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Book Review: “Women Who Still Love Cats Too Much”

I think most of us could say there is at least one area, one treat, one toy, one activity, where we go overboard for our fine felines. Right after the basics of good food, fresh water and a clean litterbox come all the pet supply stores in person and all

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Book Review: “Purr Prints of the Heart”

Our animal companions have many lessons to teach us humans, and they know the most difficult for us to learn is to recognize, understand and accept when they tell us they are ready to leave this life, they will always watch over us, and will be there to welcome us

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Book Review: “Double Trouble A thru Z”

Do we know brothers and the trouble they can get into? And a human who records it in sketches and photographs? No, it’s not our household here at The Creative Cat, it’s Bugsy and Knuckles and their human HH or “Her Highness” who photographs and draws and paints the two

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We’re in a National Geographic Book! Well, Not Like That…

They’re going to be impossible to live with! Giuseppe and Mr. Sunshine are even more famous than before for their discerning abilities as art critics. Their photo appears in a newly-published book titled 67 Reasons Why Cats are Better than Dogs by Jack Shepherd, editorial director of BuzzFeed, published by

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Book Review and Guest Post: “Pawsitive Connection”

You wouldn’t guess that stories of rescued animals make my world go around. I think the more we share these stories the stronger our bonds become with the animals in our lives and those around us, and with each other as those who share their lives with animals, and reaffirm

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Cat Food Ads, and A Career Inspired By a Rescued Cat, Photographer Walter Chandoha

I have intentionally left the images in this post untouched to prevent the chance of reproducing prints from them. One of my idols without knowing, I realized I’d seen Walter Chandoha’s photos of cats everywhere, as well as of other animals. He was so popular in the 1950s and 1960s

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Review: “Furever”, and How We Memorialize Our Animal Companions

Each of us has a unique bond with the animals who share our lives, and that includes how we memorialize them after their death. In a society where we each have different beliefs and rituals around how we memorialize our human loved ones, the idea of memorializing a beloved pet

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Book Review: “Love Saves the Day”

Published on February 7, 2014 in book review

Cats really are the center of the universe, and Prudence is sure of this even as her little universe changes dramatically from the very first paragraph of the book to the last. The world changes pretty dramatically for the humans in her life as well, beginning with lives apart and

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Book Review: The Night Before Christmas (Now With Cats)

Now we know cats really own Christmas—or at least the tree and Santa’s sleigh! Melissa Haas has followed Catula, the Misadventures of Dracula’s Cat with another charming and colorful illustrated story book, inspired by her best friend and therapy kitty, Sunny, her rescued Cornish Rex, in a reworking? —corrected version?

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Book Review: “Adventures in Veterinary Medicine”, by Ingrid King

Usually when we visit the veterinarian we are focused on our pets, even if our visit is only for an annual exam and not for a medical condition. But for as much as we love our animals, imagine people who work with them all day long, every day—but most of

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