Happy Hairball Awareness Day!

Today, April 24, is recognized as National Hairball Awareness Day. This "holiday" is "celebrated" annually on the last Friday in April. I think most cat owners are aware of hairballs without having to mark a special date on the calendar. The day is listed along with many other such awareness campaigns on the AVMA Veterinary Awareness Events page.

In our house, we are very lucky to have minimal problems with hairballs between our three boys.

With our previous long-haired tuxedo Arby, it was a regular battle that we fought with periodic doses of hairball preventative gels. Here's a photo of our sweet tuxedo boy enjoying a face-plant nap in a cat bed.

Hopefully you are among the lucky cat owners who hasn't had to think about hairballs until being reminded by this annual event!

Funny Mickey Mouse Cat Costume for Halloween

Get ready for Halloween or a fun photo opportunity with this awesome and funny pet costume of Mickey Mouse! Your feline friend will look so cute in this darling character costume!

Respect Your Cat Day | March 28

The calendar is full of fun commemorative holidays to spread awareness on a crazy variety of topics. One of those commemorative days worth celebrating for cat owners is Respect Your Cat Day, celebrated each year on March 28th.  Especially in this time of extra stress and uncertainty due to...

Halloween Costumes for Cats

While we admit that most cats probably wouldn't tolerate wearing a full costume for more than a few minutes, let alone all of Halloween, the outfits and costume pieces featured here are perfect in short bursts and make fun props for holiday photos. Here are some of our favorite Halloween and cosplay looks for kitty:

Cat-Proof Your Christmas Decor: Tree Defender

Cats are curious. They can't help it, it's their nature. Christmas trees are known as being irresistible to cats. A tall green scratching post in the house suddenly? And it's completely full of cat toys and pretty lights? Can you blame any cat for being attracted to a Christmas tree? But what can you do as a pet owner to keep both kitty and your holiday decorations safe? The answer is Christmas Tree Defender.