I've personally never met a cat who loves water, although I will admit I've seen plenty of those adorable videos of cats drinking from the tap or enjoying their time splashing around in the tub. While I think those videos are adorable, it seems like neither of my cats will ever get that comfortable. Beau, our oldest, is absolutely terrified of water. If you turn on the tap … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Not like Water? Do All Cats Hate Water or Do Some Cats Love It?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's no secret that adding spices to your food makes them taste a whole lot better, but are there any spices that are considered unsafe for cats? I know not everyone is a clutz like me, who admittedly knocks over almost everything in the kitchen, but it's still important to know whether or not the ingredients you use are toxic to … [Read more...] about Is Oregano Safe for Cats? What Do I Do If My Cat Ate Oregano?
Cats are one of the most interesting species to watch and interact with, for me, especially when it comes to learning how to interact with them. While I have to admit, both of my cats are fairly socialized, cuddly and love to be around us, that wasn't always the case. I can confidently say that in my experience with cats, every cat has started off by either disliking me … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Run Away from Me? Does My Cat Hate Me? (Advice for Cats Who Run & Hide)
About 4 months ago I became the proud owners of the Iris Top Entry Cat Litter Box and let me tell you, there is absolutely no looking back. My sister is a lot more adventurous than me when it comes to trying out new cat products, so she was the proud owner of a ModKat Top Entry Litter Box, which while amazing, was definitely out of my "kitty spending … [Read more...] about Our Favourite Top Entry Litter Boxes
It's not uncommon for a new fish owner to assume that any container that can hold water is fine for keeping fish. Think about it, whenever you think of a new pet fish, you think of those fish in little plastic baggies from the carnival. Pet stores that sell animals tend to keep certain fish, like betta fish, in small cups, so they must not need a lot of space to thrive, … [Read more...] about Can a Betta Fish Live in a Small Fish Bowl? Do Bettas Need Tanks?
Cats come in all different shapes, sizes and have so many different personalities. I can easily say that each one of the 4 cats in my current life is completely different. First, you have Avery, my sister's cat, who is regal, quiet and quite independent. Then you have Walker, who is an extremely social and talkative cat. Then you have Beau, who's a cuddle bug, … [Read more...] about Why Does My Cat Meow so Much? Is My Cat Sick?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Whether it's for Valentine's Day, your anniversary or even for a regular date night, roses can be a romantic gift. Just because these flowers are popular, doesn't mean that they are a safe gift for every household. It's important to understand which plants are considered safe, especially if you live in a pet-friendly household. While it's … [Read more...] about Are Roses Poisonous or Toxic to Cats? Rose Safety Tips
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Sometimes it doesn't matter how well we clean our apartments. Ants can sneak in and colonize at any moment. A few years ago 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 though. No, these ants absolutely loved the soap that we used and for … [Read more...] about Is Borax Safe for Cats? What Do I Do If My Cat Has Been Poisoned?
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”?