This year certainly has been a very different year for everyone in our household, including Charlie and Socks! My felines have had to get used to us being around a LOT more. Luckily, they seem to be making use of all the advantages this brings them (24 hour care!) and haven’t struggled too badly with … Continue reading Charlie and Socks’s top 4 favourite cat toys of 2020
First and foremost, I hope everyone is getting on ok during these crazy times. For us it feels like lockdown has been more eventful for our cats than us. It’s hardly surprising seeing as they have been the only ones allowed out for a while! Over the Easter holiday we visited the vets on a … Continue reading Cat attack! When my cat was ambushed in the garden by a neighbour cat
When Charlie was diagnosed with Stomatitis he had to have surgery to remove all his back teeth. Following the surgery, he went through a recovery period of about 3 weeks. He got through it all fine but unfortunately, it was quite a difficult time for us and I am not going to hold back on … Continue reading How Long Does It Take For A Cat To Recover From Stomatitis?
I had a lightbulb moment when I heard Jackson Galaxy describe cats as being either tree dwellers or bush dwellers! In fact, it inspired me to make some changes to our house to improve our resident tree dweller’s life. There was one mystery that remained unsolved though… until recently. Read on to find out more! … Continue reading Tree or bush: What type of dweller is your cat?
Poor Charlie… he’s had a hard time recently, having to have an operation at the vet during the UK lockdown. We now know how veterinary practices are operating during the coronavirus pandemic and we also learned how to give an angry cat his medication. I remember when the lockdown happened, I looked at Charlie and … Continue reading Taking My Cat to the Vet During the Coronavirus Pandemic
Lockdown has been particularly hard for Charlie who cannot get used to his new feeding routine. He came up with an ingenious solution to wake us up. We only realised what he was doing after setting up a night vision camera. 🙂 © All rights reserved. Continue reading How to wake up humans: A cat’s guide
We’ve all been there. One day your cat is your best friend, the next day they act like you don’t exist, or even worse, like you betrayed them! There have been a small number of occasions when the normally placid Charlie has ignored me, taken a swipe at me or even gone in for a … Continue reading Why does my cat hate me? The answer is, they don’t. Here’s why!
So this week, we managed to get closer to nature. That sounds lovely, doesn’t it? Only problem was that the reality of it wasn’t so lovely. It turned out that nature had come to nest in our loft in the form of a large mouse! The arrival of the mouse caused no apparent behavioural changes … Continue reading How a cat might tell you there is a mouse in your loft
Thinking of getting a new cat this year? Struggling to convince others in the household that it’s an excellent idea? Here are some of the reasons why it was one of the best decisions we ever made! They brighten my day I always feel very excited driving home from work. Normally both cats sit impatiently … Continue reading 5 ways my cats have enriched my life
A short story about what might happen if the Christmas Ghosts visited Charlie It was Christmas Eve. Charlie settled into his teddy bear fleece blanket. He had smugly batted Socks away an hour ago, ensuring that he had the whole blanket to himself. His thoughts turned to dinner time earlier that evening. Now his humans … Continue reading A Cat’s Christmas Carol