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For National Cat Day, Help Us Help Shelter Cats

Did you know that October 29 is National Cat Day? I was thrilled to hear the news, and celebrated by picking up a can of Jade’s favorite tuna. I’m writing this from my cozy bedroom, where two human friends, two cat friends, and I are drinking hot coffee together. It seems a perfect way to mark the occasion....

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This Halloween, Hug a Black Cat for Luck

This Halloween, Hug a Black Cat for Luck

One lazy Saturday morning, as Jade and I were relaxing with coffee and a book, the doorbell rang. It was a Jehovah’s Witness come to hand out her literature. I’m not religious, although I’ve spent enough time canvassing and cold-calling that I empathize, so I opened the door with a smile. 

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When it Comes to Cat Food Bowls, Steel is Best

When it comes to cat food bowls, steel is best

As any Dr. Catsby bowl owner can attest, the shape and depth of our bowls are designed to go easy on the whiskers, curbing problematic behavior like pushing food around out of the bowl, and letting kitties eat their meals in comfort.......

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Euthanasia

The tricky euthanasia question.

Bringing up euthanasia, and the question of kill shelters vs. no-kill shelters, is a surefire way to stoke controversy among animal lovers. It’s no wonder we get so worked up – euthanasia is as upsetting as it is complicated. In fact, this article was originally meant to be just a short section of our post about shelters. I quickly figured out that the topic merits its own article...............

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How to Move with a Cat

How to Move with a Cat

Happy autumn, Dr. Catsby readers! Since I’m a New England girl, and Jade has such long, fluffy fur, we both get a lift at the first nip in the air in September. This fall is particularly exciting for us because we’re moving from upstate New York to Brooklyn.......

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