Happy Chinese New Year! But why isn’t there year of the Cat?

Kung Hei Fat Choi! Happy Chinese New Year! It’s the 1st of January, 4715 in Chinese calendar year. Even though I have put the picture of the two cute cats here, but this year is actually the Year of Rooster. In fact, there is no year of the cat at all in Chinese Zodiac! Quite disappointing. One might wonder why, and there is actually a folklore … Continue reading Happy Chinese New Year! But why isn’t there year of the Cat?

Catification – Removable chair cover

Ok, this is not strictly catification in the sense that you are enriching the environment for the cats. It is a catification project for human so that if you are renting you will have a higher chance of getting your deposit back! Amber has kindly shared her project with us today. And I thought this is very valuable for those of us who are renting. … Continue reading Catification – Removable chair cover

Ikea products that make great cat items

Did you know there are lots of products at Ikea which are not meant to be for cats but make great cat products? They are reasonably priced and they will merge into your house decoration without screaming ‘cat stuff’! (Not that there is anything wrong with that!) Plus, since these items are not made for cats, it can serve other purposes too! 1. Step stools … Continue reading Ikea products that make great cat items

Puddy – the cat who travelled 6 weeks to go home

As a cat sitter and behaviourist, I have the privilege to hear a lot amazing cat stories from my human customers. It never fails to open my eyes and remind me how much we all underestimate the cat’s ability. Puddy is one of the legendary cats I have come across. He came into my life when his human scheduled a meet and greet on 2011 and wanted to … Continue reading Puddy – the cat who travelled 6 weeks to go home

Pet Friendly Lodging

While travelling with your cat internationally, sometimes it might not be possible to finish your journey in one day. You and your cat might need to look for lodging during transit. Plus, it is a good idea to break the car trip into session so that your cat can get rest. It is incredibly difficult to find pet friendly lodging in Ireland but situation has improved … Continue reading Pet Friendly Lodging

More tips on international cat travelling

If you have been reading my blog, you should know I have started a project called – The Travelling Cat. The aim of the project is to get as much information and as many cat travelling stories as possible all in one place for the ease of cat parents around the world. I have travelled over 10,000km with my own cat, I know how confusing … Continue reading More tips on international cat travelling

Cat tip: cat house for indoor-outdoor cats

To my surprise, I actually come across quite a few customers who have indoor-outdoor cats but have no cat flap. Either they are renting and not allow to install one or their door or window are not suitable to make a hole. In cases like that, they very often tell me they feel guilty if they come home late to let the cat in. They … Continue reading Cat tip: cat house for indoor-outdoor cats

SMOB – Website builders: WordPress vs Squarespace vs Weebly vs Wix vs Shopify

In the last post, I talked about buying a domain and sort out hosting. This time, I am going to talk about the actual making of a website. Unless you are a skilled programmer and you really want to make your website from scratch, you will probably end up using one of these website builders. Website builders have completely changed the world of web design. Gone … Continue reading SMOB – Website builders: WordPress vs Squarespace vs Weebly vs Wix vs Shopify

SMOB – Register a domain name and get hosting

When I am hanging out on SMEs forums or talk to anyone who wants to start a business, I can’t believe there are still people asking such a question… ‘hey, do I need a website?’ If you are still wondering if you need a website, you might have a very wrong idea what running a business entails these days. Check my post again to see if … Continue reading SMOB – Register a domain name and get hosting