Through years of fostering extremely timid cats from the Feline Friends shelter, I’ve learned some useful techniques for gaining the trust of shy and fearful cats. I’ve also tried dozens of products that claim to help shy animals and have a list of some products that actually do help. I also know how reassuring it . . . → Read More: From Super Shy To Super Fly (Helping Shy Pets Be More Comfy When You’re Away)
I’m starting to prepare my cats for the fireworks that are already starting up in my neighborhood. I’ve already created new “safe places” for them to hide, plugged in pheromone diffusers, and added a flower essence called Peaceful 4th that is made by a very gifted local gal, Lin Gregerson. I’ve found Lin’s blend to . . . → Read More: Getting Ready For The Red, Fright, and Blue
It’s that time a year again – we see a lot of red, white, and blue and we see tons of scared dogs and cats. My neighborhood is already experiencing loud noises and little bright explosions that terrify local dogs and cats.
This is also the time of year when animal shelters get the most . . . → Read More: Red, Fright, and Blue
The title that my partner gave my feral/stray cat feeding station is El Missiano Del Gato. (If you speak Spanish and know of a more accurate title, please let me know. I don’t think my fella knew Spanish very well.) A number of people have asked about this structure so I figure it’s worth telling . . . → Read More: El Missiano Del Gato
I recently discovered that my house cleaner, Shannon Westcott of Shiny Bright (402-5451) is very attuned to shy cats. Not only does she transform my house into a sparkling clean place, while she is here she is careful to not startle my shy & anxious cats. I can highly recommend Shannon (and Ruby, who works . . . → Read More: Shy Cats & A Shiny Bright House