Archives 2003-07

From here, you can access the Paws and Effect articles we wrote before we converted the site to our new blog format. The archives are arranged by year and by subject matter.

Right now, if you go to one of these archive pages, you’re going to have to use your browser’s Back button to return here. We apologize for the inconvenience, and we’re endeavoring to translate all these past 250 or so columns into this format. It’s going to take a bit of time, though.

Archives by year

Archives by subject matter

  • Behavior issues
    • Inappropriate urination and/or defecation
    • Other litterbox-related problems
    • Food issues
    • Aggression
    • Sexual behavior
    • Body language
    • Meowing and purring
    • Abused and/or traumatized cats
    • Grief and loss
    • Destructive behavior
    • Licking, sucking, grooming and kneading
    • Intrusive behavior (yowling, waking you up at the crack of dawn, etc.)
    • Other peculiar behavior
  • Health issues
    • Diet and nutrition
    • Pregnancy, birth and weaning
    • Spaying and neutering
    • Declawing
    • Allergies
    • Oral health and dental disease
    • Parasites (internal and external)
    • Injuries and treatment of injuries
    • Gas and other digestive problems
    • Urinary tract problems
    • Grooming and skin care
    • Signs and symptoms of illness
    • Chronic illnesses
    • Poisoning and toxins
    • Cats and medications
    • Kittens
    • Aging cats
    • Other health issues
  • Human-feline relations
    • Adopting a cat
    • The basics of cat “ownership”
    • Cats and (human) allergies
    • Cats and (human) pregnancy
    • Cats and infants/children
    • Cats and your significant other
    • Cats in need/animal rescue
    • Feral and/or stray cats
    • Introducing a new cat, relationships between cats
    • Cats and other animals
    • Traveling with cats
    • Moving house and cats
    • Cats around the world
    • End of life issues
    • Grief and loss
  • Other questions that don’t fit anywhere else
    • Questions from cats about odd human behavior
    • Gift ideas for cat lovers
    • Other random questions