Herbs for happiness

Herbs for happiness

Dear Ms. Kitty, Is catnip safe for my cats? I heard that it could cause hallucinations and aggression. I’d like to try it to get my cat more active, but don’t want to turn my cat mean. - Happy in Hanover Dear Happy, Catnip is a member of the mint family of herbs and...

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DIY Upcycle Project – Huggy Beds

DIY Upcycle Project – Huggy Beds

  This is a fun, simple project that your cat will love now that the weather is getting cool. These beds are made from recycled sweaters and can create a favorite snug and warm perch anywhere. No craft/sewing experience required. Anyone can make a Huggy...

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Stay hydrated, my friends: cats vs water

Stay hydrated, my friends: cats vs water

Dear Ms. Kitty, My cat wants to drink from my kitchen faucet. I want her to get enough water but don't want her in the sink and I don't want to waste precious water. I have a dish with water but don't see her drink from it very often. Perplexed in Pueblo Dear...

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Raising kittens & busting myths

Raising kittens & busting myths

Dear Ms. Kitty, We want to adopt a kitten, or a pair of kittens. We haven't had a kitten in our family and I want to make sure we understand how to care for one before we make this decision. Can you give me some rules for raising a kitten to be a friendly, happy cat?...

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Courage for your Cowardly Lion

Courage for your Cowardly Lion

Dear Ms Kitty, My cat Fitz is the perfect loving and happy companion until my friends come over. Then he hides so much, it's like I don't even have a cat! And don't get me started on what July fireworks or New Year's Eve...

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How to take your cat for a walk

How to take your cat for a walk

Dear Ms. Kitty, My cat Gandalf seems very curious about the outdoors. I know there are many dangers lurking there, including cars, dogs and wild predators, and even other cats. Still, it makes me sad to see him watching me at the door when I'm relaxing in the yard. Is...

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