That time a cat scratch got the better of me.

Cats. I love them. They are part of my life, and partly the reason for the name of this blog. I have owned and cared for cats for all of my adult life, and had cats in my childhood, one way or another. I have learned how to give them medicine, groom them and manage […]

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Project 365. A photo a day. Such a helpful cat…

Project 365. A photo a day, every day of the year.  Layla will supervise me drawing up medicine for Jasper. As you know, he’s had two trips to the vet for treatment due to getting into fights, and has needed medication given to him at home. He’s a naughty but on the mend cat. Layla […]

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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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