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Mindful Purring

mindful purring cats and yoga

Today’s post written by guest blogger Daniela Caride* I’ve been falling behind on my duties lately. When that happens, my spiritual practice is the first to suffer the consequences. So today I sit down to meditate in the early morning … Continue reading

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Spring Shearing

New york city cats on window ledge

It’s starting to feel like Spring in New York City. I wore a jean jacket out this morning en route to my emergency pedicure (I was ill prepared for flip-flop weather), unfolded my bike (literally, it’s a Dahon) and the … Continue reading

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Hare-Raising Tail

my cat is the reason I

My eyes move from the massive close-up of a rabbit cornea projected on a screen to the middle age man sitting at my table hacking at the chicken breast on the plate before him. He looks up and I attempt … Continue reading

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Affair of the Heart

This week’s post is brought to you by guest blogger Debbie Glovatsky, a.k.a. Glogirly, the voice behind her blogging cat, Katie. In her blog “Glogirly:  Tails Of A Cat And Her Girl,” Katie writes of life, love and catnip with a sarcastic … Continue reading

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It Was a Cold and Snowy Night…

“It was a cold and snowy night…” Every year mom my recites this line to me first thing on my birthday.  It’s become a running joke, part of my birthday tradition! You see, in the 2nd grade we must have … Continue reading

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Seasons Greetings!

Holiday Card from I HAVE CAT author and her cats

A big THANK YOU to all the “I HAVE CAT” readers out there in the blogsphere. I’m grateful for your support, ideas and feedback. Wishing you all a wonderful holiday season!

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Close Encounters of the Feline Kind

Today’s post is brought to you by guest blogger Gina K. Callaghan, who lives in New York City with three cats: Bubba, age 21, Chyron, age 13 and Stanni, age 9. ******************* Meeting people online can be rewarding – or fraught … Continue reading

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(Cat)astrophic Thinking

  Doctor Wagner rips the top page from her prescription pad and hands it to me. “Petie Arslanian” it says scrawled with blue ink in cursive along the top. I stare at it with a total lack of recognition, disoriented … Continue reading

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Is My Cat Trying to Kill Me?

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This week’s post is written by guest blogger Nancy Mauro whose first novel “New World Monkeys” was released by Random House last month. Nancy’s relationship with the feline species is precarious at best but I think you will enjoy her … Continue reading

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Wanted: A Man Who Loves Pussy (cats)

men who love cats are the best men

  I recently asked an ex why men love dogs given they personify all that is deemed undesirable in the opposite sex – needy, dependent, requiring constant validation, easily excitable, unable to contain emotions (not to mention the love of … Continue reading

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LITTER BOX: A SPACE ODYSSEY

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One of the most unique challenges a New York City cat-owner faces is the question of where to put the litter box.  Mudrooms, basements and laundry rooms often used to stash the necessary monstrosity are not part of our vernacular. … Continue reading

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The Cat’s Meow

is my cat the perfect man?

“There’s just something about him,“ my friend Nan muses. “Something sexy about the way carries himself. That nonchalant come-hither look he gives.” “Not traditionally good looking.” I add, “Inarguably on the chubby side. Like a sweet comforting teddy bear you … Continue reading

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