Thursday, April 26, 2018
This post is sponsored by Assisi Animal Health Cats are masters at masking pain. Their ability to hide pain goes back to their wild origins. In the wild, a sick animal becomes...
This seemed like an appropriate quote for today – Happy Earth Day! We’re all about conscious living here at The Conscious Cat, and green living is a big part of living a conscious life....
A few years ago, a centerian named Lilian lost her cat Sammy. Her passing had left a hole in Lilian’s heart, and she longed to have a feline companion in her...
This post contains affiliate links* If you’re a fan of Scandinavian style furniture, and have some DIY talent, you will love DIY Projects for Cats and Dogs: 20 Easy to Build Creations...
This post is sponsored by PrettyLitter The litter box is one of the most important “accessories” when it comes to life with cats. After all, it’s used several times a day, and...
On March 17, which is the Feast of St. Gertrude of Nivelles, the patron saint of cats, I came across this beautiful painting on Facebook. The painting had gone viral, and...
Hi everyone, it’s Ruby! Today is a very important day! It’s my 7th adoption anniversary! Seven years ago today, Mom brought me home to live with her and Allegra. What a happy girl...
Welcome to our regular “Ask the Cat Doc With Dr. Lynn Bahr” segment! Once a month, Dr. Bahr answers as many of your questions as she can, and you can leave...
Holly Tonini/Observer-ReporterHerman II rests on a backup stretcher inside the garage at Ambulance & Chair Service. Herman II, an 8-year-old cat, has made the ambulance station in Washington, PA his home, and...
This post contains affiliate links* The benefits of meditation are endless: from helping us handle stress better to getting in touch with our true spiritual nature, meditation has been proven to make...
This post contains affiliate links* I like to surround myself with cat-themed accessories in the kitchen – they just make me happy. I have a variety of cat towels and oven mitts....
Welcome to our regular “Ask the Cat Behaviorist with Mikel Delgado” segment. Once a month, we’ll post a reminder for you to post your questions for Mikel. She’ll answer as many...
These days, there seems to be a  designated day for just about everything. Did you know that April 19 is National High-Five Day? The Jackson Galaxy Cat Pawsitive Initiative has found...
It has long been known that the inflammation and infection associated with periodontal disease can lead to damage to other organs such as the heart, kidney and liver, and lead to...
Cat lovers all know the “if it fits it sits” meme, showing cats squeezing themselves into what sometimes appear to be impossibly small spaces. Earlier this week, an article in the...
Hi everyone, it’s Allegra! Today is my 8th Adoption Anniversary! Eight years ago today, Mom brought me home to live with her and Amber. Sadly, I never got to know Amber really well, because...
This post contains affiliate links* You’ve come to love Triple T Studios for their fabulous cat-inspired handbags, accessories and jewelry, so I know you’ll be excited to learn that they’re now offering...
Making a decision about whether it’s time to let a beloved pet go is one of the hardest things anyone loving a cat will have to go through. What can compound...
Thank you to all of you for helping us celebrate our 9th Anniversary – we loved all of your comments! It really makes my heart sing to know that my work...
I’m a pretty paranoid cat mom and really try to view everything in my home from a cat’s perspective, especially in terms of whether anything could possibly harm Allegra and Ruby....

Happy Easter

Happy Easter from Allegra, Ruby and Ingrid The post Happy Easter appeared first on The Conscious Cat. Read The Original Article Here
Instead of a heartwarming story, our lead feature of this week’s round up is going to be warning about Easter Lilies. Ever year, I’m surprised how many cat parents still don’t...
This post contains affliate links* Here at The Conscious Cat, we’re all about learning from our cats, and How to Think Like a Cat seemed, well, right up our alley. From the...
Of all the cat events I’ve attended over the years, last year’s inaugural Cat Camp NYC was  one of my favorites. A weekend packed with educational lectures, roundtable discussions, lots of...
I actually found a definition for the word “zoomies” in Urban Dictionary, and even though the definition was for dogs, it’s exactly what I’m talking about: “when your dog runs around...
This post is sponsored by Balanced Blends This article is part of a series sponsored by Balanced Blends, a raw pet food company, answering some of the most common questions around feeding...
This post is sponsored by West Paw. As always, we only share products that we use with our own pets! As we approach two weeks since Bärli’s adoption, we’re already planning his first overnight getaway. We’ve been taking him to...
Raising abandoned kittens can be challenging, but it can also be very rewarding. Depending on their age, kittens who have been abandoned or rejected by their mother, or whose mother has...
Most cats enjoy knocking things off tables and counters, and while this behavior may be frustrating for us humans at times, it makes purrfect sense from the cat’s perspective. “A lot...
This post contains affiliate links* A Thousand Purring Cats: is this not the best book title ever? Imagine how amazing that would sound! And imagine how amazing you would feel if you...
This post contains affiliate links* Okay, I confess: the last thing I needed was more cat socks. But when I saw the Cat Hug Socks from Triple T Studios, I just had...
Radagast Pet Food, Inc. of Portland, OR is recalling one lot of Free-Range Chicken and one lot of Free-Range Turkey Recipe because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria...
Guest post by Sarah Chauncey This is the third post in a three-part series. Sarah Chauncey is the author of an upcoming book for adults grieving the loss of their cat. We...
This post contains affiliate links* The concept of the Galaxy Spiral is nothing new: a ball inside a round track, a scratching pad in the center. However, since it’s designed by the...
This post is sponsored by Assisi Animal Health Over the past year, you’ve seen multiple accounts here on The Conscious Cat of how the Assisi Loop helped cats with issues ranging from...
Recently I told you about Buddy, our neighbors’ dog and, ever since he arrived, best friends with Irie and Tiki. He’s already quickly become best buddies with our new puppy Barli (and they both hail from the same hometown!) Since...
We’re celebrating St. Paddy’s Day over on our Facebook page – share photos of your kitties showing off their green! If you missed any of the stories featured on the Conscious Cat this week, here’s a recap: on Sunday, we reflected on...
  I was stunned when I found out earlier this week that Samantha Martin, the creator and Chief Executive Human behind the Amazing Acro-Cats, was diagnosed with stage 3 colo-rectal cancer. Samantha has...
This is a sponsored post We’re all familiar with this scenario: the floor in every room in your house is covered with cat toys. Your cats may half-heartedly bat at the toys...
Guest post by Sarah Chauncey This is the second post in a three-part series. Sarah Chauncey is the author of an upcoming book for adults grieving the loss of their cat. We...
This post is sponsored by PrettyLitter Cat litter is a fact of life for all of us, and while it may not be the most exciting aspect of sharing life with a...
Welcome to our regular “Ask the Cat Doc With Dr. Lynn Bahr” segment! Once a month, Dr. Bahr answers as many of your questions as she can, and you can leave...
In much of the United States, today marks the arrival of Daylight Saving Time. I’m not a huge fan of the time change. I’m an early bird, and I prefer it...
Having a cat knead you with their paws, also known as “making biscuits,” is one of the sweetest feelings in the world. Science Alert explored this topic earlier this week, and...
I think most cat guardians would argue that cats can, indeed, tell time. Why else would they be waking us up at the crack of dawn, pester us to feed them,...
This post is sponsored by Litter Genie® Who doesn’t love a good mini series? And better yet, who doesn’t love a mini series featuring super cute cats? Litter Genie®, the hassle-free compact...
Guest post by Sarah Chauncey This is the first post in a three-part series. Sarah Chauncey is the author of an upcoming book for adults grieving the loss of their cat. We...
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