I'll admit, this is quite an odd topic to be brought up on our pet blog, but many of us have cats who seem to constantly have mood swings. Our cat Kalista loves to get petted. Sometimes she will beg for attention until we start petting her, but shortly after she will bite and then lick us. Beau is very similar, though oftentimes Beau will claw at us out of seemingly … [Read more...] about Can Cats & Kittens Have Schizophrenia? How Do You Tell?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Have you ever been in the situation where you drop food on the ground and your kitty comes running to gobble up everything? I know that happens a lot in our household, but I've been lucky to pick up just about everything. Dropping food, especially nuts gets me thinking, can cats eat things like pecans? The first thought is, obviously, pecans … [Read more...] about My Cat Accidentally ate Pecans! Can Cats Eat Pecans?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's always great to have alternatives for your little one to drink, especially if they aren't huge water drinkers. In the past, I covered the question "cats can drink soy milk?", but you may also be wondering can cats drink almond milk? Due to my ongoing battle with lactose, we've searched for cow milk alternatives, just so I have … [Read more...] about Can Cats & Kittens Drink Almond Milk and what happens to them if they do?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, If you didn't already know, we recently got a new little one who took some time to get used to our home. Luckily, I work from home, so it's fairly easy to keep an eye out for her, but it's a great question to ask yourself is... How long can cats be left alone? Not all of us are lucky enough to work from home and trust me the … [Read more...] about How Long Can Cats be Left Alone?
Have you ever been in the situation where your little one jolts out of the room or starts hissing because of the music you're listening to? Oddly enough, I have. With Beau, it seems to be the sound of oboes that terrify him, and sometimes when I'm composing more suspenseful or "thriller" sound designs he has to leave the room because of the stressful sounds. So, what kind of … [Read more...] about Do Cats & Kittens Like Music?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Have you ever eaten something and realized your kitty is mad curious about it? I know Walker, my mom's cat, has no boundaries and will climb all over you to get at whatever you're eating. On the other hand, my cat Beau is a bit more subtle and will watch you from afar and if he sees a piece of food drop onto the floor he'll run in for the … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Watermelon and What Happens to Them If They Do?
Sometimes our cats get messy, especially if you have a curious cat who likes to jump on counters and knock things over. I'm personally thrilled that my cats don't get into very many messes. At most, my cats knock small objects off of our coffee table, but that doesn't mean that we haven't had to wash them before. In the case of Beau, our eldest, we had to wash him several … [Read more...] about What Can I Wash My Cat/Kitten With? Is Dish Soap/Detergent Safe? What Can I Use if I don’t have Cat Shampoo?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can suck when you buy a product that is supposed to clean but actually smells worse than what it is you're cleaning. I have to admit we have had this issue with Nature's Miracle in the past. I will say, I do love Nature's Micacle it's done a great job cleaning up urine (from Beau when he had a UTI), feces (from Beau being a goober and … [Read more...] about Nature’s Miracle, Does It Make Stains Smell Worse and How Do I Get Rid of the Smell?
At this point, it should be no surprise that we had to go forward with Beau getting a PU Surgery. This decision, at first, was a difficult decision to make, but after reassurance from our vets, we ultimately chose to move forward with the surgery. We had battled previous urinary tract infections (UTIs), switching to all different types of food, and even tried reducing his … [Read more...] about What is a Perineal Urethrostomy (PU) Surgery, and what do I need to know?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Something a lot of new pet parents don't know if you shouldn't give a cat cows milk as it can cause them an upset stomach, so... what kind of milk is safe for them to have? Well, of course, there are all sorts of pet safe milk such as WHISKAS CATMILK PLUS Drink for Cats and Kittens, Cat Sip Real Milk Treat for Cats and Kittens, KMR … [Read more...] about Can Cats & Kittens Have Soy Milk? What happens if they do?