~by Nomi Berger~ Most cat owners I know admit to kissing their cat. It seems perfectly normal among cat lovers, but non “cat” people (not to mention my mother) seem to baulk at the idea. But the question is, is it safe to kiss your cat? If you have a healthy immune system and your cat is free of disease and parasites then giving
˜by Nomi Berger The verb may be new to the vernacular, but it’s far from a novel concept in “certain circles.” That verb is catification. The creation of a feline-friendly environment catering to a cat’s natural instincts to climb and perch, rest and play. A “cats only” club whose members own their own space. Curious about catifying? Then, consider these suggestions. Since felines are
~ by Nomi Berger Question: Why are kittens born in litters? Answer: To be nourished and nurtured, socialized and stimulated. Question: Why should kittens be adopted in pairs? Answer: To KEEP them socialized and stimulated, and to satisfy their innate curiosity. From birth, close interaction with their mother and littermates allow kittens to mature into sociable and well-adjusted, healthy and happy cats. While separating
∼by Carolyn Jewson∼ If you follow the TAGS website or social media you will have noticed a lot of dogs and puppies from Manitoba since November of 2017. You might be asking yourself why we choose to help these dogs over others. You may wonder why are there so many dogs? There is a crisis on First Nations reserves in Manitoba and in fact,
~ by Nomi Berger Whether their behaviours are amusing, bewitching and charming or aggressive, bothersome and cantankerous, living with cats is always adventurous, seldom boring and occasionally challenging. Whatever cats do, they do it for a reason, THEIR reason, while humans come along for the ride: to watch, listen and learn. Listed below are some feline behaviors (some naughty, some nice) that may sound
~ by Nomi Berger Familiar with the axiom: “There may be snow on the roof top, but there is fire in the furnace”? Now, imagine it this way: “There may be snow on the fur/hair, but there is fire in the soul.” Not to mention a springy step, a feisty spirit and a loving heart. Describing both a senior cat and a senior citizen,
What a fantastic month! 17 adoptions!! Congratulations to everyone! Let’s keep the momentum going!
What a great month for adoptions! Congratulations to everyone!
January was a great month for adoptions! Congrats to all!
~ by Nomi Berger~ Pica (from the Latin term “magpie”) is the term for a feline’s affinity for eating anything that isn’t FOOD. And although it appears most frequently in young cats, it can affect older cats as well. Many cats may “nurse” on fuzzy items like wool, fleece and stuffed animals due to being weaned from their mothers too early, while others may