Sometimes it seems that you can never capture the perfect photo of your pet. Your kitty may be posed in a perfect spot with the sweetest face, but by the time you’ve run to get your camera or iPhone, she’s already jumped off her perch and is hiding underneath the bed. On that rare moment <... >
My window thermometer says it is 100 degrees today. It’s a scorcher day! With the temperatures soaring in the summer, I always tote a bottle of water with me wherever I go. It’s a matter of survival, especially if I’m waiting for the train on any one of our sweltering NY subway platforms. And when <... >
What do you do if you love your cat, have a fun style, and do your best to minimize your carbon paw-print on the planet?
In our NY world filled with fabulous pets, it’s reassuring to know that a pampered pooch doesn’t necessarily need designer genes to become a delightful addition to your family. Mixed breed dogs are often claimed to be sturdier physically; less erratic in temperament, and like the proverbial snowflake each one is unique. Our own adoption <... >
I’ve seen lots of home potty systems in the stores and online. They seem like a good idea – the pee pads and potty trays. But I had my doubts that it would work for my dog Darby. She’s an Irish Setter who is used to going outside, and is more than twice the size <... >
A few years ago, we met up with effervescent J Mikel Sacher, who left her career in the beauty industry to launch her own line of dog products FUR (http://www.furdogsnyc.com). She was inspired to strike out on her own by her love for Zak, her sweet West Highland Terrier. Zak’s silhouette even became her logo. <... >
Makeover an item in your home that is a little bit of an eyesore, no matter how hard you try to tuck it into a corner – the cat litter box, that is!
Cats love to sleep everywhere – on low sofas, high shelves and even on our mid-section tummies. And in small NY apartments having a chic sleeping place for your cat can prove a challenge.