Best True Furball Stopper I’ve Ever Found (Very Healthy And At The Store!)

when i first awake, i’m a zombie. i have no concept of time or space for an hour. i’m always stepping in it. Here’s my solution for you cat owners:

having cats means having furballs (hairballs) hocked up in random places (usually anywhere i step in my bare feet). if not the furball, then the sound of the attempt to hack one up. a vet swore by “greenies” hairball treats (tuna-flavored w/vitamins), so i gave it a try. after around one week, the furball hacking began stopping. a few days later, neither kitty did the furball song n’ dance anymore. i now give them once a night to both cats to keep their systems operating smoothly. one small handful for both cats. for a year now, no furballs on the floor or verbal attempts. click the image below to go to amazon, if you’re interested…also check walmart’s site to see if they’re offering a lower price.

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My Cats Test The Lap Waters With One Paw

i have a “no cats in my lap while i’m on the laptop doing real work” policy. the cats have learned that lap is bad (or good)…but they don’t know unless they try first.

so…both of them (at separate times) will jump on the chair right beside me, sit there a moment, and then very softly put one paw on my leg to catch my reaction.

if what i’m working on is stupid, they get the full lap coverage and kisses. but if it’s the opposite, they get my “go away” behavior.

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My Cats Know I’m Not At My Best Right Now…

because of my first case of laryngitis, i haven’t spoken to the kitties in 3 days now. they know something is wrong with me, so they’ve stayed by my side all day/night, but haven’t bothered me like they always do. they did get fidgety when it was close to treat time 🙂

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I Didn’t Realize How Much I Talk To My Cats Until Laryngitis Hit Me

52 and have never had laryngitis. had one rough talking night during my dress rehearsal the night before opening of our high school’s musical “my fair lady”. i played professor henry higgins. my voice was back to normal the next morning. the late, great, randy bryant, directed it at seventy-first high school in fayetteville, nc (71st)

apparently, the only real and sure cure for it is zero use of your vocal chords. not even whispering. stfu, is all everyone says works.

but i constantly catch myself saying some nonsense to one or both, quite often. i think they think something’s up because i haven’t been talking to them. i mean, isn’t oral communication just as important even though neither of us have any clue what the other one’s saying?

(note: it just dawned on me that they might just be enjoying the peace n’ quiet of me shutting up for once in my life.)

(next day note: now i’ve resorted to loud clapping and foot stomping to make them behave and follow all of my human rules. i hope nobody’s watching or they’d lock me away.)

(day 3 of laryngitis: no words spoken for 3 days. a few whispers. i think my cats have determined they have an upperhand, they just don’t get it yet.)

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Cat Fear #23

i don’t put those “keep your toilet cleaner” drop-ins or anything at all. i fear i’ll bust my head open one day and they’ll have to drink out of the toilet that i probably poisoned them with.

comment below with your irrational cat fears 🙂

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My Cats Vs. My Voice

i’ve never lost my voice before. i’m 52. for 2 days now, it’s only gone away about the first 4 hours and then slowly comes back to something barely negligible . i can whisper just fine.

my cats go bonkers when i get up each day. they want to love on me, have me love on them, run around, meow a lot, etc. they do bad things that i usually holler at them about…but not lately. i can only whisper at them. it sounds like we’re at a funeral and i’m politely asking them to get off the coffin.

gently whispering “get off the fucking counter you asshole!” does NOT have the same effect as with my real voice.

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Leave This Lying On The Counter For When Your Partner Gets Home :)

(it’s catnip 🙂

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Senior Cat Books (But, I’m Scared Of What They’ll Say…)

one of my rescue cats, butter, has lived past his expected life of 14 or so. longer because he’s indoor only? at any rate, he’s getting close to 18. his joints hurt him, but otherwise he’s still a kitty (sometimes less playful, but more loving).

he never gets in lap since i’ve gotten him. he tried once, but he couldn’t get comfortable because he was making me make a ton of typos in my programming, emails, etc. we never looked back since…until about 4 months ago, he came to my lap (partially) and i put him in my lap. he purred so loudly that i couldn’t move to get my phone to record it. ever since, he does it once a day…never getting in lap unless i say it’s groovy. such a prince. the below pic was from about 10 years ago, when he used to be able to jump to anywhere he wanted. he’d always land in my close-up camera tent. and removing the cat hair was over a 30-minute session, so i could finish my pics for the clients.

i don’t know why, but i think this might be my favorite pic of butter the cat (and i have trillions) haha (more of the post after the pic…

now…what i’d like to do is write a senior cat book about the real stuff in their livesm funny stories that happened. i don’t want a sad book. we all know that part and i don’t have it in me to rehash it.

any thoughts? just comment below…

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Funny Way To Give Your Cat CBD Oil – Tincture (Or Any Drops)

(sorry for the long preface. worth it, think 🙂 (there is no thc in legal cbd oil, btw.)

usually with paste, drops, etc. i just put on the kitty’s paw and they instinctively lick it off and ingest. the nuleaf cbd oil for pets cat formula of cbd drops is NOT liked by any of my cats. it’s pure, so the taste is pure…which most find a bit distateful. personally, i love the organic, all-natural, consistency and flavor. not one trick this pro cat daddy has tried has worked. the obvious one, forcing it into their mouths, cause them to gag (and sometimes puke) right after. if you’re reading this nuleaf, i’m sure your team can find an organic and safe fish/tuna flavor. 🙂

my new love is medterra….their cbd oil and cbd product selection and prices are great. they even have lotions, among other cbd oil products. this company, however, has a flavored pet cbd oil. i chose the “chicken-flavored” on for the kitties (no seafood ones 🙁 (but they had beef flavored, too)

first i put it on their paws. they weren’t freaked out from the stench (i love the smell.) with the nuleaf drops, i was, unfortunately, unable to monitor any of them to see if they licked it off. like usain at the olympics, they both bolted off into unknown galaxies by humans.

so…next day i forced it into their mouths. not at all happy about that human behavior, but they stayed in the area and licked their chops as hoped.

(another way with giving cbd oil to your cats) — so, then i got mischievous and did something just a small iota mean (spirited)….i filled the dropper and then sprinkled a drop directly onto his lips, while he lied there curled up beside me. when the sprinkle hit his mouth and he opened it wide and i quickly squeezed the rest into his mouth. done and done. tried it again on the other cat (had to wait til he was curled up beside me) and the exact same methodology worked.

(note: sprinkling either on their food was a no-go….had to toss perfectly good food and refill)

[disclaimer: i’m a 52yo cat daddy who has been raised with tons of cats all of my life, but i’m not an expert on all things…and i’m not a vet or work for any of the companies. these are just my opinions. always, always, consult with a vet on a regular basis…especially about cbd oil or any new introduction to stuff they will consume. safety dance first. they may or may not be educated since it’s so new (at the time i write this).]

both nuleaf and metmedterraderra are both highly recommnended by me so far! the links to them are affiliate links that provide me with some commissioned incentive to get others to buy. this, but far, has *nothing* to do with my opinions/observations. that said, a boy still needs to pay his electric bill and the vet! 🙂

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Hostile Takeover

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Litter Robot (Amazing Catbox!)

purrfectly awesome!

automatic catbox

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Cat With Runny Eyes

one of my cats, thomas o’malley, has really bad runny eyes. it’s sort of a rust color. not as much when he’s awake, but really bad after he wakes up. my vet took a look and said it could be a variety of things (as did google) and, being a boy on a budget, suggested we try l-lysine for cats first…before running tons of expensive tests.

i’m happy to say it cleared him up! not completely, as he definitely has a long-term issue, but i’m highly recommending this to any of you who google this cat health problem. (always confer with your vet, first!)


click the pic for details on amazon 🙂

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A Lazy Day With Tommy The Cat…

instead of cleaning the house, i did this all day instead…

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Caught The Kitty After Dusting For Paw Prints

one of my cats, thomas o’malley, thinks he’s clever by waiting for me to go to sleep and then getting on the counters. the evidence speaks for itself.

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Loud Purrs And Genuine Love

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What Is Butter The Cat Doing?

a one-time behavior caught on video. weird.

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Best 2018 Cat Video Award! (From Me :)

honey badger (cat) don’t care!

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