It's no secret that we've dealt with our fair share of cat pee over the years. Given Beau's frequent urinary tract infections and his life-changing perineal urethrostomy, we've had to clean cat pee from all kinds of places. I'll admit, cat pee can be extremely frustrating to clean, especially because the smell seems to hold on longer than other liquids. While not … [Read more...] about How Do I Get Rid of Cat Pee Smell? At Home Tricks and Products You Can Try!
Cats have a number of odd behaviours that can be confusing to their human counterparts. One of the most confusing behaviours being... why do they rub their faces on absolutely everything? Is there a reason why they choose to bunt objects? Does it seem like every time you get comfortable with your laptop or with a book, they're immediately there pushing themselves against … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Rub Their Faces on Everything? Why Does My Cat Bunt or Headbutt Me?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Even though I've been in 4 kittens' lives, it always shocks me how much growing they do. This is especially true when I think they are done growing, but surprisingly they're not! So, why is it that cats grow at different speeds and when exactly are they done growing? Do cats ever stop growing? Do some cat breeds grow faster than … [Read more...] about When Do Cats Stop Growing? How Fast Do Kittens Grow?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Today I'm going to cover a fairly serious topic that we as cat owners never want to think about. I don't think I've talked about this much on the blog, but in the first year we had Walker my dad had left the front door open and Walker escaped. At first, we didn't realize that Walker was missing. There was no wind that night so the door … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Run Away and What Do I Do If Mine Does Run Away?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, As you may already know, we have been a multi-cat household for quite some time now and even before we adopted our beloved Kalista, my cat Beau lived with my mom's cat Walker. Over the years we've seen some intense catfights that commonly end up with snuggles and grooming, which brings on the question... why do cats groom and clean each … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Lick & Groom Each Other? Does It Mean They like Each Other?
It can be difficult to name a new pet, especially when you don't have a favourite TV Show, video game or book character that your pet looks like. This is especially true when it comes to hamsters. Luckily for us, it was extremely easy to come up with our hamster Twitch's name since that's what she was doing when she was surrendered to us. I had a lot of fun finding and … [Read more...] about 122 of Our Favourite Funny and Cute Hamster Names
When we first adopted Beau I joked that he was a vacuum cleaner because he always scarfed down his meals. Now, that's not so surprising since he was a stray who was brought into a "multi-pet" household. When we first adopted Beau we also didn't realize he had Pica, which with the combination of eating way too quickly didn't go so well. Beau would eat so quickly that he … [Read more...] about My Cat Eats Too Fast, Then Throws Up! 6 Easy Ways to Kitty to Slow down While Eating!
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Has your cat ever bit you and immediately licked you? The first thing that you may think is... well I don't know which I prefer more... you biting me or licking me! How could something that's supposed to be soothing feel so rough? Personally, my first experience being licked by an animal was from a dog. Although I admit, I'm not a huge … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Tongues Feel like Sandpaper? What Are They Made Of?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Cats teeth can be fairly confusing, especially as they have four large canines and the rest are fairly teeny tiny. Not only that, but you might be wondering... do cats lose teeth and grow in adult teeth? These are important facts to know, especially when dental hygiene is so important to cats. So let's get to answering some of the most … [Read more...] about How Many Teeth Do Cats Have? Do Cats Lose Teeth? How Can I Take Care of Their Teeth?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's no secret that most cats have habits that can seem odd and lying on pieces of paper is one of the weirdest. Being a teacher, I have a lot of experience with my cats thinking that my course materials are their new bed. With Kalista, in particular, it doesn't seem to matter whether or not the paper is a standard legal size or a … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Lay on Paper? 6 Reasons Why Cats like Paper