All Animals Deserve Our Kindness and Respect


Some of the beautiful little kittens in the “Kitten Room” of our local SPCA/Animal Rescue. Anyone who knows me well, or who has read my blog or followed me on Facebook or Twitter, knows that I am a huge lover of animals. I have written a number of articles on various subjects related to the care and ethical treatment of animals. I firmly believe, All Animals Deserve Our Kindness and Respect. I am sure there are times when some people roll their eyes and think, “oh no, she’s at it again”. … [Read more...]

The Unconditional Love We Receive From Our Pets a.k.a. I’d Rather Be With My Dog

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Love has many forms and faces, however, none is as true and undying as the unconditional love we receive from our pets. Dogs, cats, horses, reptiles, guinea pigs, tropical fish, bunnies, and the list goes on. Want to know what these potential pets have in common? They are all completely innocent creatures. Our little girls. Look at those adorable little faces! They have not asked to come into our lives. However, if they do, they deserve to be loved and properly cared for. If you … [Read more...]

A Tale of Two Kitties

A Tale of Two Kitties

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias We have two amazing kitties who deserve to be pampered forever. They are both rescued cats and the sweetest little girls! We believe, for the rest of their lives, they should never again have to worry.  I can think of nothing I would rather do than pamper these innocent little creatures. A Tale of Two Kitties   Somewhat like their human counterparts, little … [Read more...]

This Year, Give the Gift of Iams

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Anyone who has ever had the pleasure of living with a cat or dog, knows just how quickly these charming little pets become an integral part of the family.  They are always in a sweet and loving mood, at your side no matter how you are feeling and can always be counted on for a snuggle and a kiss. And, like any family member, we want to do everything we can to ensure their health and happiness. My husband and I have been fortunate enough to have had kitties in our lives for much of our married … [Read more...]

Giving Back to the Community at Our Local SPCA {#cbias}

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"Disclosure - I am a member of the Collective Bias®  Social Fabric® Community.  This shop has been compensated as part of a social shopper insights study for Collective Bias and its client." Some of you already know this, but in case you don't,  my family and I are big lovers of animals and we try to be kind to all living creatures.  Yes, we are those people who pick up caterpillars and worms from the driveway and put them on the grass, will pick up spiders from the livingroom floor and put … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ I’m Still A Baby Too {w/LINKY}

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Our son took this picture of a kitty who had recently given birth.  Another kitty who lives in the household, was letting this new mom know that she was still a baby too! … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday ~ It’s a Cat’s Life

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It's a Cat's Life ~ Our two kitties relaxing; Harper Leigh is snoozing in the window (in an unladylike pose) and Kashmir is chilling on a tissue paper (her latest obsession) topped pillow. is good for the kitties in the Parlee household! … [Read more...]

~ CLOSED ~ Litter Getter – All Natural Litter Training Solution {w/Giveaway}

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If you have a kitty in your family now or plan to adopt one soon I have some valuable information for you.  Have you heard of Litter Getter? … [Read more...]

What Type of a Person Could Horribly Abuse a Tiny Kitten? {With an Update}


What type of a person could abuse a tiny little kitten that weighs less than 4 pounds?  Is it a power trip? Yes, you must be very strong and powerful to beat a kitten, how does that make you feel?! Is it a control issue? Yes, you are the boss when you kick a little cat or kitten, how does that make you feel?!  Is it just pure hatred?  Yes, you think you are a superior person when you kick, throw and beat a tiny defenseless cat or kitten, how does that make you feel?! … [Read more...]

~ CLOSED ~ Biovea Pet Giveaway Event ~ 2 Winners of $100 each in Pet Products


 Before we get into all the exciting details of this fabulous event, I would like to introduce you to the absolute joy of our household, our kitty, Kazzy. … [Read more...]

~ CLOSED ~ Sleepypod Will Keep Your 4 Legged Friends Cozy & Safe! {Giveaway ARV $180} {2012 Holiday Gift Guide}

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Sleepypod  ~ With the holidays quickly approaching, we're all - moms, dads,  friends, children, sibling, and four legged friends,  looking forward to the happiness and joy that comes with spending time with family and friends. Many of us will be travelling by car to see family and friends and of utmost importance is the safety of everyone in the vehicle.   As adults we have lap and shoulder restraints, the   children have rear/forward facing seats and booster seats...but, what about the … [Read more...]

~ CLOSED ~ Don’t euthanize, litter train your cat or kitten with Litter Getter! {Review & Giveaway)

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Sadly, I am well aware that cats and kittens are sometimes euthanized because they don't use their litter box and they void and/or defecate in other places within the home. We are huge animal lovers and would do anything possible to save these precious lives. Our family has been fortunate and very thankfully have never had this issue.  I personally feel this is not a route I would ever take, however, I do understand how very problematic this could be, especially for families with young … [Read more...]

Wordless Wednesday – Hmmm…. Poltergeist…or unhappy cats??


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Even I have my limits!!


Anyone who knows me, even a little, will attest to how much I love my cats.  They run our household and are way beyond spoiled. However, even I have my limits, especially when it comes to my coffee.  I'm very protective of my coffee and drink several cups a day! Well, today I was puttering around the house and catching up on some weekly chores.  I sat my coffee on the island while I went down to put on a load of laundry, came back up stairs guessed 12 year old … [Read more...]