Cat Tales – Sunday Showcase – Teena Green and Thunda

We all love our kitties and sometimes cats can do some really cute and funny things.  Things that we love to tell our friends about. Things that make us smile and laugh.  I've heard quite a few cat tales from customers and fellow kitty devotees over the years. So I've decided that featuring a story each week is one way of giving us all a [...]

Scratch Pole buying. Things to consider

You've just added a new friend to the family, and you're off to buy them a few toys and a new scratchy post.  You walk into a pet shop filled with purpose and good intentions of emerging with a scratch pole your kitty will love... and that's when you stop.  There are so many scratchy posts to choose from!  What one is best?  How high [...]

Keeping Your Indoor Cat Amused Top Tips

The Indoor Cat Revolution So you’ve made the decision to keep your precious puss indoors on a permanent basis. Well good for you! There are too many lost and injured cats each year. Too many heartbroken families. The risks to your cat’s life are increasing every year. What with increased traffic on the roads, roaming dogs and more and more people living in closer proximity [...]

Fleas, Ticks, Worm Prevention – Keeping a jump ahead

Well it looks like winter is over for another year.  Days are getting longer and warmer, flowers are blooming. Right under our noses, all the little creepy crawlies are making their appearance.  Personally, I love Spring!  It''s my most favourite time of year. It is a time that we can all too easily forget our normal routine of flea, tick and worm prevention.  We tend [...]

Rough Play: How To Teach Your Kitten To Play Nicely

"We just love her, but oooh those teeth and claws are sharp!"  I'm sure if you've ever owned (or been owned) by a kitten, then you've uttered those words quite a few times. Kitten scratches and bites can be quite painful and that's for us as adults, so for a child, it's worse. So what should you do with that unruly bundle of fluff when [...]

Do you speak cat? How to read your cat’s every word.

Having watched my feline companions over many years now, I've come to realize one thing.  Cats are complex creatures who have a language all their own, and although they cannot "talk" in human terms, they can express themselves in many complex ways without needing to talk. The Kamikaze Starfish Kittens are a wonderful study in cat language.  As a cat breeder, I've spent countless hours [...]