Monday, June 8, 2015

Today's Purrl of Wisdom


“Cats, as you know, cats are quite impervious to threats.” 
― Connie Willis, To Say Nothing of the Dog



Sunday, June 7, 2015

Five Ways To Get Cats To Play With Their Toys

How do you get cats to play with their toys? The first step is to think like a cat!
Dear Thomasina...
How do you get cats to play with their toys? My cats have a gazillion toys, and they won't play with any of them. 
-- Frustrated

Hi Frustrated...
Sometimes you have to think like a cat to get

cats to play with their toys.

To us, play is a lot like hunting, and the fun is in the thrill of the hunt. We love to watch, chase and pounce. Our prey, even if it's just a toy, is supposed to scoot through the grass (or across the rug), not just lie there on the floor looking at us. That's so boring.

So if you're ready to think like a cat, here are five ways to get cats to play with their toys and enjoy the thrill of the hunt.

Saturday, June 6, 2015

Today's Purrl Of Wisdom

“A person that started in to carry a cat home by the tail was gitting knowledge that was always going to be useful to him, and warn't ever going to grow dim or doubtful.” 
― Mark TwainTom Sawyer Abroad