The Catnip Times

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DO CATS REALLY HATE WATER?

Cats have a pretty solid reputation for hating water. Why?<p>For one, when a cat’s fur gets really drenched, it tends to weigh the cat down – making her …

ANIMAL RESCUE CONTACTS FOR HURRICANE HARVEY

The following is a list of organizations that are helping to rescue animals displaced from Hurricane Harvey. Please only contact if you are in …

BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS AND PHANTOM PAIN IN DECLAWED CATS

This post was written in conjunction with Dr. Jean Hofve, DVM. Thank you Dr. Jean, for sharing all of your veterinary knowledge with me in order to …

GoPro: Didga the Skateboarding Cat

MEDIATION SETTLEMENT NOT REACHED IN KRISTEN LINDSEY CASE

On March 8, 2016, Kristen Lindsey was scheduled for a hearing with the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners (TBVME) in front of an …

Veterinary Medicine

This composer is making an entire album for cats. Really.

Move over, Jingle Cats. There’s some new mewsic in town, and it’s scientifically proven to tickle your cat’s fancy.<p>Say hello to “Music for Cats,” the …

I Stole My Landlord's Cat When I Saw He Was Being Neglected and Abused

My landlords don’t exactly get a pet owner of the year award, and once I saw them taking interest in a local stray, I became concerned.<p>A few weeks ago, I stole a cat from my landlord, crossing a line into cat-ladydom that I didn't even know existed.<p>This isn't the first time I've helped out a kitty …

Living Rooms

UNIVERSAL CAT BIRDIE CALL

This is Sunny… she loves birdies!! Here you can see sunny demonstrating the universal cat birdie call! It’s sounds a bit like the cat is chirping! We …

Pets

TEXAS BOARD OF VETERINARY MEDICAL EXAMINERS MOVES TO REVOKE KRISTEN LINDSEY'S LICENSE

#JUSTICEFORTIGER? Will Tiger finally get justice? If the Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners has its way, the answer is yes. They revealed …

Veterinary Medicine

7 TIPS FOR A CAT-SAFE HALLOWEEN

Updated October 2017<p>Halloween is a fun-filled, spooky tradition in the U.S. Kids and adults enjoy dressing up in costumes, carving pumpkins and going …

Pets

Is a cafe full of cats the cure for stressed-out workers?

Even Grumpy Cat might approve of the latest cure for stressed-out workers. Click on the arrow above to learn more.<p>Stressed out? Overworked? Feeling unloved? Perhaps you need some downtime with a furry friend, away from the pressures of a high-tech workplace. Cat cafes, a novel concept appealing to …

Pets

Inside Look into Austin's Blue Cat Cafe

Frank, a 6-month-old tabby, lounges in a re-purposed drum at Blue Cat Cafe<p>When I heard about the first cat cafe opening in Austin, I thought of all …