You feel shame, you know. And then you get free

NOVEMBER 15, 2013 12:28PM

A Human Who Is Likely to Add a Feline

There is a very kind human who went to extreme lengths to make sure a tiny little kitten was rescued from a roof.  The poor kitten had to endure having no food, and cold temperatures before the human was able to rescue her.  He did not live in the building where… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 14, 2013 12:24PM

Another Happy Cat Rescue Story

I really enjoy sharing happy cat rescue stories with you.  Today, I get to share a story that shows how cruel little humans can be.  It became a happy story because one woman stepped in and helped.

A woman in Atlanta took her goddaughter to a friend’s house that had a… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 13, 2013 12:26PM

Smitten with Kittens Event a Huge Success

Because I have always been an indoor only cat, and this became even more important when I was diagnosed as a diabetic cat, I’ve never really been able to enjoy living in one of the most pet friendly cities in America.  But I am very glad that I live in a… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 12, 2013 12:29PM

Two Pretty White Cats Need a Furever Home

Hello, my good furiends.  It should come as no surprise to you that I love cat rescue stories.  This cat rescue story is still being written, but there is no question that it is off to a good start.  Now we have to help write a happy ending.

Say hello to… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 11, 2013 12:01PM

Le Cafe des Chats Offers Purr Therapy

The human tells me that there are certain cities that you consider very fashionable.  Apparently, a city named Paris is one of them.  He tells me that you humans will get on those noisy long metal tubes to go there because it has many attractions that you want to see.  Now,… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 10, 2013 12:45PM

Cats, Litter Boxes, and the Zoomies

Bagheera the Diabetic Cat Gets the ZoomiesYesterday, those of you who see my Facebook page will remember that I told you about how I went to use the litter box, and then cleaned my paws on the mat.  But as soon as those icky things were off my paws, I decided to run around the house like… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 9, 2013 2:32PM

Jacey’s Filling in For Bagheera Today

Hi, everyone. It’s Jacey. Today Bagheera is enjoying a big sun puddle and he does not want to blog. That means I will do the work while he enjoys the sun. The human is always bragging about how I am a sweet and fun cat. Well, what better wBagheera the Diabetic Cat is Enjoying a Sun Puddleay to show… Read full post »

I remember how stressful it was for me, Jacey, and the human when we moved less than a mile away from our old place into our current home.  Fortunately, especially for a diabetic cat like me, the human was very careful and made sure that neither Jacey nor I could get… Read full post »

One of the things that makes me the happiest about the work I do here is helping my fellow special needs cats.  I do not care if they are diabetic cats like me, or if there is something else that makes them a special needs cat.  My ginger furiend Lucky feels… Read full post »

“Human, did I hear that right?”

“What did you hear, Bagheera?”

“I heard you talking to your father.  I thought I heard you saying that there is another diabetic cat in the family.  Did you say that one of his cats is a diabetic cat like me?”

“Yes, I did, Ba… Read full post »

My human tells me that he enjoys high quality, gourmet food.  Did you know that we felines like gourmet food as well?  One company that produces a high quality gourmet food is Hill’s Science Diet.  Now, I need a special diet, since I am a diabetic cat.  But just like many… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 4, 2013 12:27PM

Ten Fascinating Facts About Felines

If I were not a diabetic cat, you probably would never have heard of me.  I only started talking to humans other than the one who lives with me because I wanted other humans to know that diabetic cats like me are just as fun, loving, and playful as any cat. … Read full post »

“Human, we are doing much better with Marley.”

“Yes, we are, Bagheera.  Yesterday she came out of the cage and wandered around.  She even got up on the ledge.  And you were very good.  You did not harass her, and you let her wander around on her own.  She felt safe.”… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 2, 2013 1:02PM

Let’s Work Together to Help Big Cats

For a feline, even though I am diabetic, I am a big cat.  I weigh 19 pounds or 8.5 kilos.  But  I have many cousins that are much bigger than me and who make me look tiny.  Siberian tigers, who are the largest members of the feline family, can weigh up… Read full post »

NOVEMBER 1, 2013 12:19PM

Cats, Sleeping, and Dreaming

We felines get a lot of sleep.  Sometimes, after I eat my noms and get the insulin shots I need as a diabetic cat, I love to go to sleep.  But many humans wonder, what happens when we felines sleep?  Do we have dreams like you humans?

The answer is we… Read full post »

OCTOBER 31, 2013 12:35PM

Be Careful With Black Cats on Halloween

While fur color doesn’t matter to us felines, to some humans, it means a lot.  My fellow felines with black fur have to deal with a lot.  Black cats are the last cats to be adopted in a shelter, and there are foolish superstitions that they are bad luck.  It is… Read full post »

There are many things that are not fun about being a diabetic cat, but there is one thing that I am grateful for.  My human has always kept me inside, and does not let me outside to roam.  That means I do not have to worry about getting exposed to the… Read full post »

OCTOBER 29, 2013 12:21PM

There Definitely is Feline Affection

“Human, I have a question.”

“What is it, Bagheera?”

“Did you miss us when you were away?”

“Of course I did.  But you are used to me going away for a little while.  I did it many times when you were a tiny little mitten kitten, and it’s been part of… Read full post »

OCTOBER 28, 2013 12:04PM

What Do We Felines See Out the Window?

One of the things both Jacey and I like to do is look outside the window and see what goes by.  The human has put up some fabric things that you call sheer curtains, but we can see out of them.  These are good at keeping people from seeing our antics… Read full post »

Now you know I write a lot about diabetic cats or other special needs cats, and I love to share their stories with you.  Well, today, I want to remind that that there are other four legged animals in shelters who need furever homes.  I of course am happiest when a… Read full post »

I told you humans about the horrible floods in Colorado and how one feline saved a lot of human lives.  Today I am happy to share some good news from my furiends at Hill’s Science Diet.  They have announced a unique program to help get food to animal rescue organizations that… Read full post »

OCTOBER 25, 2013 12:25PM

What Happens When Felines Eat Too Fast?

“Human, come here!”

“What is it, Bagheera?  Are you okay?”

“Yes, I am fine, human, but look at what Marley did!  She ate the wet noms so quickly that she vomited.  You need to clean that up right now.  I do not want that smell around here.”

“Calm down, Ba… Read full post »

OCTOBER 24, 2013 12:15PM

Diabetic Cats and Low Blood Sugar

I got a question from a human about what happens if a diabetic cat like me gets too much insulin and our blood sugar levels get too low.  She is wondering if it is like what happens with a human diabetic, where they will drink a sugary drink to boost their… Read full post »

OCTOBER 23, 2013 12:11PM

Time to Share Some Happy Feline Stories

Because diabetic cats like me are special needs cats, I love to share happy news about other special needs felines.  And I have some good stories to share with you today.

Bagheera the Diabetic Cat is So Happy Darky is BetterI told you the story about Darky, a cat who has not one, but two challenges that make the ear… Read full post »

By now, unless you’ve been hiding under a rock that doesn’t have 3G service or access to WiFi, you know that Facebook had some issues yesterday.  Now, to some, that was no big deal.  You couldn’t post yet another picture of your cat, another video of your kids, or tell everyone… Read full post »