If you’re a Yoga aficionado, chances are you’re familiar with the Cat Pose, the Downward-Facing Dog, perhaps even the Extended Puppy Pose. Ahhh, but do you know how to do the Cookie Stretch?! Or rather, does your dog? This past weekend, I wandered over to a dog health fair and made a pit stop at the Doggie Yoga class, my dog conveniently […]
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Believe it or not, it’s easy to make charitable contributions without spending a dime. By visiting freekibble.com you can help homeless pets just by answering fun trivia questions.
I have written before on this blog about the antics of my cousin Karen’s cats, but this one really takes the cake…or catnip as it were. In spite of careful planning on Karen’s part and talking to experts before bringing a new kitty (Tank) home to the “den” she shares with her main cat (Penny), all has not been smooth […]
Cats love my husband. I really have no idea why. But if he finds himself in a cat household, sitting in one place for any length of time, invariably a cat will leap into his lap. Last week we had dinner with friends who have two cats; let’s call them Ray and Petey. After dinner we repaired to the living […]
Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and few relationships are less complicated and more fulfilling than those we have with our pets. (Or as one Shannon Martin greeting card claims, “Whoever said ‘diamonds are a girl’s best friend’ never owned a dog.”) If you value companionship and comfort, you’ll be charmed as I was by the “never sleep alone” products […]
The other day, my dog and I met two adorable Yorkies: Diesel and Tank. When asked how these tiny terriers had come by their larger-than-life names, the man walking them said, “We wanted to be ironic.” It is Manhattan after all. Which got me wondering: Why do people choose certain names for their pets? Is the name based on an animal’s signature […]
Usually, I resist the urge. But with the Presidential race as tight as it is and a Portuguese water dog in the White House, I knew I had to act NOW…or else. My last-minute costume idea: “Michelle and Bo Obama on the Campaign Trail.” First up: The Dog. How to mimic Bo’s coloring, with the large white chest and two […]