Archive for Cats

Red Cross Releases New Pet First Aid App

Ever wish that you had instant access to your vet? Well now you do. The American Red Cross has just released its new pet first aid app. You will find it on Google Play or iTunes for 99 cents.

Please Book Your Pet Care ASAP For The Holidays

Our pet sitting services are on a first come first served basis especially around the holidays. We’d love to care for all of your animal companions this holiday season. Please contact us ASAP to book your care.

Seuss Went To The Rainbow Bridge

It has been awhile since I posted on our blog. However, I have been keeping up with our Facebook page. Yes, I know it’s not the same!

The worst thing about being a pet caretaker is saying goodbye. This one really hurt.

We lost one of our long time clients this past week. Seuss was a gorgeous 25+ lb, 9 year old Maine Coon kitty. He had such a big personality that his presence can still be felt in his home.

Suess NEVER took a bad picture. Please enjoy some of my favorite photos that I took of him over the last few months.

My condolences to Helen, Zeki and his sister Dory. He left big paw prints to fill.

-Maureen

Today is the 10th Anniversary of National Feral Cat Day!

Please remember our little feral friends on this their special day.  Alley Cat Allies established National Feral Cat Day 10 years ago to draw awareness to the plight of the feral cat.  Of course, it’s a good time to donate to ACA or other feral cat groups!  It’s also a good time to become more […]

October is Adopt a Shelter Pet Month

Did you know that October is adopt a shelter pet month?  Why not go find a friend or two to keep you warm this winter? Walkies supports adopting animals from all types of shelters, stray pets or partially feral animals.  We believe in spreading the word about the need for a no kill nation through […]

Are You A Responsible Cat Caretaker?

Ever wonder if you are doing right by your kitty?  Do you have a friend(s) or family member who wants to give away their cat for what you believe is a silly reason, but aren’t sure if you’re right. It’s not easy sometimes, since your cat doesn’t come with a rule book. Here’s a quick […]

Yes, You Can Trim Your Cat’s Claws

I am asked quite a bit about how to trim cat’s claws.  The trick is developing enough trust between you and your cat and respecting the cat’s comfort level.  Here are a couple of good videos that will help you get accustomed to the method and show you that it is possible to clip your […]

Biggest Reason Cats Are Surrendered To Shelters?

The biggest reason for an owner to surrender a cat to a shelter is not a child developing allergies, their home situation changing, new boyfriend/girlfriend doesn’t like animals, economic troubles, it’s my cat is missing the litter box.  Most times this is a problem that can be corrected.  Typically, it’s because your  cat is having […]

Mr. J. Enjoying The Holiday

Special K Loves His Noms

A very chatty kittyman met me at his door today!  NOM!

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