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Shadowood’s Feline Fat Farm – A Weight Loss Program for Cats

As I explained in my blog entry, Free-feeding vs. Portioned Meals for Cats, I used to live with a houseful of feline fatties. This was the outcome of decades of free feeding high-carb kibble diets to my cats. This cheap and lazy … Continue reading

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Meet Tommy – A Feline Warrior with a Never Say Die Cattitude

Tommy has always been a warrior. OK, perhaps not when she was a young kitten, but as soon as she reached adulthood, she had to fight for her life and for the lives of her sister and their respective young … Continue reading

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Just so you understand

I think that perhaps a bit of clarification may be helpful for those of you wondering how so many felines have ended up here at Shadowood. Allow me to explain, or at least to speculate as best I can. I … Continue reading

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The Parade Goes On …

Continuing with the kitty parade, 2005 brought an influx of new 4-legged family members. First there were The Three Mouseketeers – Footsie, Feather, and Phantom – who showed up on the farm around the same time. Because of the timing … Continue reading

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A Brief Timeline of Feline Arrivals at Shadowood

When my ex-husband and I bought our farm, Shadowood, in 1979, we moved in with two cats, Tempest and Pea (Sweet Pea for about the first five minutes of our acquaintance). For a brief period, we expanded our family by … Continue reading

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