An Open Letter to Belladonna’s First Family

Bella and Thomas snuggling

Hi everyone. The cats have generously allowed me to take over this week’s column to write a letter of my own. To help BlogPaws celebrate Adopt a Shelter Pet Month, I want to talk to the people who adopted Belladonna before I did. First of all, thank you for adopting a cat from your local [...]

I Want You … to Adopt an Adult Cat

Love waits, I watch you go by my cage and wonder what it would be like if I were your cat.

Hi folks, Thomas here with a very important announcement. You may not know this, but June is Adopt-a-Cat Month, a time when shelters and rescues all across the U.S. gear up to get as many cats into forever homes as they can. It totally makes sense that Adopt-a-Cat Month is in June because after all, [...]

I Met My Tribe at BlogPaws, and Parting Is Sweet Sorrow

JaneA and fellow cat bloggers at BlogPaws 2014

So, the 2014 BlogPaws conference is coming to an end. The last workshops are going to be starting in about an hour, and this evening the winners of the prestigious Nose to Nose Pet Blogging Awards will be announced. The end of the conference is bittersweet for me because through this conference I’ve met people [...]

Adopt a Special Pet, Day 7: O’rion

O'rion, a lilac-point Siamese mix

In this, our final post for Adopt-an-Awesomely-Special-Pet Week (known to some as Adopt a Less Adoptable Pet Week), we’d like to introduce you to O’rion. This gorgeous lilac-point Siamese mix male was found as a stray in the Brunswick, Maine, area, and is currently in the care of H.A.R.T., an all-volunteer shelter in Cumberland, Maine. [...]

Adopt a Special Pet, Day 6: Purty Girl

Purty Girl

Meet Purty Girl, a spayed 9-year-old dark gray and white sweetie. She’s a bit shy but very friendly; and once she has a bit of time to adjust to her new forever home, she’ll be by your side hoping for attention. The thing that makes Purty Girl a special-needs kitty is that she has a [...]