The Travelling Cat: Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Lucan, Co. Dublin, 2012

Every year, hundreds of cats are being left behind when people relocate to another country. The Travelling Cat Project is a collective effort to demystify international cat travel. Hopefully, by sharing our stories, it will encourage people to relocate with their cat(s). We believe if you manage to move your personal belongings to a new country, you SHOULD BE able to move your cat(s) with you. For a full of … Continue reading The Travelling Cat: Cluj-Napoca, Romania to Lucan, Co. Dublin, 2012

Safety tips for your Feline Valentine

Happy Valentine’s Day! In celebrating human’s festivals, we tend to forget our furry friends are also affected by the festivities. Our friends at American SPCA has a few tips to remind all of us to think about our furry valentine when we celebrate Valentine’s Day. Each year our poison control experts see a rise in cases around February 14, many involving chocolate or lilies, a … Continue reading Safety tips for your Feline Valentine

Instant Catification – super simple cat tree/house thingy

Catification doesn’t need to cost you a fortune, nor does it need to take a lot of time. You don’t even need to be super handy! You just need to have some imagination…or the internet. Instead of 10-minute-yoga, 10-minute-cuisine, etc, today I am going to show you, da ta! 10-minute-catification Meet these two beautiful catstomers of mine – Piet and Raf, moved from Amsterdam to Dublin 2 … Continue reading Instant Catification – super simple cat tree/house thingy

International Cat Travel Packing List

Some time ago, I made a Quick Guide on International Cat Travel. I have made quite a complete list of the step by step guide from preparation to the actual travel day to arriving on the destination. However, I did also mention I wish I made a cat packing list, which I didn’t at the time. Today, I am going to share with you a pet … Continue reading International Cat Travel Packing List

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