My husband likes to pull our cat’s tail. Help!

Cat skeleton with an arrow pointing to the 5th lumbar vertebra

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: My husband insists on pulling our 15-year-old tabby’s tail. He says he read that cats like this type of thing. There doesn’t seem to be any ill effect from his actions, but because our cat is a senior now and we love her so much and I feel this […]

Is it OK to switch away from a vet-prescribed diet for FLUTD?

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: When my cat was 10 months old, he was diagnosed with Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD). After an expensive operation he survived the whole ordeal, and since then I have been feeding him the veterinary prescribed preventive canned food. It has been just about 1 year now since […]

How can I keep my cat entertained while I’m away from home?

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: I would like a little kitty perspective on a situation. My sweet pudders, Sasha, is 15 and a very loving kitty. She recently moved with me to New York City when I got married and now lives part time in an apartment in Manhattan. I have to work in […]

Where did my kitten’s voice go?

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: I got my cat in January when she was 3 months old. My husband and I thought she was mute cause she wouldn’t meow. When we got her she was spayed already, which concerned me that they didn’t do the surgery the right way, or maybe she was too […]