The Catification Lady: Creating a Spiral Cat Tree
Posted by Kathie, the Catification Lady on 7/19/2015 to The Catification Lady

The Vertical Cat - The Catification Lady blogOne crazy cat lady explores the depths of Cat Behavior, Catification, and Environment Enrichment.

I've been wanting us to have a Spiral Cat Tree for a long time. Like a really long time. We have two great Cat Trees, the Alexa Corner Cat Tree, and the Purrsilla Cat Tree and they are sturdy, well engineered and beautiful. But I really wanted a Spiral to go with our line of cat trees.

We made an attempt a couple years ago and built 10 Cat Trees for Harmony House for Cats in Chicago. Terry wasn't quite sure what to do with them and they ended up being built like a tank. Great for Animal Shelters. Not so good for production or for customers trying to put them together.

The Catification Lady: Welcome to my new blog!
Posted by Kathie, the Catification Lady on 9/12/2013 to The Catification Lady

The Vertical Cat - The Catification Lady blogOne crazy cat lady explores the depths of Cat Behavior, Catification, and Environment Enrichment.

Welcome to my new blog, Cat Fans! The term “Catification” has popped up a lot these days, and for good reason. As cat experts continue to learn more about cats, it has become increasingly apparent how important a cat's environment is.

Let's face it, most cats – if they are lucky enough to have a forever home – will live within the walls of our houses and apartments for the rest of their lives. And just like humans, cats need to have their minds and bodies engaged to remain healthy and ...

Life in the big house
Posted by Kathie on 11/13/2011 to Animal Rescues
I volunteer at PAWS Tinley Park Animal Shelter on Saturdays and I was there yesterday. The first thing I always do is focus on the cats that have been there the longest... I spent some time with Laverne.

This is a sad cat story, so continue reading at your own risk...
Cat kisses
Posted by Kathie on 10/14/2011 to Cat Behavior and Tips
After working at PAWS Tinley Park for years, I discovered a great little tip for working with cats that often would calm even the most nervous feline. This technique is sometimes called "cat kisses" and involves simply catching a cat's stare and then slowly, very slowly, blinking.
I had this idea...
Posted by Kathie Huddleston on 10/6/2011 to The Vertical Cat
I had this idea... I've worked with cats at PAWS Tinley Park animal shelter for several years and I have two cats of my own. I'm always looking for tips on dealing with cat behavior and I was watching My Cat From Hell on Animal Planet, which stars cat behavioralist Jackson Galaxy. He's a cat behavioralist by day and a rock star by night, and he has the tatoos to prove it.

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