Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Sometimes it doesn't matter how clean our apartments, ants can sneak in at any moment. A few years back we lived in an apartment that was absolutely infested with ants. The weird thing was, these ants weren't hanging around just when there was food around. The ants absolutely loved the soap that we used and for some weird reason, they would … [Read more...] about Is Borax Safe for Cats? What Do I Do If My Cat Has Been Poisoned?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Sometimes the greatest joys in life come from silly day to day things that happen between the cats. The other day Kalista was sleeping inside of her Meowfia bed and Beau came to sleep on top of it. (She loves sleeping nestled inside of the beds, and Beau likes to flatten them out to sleep on top.) Well, Kalista had to try to escape … [Read more...] about Beau, Our Cat, Didn’t Realize He Was Lying on His Sister! (Funny Cat Video)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's no secret that my cat, Kalista, is an absolute scardy cat. When we first met Kalista she kept trying to run away the whole time and hide in the cat bed the rescue had for her. It was the first time I really had a cat be so afraid of meeting people since Walker is extremely social, and Beau loves being around people. We … [Read more...] about Teaching My Cat, Kalista, Not to Hide Under the Bed
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Cats have a number of odd behaviours we as owners don't always understand. One of the oddest is when they knead us or other objects in the household. Why do cats do this? Why are they so obsessed with pushing their paws into us? Is it a form of calming themselves down? Is it a form of showing comfort or affection? Where does this habit come … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Knead Things with Their Paws or “Make Muffins”?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I think all of us have fallen victim to the ongoing battle of whether dogs are better than cats and while I was always an animal lover, I don't think I had a preference to either. I just know I wasn't very interested in getting a fish, reptile or enclosed small mammal growing up because I loved the idea of being able to cuddle your pet. And … [Read more...] about I Love How My Cat, Beau Always Wants to Be Held (Cute Cat Story)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's no secret that we've dealt with our fair share of cat pee over the years. Given Beau's frequent urinary tract infections and his life-changing perineal urethrostomy, we've had to clean cat pee from all kinds of places. I'll admit, cat pee can be extremely frustrating to clean, especially because the smell seems to hold on longer than … [Read more...] about How Do I Get Rid of Cat Pee Smell? At Home Tricks and Products You Can Try!
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, While it feels like the winter has just begun in Toronto, it seems like today there were a number of birds gathering by our windows. We had a fairly large blizzard hit us a few days ago, causing streets to become completely whited out and travel times doubled or even tripled dependant on where in the city you were travelling from/to. Even … [Read more...] about Beau Is Patiently Waiting for the Birds to Come Home (Cute Cat Story)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Cats have a number of odd behaviours that can be confusing to their human counterparts. One of the most confusing being... why do they rub their faces on absolutely everything? Is there a reason why they choose to bunt objects? Does it seem like every time you get comfortable with your laptop or with a book, they're immediately there pushing … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Rub Their Faces on Everything? Why Does My Cat Bunt or Headbutt Me?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, As the Canadian winter gets colder and colder, it's feeling a lot less desirable to leave the house each day for work. Although it's getting extremely cold, the cold isn't the only reason why this pet parent doesn't want to leave the house. As mentioned, especially in the past few weeks, Kalista has been bonding more and more with me. This … [Read more...] about Kalista, Our Cat, Finds It Unacceptable for Me to Go to Work (Cute Cat Story)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Even though I've been in 4 kittens' lives, it always shocks me how much growing they do. This is especially true when I think they are done growing, but surprisingly they're not! So, why is it that cats grow at different speeds and when exactly are they done growing? Do cats ever stop growing? Do some cat breeds grow faster than … [Read more...] about When Do Cats Stop Growing? How Fast Do Kittens Grow?