Category Archives: Cats

Pellets v. a Fresh Diet: The Great Pet Food Debate

There is a recurring discussion in one of the online parrot groups that I moderate about whether or not pellets should be fed to parrots.  Well, actually, to be more accurate, the pellet v. fresh food debate recurs throughout aviculture, … Continue reading

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Meet Witchie

Witchie is the only animal in this house who has never known hardship or deprivation.  Born to a cat who was owned by a friend of my partner’s, she was given to him when she was a young adult, and … Continue reading

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Meet Lola

Lola is my one and only family member who started off as a foster and ended up being adopted.  She came to me because she had been adopted and returned to Austin Pets Alive four times in two years, and … Continue reading

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This made my day, and made me cry.

  ❤ ❤ ❤ R.I.P Romeo ❤ ❤ ❤  

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Combating discouragement and burnout.

A few days ago we had a setback.  It’s as if Archie went, “Wait a minute!  We’re getting along way too well.  I need to push my boundaries!  Test their limits!  Make them earn my fabulousness!”  This is a fairly … Continue reading

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January 2012 Pets of the Month: Oscu and Dan Dan

And now, finally, a blog entry about something other than Archie!  I know, I know.  You thought it’d never come.  I am bringing back my old tradition of featuring one client’s pet(s) every month, and I’m starting off with long-time … Continue reading

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