What I’ve Learned From Yella’s Diete

Yella Fella’s diet is not going smoothly. You’d think it would be so simple: just give him less food. But no behavior change comes easy, even for a cat. Each morning at 5 am he sings me his Song of Despair until I get up and go downstairs to feed him. I must monitor feedings because […]

I’m Getting Better. The Cats are Getting Worse.

I told you last April about Little Girl’s fearful behavior and Graybie’s aggressive behavior toward her.  Since taking her to the vet, I’ve tried Feliway diffusers and calming collars. I’ve bought interactive toys and engaged in play with the cats. I’ve given Little Girl time alone and fed her away from the others. Things got […]

Dear DeDe!

It’s Sunday, and that means it’s time for- MOI! Oh Dog!  I am so excited, and just a little bit nervous.  I’m SOOOO excited because today marks 100 posts published at Rumpydog!  How cool is that!  In the words of Rumpy…. woo woo woo! But the reason why I’m nervous is because today’s question is […]

Dear DeDe

Rumpy:  Oh Dog!  It’s Sunday, and that means it’s once again time for advice from Dear DeDe.  Are you ready DeDe? DeDe:  Am I?  You bet I am!  I’ve been practicing answering questions all week just so I could do this! Rumpy:  Really?  What kind of questions have you been answering? DeDe:  You know, “Ready […]