Million Meow Mission: Help Save Shelter Cats

Every year 3.4 million cats enter shelters. Our cat, Lucky, was almost one of those cats. One Thanksgiving Day over 10 years ago, when my husband and I had traveled from New Jersey (where we lived at the time), to my Mom's house in Minnesota, we kept hearing a meow in the woods during our visit. … [Read more...]

How to Give Your Pet a CheckUp Wellness Test at Home

In our family of pets, there is a big difference between getting our dog to go to the vet vs. getting one of the cats to go to the vet. For Toby, the dog, he just LOVES riding in the car and he doesn't even think about the actual destination. But the feline family members, as all you cat lovers … [Read more...]

Window Blinds Safety for Cats and Kids

My cat Sammy does a lot of things that are not only crazy and rambunctious, but only dangerous. He's just that kind of cat. But, you wouldn't believe how shocked I was when ten minutes before I sat down to write this post about window treatment safety for cats and kids and Sammy did … [Read more...]

Is Your Cat Your Muse?

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Muse Cat Food for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. The definition of a Muse is "the source of an artist's inspiration". While we may not all be artists, we all need inspiration to get our work done, attack the day and just to enjoy life. Since I … [Read more...]

Pet Caress Offers Human Quality Ingredients for your Furry Friends

This post brought to you by Pet Caress, LLC From Human to Animal®. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Thrifty Jinxy. My husband and I have two "fur-babies."  We don't have any human children yet, but our 6-year old border terrier (Baxter) and our almost-1-year old border … [Read more...]

Easy Meals with Real Ingredients for People AND Pets!

#MyNutrishDish #cbias Our dog, Toby, is a very important part of our family. He is my constant companion when I am home working every day, my exercise buddy for long walks that help us both get our exercise, and my husband's playmate when he gets home from work. He adds so much to our … [Read more...]

Help Cats Who Need a Little Luck

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Meow Mix®. All opinions are 100% mine. Our cat Lucky got her name for a very specific reason. Over 10 years ago, when we were still living in New Jersey, we drove to Minnesota to visit my mom for Thanksgiving. While we were there we kept hearing a … [Read more...]

Join the #Unsmellable Fresh Step® with the Power of Febreze™ Twitter Party 3/29

This post brought to you by Fresh Step at Target. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Thrifty Jinxy. It's time for cat-lovers to come together for a super fun #Unsmellable Fresh Step® with the Power of Febreze™ Twitter Party is 3/29/16 from 2-3:00pm EST with host @ModernDayMoms and … [Read more...]

Join the #RespectYourCat Twitter Party March 28 – The Most Cat-tacular Event of the Season!

OK fellow cat lovers: I have the Twitter party for you!! I'm paw-tnering with my pal, Morris the Cat for the most important day of the year: Respect Your Cat Day on March 28! You know my 3 cats are all about celebrating a day that is all about them (although they think EVERYTHING is about them) and … [Read more...]

Cat Stereotypes – Are They True?

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Fresh Step at Target for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. Despite the fact that more cats than dogs are owned as pets in the United States*, cats often seem to get a bad rap and play the butt of jokes in the pet world. We always see funny memes … [Read more...]




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