Adventure

Have you found yourself with a shorter than normal fuse lately? Do you find yourself overreacting to minor mishaps? Do you feel irritable for seemingly no reason? You’re not alone, and there’s even a name for it: pandemic frustration. I started noticing it a couple of weeks ago when I had a complete meltdown and
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Poignant, striking and funny pictures of pets, wildlife & farm animals selected by expert judges in the thirtieth year of the RSPCA Young Photographer Awards A powerful image of a deer ducking under branches as he goes through a gate has taken top spot in the prestigious RSPCA Young Photographer Awards 2020. ‘Mind Your Head’
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This post contains affiliate links* Last week, I shared my list of my top 5 cat books. Usually, I have a hard time choosing just one book as book of the year, bu this year the choice was easy: P.S. I Love You More Than Tuna, the first ever gift book for people who are
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With the holidays upon us, I asked my cat, Stella, what she thinks of carolers. It went about as expected. Hey Stella, what do you think about caroling?Is that when the neighbors attack us? They don’t attack us, Stella.Waltzing up the front walk, howling and screeching, displaying TEETH — that’s apex-predator behavior right there. That’s
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Kitty Cafe have teamed up with Nottingham’s innovators – ProtoHype, to produce and launch a feeding bowl for your feline friends called the Kitty Bowl, to make mealtimes much comfier for your precious furbabies! What is the Kitty Bowl? The Kitty Bowl is a pair of glass bowls that are elevated on a sturdy, stylish, brightly coloured stand, absolutely
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One of the few bright spots in this challenging year has been that more people than ever before have fostered or adopted cats. One of these adoptions came with quite a surprise to New York Times columnist Carla Bruce-Eddings: When a friend texted her “do you want a kitten,” she immediately agreed. Only, the kitten
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Momma Kitty may look disheveled and angry in the post-wildfire photo that circulated — but, miraculously, the popular cat who lived under a California store survived. Cressman’s General Store and Gas Station, which had stood near the town of Shaver Lake since 1904, burned to rubble in the Creek Fire near Fresno on September 7,
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Hi everyone, it’s Allegra! I want to tell you about one of my favorite toys. Mom says it’s not really a cat toy, but I think it must be, because anything that is this much fun can’t just be for humans. The toy lives in a drawer in our bedroom, and it often doesn’t come
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Greetings pawsome humans and cat cohorts. It’s Forrest, popping up again with a topic most would never consider. Do cats get acne? To answer this, let me squeeze in a quick tale. When I was staying at my foster home, I had a friend with some serious sensitivities. She was a Himalayan mix and as
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When I found Brutus he had severe burns to all four of his feet, along with his ears and tail. He had spent 26 days on his own following the 2017 Tubbs Wildfire in Sonoma County, California. Brutus and his sister, Cleo, whom I rescued 10 days later, were adopted by a close friend when
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Watch out, mountain lions. There’s a new feline ruling New Mexico. This not-so-ferocious beast, a gray house cat named Walter, enjoys hiking through the desert with his owners, Madison Larkin and Elliott Andelman. But Walter’s natural habitat is his porch in Albuquerque, where he enjoys sunbathing with his new cat brother, Kunu. “They’re amazing creatures
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This post contains affiliate links* I periodically search for “tortoiseshell cat” on Etsy, and look what I found! These beautiful cotton tea towels feature 10 super cute torties handpainted by the artist. The purrfect gift for the tortie lover on your list (or yourself!), these tea towels can be used as placemats or napkins as
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Do you know how to take your cat’s vital signs? If not, now is the time to learn! Don’t worry though, learning how to take vitals isn’t as complicated as it may seem, and it might just make the difference in your cat’s health. The three elements of cat vital signs are temperature, heart rate,
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We’ve got the scoop on 20 of the most popular cat breeds — from size to grooming needs and everything else you’ll need to know. Highly trainable and amenable to walking on leash, the Abys is one of the most popular cat breeds. Photo: Dixi | Getty Images Abyssinian In the Abyssinian alphabet, A is
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This post contains affiliate links* I received a lovely surprise in the mail the other day: one of these lovely DIY Cat Ornaments from The 5050 Company. The artist behind this company is Matt Glick, husband of Jen Glick aka Volana Kote, the creator of the beautiful whisker jewelry you’ve seen featured here on The
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The holidays are upon us, and everyone’s writing their letters to Santa, hoping they’ll find that special something underneath the tree. Even cats have gift wish lists and would be pawsitively pleased to have their holiday dreams fulfilled. Here are six presents cats would scratch onto their Christmas lists, most of them unwrappable, yet highly
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Here we provide top tips on learning a little bit about how cats communicate using their eyes! Cats slowly blink their eyes in situations where they appear relaxed with our presence. We don’t know for sure what the blink means (although researchers are currently working on this) but common thoughts vary from it simply being the cat’s way of acknowledging us to their way of telling us they are
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Next Friday will make the first anniversary of Ruby’s passing. This is not the first time I’ve experienced grief during the holidays: Buckley died the day after Thanksgiving  2008. As a result, this holiday season has been difficult, complicated as it is by so little about this season being even remotely normal. Last year, I
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Looking for a way to celebrate our feline friends this month? Here are some fun December cat activities. NOTE: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, many events have been cancelled. But here are some virtual events you can check out. Join Jackson Galaxy for the @Home for the Holidays virtual event. Photography courtesy Jackson Galaxy. Dec.
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