Project 365 – a photo a day 19/11/18

If you follow us on our social media, you will know that this naughty boy got in a cat fight yesterday and needed an emergency trip to the vet, for stitches and a clean up. He’s now home, and none the worse for wear other than some wounds that I need to clean, and not […]

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My Sunday Photo – whilst the humans are away…

So Jasper, the humans have left us for their holiday, which is very rude of them. We don’t get to go on holiday. What say we persuade the cat sitter to have an early night tonight and we invite all our friends round to trash the litter tray, cough up a few furballs on their […]

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The cats are NOT happy….

The cats are not happy.  Why are the cats not happy? The children are happy. We’ve moved rooms around. The small boy has a new bigger space for all his Lego, cars and toys, and the tween has her own bunk bed desk and a new and more grown up room (it’s in the process […]

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Babywipes in the bathroom, but not for the kids…

 As much as I know how bad babywipes are, they are damn useful. Babywipes have been part of my life, for a long time. I have used them in one way or another for nearly 22 years. I have  wiped many bottoms, with them as a nanny, nurse, mum and working with small children generally. […]

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This old girl has arthritis…

If you follow us on social media, you will remember that a few weeks ago, we had to do a rather urgent run to the vet for Layla. She really is the feline face of this blog, and she is my baby, too, as well as the children, in fact she has been around longer […]

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Ways to calm your distressed cat

Is your cat still trying to claim his or her territory all around the house? Is your cat giving signs of increased stress and anxiety? Don’t worry! Here are some ways to guide you through some of the devices that can help calm your cat. Diffusers and sprays emulate the smell of a cat’s natural […]

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The humans went away and left me…

They don’t call me #grumpycat for nothing, you know… They went away. They had the cheek to take themselves off to a fancy hotel, called a spa (I have no idea what that is, humans go to weird places) and they didn’t come back FOR A WHOLE TWENTY FOUR HOURS… They apparently needed a break […]

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Teaching a cat to use a cat flap… 

So last week, we had a cat flap installed, because certain cats (I’m looking sternly at Jasper, as I type this!) like to wake us up at horrible hours of the night to be let out of the house. I don’t want to have them outside at night, especially Layla, in the winter, when it’s […]

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