Cats

Pet Food

Pet Food

Pet food, especially which type to feed your pet, is a perplexing topic. There are dog and cat foods formulated with ingredients that benefit some animals, but are a detriment to others; animals even within the same breed have different calorie and protein needs, and they all need foods that promote proper digestion. And while […]

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  September 17, 2021   No comments
Cleanliness

Cleanliness

Dogs and cats are naturally clean animals. It may not seem that way when your dog is out rolling in the mud (or something worse!), but they have an innate ability to keep clean themselves. For instance, when your dog sheds, they are continually renewing their fur (Like a change of clothes for us), it’s […]

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  August 3, 2021   No comments
Spring Tick Season is Right Around the Corner

Spring Tick Season is Right Around the Corner

Ticks are an unfortunate consequence of the warm spring weather. Those creepy little bugs will get active soon, and unfortunately your pet is a choice target. Ticks have barbed legs that grasp clothing and pet fur easily; they hang out in shrubs and trees, tall grass, and wait with open arms for something to pass […]

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  May 5, 2021   No comments
Arthritis in Dogs and Cats

Arthritis in Dogs and Cats

Our animal’s bodies take a beating over the years. They run and jump and play for years, and all of that activity wears their little bodies down. As pet’s age, it’s common for many to feel the pains associated with arthritis; it’s even possible that they feel lingering pains in their limbs, making it difficult […]

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  February 19, 2021   No comments
Keep your Cat’s Coat Looking Vibrant

Keep your Cat’s Coat Looking Vibrant

Anyone who owns a cat knows that cats spend considerable time every day to grooming habits. And you would think that all those hours a cat spends grooming would amount to a clean and healthy coat, right? Not really. And the difficulty in grooming a cat comes not in the task itself—brushing, nail trimming, etc.—but […]

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  October 17, 2019   No comments
Territorial Cats

Territorial Cats

Did you know that cats (generally speaking) are more territorial than dogs? It’s true. And cats seem to exhibit territorial behavior for a number of reasons and in a number of ways. However, it can be difficult to determine the reason for a cat’s behavior—a cat may behave with territorial aggression to certain people and […]

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  September 8, 2018   No comments
Kids and Pets

Kids and Pets

Pets and kids are well matched. Pets are fun for kids and kids are fun for—most—pets. Time spent with a pet can provide a child with the type of inimitable experience that he or she will hopefully carry all through his or her adulthood. But there are reasons to be cautious: pets don’t always understand […]

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  December 4, 2017   No comments
Grooming Pet Tips

Grooming Pet Tips

Grooming keeps pets clean and healthy, yet many pet owners don’t know where to begin when it comes to their own companion animals. Here are a few tips that you should find useful when it comes time to groom your pet. Brush Regularly Most dogs and cats enjoy being brushed. Not only does it strengthen […]

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  October 6, 2016   No comments
Litter Box Training for Kittens

Litter Box Training for Kittens

Cats have a natural instinct to use sand or soil to eliminate their waste, so training a kitten to use a litter box is not difficult. Most kittens will begin to use a litter box at three or four weeks of age, which is about the time most kittens are ready to go home with […]

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  October 6, 2016   No comments
Pregnancy & Cats

Pregnancy & Cats

Mama cats are pretty adept at taking care of themselves, but there’s still a few tweaks you’ll want to make to help keep them healthy and comfortable. How To Tell If A Cat Is Pregnant If your cat is more than four months old, she’s capable of becoming pregnant and will go in and out […]

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  August 30, 2016   No comments