Are Orange Female Cats Really That Rare?

Kissy's portrait, July 8, 2012. Photo copyright © JaneA Kelley, all rights reserved.

Hi everybody, Kissy here! I’m really excited because this week I get to have the whole column all to myself! As you can see from my photo, I’m an orange tabby cat (which Mama sometimes calls a “marmalade cat”) … and a quite beautiful one at that, I might add. When Mama adopted me and […]

More Than Meets The Camera: An Interview with Jackson Galaxy

Jackson Galaxy and one of his cat friends

We’re so very excited! Yesterday we got to interview the awesome Jackson Galaxy, star of the Animal Planet series My Cat From Hell, whose second season premieres Saturday, January 7 at 8 p.m. Eastern and Pacific. Ooh, that’s four days from now! Our tails are twitching with anticipation! But there’s a lot more to Jackson […]

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 […]

Interview With the Cat Sitter

Today we have a very special treat for our readers. Mama’s friend Adrianna, a well-respected cat sitter, has agreed to give us an interview with her. We hope this will help our human friends know what to look for and what to expect from a cat sitter. So without further ado, let’s get started! Siouxsie: […]

Interview with the Veterinarian

This is a special week here at Paws and Effect. We had a chance to interview our veterinarian, the famous and wonderful Doctor Sarah, about her job. We know the trip to the vet isn’t exactly a highlight of our lives, but having a kind, caring vet like Doctor Sarah takes the edge off the experience just a little bit. The vet is the other most important person on our lives, so we sure do appreciate the importance of good vets and good relationships with the vet.