Cat Care

Adding a Dog to a Cat Household: Successful Case Study!
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Adding a Dog to a Cat Household: Successful Case Study!

This DIDN’T happen overnight. Here’s how it went down… Introduction from Liz: Many of us grew up with indoor-outdoor cats and dogs running around and found that these mixed families were fairly harmonious, or at least tolerant, as there was so much space for them to live virtually separate lives. But, it’s a whole different situation when we live…

Caring for a Cat with Kidney Disease: Hopeful News from the Front Lines

Caring for a Cat with Kidney Disease: Hopeful News from the Front Lines

This is an interview with Karil Kaylor about how her cat, Boomer, has had significant improvement since his initial sobering kidney failure diagnosis. Ever on the lookout for encouraging cat health stories we might learn from, and painfully aware of how common kidney failure is in cats, I was eager to let Karil share her story here. LIZ:…

Dr. Hofve on what to feed a cat with kidney disease
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Dr. Hofve on what to feed a cat with kidney disease

One question I get a lot is “What should I feed my CKD cat?” (CKD stands for chronic kidney disease. It’s also called CRF, chronic renal disease.) Not having a definitive answer, I requested an interview with one of my favorite cat experts, the holistic vet, Dr. Jean Hofve. She provided some surprising and helpful answers! Dr. Jean, if you had a cat…