Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Summer is still not over and Toronto just seems to be getting hotter and hotter. I have to admit, there's nothing I want more than ice cream and it got me thinking, is ice cream ever safe for cats? We already covered if cats can have almond milk if they can drink soy milk, or if they can drink coffee and our hope is to find foods cats can … [Read more...] about Can Cats or Kittens Eat Ice Cream?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can be confusing when you see two of the same animals fighting, especially when they fight to the death. This can be very true of those who decide to keep Betta Fish. Why is it that betta fish have the nickname "fighter fish" and why is it that they will always fight to the death? Also, if they always fight to the death, how do they … [Read more...] about Why and How Do Betta Fish Fight?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, One of the first concerns my partner had when we took in Twitch, our dearly departed hamster, was "is she going to smell?" This is a huge concern for a lot of parents and potential hamster owners. For some reason, hamsters have a bad reputation for being stinky or smelly, so is there some way to give them a bath? Do they need dust baths … [Read more...] about Do Hamsters Need Baths?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, A lot of pet parents make the conscious decision to make sure that their cats don't eat any human food, but if you're a pet parent who wants to treat their cat with a bit of cooked chicken what should you cook it in? Are certain oils toxic to cats? Should you use water instead? Does cooking chicken in water even work? Should you simply … [Read more...] about Can Cats Have Olive Oil? Is it safe? Is it Toxic?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, We were recently contacted by Meowfia in hopes of seeing what our kitties think about their cat beds. If you know our family well, you know we're not really a "cat bed" or "cat tree" type of home (since Beau prefers to sleep in our lap and Kalista loves running around like the crazy Calico that she is!) I will say, as soon as I saw these … [Read more...] about REVIEW: Meowfia Premium Cat Cave Beds
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, A lot of times it's hard to figure out what's the best diet for your pet, especially when you speak to customer representatives who do not have the knowledge or even own the pets. I found this especially true about fish. So, what do we do as pet owners? We take to the internet and do some research on what the best types of foods … [Read more...] about What Is a Betta Fish’s Natural Diet? What Is the Best Type of Food (Pellets, Freeze-Dried, Frozen or Raw)?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I know I recently covered whether or not cats can eat peanut butter, but I thought I would bring up whether or not cats are able to eat raw peanuts. Who here has spilled a bowl of nuts in the past, or dropped a peanut while trying to grab some from the jar... I know I have! With Beau being the dart-like, food driven cat that he is, I'm … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Peanuts? Are they safe or toxic? What happens if my cat eats peanuts?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, If you own small mammals you know that sometimes it's difficult to find them the right food. Pet stores cater so heavily to dogs and cats that sometimes our small friends get glossed over. I can't tell you the number of times I have gone to a pet store and they are all sold out of hamster food, or specific toys, or there are stores that … [Read more...] about Can Hamsters Eat Guinea Pig Food? Is it As Healthy? Is it Safe?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, You can't deny that peanut butter is one of the easiest snacks to prepare when you're peckish, or if you're taking a long car ride or if you're trying to prep a quick lunch for your kids. As long as you don't have allergies to it, it's a great healthy pick-me-up that even dogs love! But what about cats? Do they love this tasty treat as much … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Peanut Butter? Is Peanut Butter Safe for Cats to Eat?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, When it comes to adopting animals some of the questions parents have are: Will you take care of it? Does it make a big mess? Does it make lots of noise? How expensive is it? Since hamsters are one of the most common animals parents tend to get children, let's talk about how loud hamsters can be, or if they are … [Read more...] about Do Hamsters Make Noises? What do Hamster Squeals & Screams Mean?