Help Santa Warm your Kitty

Help Santa Warm your Kitty

Dear Ms. Kitty, My cat Sophie is 12 and very thin. She sleeps under the covers at night, but I worry about her staying warm during the day when I am not home, and the thermostat is set for 65 degrees. She seems fine on days when she can follow the sunbeams from window...

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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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Should I collar my cat?

Should I collar my cat?

Dear Ms. Kitty, I see posters for missing cats and worry about losing mine. My Lucy is an indoor cat, but she gets curious about the outdoors. I sometimes leave her care to my neighbor, and I always worry she will slip out the door. Would it be smart to put a collar...

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Cries for help: when to see a vet

Cries for help: when to see a vet

Dear Ms Kitty, It seems like my senior cat Gus is losing weight. He has also been vomiting more than usual. It’s hard to afford the vet right now, bbut is this serious enough I should take him in? Concerned in Cascade Dear Concerned, Times are tough right now for most...

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Losing your cat: finding love in grief

Losing your cat: finding love in grief

Dear Ms Kitty, I recently lost my cat Muffin to Chronic Kidney Disease. I am grieving this loss and don't know how to move past this debilitating feeling. Do other people find that adopting another cat is helpful? Devastated on Delmonico Dear Devastated, When we open...

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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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