Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Has your cat ever bit you and immediately licked you? The first thing that you may think is... well I don't know which I prefer more... you biting me or licking me! How could something that's supposed to be soothing feel so rough? Personally, my first experience being licked by an animal was from a dog. Although I admit, I'm not a huge … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Tongues Feel like Sandpaper? What Are They Made Of?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, As you may already know our cat Beau is one of the most spoiled cuddly cats you could ever meet. Ever since we first adopted Beau he's been attached to me and over the years he's grown more and more fond of my partner, to the point where every opportunity he gets to sit with my partner he will. It's come to the point where Beau's morning … [Read more...] about Beau, Our Cat, Is Spoiled with Lap Time (Cute Cat Story)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Cats teeth can be fairly confusing, especially as they have four large canines and the rest are fairly teeny tiny. Not only that, but you might be wondering... do cats lose teeth and grow in adult teeth? These are important facts to know, especially when dental hygiene is so important to cats. So let's get to answering some of the most … [Read more...] about How Many Teeth Do Cats Have? Do Cats Lose Teeth? How Can I Take Care of Their Teeth?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, School is back in session and unfortunately, that means I'm going to have to spend a significant amount of time away from the kitties again. Winter break was amazing and I got a lot of work on music done, but there's nothing I'm going to miss more than spending time with these little buggers. I'm really glad Beau and Kalista have bonded … [Read more...] about It’s Back To Work Kitties! I’ll Miss Ya!
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's no secret that most cats have habits that can seem odd and lying on pieces of paper is one of the weirdest. Being a teacher, I have a lot of experience with my cats thinking that my course materials are their new bed. With Kalista, in particular, it doesn't seem to matter whether or not the paper is a standard legal size or a cue card, … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Lay on Paper? Does Everyone’s?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, You may have already known that our cat Beau loves tucking himself in from the many photos we have of him on Instagram or my passing mentions on the blog. While it's adorable every time Beau does it, it seems Kalista has taken a few notes and has started tucking herself in. My partner is still fairly ill and while the cats spent almost a … [Read more...] about Kalista, Our Cat, Has Learned to Tuck Herself in (Cute Cat Story)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's no secret that Kalista is an extremely playful cat and although she's getting closer and closer to being a one year old, I don't see her slowing down anytime soon. Kalista has a number of favourite toys, but this week we discovered she has an obsession with paper towel rolls. We were already aware that Kalista loved cardboard, … [Read more...] about Kalista, My Cat, Loves Playing with Paper Towel Rolls (Cute Cat Story)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can feel overwhelming to think about taking care of a cat with vision-impairment or full on blindness. A lot of times cats with disabilities don't get adopted, even though with proper care and knowledge it isn't actually that much harder to take care of these cats. Now, this isn't to say that there aren't certain disabilities or long-term … [Read more...] about How Do You Tell If a Cat Is Blind? How Do You Care for a Blind Cat?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's been a long run, but I think I've finally won Kalista's affection. I know, I know... I probably talk about this way too much, but it's a sure sign that even cats that seem disinterested in you may grow to be loving towards you. At first, it started as Kalista completely ignoring me, then it went to Kalista falling in love with my … [Read more...] about Kalista, My Cat, Is Finally Sitting in My Lap While I Work (Cute Cat Story)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Although it can be an awkward topic to talk about, it's very important to understand the reproductive cycle of your cat/kitten. Now, for many of my regular readers, this is a topic that you may not need to learn about since your cats are most likely spayed. However for the new foster parents or folks who recently adopted a kitten who is too … [Read more...] about How Long & When Do Cats Stay In Heat? How Can You Tell if She’s in Heat and What Care Should You Take?