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5 Tips for Inexperienced Cat Owners

Cat people are different from dog people, and they usually recognize these differences. Every so often, you’ll be that person that loves them both equally, but that’s not usually the way it plays out. If you’re a new cat owner or are thinking about getting or adopting...

I became my own Club Cat Customer

I love engaging with a new Club Cat customer. Why? Because the questions they have about boarding their cats reminds me of why I built Club Cat. Will my kitties think they are being abandoned? Are they going to receive care and attention throughout the day? Are the...

How to Satisfy a Cat’s Natural Instincts

Cats have a reputation of being fussy, picky, and sometimes downright mystical. Cat behaviors that lead people to such opinions are often due to their instincts. Your cat could pee in the potted plant and ignore her litter box when it is less than 10 feet away! He...

Moving with pets

Moving with pets is stressful. Add kids into the equation and that equals extra chaos. My husband, two kids, two cats, and a dog finally moved this past May. Our first house was supposed to be our “starter” house. Seventeen years later and we finally bought a new one....

Signs Of Separation Anxiety In Cats And How You Can Help

Cats are notoriously independent creatures, so it can be hard to conceive of them suffering from anything like separation anxiety. However, cats are still social pets that form a solid bond with their owners, and they don’t like change. So, when there are sudden...

Is Overindulgence Harming Our Pets?

Have a hungry pet you just can’t say no to? Those puppy-dog eyes or soft meows causing you to treat your pet, maybe a little too much? We take a look at overindulgence and the harm it could be causing your four-legged friend. Over Indulging our Pets It’s not uncommon...

The great pet adoption pandemic

It’s been a year since the Covid-19 lockdowns began. I am reminded of how powerful our memories can be when faced with epic tragedy or loss. Virtually every adult remembers exactly where they were when the news broke on September 11, 2001. (I was driving to my job in...

Cannabis pet care for cats and dogs

I first met Justine Amodeo at an event for the Global Center for Women and Justice in 2012. Justine was Editor-in-Chief at Coast Magazine back then and I was pitching her a story on human trafficking. We met at a local coffee shop and I remember thinking how...

3 Reasons Your Cat May Be Meowing Constantly

We love that cats have an ability to communicate to us with their different actions and individual ways.  Some cats will just purr while others will paw at you to express their love and loyalty. Other cats will meow and it can be just a few meows or for a long time....

Of cats and creativity

When I was a graduate student at UC Irvine, I performed part time with a contemporary dance company. We had an inside joke that the only dancers who "fit in" with the culture were the ones who were cat people. This wasn't exactly a litmus test. Clearly being a strong...

The Dogged Cat

Lexington’s two front legs make a languid stretch out from under his chest; first the left, then the right with his big paws leading the way.  He props himself up into a sphinx-like position, yawning as he awakes from napping on the porch.  He looks at me, blinks, and...

When you own a domestic cat hotel, business is purrsonal

When you own a domestic cat hotel, business is purrsonal

Take your domestic cat to work?In case you missed out, June 17 was Pet Sitter’s International’s (PSI) Take Your Cat to Work Day®. A day dedicated to taking your kitty cat to work with you.Non-cat people probably laugh at the notion of even considering taking a cat to...

The Motherhood of Cats

Earlier this month, as I read and heard many “Happy Mother’s Day” sentiments, I thought about how I missed that boat. I didn’t even think about wanting kids until I was in my late thirties. At that time, I had a boyfriend who didn’t want kids. Preferring a...

How well do you know your cat?

How well do you know your cat?

A lot has been written about cats and their personalities. This is because many of us personify our cat’s behavior. I know I do. I speak about my cats like they are my children. “Maximus gets his fondness of sleeping in from my husband!” Or “Wilbur’s got MY appetite!”...

How well do you really know your pet sitter?

How well do you really know your pet sitter?

Spring is here and summer is just around the bend. Statistically speaking, chances are you’ve got a trip planned.  According to a recent AAA Travel survey, 100 million families – approximately 4 in 10 adults – will be taking a family vacation this year. Since nearly...

Veterinary healthcare workers need our love!

Veterinary healthcare workers need our love!

All pet patients are important to a veterinarian healthcare worker I bet the last time you took your cat - or dog, or bird, or horse - to the pet clinic, you weren't thinking about how many pet patients your veterinarian healthcare professionals sees each day. As pet...