Can you add years to your cat’s life? Maybe.

Humans are on an endless quest for a fountain of youth – keys to longevity and health – and we’d like to know what might help our pets live longer…

Is early spay/neuter related to the development of behavior problems in kittens?

No, but we’ve got lots of other things to talk about! What factors lead some cats to develop behavior problems? And what effect does early experience have on kitten behavioral…

Cats, Fame and Rock n’ Roll

I wrote this for the Dodo, inspired by the latest internet craze for cats, and what I feel is an over the top response to the hero cat, Tara, who…

Why aren’t we doing more to protect cats from lilies?

Note: this post was originally written in 2014. In 2019, ProFlowers published a post “199 Poisonous Plants to Look Out For.” Update in 2023: 1-800 Flowers still has no safety…

Do cats need our help to solve a problem?

I recently purchased Meowspace (for more about my Meowspace chronicles, see my past blog posts here and here) – a device that allows me to feed my cats separately, but…

Are Cat Bites and Depression Related? Not so fast…

A recent study in PlosOne suggested that people who are treated for cat bites are more likely to suffer from depression. I tell you why I’m not yet convinced, over…