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Oiling Point Of Fur Mats (Using Olive Oil To Remove Clumps Of Matted Fur)

My favorite technique for removing furry mats from dogs and cats is to apply olive oil to the base of the mat. Then just sit back and wait for the mat to fall off on its own. If you apply enough oil to the right spot, the mat will just fall off within a few . . . → Read More: Oiling Point Of Fur Mats (Using Olive Oil To Remove Clumps Of Matted Fur)

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Rosey’s (aka “Dumpster Dan”) Peaceful Transition (Foster Cat Update)

Supervising activity in the office during a rare moment of Rosey’s inactivity.

I’ve been too devastated to share the news until now. But our darling Rosey (aka “Dumpster Dan”) was euthanized on June 8th. There’s never a good time for these things, but the timing was terrible; it was less than a month after . . . → Read More: Rosey’s (aka “Dumpster Dan”) Peaceful Transition (Foster Cat Update)

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Royal Farewell (Emma’s Departure)

Last week, my family suffered a huge loss. Emma – my youngest (8 yr old) and we thought healthiest cat – was hit by a sudden illness and she did not survive.

I’m still in shock because although The Velveteen Princess was blind, FIV+, and had occasional seizures, this was the only illness that caused . . . → Read More: Royal Farewell (Emma’s Departure)

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Jif Looking For Forever Home

Happy update: Jif has been adopted by a family I know well enough to know that there is no better home for him.

It’s a dream come true for this super-shy guy! Congratulations, Mr. Jiffy!

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I’m currently fostering Jif, a healthy, adult (approx 5 yrs) guy wearing a tuxedo who’s in . . . → Read More: Jif Looking For Forever Home

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So Bad It’s Good (Silly Snapshots)

I take tons of photos of the animals who call me Auntie Kari, usually trying to get portrait quality pictures or selfies. I always get more bad photos to delete than good photos to keep.

Some of the photos that are not what I was aiming for crack me up! Mouths wide open during meows, . . . → Read More: So Bad It’s Good (Silly Snapshots)

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