Ask a Cat Mom: “Why does my cat chew on wires?”

Ask a Cat Mom: “Why does my cat chew on wires?”

Q: "Is it normal for my cat to chew on inedible things like wires, cords, and blenders? No seriously he chewed up my Vitamix and I can’t use it anymore. What does this mean? Why does he chew on stuff that shouldn’t be enticing to a cat? Even worse, I can’t get him to stop [...]

Self-care Sunday ~ Dissociation

Self-care Sunday ~ Dissociation

Dissociation means to "dissociate from the world" by losing consciousness. It involves detachment from one's feelings and entire reality. Dissociation is an involuntary, instinctual, survival response conditioned in early childhood as a way of responding to trauma. Those who frequently dissociate are likely to have a personality disorder due to a serotonin deficiency. During a [...]

DESPERATION

DESPERATION

Desperation can be a good thing. I used to be so worried about "bothering people." It was my greatest fear. I never want to make things difficult for others, or come across as annoying. I used to think it was one of the worst things in the world, to come across as desperate. But I've [...]

Try again

I really do not want to make things confusing There's so many clowns and none are amusing I really thought I had put my foot down then Now I gotta try harder, try and try again Trying much harder to defend myself And when I struggle I appreciate help Or just stand back and sulk, [...]