One of the major milestones in a human's life is when children start losing their teeth. Some of my earliest memories include me trying to wiggle my loose teeth until they fell out. This was, of course, in hopes of my parents giving me a bit of money to spend on candy. It didn't matter if I was only getting 25 cents or 2 dollars, I was happy that my little chompers were … [Read more...] about Do Cats Lose Baby Teeth? Everything You Need to Know About Kitten Teeth
Cats spend the majority of their days lazying about and sleeping. Truthfully, the majority of the pictures that I take of my cats have been while they were sleeping, because that's just how much they do it! Whether your cat loves to sleep by your head or your feet, it's hard not to question whether or not they dream. What kind of dreams do they have? Are they dreaming … [Read more...] about Do Cats Dream? What Do Cats Dream About?
What's one feature that always seems to be in most cat toys and is appearing more and more in cat treats? Catnip. Catnip toys and regular catnip has dominated the pet industry for years and although it's been extremely popular it's always a good idea to take a step back and question, well is it safe for my cats? WHAT EXACTLY IS CATNIP? In short, catnip is an herb that is … [Read more...] about Is Catnip Bad for Cats? What Can I Use Catnip For?
It's undeniable that diet is one of the most important factors for humans to stay healthy. Well, the same thing can be said about cats. Although it's easy to trust whatever a pet store merchant or pet food company says about their product, it's important to also understand what a cat's natural diet contains. Cats are obligate carnivores, meaning that in the wild their … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Rice? What Kind of Rice Safe for Cats?
Sometimes cats can be little rascals who get themselves into big messes. I know my cats have knocked over dishes, containers and have even stuck their faces into dirty nooks that they shouldn't have been in in the first place. Although I'm not a huge fan of giving cats baths regularly, there are certain times where a bath is a must. This is especially true of cats who … [Read more...] about Is Dawn Dish Soap Safe for Cats? Can It Kill Fleas?
Growing up I remember always trying to get out of going to school by telling my mom that I was sick. Of course, like every other mom, my mom didn't believe me and pulled out the thermometer. Oftentimes the "I'm sick" charade ended there, but if ever my body temperature was too hot, my mom wouldn't put up a fight and would let me stay home. While fevers aren't the only … [Read more...] about Do Cats Get Fevers? How to Diagnose & Treatments
Waking up to my cat peeing on my bed has by far been one of the worst experiences of my life as a pet parent. I explicitly remember one night, looking Beau straight in the eyes and getting excited that he was coming to get cuddles. After a brief moment, I realized that Beau wasn't actually coming for cuddles, but instead, he was using this opportunity to release his bladder. … [Read more...] about How to Stop Your Cat from Peeing on Your Bed & Reasons Why They Do It!
One of the most interesting things about biology is the way in which organisms and animals reproduce. What could be more intriguing than where we come from and how we came to be? I remember when I was younger, I thought everything reproduced in the same way. So when I learned that some organisms and animals were asexual, could change sexes or could reproduce without … [Read more...] about How Do Cats Mate? What Are the Stages and How Does a Queen Choose Her Mate?
When my partner and I moved in together we thought that we were going to be a single cat household. I was already bringing my cat Beau, and Beau was still having some difficulties getting along with my mom's cat, Walker. While there were some moments where the boys would watch over each other, sleep together and groom each other, you could still tell that Walker was … [Read more...] about Do Female Cats Get Along? Should I Get Male or Female Cats?
Chances are if you're reading this post, you're a movie lover and popcorn fanatic. There's just something to eating popcorn while watching a movie that feels right, but while popcorn is a very tasty treat for humans, it's important to take a step back and question "how safe is popcorn for cats?" Our chinchilla, Gary, is a huge fan of popcorn, but even though organic popcorn … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Popcorn? Can Cats Choke on Popcorn?