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)?
Every so often when I'm eating one of my cat's ears perks up. It doesn't matter if I'm opening a jar of peanut butter or opening a bag of nuts, my cats want to know what's happening the moment I'm doing anything! I can't say that my cats are usually interested in the foods that I'm eating after they've seen what I have. My mom's cat, on the otherhand is usually all over the … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Peanuts? Are They Safe or Toxic? What Happens If My Cat Eats Peanuts?
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 and sometimes it feels like 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 chew toys. I used to live next to a store that required you to … [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?
Hamsters have quickly grown to be one of the most common "starter pets" that families get their children. When children ask for pets it seems like common replies are: dogs are too much work, fish aren't entertaining enough and cats will ruin all of the furniture. I know growing up, no one in my family had any pets other than one of my younger cousins. Her parents got her a … [Read more...] about Do Hamsters Make Noises? What do Hamster Squeals & Screams Mean?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I thought it was time to start bringing back the posts about what cats can eat since it seemed like a number of you enjoyed the previous topics I talked about such as if cats can eat pecans, can cats drink almond milk, can cats drink soy milk, can cats drink coffee, and if cats can eat watermelons. So today I'm going to a popular fruit … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Olives and What Happens If They Do?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Even though I wrote a long article of the most common Betta illnesses, one of the most common questions I still get is "Is my Betta Fish Dying?" So, I thought I'd write a post specifically on that and ways you can tell if your Betta is doing well or if they may be passing over the rainbow bridge soon. COLOURING How does your Betta look? … [Read more...] about Is my Betta Fish Dying? How do I know if my Betta is Sick?