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Using Play to Bond With Shy Cats

I have been cat sitting for well over a decade now and during this time I have met many cats all with individual personalities. As a rule of thumb, especially for cats I am meeting for the first time, I like to take the “no pressure” approach, which means never forcing contact with a cat that doesn’t want it. 361 more words

Small Cats

How to Pet a Cat

You know how they say that no two snowflakes are alike?  The same goes for cats.  We have four, and woe unto you if you try to approach and, consequently, pet them incorrectly. 1,495 more words

Not Related To Hearing Loss

Cats & Rose Quartz

This soft pink stone is one of my favorite crystals. It’s pretty, soft and it screams ‘love’. And just like other crystals this one can be used with cats, dogs, horses and other animals too. 252 more words


Day 291: Introducing a New Member/Cat to a Group/Household

This is one of those posts, dear readers, where I try to be clever, with a topic that applies to more than one situation.

As a group therapist, I have some wisdom about effective ways to introduce new members into established groups.  215 more words

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