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The Conscious Cat

  • Tortoiseshell Cat Prevents House Fire

    When Glen and Joan Bowley of Fort Erie, Ontario adopted 8-year-old tortoiseshell Gigi two years ago, they weren’t really looking for another cat, but when a friend forwarded an email mentioning a cat who needed a new home due to a death in her family, they couldn’t get the pictures of the...
  • Your Cat’s Vet Records

    Your relationship with your cat’s veterinarian is one of the most important relationships in yours and your cat’s life. This relationship should be based on trust, and honest and open communication is important not only to ensure that your cat gets the best possible care, but that you understand...
  • Zen Cats Winner

    Congratulations, Betty Wells! You’re the winner of a copy of Zen Cats: Meditations for the Wise Minds of Cat Lovers! 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 within 72 hours of receipt of...
  • Conscious Cat Sunday: How To Motivate Yourself

    Ever have one of those days where you just can’t seem to get yourself motivated to do anything? You’re not alone. I bet even Tony Robbins occasionally has one of those days. Whether it’s starting to exercise, or tackling a huge new project, sometimes, it’s just tough to get up and go. These...
  • 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...