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  • Review and Giveaway: Grey Howl by Clea Simon

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    Thursday April 17th, 2014 at 11:00 PM


    Clea Simons Dulcie Schwartz mystery series, featuring the Harvard graduate student, along with her kitten Esme and the spirit of her departed cat, Mr. Grey, has become one of my favorite cat mysteries. In Grey Howl, the seventh installment of the series, we find Dulcie helping with preparations for a prestigious literature conference. Dulcie is in the final stages of her doctoral thesis about an obscure gothic novel by a mysterious author, and she is excited about presenting her paper at the...

  • Ruby’s Reflections: 3rd Adoption Anniversary

    from The Conscious Cat

    Wednesday April 16th, 2014 at 11:30 PM


    Hi, everyone, its Ruby! Today is a very special day for me: three years ago today, my mom brought me home! The last three years have been the best!

    Look at the fun collage Mom of kitten pictures that made for me for my anniversary! My favorite is the one of Mom holding my carrier, the day she picked me up from my foster family. She looks so happy. Mom says I still look like a kitten, but Im a big girl now!

    I cant wait to see what Allegra and Ruby have planned for me today. I hope it involves...

  • Review and Giveaway: Simple Solution 30-Day Litter

    from The Conscious Cat

    Wednesday April 16th, 2014 at 11:00 PM


    There were a lot of innovative new cat litters at Global Pet Expo, from alternative litters made from corn, recycled paper and walnuts to more environmentally friendly and lighter weight clay litters. One of the most intriguing new litters I saw was the new Simple Solution 30-Day Litter.

    Im well aware of the controversy around clay litter, but Ive found that many cats dont like the alternative litters. And no matter how much the human in charge may like the idea of these more environmentally...

  • PawNatural Living: Going Green With Your Cat

    from The Conscious Cat

    Tuesday April 15th, 2014 at 11:00 PM


    Were all about conscious living here at The Conscious Cat, and green living is a big part of living a conscious life. Recycling, buying organic, and using eco-friendly products just makes sense and not just for you, but also for your cats.

    Here are some ways you can help the planet by going green with your cat:


    Do you have a lot of old cat toys your cats never play with anymore? What about beds, or litter boxes, or even old towels? Your local shelter or private rescue group will...

  • Is Your Cat’s Vet a Superhero?

    from The Conscious Cat

    Tuesday April 15th, 2014 at 06:56 AM


    In my book, veterinarians are heroes. I dont know another profession where one person functions as your pets general doctor, anesthesiologist, surgeon, radiologist, internist, as well as small business owner, employer, and spokesperson for those who cant speak.

    Medical Arts Press, a company that specializes in providing office supplies, filing supplies, postcards, furniture and more for veterinary and physicans practices, believes that vets are heroes, too. They believe it so much that theyre...

  • MeowSpace Solves Feeding and Litter Box Problems in Multiple Pet Households

    from The Conscious Cat

    Monday April 14th, 2014 at 11:00 PM


    Do you have a bully cat who wont let your other cats eat in peace? Does one of your cats need a special diet? Does your dog eat your cats litter box deposits? If youre dealing with these issues, youve probably wondered why nobody has invented something to solve the problem. Well, now somebody has.

    Casey and Berdell Moffett-Chaney and their son Corey Bruesch invented MeowSpace after getting frustrated with their two family cats, Mitchell and Flopsey. Flopsey was becoming overweight because she...

  • Panthers Play for Keeps Winner

    from The Conscious Cat

    Monday April 14th, 2014 at 05:24 AM


    Congratulations, Sheila K! Youre the winner of an autographed copy of Panthers Play for Keeps by Clea Simon!

    Look for an e-mail from Ingrid*.

    *Winners were selected by random drawing. Winners need to provide a physical address to which the prize will be mailed within 72 hours of receipt of notification e-mail. If this information is not received, an alternate winner will be chosen.

    The post Panthers Play for Keeps Winner appeared first on The Conscious Cat.

  • Stem Cell Therapy Helps Cat with Stomatitis

    from The Conscious Cat

    Sunday April 13th, 2014 at 11:00 PM


    Stomatitis is is one of the most painful conditions cats can develop. Buckley suffered from this condition; asevere inflammation of the oral cavity in which the affected cat essentially becomes allergic to her own teeth. The outward signs of this condition are red, inflamed, often ulcerated gums. This can be extremely painful for cats. Treatment of this condition can be very frustrating. The goal is to controlthe inflammatory response. In many cases, a complete resolution of the problem may...

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