From ‘Scaredy Cat’ to Queen of the House

From ‘Scaredy Cat’ to Queen of the House

An FIV-positive cat makes a transformation and finds her forever home after 1,405 days in the shelter. Story by Emily Dieckman Photos Courtesy of The Hermitage No-Kill Cat Shelter Amid the coronavirus pandemic of the last few months, many people have expressed feeling...
Kitty Korner: The Reality of Owning Exotic Cats

Kitty Korner: The Reality of Owning Exotic Cats

Story and Photos by Rebecca West For a lot of folks, the idea of owning an exotic feline rather than an ordinary house cat is hugely appealing. The call of the wild may not extend to the depths displayed in the recent Netflix hit “Tiger King,” but owning an exotic on...
Kitty Korner: Paying it Forward with Professor X

Kitty Korner: Paying it Forward with Professor X

Story by Emily Dieckman, Photos Courtesy Clara Lee Arnold In the wake of her husband’s passing, longtime animal welfare advocate finds joy in providing pet therapy with her cat. Clara Lee Arnold and her certified therapy cat, Professor X, both have an aura of...
Come Cuddle with Cats!

Come Cuddle with Cats!

Tucson’s first cat lounge has three stories, 20 cats and enough joy to turn even the worst day around. Story and photos by Emily Dieckman For devoted cat lovers, a three-story building where nearly two dozen cats roam freely through a yoga studio, a movie-viewing room...