Wednesday, January 5, 2022

Merry Twelfth Day of Christmas!

It's the Twelfth Day of Christmas! It's also Woof Woof Wednesday over here on our blog, and so pup Astrid wanted to share with you all the festive cookies she got to enjoy on Christmas.

These cookies are from Astrid's favorite Etsy shop, that being DogParkPublishing. We've been shopping there for years now, and Astrid gets to enjoy their goodies for Christmas, Halloween, her birthday, and everything in between. She's also getting one of their cookies tomorrow, for Three Kings Day. We'll share more about the significance of that festive day tomorrow.

Merry Twelfth Day of Christmas, friends!

Festive Doodle of the Day

Our doodle for the Twelfth Day of Christmas obviously has to include some festive kitties and pups. Oh, and of course that festive red truck.

Tip of the Day

We are still working through our series of tips on caring for outdoor feral and stray cats in the cold winter months, and we're currently still on the topic of shelters. If you do care for feral or other outdoor cats, if possible, try to offer more than one shelter. These could even be just multiple plain and simple shelters, and even makeshift ones that allow cats to find some form of respite from direct exposure to the elements. Having multiple shelter areas can allow for more cats to find a potentially safe and warm place to spend a cold day or night. Multiple shelters can especially, of course, help reduce competition, especially amongst cats who might not get along and therefore might not readily share shelter space. Putting shelters in multiple locations is also a way to reduce competition and to allow more outdoor cats to find a safe place to stay in the winter. You can also offer varying shelter types, such as those made from different construction materials and those with different internal layouts. This could help cater to feral or other outdoor cats who might be picky about where they are comfortable staying. Offering any shelter at all, even just one, is of course incredibly beneficial to outdoor cats in the cold winter. If you are able to offer more than one shelter, though, do consider this as a way to enable more cats to be safe and warm in the winter.


Catscue said...

Those are some pawsome cookies Astrid, enjoy!

pilch92 said...

Astrid is a lucky girl. Those look good enough to eat. :) Nice drawing and great tips. XO

Eastside Cats said...

Really, the snow dog and snow kitty in the doodle are adorable!

Melissa, Mudpie and Angel Truffles (Mochas, Mysteries and Meows) said...

Those are adorable, Astrid!

meowmeowmans said...

Hi Astrid! Ooh, your cookies are so cute -- and yummy looking.

Happy 12th Day of Christmas! XO

messymimi said...

Those look like the best cookies ever!