Aug 052019
 
My Meow MeetUp Experience

If you love cats as much as I do, you can’t get enough of them…right? That’s why I love attending cat conferences and exhibitions. A couple of weeks ago, I met up with several of my cat blogging friends in Chicago to attend Meow MeetUp…the Midwest’s biggest cat-themed expo and festival. What a fun time [read more]

May 302019
 
Meet Me in St. Louis - The 2019 CWA 25th Anniversary Conference

A couple of weeks ago, I jetted off to St. Louis to attend the Cat Writers’ Association annual conference. I thought I’d share my conference experience with all of you. This was the 25th Anniversary Conference of the CWA which is quite the accomplishment for any organization. Now, I have a confession. My main reason [read more]

May 132019
 
Smiling Paws Pets Expandable Soft-Sided Pet Carrier

Hi everyone. Island Cat mom here. My cats don’t travel much. Most of their traveling is to the veterinarian which I’m sure they would like to avoid if they could. But when they do go anywhere, it’s always in the safe confines of a pet carrier…or how the cats refer to it…the PTU…the prisoner transport [read more]

Apr 222019
 
Celebrating Earth Day - Easy Ways to Go Green with Your Pet

Hi guys!  Y’know what today is? It’s Earth Day…a special day to honor this planet we call home.   The first Earth Day was held on April 22, 1970 as a day to bring awareness to environmental and conservation issues. It’s now celebrated annually around the world by more than 20 billion people. Today I thought [read more]

Nov 042018
 
Dona Nobis Pacem with a Selfie on Sunday

Hi guys! Today is BlogBlast for Peace…a day where bloggers from all over the world share their Peace Globes and thoughts about peace. We are ONE VOICE on ONE SUBJECT for ONE DAY. Dona Nobis Pacem – Grant Us Peace We purr for peace. We know we’re just cats and may not have that much [read more]

Oct 152018
 
TNR Mythbusting with Chip and Slim, the Garden Center Cats #GlobalCatDay

Hey guys. Wally here. Tomorrow, October 16, is Global Cat Day, a day that was started back in 2001 by Alley Cat Allies as a way to educate people about feral cats…or what are now called community or outdoor cats…and promote programs like Trap-Neuter-Release (TNR). It’s also a day to honor and recognize the millions [read more]

Sep 272018
 
We're Shining a Light on Orphan Pets in Shelters and Rescues #RememberMeThursday

Hey guys. Ernie here. Today is Remember Me Thursday®…a day to shine a light on those orphan pets in shelters and rescues who are waiting for their forever homes…and also to remember those that sadly never made it out. Started 5 years ago by the Helen Woodward Animal Center, Remember Me Thursday® is a day to get [read more]

Aug 082018
 
What's That Wally Doing on World Cat Day?

Hey guys! It’s World Cat Day! A day to celebrate cats and everything that makes us special. In honor of World Cat Day, I thought I’d share some reasons why having a cat is SO beneficial. Healthy Heart. Petting a cat has been proven to reduce stress and anxiety…keeping your heart healthy. Purr Therapy. A cat’s [read more]

Aug 062018
 
The Dog Days of Summer

Hey Ernie…you mentioned the dog days of summer yesterday. You do know that phrase really doesn’t have anything to do with dogs, don’tcha? It doesn’t? So what does it mean, Wally? It’s something that the ancient Romans started calling the hot humid days of summer. The hottest days usually occur when the star Sirius can [read more]

Jul 022018
 
Non-Traditional Ways to Volunteer with an Animal Shelter or Rescue

Hi everyone. Island Cat Mom here…taking over the blog once again. The other day I was in PetSmart buying some kitty litter and a few other things. The shelter I volunteer with has a few cats in the adoption habitat at the store. I walked over and saw Perseous…one of the cats from our shelter…and said [read more]