‘Breaking Cat News’ provides feline world view

(first published in Rhode Island Monthly) Rhode Island native and comic strip author Georgia Dunn owes her career to the collapse of a shelf in her Covington, Washington, apartment. When the contents clattered to the floor that day in 2014, Dunn’s cats came running. They reminded her of reporters rushing to the scene of breaking news, […]

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Cats get arthritis, too: Here’s what to do

Most animal lovers are aware that senior dogs can get arthritis and suffer the pain and stiffness that goes with it. But cats—despite their reputation for agility, speed, and flexibility—are hardly immune to the condition, which involves inflammation of the joints and sometimes a breakdown of cartilage that prevents bone-on-bone wear and tear. “It’s really […]

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Whisker fatigue in cats: Yup, it’s a thing

While “whisker fatigue” might sound like something you get from kissing an unshaven man, it is actually a condition that can affect cats, causing them a good deal of stress. Learn more about whisker fatigue, and how amazing your cat’s whiskers are. Strong, yet sensitive “Cat whiskers are extraordinary sensing hairs that give them almost […]

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