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We installed a cat door.

Over the weekend we installed a Purrfect Portal cat door. It was pretty easy to do and looks amazing. We installed it in the room we keep the cat litter boxes in. It’s supposed to be under the stairs storage but works well for litter boxes. The cat door should slow the cats down so […]

Today we said goodbye to our cat Sassy.

Sassy is now in cat heaven. We knew it was coming, but she took a turn for the worst Christmas evening and we realized that it was time. Sassy was 17 years old (nearly 18) and she lived a good long life. She was around before my wife and I got married and she’s been […]

I tried to wrap a kitten.

We’ve been seeing those videos of people wrapping cats for Christmas so we decided to try it ourselves with our kitten. Overall, I call it a success. He was pretty much wrapped, didn’t draw any blood, and, for the most part, allowed me to do whatever. This turned out much better than we expected.

How to keep a cat out of a Christmas tree. Again.

Back in 2004, I wrote down some ideas on how to keep a cat out of our Christmas tree. As our kitten grew older, the issue went away. However, this year we have a new kitten so it’s top of mind again. Lucky for us, there have been some good advancements over the years. The […]

Today we said goodbye to our cat Chunk.

Today we had to put down our 13-year-old cat Chunk. It seems like just yesterday we brought him home. We love him a lot but also knew that was time. He had diabetes and it had taken over. He wouldn’t eat, wouldn’t cuddle, wouldn’t do those things he’s always done. He could hardly even move. […]