I’ve banged this drum before, but please — keep your cats indoors. The Wildlife Society has made the articles regarding the threats posed by (and to) outdoor cats from their current issue of the Wildlife Professional open access. Take a look. [issuu viewmode=presentation layout=http%3A%2F%2Fskin.issuu.com%2Fv%2Fcolor%2Flayout.xml backgroundcolor=2A5083 showflipbtn=true documentid=110310211129-3a2e8f32b2e341bbb27ea57feac1b874 docname=feralcats username=the-wildlife-professional loadinginfotext=Managing%20Feral%20Cats showhtmllink=true tag=feral%20cats width=420 height=537 unit=px]
It’s been two years since Juniper became part of the family. Whereas our other cat Sophie is mellow, cuddly, and just wants to be loved, Juniper is affectionate, but often rambunctious and always entertaining. It’s hard to remember life without her bright-eyed curiosity and constant antics. Love you, cutie.
I’m a member of The Wildlife Society, and I read their blog, Making Tracks, which has a lot of great posts of interest to an urban ecologist. In particular, I like the posts of Michael Hutchins, the executive director of the organization. He is an unapologetic straight-shooter, especially on invasive species issues. He frequently writes […]
My husband is a bigger Flickr user than I am and has a lot of contacts. Looking over his shoulder, I’d often see him browsing photos of the same engaging tuxedo cat. Every day there would be a new batch….
Her fur has a kind of odd texture. Soft, but like a cheap stuffed animal. She hisses at Sophie, but it is often preceded by a pig-like grunt. Normally, she’s very quiet, but her regular voice sounds like a Tribble….
After losing Kady, my husband and I knew we wanted to get another cat. We thought it would take some time to find an adult cat with just the right personality to go along with Sophie. Our local shelter is…
I had to say goodbye to my number one cat today. Kady took a turn for the worse on Wednesday. It’s true — you know when it’s time. I’ve never had to have a pet put down before. Scheduling her…
Try to slip a pizza ad in our door, and you’ll be forced to provide a belly rub.