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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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When The Breaking-Down Process Is Broken Down (Pancreatitis In Dogs And Cats)

An inflamed pancreas (pancreatitis) is the most common exocrine pancreatic disease in cats and dogs. In animals with this condition, the digestive enzymes leave the pancreas –where they break down proteins and fat in foods – and move out into the rest of the body where the enzymes begin to digest proteins and fats in . . . → Read More: When The Breaking-Down Process Is Broken Down (Pancreatitis In Dogs And Cats)

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Why I Don’t Carry Fluffs By The Scruff (Scruffing Cats Only When Medically Necessary)

The repercussions of scruffing cats can be detrimental and damaging to relationships, behavior, and even their physical health. According to the ASPCA’s Manager of Applied Research, Natasha Drain, “Scruffing a cat, where you firmly grasp the skin at the top of the neck or base of the head, can cause some cats to become defensive . . . → Read More: Why I Don’t Carry Fluffs By The Scruff (Scruffing Cats Only When Medically Necessary)

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Nuageux’s Peaceful Transition (Hospice Cat Update)

I recently said my final goodbye to Nuageux (JoJo), my first hospice foster kitty. The loving and gentle Dr Blair Burggren of Peaceful Transitions helped ease JoJo into his final sleep on May 26th. It was only then that I was able to kiss JoJo’s cheeks and toes. (He allowed only kisses on his head . . . → Read More: Nuageux’s Peaceful Transition (Hospice Cat Update)

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Arya And Meera Need A Forever Home

Hi. Our names are Arya and Meera and we’re looking for our forever home. Do you know a family who would like to adopt 2 playful, affectionate, social, and gregarious sister kitties?

Someone abandoned us on the Chehalis-Western Trail when we were tiny kittens. Fortunately someone rescued us and took us to a foster home. . . . → Read More: Arya And Meera Need A Forever Home

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