Cat Owners: My Favorite Flower Can Be Deadly To Cats

Thankfully I haven’t lost any of our cats to ingesting a lily, but we almost did several years ago.  So today when I saw a warning on Facebook about the dangers of the lily flower being ingested by felines, I decided to share in my blog.  In the heartbreaking Facebook post, her sweet kitty did […]

Introducing A New Cat To Resident Cats

If you are considering introducing a new cat to your resident cat or cats, this article is for you.  Our vet told us that sometimes, even with all of the proper steps taken, cats may never completely accept each other, but may learn to coexist by avoiding the other.  We are happy to report that […]

Weekly Pet Pic: My Three Comfy Cats!

Being a cat in our manic managed Harris home is a pretty good gig for these three cat cuties and they don’t seem to have anything manic going in in their lives, even though their humans run around manic a lot!  I could go for being one of my cats for a day.  See why…. […]

Weekly Pet Pics: Lucy Turns 2 & Gets Baked Birthday Cat Cake!

Manic:  My daughter reminding me that I can’t forget her annual tradition of having a birthday party for her cat…add that to our hectic schedule! Managed:  My girl finding a recipe online for a cat cake made of tuna, cheese, flour and more and then baked to fit a feline’s fancy on her 2nd birthday! […]

Honoring The Life of a Girl’s First Pet

I remember when my lovely niece, Julie first came to visit us when she was just a little girl.  It was super fun to have our school-aged niece stay a weekend with us, her auntie and uncle.  We didn’t have any children yet, so she was a thrill to have for several days and I […]

Weekly Pet Pic: Artie’s Adorable Antics

Adorable Artie has so many fun antics, his human mom Jodie tells us, like sleeping with his ball in his mouth just to be sure that no one steals it in his slumber…. So cute!  And have you ever heard of training a dog with carrots instead of dog treats?!  Artie will tell you that […]

Weekly Pet Pic: A Feline Fist Bump

Happy Saturday.  I hope you all are  having a great day.  Today’s weekly pet pic stars our Stan and my daughter says that this is a feline fist bump!  Do you agree?  Here is the pic…. And I think this one is pretty cute, too…. We love our friendly Stan the man cat that we […]

Weekly Pet Pic: She Did It & She Owns It!

Our Lucy cat makes us laugh daily.  As I was looking back at our 2013 cat pics, I came across these two that I think will make you laugh, too.  No need to try to guess which cat in our home knocked down the decorative centerpiece… ….or literally stole the spiders right off the Halloween […]

Weekly Pet Pic: Meet the Truly Terrific Tabitha!

I absolutely love when I hear stories of dogs and cats becoming fast and furever friends, so I was thrilled to receive this week’s pet pictures sent to us from managedmoms.com reader Jennifer Spear and her family!  Jennifer’s family have the most wonderful and loving dog named Emme and they had been wanting to add […]

Weekly Pet Pic: Our Crazy Christmas Cat

Manic:  Christmas preparations with the tree, the gifts, the shipping, the baking and more.  It is joyful and fun, but truth be told, it can be a bit manic, too.  And whenever my daughter cheers that there is X amount of days left before Christmas, I pretend to cheer with her, but I’m looking at […]

Weekly Pet Pic: Cute Cuddly Kittens!

One of my favorite things in life is a kitten and our managedmoms.com reader, Mary sent us two pictures that make me want to cuddle with these cuties!  Take a look….And here they are with their loving Mama… How cute are they?!  The orange cutie is named Ollie, the cute Calico is Roo and the grey/brown […]

Weekly Pet Pic: Teddy’s Christmas Picture

Last week I was visiting my friend and managedmoms.com team writer, Julie when I snapped this cute picture of her beautiful dog, Teddy.  Not only does this photo capture his beauty, but seeing the hanging stockings with the initials of his human Mom and Dad in the background makes this a perfect pet pic this […]

Weekly Pet Pics: Lucy Laughs & Loves

Today’s weekly pet pics star my daughter’s lovely Lucy cat.  In the last week, she has made us chuckle more than once and I was able to capture her giving her Mama some love.  The first picture is a great one.  I went into our closet and I glanced over at my husband’s shoe rack […]

Weekly Pet Pic: Niner, The Hugging Homework Helping Dog!

Thank you Bridget for sending in adorable pics of your pup, Niner!  Take a look at this cutie.  I love his white paws… Niner likes to sit at the table with his humans and help with homework, too…. And best of all, he gives good hugs…Niner is a nice and very loving companion and we […]

Weekly Pet Pic: Just Hang Out If You Can

Even though I don’t get to do this today since I’m teaching Sunday School, helping my daughter man her fund raising lemonade stand and then completing a freelance deadline (not to mention all of the other jobs like laundry, organizing the family’s upcoming weekly calendar, cleaning out the fridge and more)….all of you should take […]