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New family/cuddle buddies needed for PrettyGirl

My name is PrettyGirl & I’m looking for a new family. My family can’t keep me anymore so I’m living with my cat sitter while she helps me find my new family. My dream would be to live indoor-only with a homebody who is retired or who works from home & wants a kitty sitting . . . → Read More: New family/cuddle buddies needed for PrettyGirl

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Catnip Repels Mosquitoes? Yup. New Study Provides Additional Evidence!

Yet another study has found further evidence that catnip and silvervine (and similar plants) may protect against mosquitoes. As icky as some repellants smell, I’d rather rub catnip on myself. Ha! Of course, I’m sure processing catnip would result in a much more effective & useful application. But still, fingers crossed that one of the . . . → Read More: Catnip Repels Mosquitoes? Yup. New Study Provides Additional Evidence!

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Ballet Cat Dances Like Nobody’s Watching

Time for a fun, uplifting post. (Boy have we needed more of these in 2020!)

Meet Mirko, a kitty who seems to be caught on camera ballet dancing! See more photos & learn more about Mirko & his family at http://purrtacular.com/ballet-cat-dances-like-nobodys-watching .

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Caught On Camera: Dementia Patient Gets Robotic Cat

I cried reading this article. https://metro.co.uk/2020/01/16/moment-grandfather-dementia-whose-dying-wish-cat-given-robotic-feline-12070303/

Robert had dementia and lived in a care facility. He had rescued cats all his life and was accustomed to being surrounded by his feline family members. But his home didn’t allow cats. (Also, Robert had lost the abilities to take care of cats.) A family member heard about . . . → Read More: Caught On Camera: Dementia Patient Gets Robotic Cat

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