An Update From the Road

Thomas, Bella and Siouxsie in their carriers in the back seat of the car

Good morning, everybody. We’re reporting from beautiful Bismarck, North Dakota, where we’re staying in a palatial hotel room that Mama says is probably bigger than our apartment in Seattle! Tee hee hee! So far the road trip has been going great. We’re enjoying the traveling — well, except for Siouxsie, who whines and complains for [...]

How Can Our Person Make Moving Easier On Us?

Orange and white cat moving toward his carrier

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: Our mom just bought her first home, so we are moving in early July. She wants to be sure we are happy in our new home. We can’t imagine why we won’t be OK, because we will have her, but she knows that we have just started to be [...]

How can I get my cat to tolerate trips to the vet?

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: I have trouble taking my cat to the vet. She runs from me and then when I catch her to put her in the carrier, she gets all her claws out and lets me have it. Help! Is there an easier way to do this? Also, once she’s locked [...]

How can I make sure my cats are safe in a new country?

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: We are going to have to give our beloved cats, Kala and Bansi, away because we are going to Afghanistan to work with an NGO on a humanitarian relief project. We really want to give my cats to my father-in-law, who lives in a different country, because we know [...]

A most extraordinary cat: An interview with elderkitty Asti

Asti, age 2

Today we’ve got a special treat for you! Our kitty friend Asti Spumanti is celebrating her 20th birthday today. She’s the oldest and most well-traveled cat we’ve ever known, and we want to share some of her wisdom and tales of her amazing life, so we interviewed Asti and her person, KK. We hope you [...]