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 […]

Our Harris Home Cats Featured In Magazine Article!

Our household has four fab felines who recently became celebrities with a magazine article all about them!  Yes, Tucker, Stanley, Lucy and Sadie are the star of the show this month.Foothills Living Magazine writer Stephanie Hayden asked to interview our four very spoiled furry family members and the cats gave me their blessing to speak […]

9/11 Tribute Piece That I Had To Share Starring A Special Dog

I didn’t do a Freebie Friday this week.  I chose to instead observe a day of silence in honor of the 14th anniversary of 9/11.  I almost called it a day without posting anything, but when I found this touching tribute to the last living search and recovery rescue dog from 9/11, I decided that […]

Pet Products & More That Are Green For Earth Day & Everyday

As I continue to recognize Earth Day this week, here are some ideas that reduce our pets’ carbon pawprints with a few products that are green and good.  Plus I found a company that will recycle those super popular Keurig K cups that so many of use for our morning coffee and many other green […]

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 […]

Sweet Sadie Makes Four Felines

Some of you know (and some of you don’t know) that we are now a FOUR cat household.  I know, I know….it sounds a little crazy and like we are running a cat farm.  Well, we are not but the little Tortie kitten sweetie that my hubs found made her way into our Harris hearts […]

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 Pic: Two Cool Cats & One Nice Dog!

This week’s pet pics come from two of our readers.  First up, meet cool cat #1 who is named Tabitha. She and sweet dog, Emmy became fast friends when Tabitha joined the family a few months ago.  This was sent in by Jennifer and we love that this cat chose a canine couch and […]

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! […]

Weekly Pet Picture: Lulu’s Lovely Locks

This week’s pet pic is of Ms Lulu, who has hair that human women may envy.  Take a look….what a pretty girl… And here is another picture of her pretty and healthy hair.  She shows it off for us here… I love how her human Mom, Heather styles Lulu’s hair with a stylish pink bow. […]

Weekly Pet Pic: One Polite Cat!

Who says that you can’t train cats?!  Although our other two won’t do this, Tucker says please every single time…   How cute is that?!  I am a proud cat mom of his manners! Send us your pet pics or videos to  We love to post them every weekend to make you smile.  Enjoy […]

Weekly Pet Pic: To Cheer On My Son’s Big Game Tonight!

I pulled an oldie but goodie for this week’s pet pic. Since my son’s hockey team plays game 3 tonight in the big 3-game series to see which team goes to Nationals, here is a picture of my boy (when he was little) with our cat, Stan (when Stan was a lot younger, too).  He […]

Weekly Pet Pics: Hide & See

This week’s pet pics that I snapped of our cats cracks me up.  This first one is the Hide in Hide & See….although I don’t think she is doing a good job finding a hiding place…. and this next picture is the see as in do you see me with all of your stuff…..   […]

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: Lovely Libbie

This week’s pet pics come from a cute kitty that resides in Houston.  Her name is Libbie and her Mama, Terri sent us her pictures.  Check out the lovely and lounging Libbie…. The Lovely Libbie….The Lounging Libbie….I hope you all found some time to lounge on this fun SuperBowl weekend.  Have a great week and […]