I'm writing you with the intention of conveying my plaguing need for affection from you all. I've tried communicating these needs to your clowder, but you've all continually rejected my advances, wrongly classifying me as a threat.
We named her Samantha and went predictably crazy over our new addition. Many, many, many people made fun of how over-the-top bananas we went. I'll never know why.
As a pet owner and caregiver, be wise on where you seek your medical advice. Check out the credentials of the authors of the articles you are reading and scientific proof of their claims.
In a 2008 experiment, two French social psychologists had a handsome young Frenchman named Antoine approach 240 randomly selected women and ask them for their phone numbers so they could go on a date.
This is a story about a demanding ambassador's wife, who was "an ogre and an alcoholic," a demanding ambassador, and a cat in Vienna which in 1968 almost caused a military crisis.
This isn't to say that you should go out and adopt a dog just because you think he'll help you avoid a heart attack. But even if your pets don't necessarily bring more life to your heart, they'll definitely bring more heart to your life.
Estimates that up to 90,000 animals are poisoned each year by antifreeze spills in driveways or garages, or from products left in open containers. An...
Let's make a few things clear. I am not a cat person. If you go into my house and see a cat, it's because she is cat-sitting.
When I was a little girl, I believed -- for much longer than I should admit -- that all dogs were boys and all cats were girls. I believed this despite the fact that when I was about five I had a dog named Daisy. But I never for one minute believed that Daisy was a girl.
Electrical injuries are very dangerous, and when it comes to dogs, are most often seen in youngsters and habitual chewers. As terrifying as it is to ...
This Halloween, I hope Bettie felt beautiful and ugly, innocent and evil, powerful and mortal. I hope that, for one day, she felt undefinable -- and that somehow brought her closer to peacefully walking through this weird world.
One way to set your intentions on who you want to be in life is to list three words that will, from now on, define the trait of who you are as a person -- who you are today and who you want to become.
This coming February, Austin will celebrate its five-year anniversary of being America's largest no kill city, saving more than 90 percent of its homeless animals since 2011. We're looking forward to the next five years, with the hope of taking the lessons we've learned to help other cities towns save more lives.
They say curiosity killed the cat... but in this case, it just gets them stuck in things. Cats love to explore and shimmy themselves into weird places...
How does a cat acting independent and secure in unfamiliar surroundings equal, "they don't care about you?" It could be interpreted as just the opposite -- a cat's bond to his person is not based so much on a need to feel safe, but on pure desire for companionship.
("Cat on a Clothes Line," by Jeff Koons. Courtesy of Fondation Beyeler) People are finally coming around to what we -- the cat afficiona...