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The Conscious Cat

  • Mews And Nips: A Wedding With Lots Of Tortitude

    There have been plenty of reports of dogs being part of wedding celebrations, but cats usually aren’t all that thrilled with these sorts of festivities. This apparently was not the case for Coco, a beautiful dilute tortie, who bride Danielle Hunger described as “”viciously beautiful and beloved”...
  • Nvr Miss Litterbox Winner

    Congratulations, Susan P.! You’re the winner of a NVR Miss Litterbox! The NVR Miss Litterbox can purchased directly from the NVR Miss website. Look for an email from Ingrid.* *Winners are selected by random drawing. Winners need to provide a physical address to which the prize will be mailed...
  • New Gift Edition Of James Herriot’s Cat Stories

    I’m pretty sure that most of you have either read the James Herriot books, or watched the old British TV show – and if you haven’t, you owe it to yourself to catch up. St. Martin’s just released a beautiful new gift edition of James Herriot’s cat stories. Those of you familiar with the books...
  • Giveaway: Paw Nosh Glass Pet Bowl

    PawNosh glass pet bowls look more like a piece of art than a utilitarian food or water bowl. These gorgeous bowls are made from 100% recycled glass. Using recycled glass helps keep renewable resources out of landfills, and reduces energy usage by 20-30% compared to creating a bowl using raw...
  • Prince Pangur Ban The Fluffy: The Collected Series

    I first “met” Prince Pangur Ban two years ago, when Holly contacted me because he had been having issues with a sensitive tummy and some itchiness. In the course of our initial conversation, I found out that Pangur is not only a stunningly handsome and much loved Himalayan, he is also the star...
  • Review: Organic Cat Toys From Purrfect Play

    Cat toys don’t get much better than the ones from PurrfectPlay. Made in the USA from 100% natural and organic materials, these durable and safe toys are not only fun for pets, they’re made by a company that prides itself on earth-friendly business practices. Their motto is “if Mother Nature didn...
  • Allegra, Ruby And The Secret Birthday Post

    Hi everyone, it’s Allegra and Ruby! Mom had one of her super smart posts about some super important topic scheduled for today, but we snuck out of the bedroom once she was fast asleep last night, and rescheduled it for next week. At first we were going to delete it, but then we realized that...
  • Giveaway: Zen Cats: Meditations For The Wise Minds Of Cat Lovers

    Every Sunday, we share purrs of wisdom and talk about the lessons our cats teach us in our Conscious Cat Sunday column. Today, in lieu of a new column, I’m delighted to give away a copy of Zen Cats: Meditations for the Wise Minds of Cat Loversto one lucky reader. This beautiful little volume...
  • Letters From Cats Winner

    Congratulations, Stephanie B! You are the winner of a copy of Letters from Cats: Hilarious and Heartfelt Notes by Stacey Ritz. Look for an email from Ingrid.* Letters from Cats is available from Amazon. *Winners are selected by random drawing. Winners need to provide a physical address to which...
  • Mews And Nips: At Disneyland, Cats Keep Mickey Mouse Company

    In a theme park inspired by a mouse, cats have the run of the place. Even though a Disney spokesperson declined to comment on the resort’s feline inhabitants except to acknowledge that they exist, the LA Times reports that the theme park has been known to care for the cats, who reciprocate by...