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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Hey Cat! You Awake?

my cats, thomas o’malley and butter. butter just wanted to go to sleep in the sun, but…

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love hurts.

tommy the cat kneads me 🙂

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Best Cat Video Ending Ever (To Me, Of Course :)

one of my cats, butter, shows his appreciation 🙂 (he’s 17 years old now!)

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My Rescue Cat

almost blind and dead, thomas o’malley was rescued by the local shelter after receiving a call from a neighbor who heard a faint meow in the storm drain. they estimated he was stuck there for a few weeks. they washed him off, warmed him up, and gave him basic medical attention. luckily, the weekly photographer for the shelter was there that day and put him up on the website for adoption immediately. luckily (again) i happened to visit the site just to look. when i saw him, i knew had to have him.

now…every, single, morning he’s outside my bedroom door waiting for me to get up. he greets me every day with loud purring, body rubs, and head butts to my ankles 🙂

many thanks to the forsyth county, nc animal shelter for saving him…and saving me, too.

(he’s half bengal and half orange tabby, btw.)

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Sleeping (Weird) Kitty

butter, the cat, sleeping. lights out, man! (i had to wake him up so he wouldn’t have a sore neck 🙂

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