypod Air carrier
Truffle with the Sleepypod© Air Carrier



We recently interviewed Janiss Garza, an award winning author and cat blogger about traveling with her cat, Summer, aboard an airplane. Janiss and Summer recently attended the Cat Writers' Conference (CWA) 25th Anniversary Conference and Awards Banquet in St. Louis, MO where she was the recipient of the Sleepypod Traveler Award for a post - FiveThings They Don’t Tell You About Flying with Your Cat
Saturday, May 18, 2019

Caturday Art - Going Orange for Crockett

We wanted to honor the memory of Crockett, a cat blogging kitty who recently lost his life in a traffic accident. His mom is hosting a blog hop in his memory today.

Brulee using the "flame" effect in LunaPic


Sunday, May 12, 2019

Mother's Day

Today is Mother's Day! It's a wonderful day to show everyone how much you love and appreciate your moms. We thought we'd share photos of our beautiful kitty moms - Chloe and Mikayla.


Chloe

Chloe - Truffle and Beignet on June 2, 2011


Saturday, May 11, 2019

National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day


Brulee is prepared for a disaster with her Sleepypod® Mobile Pet Bed and Go Bag

We always hope there is never a disaster of any kind, but If something were to happen, are you prepared?
Tuesday, May 7, 2019

NOW FRESH® - Sounds Good; Tastes Good

We know several people in the cat (and dog) world who prepare fresh food for their feline companions. Some people feed raw and some people prepare meals from scratch. I rarely cook for myself, much less for my cats. However, that doesn't mean I don't want to give my girls the freshest and healthiest food I can find that they will eat.
Brulee enjoying the minced chicken recipe of NOW FRESH™ from Petcurean


We shared information about Petcurean new line of cat food stews during our Catmas Wishes holiday series. We were impressed with the NOW FRESH® line of food from Petcurean, so Mom Paula made sure she met up with representatives from Petcurean when she attended Global Pet Expo in March.
Saturday, May 4, 2019

Star Wars Caturday Art

Today is Star Wars Day! Mom Paula remembers standing in line back in the 1970s to watch the very first Star Wars movie and she has seen every movie and plans to see the last one this December. We decided to create a Caturday Art photo that included both Truffle and Luke Skywalker.

Truffle and her Luke Skywalker action figure

Thursday, May 2, 2019

National Truffle Day

National Truffle Day


Truffle 2019

We know this day was designed for that delicious chocolate confectionery, which is where Truffle got her name because she is as sweet as her dessert namesake.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Wordless Wednesday

Brulee checking out her reflection on her new bedroom furniture