My Cat Got Hit By A Car and He’s Still Hurting. Help!

Bengal cat curled up and resting, CC-BY-SA Chanel Wheeler

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: My 16-month-old Bengal cat was, I assume, hit by a car last Tuesday. I didn’t see the event but found him in a dirt hole in shock and visibly injured not far from a busy residential road. I took him to the hospital, and after two days he saw […]

My Cats Hate Being Apart, and They’re Driving Me Nuts

Orange tabby cat peeking out from under a bench

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: I have two cats in a 1 bedroom apartment. They are both very attached to me and HATE being on the other side of a closed door. The younger one has recently come down with some sort of eye condition that the vet can’t figure out the cause of […]

Did I Kill My Cat By Mistake?

Cat with a sneer

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: Two weeks ago I was playing with my cat, Blacky, when he scratched me badly and I slapped him on the head. He was OK afterwards — he didn’t run away or anything. I gave him food and played with him, and all seemed well. A week later, he […]

I Think My Vet Killed My Cat. What Do I Do?

"Hauskatze" by Flickr user Smial, distributed under a CC-BY-SA 3.0 license.

Dear Most Esteemed and Knowledgeable Kitties: A young calico was roaming the neighborhood and naturally found me. She seemed to have been an indoor/outdoor cat as she would walk in the house without hesitation. She would allow heself to be petted on her terms and it seemed to me that she that could be placed […]

Dahlia Tells All: Horror Upon Horror!

Dahlia after her spay, #2

I hope you’ll forgive me for bringing this week’s chapter to you late. It’s just so traumatic … I have all I can do not to break down in hairball-horking, wretched, tearful terror when I think about it. So I’m going to make this as short as I can. Thomas is here grooming me and […]