anxiety
“It’s not that I want to kill myself,” I said to my therapist after 3 months. “It’s that I keep thinking how surprised everyone will be when I do.”
cats
Though hilarious, angry cats can be pretty scary sometimes, and my mom and dad were both happy to share some tips for dealing with angry or stressed cats, as well as some preventative measures.
cats
During the first couple of weeks in my cocoon, I was a walking nervous breakdown: There was nothing to distract me from all of the stupid things I’d done to get in my own way, which was an overwhelming epiphany.
pets
Do you spend tons on your pets? Or do you think spending lots of money on animals is ridiculous?
beauty
We rescued her from our local cat shelter, she'd been hit by a car last summer and had to have a leg amputated, and had been at the shelter ever since.
cats
Do you think there's a shelter for unwanted Home Depot managers somewhere?
loki and leila
Eventually, I fitted the body of the Thundershirt, too, at which point hilarity ensued. Loki, par for the course with collars, promptly flopped onto the floor and died.
shoppables
Wait, it's actually made of resin. And I'm a fashion FAILURE.
shoppables
Sometimes, a fashion pick-me-up can cost just $4.00, but bring an entire bucket of joy to your wardrobe.
dating advice
My mother is very concerned that my cat is the reason I don't have a boyfriend.
pets
You know that "yuck shiver dance" thing you do when you taste a gamey, bland yet salty mush? Yeah, I did that.
in

Sep 18, 2013 at 2:00pm | 59 comments

cats
Until last week, I have always given serious side-eye to people who freak out about the ailments of their children.
in

Sep 9, 2013 at 1:00pm | 161 comments

comments
THIS TIME IT'S CAT TIME.
in

Aug 18, 2013 at 9:00am | 7 comments

shoppables
This is an entire post devoted to clothes and accessories with cute cats on them! (Just in case you weren't sure.)
animals
Animals are furry! Plus they make us feel less alone. Here are five reasons why I've always been head-over-heels for them. Tell me your reasons, too.
cats
cats are awesome, dogs are awesome, science is awesome, and feelings are awesome - LET US COMBINE THEM ALL INTO ONE AMAZING ARTICLE.
in

Jul 30, 2013 at 4:00pm | 267 comments

kittens
The last kitten was so weak she couldn't hold her neck up. She was even too weak to suckle from her mother, just barely moving.
cats
“Dead,” the doorman said. He wanted me to confirm what the building superintendent should do with the body. “Because the garbage truck passes by in fifteen minutes.”
cats
If I describe someone as a weird, old cat lady, it conjures up a specific image, but cat gentleman? Cat man? I’ve got nothing.
pets
Where once I felt very protective as a pet owner, I now felt it was necessary to protect my human baby from my cat baby. And I didn't expect how sad that would make me feel.
motherhood
My family fantasy centered around me, a feminist dude partner, and two adopted daughters that I could call Mary and Margot after my favorite lady monarchs. Our home would ooze estrogen and empowered ladyhood.
in

May 16, 2013 at 5:00pm | 113 comments

cats
You have your baby, and I have mine.
in

Apr 24, 2013 at 10:00am | 223 comments