Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, We're leaving the country soon and it's time to leave another list of things to do for our lovely friend who has agreed to babysit our little ones. This time around I wanted to share my list of things to do with you folks to see if you think it's adequate or if you think more information should be added. Hopefully, my list will also help out … [Read more...] about Travelling? What kind of list should you leave your pet sitter?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I feel like this is one of the most common questions cat owners have about their little ones. When the hubby and I first moved in together we had to make sure that nothing made of cloth was in Beau's reach because he would chew on it due to his Pica. So we began questioning... how high can Beau actually jump? Why might this be … [Read more...] about How high can cats jump? (Cool Facts about these High Jumpers!)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, You may already know that we recently switched Beau & Walker onto a full wet diet because of their struggles with UTIs and Beau's most recent Double Cystomy and PU Surgery. Since we had no problems with kibble before, we never really supplemented feeding either of them wet food, especially because Beau didn't particularly like it. Every … [Read more...] about How Long Can You Leave Wet Cat Food Out? How Long Can it Sit Out?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, We all want to be as safe with our pets as possible, and we've all spilt liquids or food on the floor when we're in a rush. So, here's the question: Is it safe for cats or dogs to lap up some of your spilt coffee? Short answer: No, it's not, but if it's consumed in a very small amount you're probably safe. Let me break it down for … [Read more...] about Can Cats or Dogs Drink Coffee and what happens to them if they do?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, After last week's article about Pica I've been doing a lot more research on illnesses and sicknesses our little ones are susceptible to and thought... hey... can cats actually get Lyme Disease? So I thought I'd share the research I've done with you. Short Answer Yes, cats can get Lyme disease, but it is very uncommon. What is Lyme Disease … [Read more...] about Can Cats & Kittens Get Lyme Disease?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, As you may already know we used to really struggle with Beau and his Pica, but I'm happy to let you know that Beau hasn't chewed on anything abnormal in months! Let me give you a rundown on Pica, how you can spot it & what you can do to prevent your little one from eating your clothes and other foreign objects that may cause problems … [Read more...] about What is Pica in Cats & How Can I Help My Cat Stop Chewing?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It has been a pretty rough month for us at Pets Overload, given Beau's health and recent operations. Well, that's not all... About a week ago we were petting Beau and felt a few bumps on his back. At first, we weren't too concerned because when we parted his hair it looked like he had a few scars that could have been from scratching too hard … [Read more...] about A Bit of Bad Luck: We found a lesion
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, So to catch those who are new up, Beau had a double surgery - a Cystotomy and a Perineal Urethrostomy done at once - in order to help him with his issues with his blockages and urinary tract infections. Things did get incredibly serious and there were points we thought we might lose him, but luckily, since the surgery, it seems we're in the … [Read more...] about Week 1: My Cat’s Recovery After a Double Cystotomy & PU Surgery (Our Detailed Account & Suggestions for Care post Surgery)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, The other day I listened to an education session about Primal Pet Foods and let me tell you, what was brought up in the discussion was crazy interesting! I knew a bit about Primal from seeing it in the local pet store and have fed Beau a couple samples in the past, but I will be honest in saying: I never did very much research into raw or … [Read more...] about What interests me about feeding Freeze-Dried Primal Pet Food
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, This past week we decided to try to get Beau to drink more again. We've also switched his food onto the Royal Canin Sensitive Stomach in hopes of finding a PH balanced kibble until we can get Beau to consistently eat wet food. In hopes of raising Beau's water consumption, we decided to move the water bowls to different areas of the house. … [Read more...] about Why we changed where we place our water bowls