Ellie is a female brown tabby Exotic born August 25, 2019. She was one of four kittens in the litter. Donna Willbanks is the breeder and owner. Ellie was the smallest kitten in the litter, so she had to have supplemental feedings.
In the fall of 2019, Donna and her good friend Ann Strople, who used to breed Scottish Folds, were discussing the naming of cats. Ann observed that, coincidence though it might be, cats often really took after their names. As an example, a little girl that she had named “Tiny Dancer” sadly, never grew and she lost her.
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Up Close And Purr-sonal
While cat people can seem to be just about the cats, they’re almost always about other things, too. In the case of Sibyl Zaden, that’s actually a LOT of other things: the arts, politics, academia, marathons, triathlons, and more.
Help! My Cat Is Stuck In A Tree!
It happens in an instant. Your door is open a split second too long, and your indoor-only cat is outside and up a tree—way up a tree, beyond reach of most ladders. You hear the piteous cries from above. Now what?
Why Pet Insurance Belongs in Your Kitten Kit
Most of us send our kittens off to their new homes accompanied by a packet of information: food samples, toys, vet records and lots more essentials and goodies. We want our kittens to get off on the right foot! Unfortunately, with the rapidly increasing cost of vet care, there are sure to be unforeseen expenses as the kitten matures, and very few of us educate new owners on how to manage the risk of major vet bills down the road.
What You Don't Know About Burmese
The Chatty Cathy of Cats … Burmese, Please!!!
Patrick Learns of a Sweet Girl's Passing in this 'Life With Patrick' Crossover
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New Rules for Flying with Pets
On December 2, 2020, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that it was revising its Air Carrier Access Act (ACAA) regulation on the transport of services animals by air.5 One of the main revisions to the act was airlines would no longer to be required to treat emotional support animals (ESAs) as service animals. Airlines are required to allow service animals to fly in the cabin free of charge with their owners. Prior to this ruling, pets that the traveler needed to provide them with emotional support had been able to fly for no charge. The only documentation a traveler was required to produce was a letter from a licensed mental health professional that the traveler had some sort of emotional disability that required them to travel with a pet.
If Fluffy Can't Brush The Dental Health Challenge
Part of our everyday grooming routine is oral hygiene; we know we should brush and floss our teeth twice a day, and according to dental hygienists, for two minutes at each brushing. But consider the cat. Unless it became accustomed to a tooth brushing regimen during kittenhood, tending to an adult cat’s teeth may be difficult at best or impossible at worst, compared to “pulling teeth” if our readers will pardon the pun.
Names. Oh, what an important choice in the life of cat! It is how a cat will be known in the show rings and in daily life. A name can alternate between words of delight or new forms of cursing. Each name tells a story and this is the story of GC RW Starbourne Three Ring Circus, aka Ellie
CFA Breeder Publishes New Book About Siberians
A new breed book, The Siberian Cat, written by long-term CFA breeder Alice Wright, was released via Amazon, in paperback and Kindle formats on May 26, 2021. The book is a comprehensive history of the breed, providing extensive details of how the Siberian cat has traveled and expanded its conquest into hearts and families all over the world.
A Short Tale From a Short Season
Most of us have had that special cat—a heart cat with whom we had a deep connection. It may have been one we had as a child, or one that saw us through a troubled time, or one with whom we bonded as we exhibited at cat shows. Whether the cat found us or we sought it out, the connections cannot be denied. These are the stories of some of those special cats and what they meant to us.
DAN AYKROYD SPLIT: WHAT GOES AROUND, COMES AROUND!
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DONNA BASSIN MY OWN WITNESS: RUPTURE AND REPAIR
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GW's guide to two-and-a-half dozen inspiring instrumental masters, plus — in many cases — their exclusive advice on how to keep your own instrumental music endlessly interesting.
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STONINGTON—Dick Larrabee Sr. is challenging incumbent Donna Brewer, select board chair, in the town election on Saturday, March 5.
Bold and Beautiful
Bold and Beautiful