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What I’ve Learned From Yella’s Diete

Yella Fella’s diet is not going smoothly. You’d think it would be so simple: just give him less food. But no behavior change comes easy, even for a cat. Each morning at 5 am he sings me his Song of Despair until I get up and go downstairs to feed him. I must monitor feedings because … Continue reading

An SOS from Yella Fella

Yella Fella here calling out around the world for HELP!!! You see, that mean old vet doctor said I had to lose weight, and now I’m on a diet! Jen feeds me twice a day and watches me like a hawk during both meals so I don’t try to sneak off and eat somebody else’s … Continue reading

How’s Little Girl Doing?

Little Girl continues to act fearful. So I’ve put calming collars on her, Hissy and Graybie. I didn’t put one on Yella because he’s already the most mellow cat in the world. I still have the diffusers going. And I am offering Little Girl time alone in the bedroom. As far as Hissy goes, I … Continue reading

So How’s Yella Doing?

It’s been one month now since I changed the way Yella Fella is eating. As you may recall, I told you his vet said he was at risk of developing diabetes and needed to lose some weight. After pondering advice offered by our vet and by our readers, I made a choice on how to … Continue reading

Another Vet Visit for Bubba

Bubba and I visited the vet. His thyroid levels are good, but he hasn’t gained any more weight. He does look a lot better. The lesion in his mouth has healed. But there is swelling. So what does that mean? Well, we’re not sure. The vet is concerned. When she removed those teeth, he had … Continue reading

The Bubba Saga Continues…

The Bubba Saga continues. Taking care of Bubba is a full-time job. Fortunately I have been doing a lot of working from home lately so I could be here to take care of him. There was a flea issue. I had applied Revolution to each cat. But the vet found fleas on Bubba two weeks … Continue reading

How Zika Can Kill Your Cat

Bubba Cat here with a news flash: Zika is no joke!   Just yesterday a newspaper in Houston reported that 6 pregnant woman in the county have tested positive for the virus.   So what does the Centers for Disease Control recommend you do to protect yourself? Among other things, you should build a zika … Continue reading

June Buggie’s Latest Vet Visit

Today I took June Buggie back to the vet because he has not gotten any better. The vet found a tumor on his neck beneath his right ear. The tumor is huge- about the size of a golf ball. It’s not observable because it’s located deep. The vet said that she’s not sure if removal … Continue reading

June Buggie Has Hyperthyroidism

June Buggie has hyperthyroidism. He’s always been an aggressive cat, but lately even he’s been even more so. He meowed alot. He would eat his food, then go after mine. Yet despite his eating like a mad cat, he lost weight. I was going to take him to the vet this week anyway, but Sunday he … Continue reading

I Can’t See the Forest for the Trees

Sometimes the truth is staring us in the face, and we still don’t see it. That’s how it is with me in regards to Bubba Cat. For the past two years, I’ve known Bubba has severe arthritis. My previous vet and I have worked together to manage his pain. He’s been on Adequan for a … Continue reading

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