Feline Body Language…

I was on social media recently, and a rescue I follow put up this wonderful explanation of cats communicating their levels of trust. As with previous image depictions that can be extremely useful points of reference, I wanted to share…

Welcome to the Jungle...

Welcome to the Jungle…

Recently, I’ve been seeing a resurgence in stories on the internet regarding toxic poisoning to animals through plants in the home. Predominantly, it seems to be the fatalities caused in cats by lilies. From a behavioural point of view, a…

Where the wild things are (Part II)...

Where the wild things are (Part II)…

Last year I posted a blog about Gizmo, which can be found here: The petition was started after Helen Abraham lost her feline family member, Gizmo in a fatal road traffic accident. Since I posted the blog last year, I’ve…

The Watering Hole…a review

Following on from the previous post regarding fear aggression, one of the things we noticed our relative newcomer was doing regularly was sitting in front of the communal drinking fountain all the feline residents share. Obviously that was going to…

I’m not scared….

Almost a year ago, a rather confused little personality joined our family in the form of a tabby girl. She’d been mentioned to me once before previously as her former family stated she was toileting inappropriately and they were struggling…

Bloodsucking fiends...

Bloodsucking fiends…

If you share your home with a cat, you’ll know the importance of finding a flea treatment that actually combats the issue. Fleas can cause cats huge discomfort and actually contribute to some behavioural and health issues. I recently saw…

Sometimes you save them, sometimes they save you....

Sometimes you save them, sometimes they save you….

If you’re a fully-fledged ailurophile, you’ve no doubt heard of Bob the Street Cat. Bob has not one, but six books inspired and written about him by his human, James. Sadly, on the 16th of this month, Bob passed away…

All you need is love...

All you need is love…

After mentioning that cats absolutely can feel bonds and affection, I feel this fabulous sign is brilliantly simple, while being an informative explanation to help recognise a few ways that illustrate your cat is fond of you.

Keep it running in the family, and other misapprehensions...

Keep it running in the family, and other misapprehensions…

This blog focuses on a couple of aspects of cat care that can be overlooked or misunderstood, leading to unplanned increases in the population and revisiting how anthropomorphism can negatively impact on decision making for your feline family. The examples…

Safe In My Garden….

In a couple of previous blogs, I’ve mentioned outdoor space and making it as much a part of your cats’ home as yours. If, like me, you’ve spent copious hours searching the internet for a comprehensive list of toxic and…