About Janiss Garza

Janiss Garza has been writing about cats, rock music, and vintage film for over 25 years, and also runs a small publishing company. In her spare time, she volunteers with her cat Summer as a therapy pet team.

Make Holidays Friendly For Felines

Make Holidays Friendly For Felines

Exercise & Enrichment

The holiday season is a fun time, full of family and friends, good food, and festivities. It can also be stressful, with too many activities, family feuds, and failed expectations. Either way, your cats feed off your energy and, like you, experience holidays with either excitement or dread. So how do you make holidays less […]

Can An Adventure Lifestyle Benefit Your Cat?

Can An Adventure Lifestyle Benefit Your Cat?

Exercise & Enrichment

Anyone who spends much time on Instagram has seen them: cats in backpacks, cats hiking up trails, cats on leashes enjoying the wild outdoors with their people. There’s even a dedicated hashtag for these kitties: #adventurecat. In fact, a whole book was written about these intrepid felines. Adventure Cats: Living 9 Lives to the Fullest […]

Can Cats Be Service Animals? No… and Yes

Can Cats Be Service Animals? No… and Yes

Training

Audra H. has been disabled since a car accident while she was in college. “I have a blood clot on my brain that causes episodes of syncope. Simply put, I pass out,” she explains. “I have fibromyalgia, bilateral neuropathy, bilateral sciatica and constant migraines, just to name a few of the issues I live with.” […]

Cat Costume Conundrum

Cat Costume Conundrum

Exercise & Enrichment

You’re at the pet store and it’s October. There’s an aisle of pet costumes, some of them cat size, and you pause. Your tuxedo kitty would make an adorable vampire! Wouldn’t Muffin be an elegant Egyptian princess? Some of these costumes make it very tempting to dress up your cat for Halloween, or for the […]