Monday 8 July 2024

CATS HAVE PROBLEMS TOO! with Dr Basil ~ Featuring Today's Despurrate Dilemma **HELP! I NEED TO CURB MY URGES!!!**

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Dr Basil ©BionicBasil®

Happy Monday, furry floofers

Welcome to Cats Have Purroblems Too, where I give epically epic advice to cats with despurrate dilemmas too great for them to solve alone. 

Also, mew may be pondering on what my professional credentials are, so purrlease purruse the list below:

Ph.D. in Kitty Psychology & Psychiatry
BSc (Hons) Headology  
Psy.D. Furry Logic
 MS. Fuzzy Logic
MA. Common Sense

My other Professional Credits include:

NOM Master
Snoozy Savant
Purr Master
AdvoCat of T.L. Treatment
Touchy Feely Therapy or T.F.T
Purrfume Aroma Treatment or P.A.T.

I can help mew to solve all your Pet Peeves, Purrsonal Problems and Despurrate Dilemmas, no matter how great or small they may be.

Plus, I 
only use the very latest techniques, some of which I have developed myself over my long and esteemed career, which include:

 Purr Therapy ~ For Uptight and Particularly Stressed Kitties 

Nom Zen ~The Art of Nomming in Total Tranquility 

ZZZ's Snooze Sensation ~ Including Mewsical CatNap Sessions tailored to your purrsonal requirements

YogiCat Meditation ~ Stretches and Breathing Techniques for the Severely Stressed & Overworked

Intense CatNip Therapy ~ This treatment speaks for itself (I find it very beneficial)

I am also an AdvoCat of Tough Love coupled with a healthy dose of common kitty sense

Purrfume Aroma Treatment ~ A Sensory Smelling Session S.S.S. to calm and soothe with highly aromatic blends of specially selected scents

To help mew release all your stresses and worries just drop by my clinic held here or, alternatively email me your purroblem, and I'll answer here. If mew require to remain anonymous or anon, purrlease include that in your email. 

Mew can contact me directly at the following address:

DearDrBasil (at) gmail (dot) com

So come and sit on my supurr comfy couch, reee-lax, breathe deeply and tell me of your troubles, as I'm ready, willing and able to help.

Cats Have Purroblems Too with Dr Basil @BionicBasil® Find A Comfy Spot on The Couch

This is one of my cases via email:


Dear Dr Basil, I hope this letter finds mew in high spirits and excellent whisker health. It's your feline friend Pudding here, and let me tell mew, I'm in a bit of a pickle! My humans are all riled up because of my workout-ruining escapades, and I fear my days of innocent mischief may be numbered. Mew see I have a penchant for interrupting their yoga and workout routines by transforming the living room into my personal obstacle course. Whether it's climbing on their backs during downward dog or trying to roll their yoga mats up, I just can't resist adding my own flair to their fitness endeavours, to obviously make it less boring for them, as mew well know this workout malarky is really boring! MOL But the last straw was when I accidentally tripped up my mom during her HIIT workout, resulting in a rather undignified faceplant into the shagpile rug. The horror! Now, I come to mew, oh wise Dr Basil, seeking your expert guidance on how I can curb my workout-ruining urges and restore peace and harmony to our household. I eagerly await any help mew can offer to enable me to become the purrfect workout companion. Please, lend me your feline wisdom, Dr. Basil, and save me from being banished to the great outdoors, well into the kitchen! Yours in mischievous desperation, Pudding

This is my Expert Reply

(Notice how I use a soothing green text colour to soothe Pudding's workout faux pas!)

Dear Pudding, I must say, your workout-ruining antics are quite the spectacle! Your humans must be finding it pawfully hard to maintain their zen with a chunky feline like mew making mischief. However, worry not, my furry furiend! Dr Basil is here to offer some wise and whisker-licking good advice to help you become the purrfect workout companion. Step 1: The Power of Distraction Pudding, it's time to redirect your mischievous energy! Instead of pouncing on your humans mid-plank, why not engage in some entertaining catnip-fueled aerobics of your own? A jingly ball or a feather on a stick can do wonders! Step 2: Treat Yo'Self Why not indulge in a little snack before your humans hit the yoga mat? A tasty treat might just keep you occupied and away from their workout space. After all, a well-fed kitty is a content kitty! Step 3: Paws for Reflection It's time to contemplate, Pudding. When mew feel the urge to pounce, take a moment to ponder over the futility of disrupting your humans. Perhaps a little feline introspection will do wonders for your inner peace. Step 4: Feline Yoga** Embrace the ancient art of cat yoga! Instead of climbing on your humans' backs, why not show off your own impressive feline yoga poses? Downward-facing cat, anypawdy? Step 5: The ART of Apology Should mew find yourself accidentally tripping up your mom again, offer her an artful and heartfelt meow of apology. A little affectionate head bump and some whisker wouldn't go amiss.

**One final thing, I would see if mew can get your furry own purrsonalised yoga mat so that mew can feel part of the activity, and whether mew just relax in kitty zen pose or actively engage in some stretches, mew can do it on the comfort of your own, exclusive mat and still be part of the fun. Pudding, with these steps, mew'll soon become the purrfect workout companion and restore harmony in the household. Remember, a happy human means more treats and cozy napping spots for mew! Best of luck and chin up, Pudding!


Dr Basil

@ The Cats have Purroblems Too Clinic T.M.

Today's Top Tip is:

~ Feeling left out of an activity can lead to issues, be as inclusive as mew can, everypawdy should feel welcome ~ 

If mew can relate to Kevin's problem or feel that mew need any assistance, purrlease leave a comment to: Dear Dr Basil with your dilemma or email me directly, and I'll get back to mew.

Thank mew all for joining me today at The Cats have Purroblems Too Clinic, and I'll be back next Monday with another open clinic and a brand new case study.

Until then, Keep Calm and Purr on

Dr Basil

Ph.D. ~ BSc. (Hons) ~ Psy.D. ~ M.S. ~ M.A. 

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  1. Excellent suggestions all and I hope things work out (pun intended)! Thanks for joining Angel Brian's Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!

  2. This made me laugh out loud. You're the master of yoga interruptions. Well done. Dr. Basil always gives great advice.

    Thank you for joining the Awww Mondays Blog Hop.

    Have a fabulous Awww Monday and week. Scritches all around and a hug to mom. ♥

  3. Dr Basil! That was the best counsel you could ever give! Purrfect! Nailed it right on head! You are a genius, for certain.

  4. Dr. Basil is very wise. You should listen to his advice.

  5. What excellent advice, Dr. Basil! We will pass those tips along to our zoomy cats here!

  6. It sounds like his own mat with some catnip and a toy on it might make him feel so happy in his own space he'd leave the people be.


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