It's no secret that humans have used cats as a form of pest control for centuries. Even still, farmers often use cats to catch mice, bugs and other small vermin, but are cats any good at catching city-life pests? With the rising number of cockroach infestations, especially in big cities, many apartment dwellers find themselves squishing these pesky bugs on the daily. I know … [Read more...] about Do Cats Eat Roaches? Is it Safe For Cats to Hunt & Kill Cockroaches?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Have you ever looked at your cat's eyes and seen them cry? What's going on in their little mind to cause them to cry? Are they sad? Are they stressed out? Are the allergic to something? Is it normal for them to cry? Do their tears stain their fur? Short Answer It's completely natural for your cat to cry or for their eyes to water. A lot of … [Read more...] about Why Are My Cats Eyes Watering? What Can I Use to Clean My Cats Eyes from Tear Stains?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, A bit ago I decided to discuss the importance of refrigerating wet food that has been opened and making sure that wet food is not left out for extended periods of time. Well, I was actually shocked about how many e-mails I got shortly after asking me about if there's an amount of time dry food can be left out for. Sometimes it slips my mind … [Read more...] about How Long Can You Leave Dry Cat Food Out? How Should You Store It?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, As you probably already guessed, I'm obsessed with writing and talking about what foods animals can and can't eat. So it was only a matter of time that I was going to cover whether or not cats can eat Cashews. Short Answer Cashew nuts can be fed to your cat sparingly, but should not be fed as a regular treat. (The build of a Cashew Nut is: … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Cashews or are they Toxic/Poisonous to them?
One of the scariest things for pet parents is the worry of whether or not their pet is sick or in pain. Unfortunately, it can be a bit difficult to tell whether your Betta Fish is A-Okay, but I would give a quick read on how to make sure betta fish is happy and the signs of whether or not your Betta is sick as well as the topmost common Betta illnesses and … [Read more...] about How Long Do Betta Fish Sleep? Is My Betta Fish Dying?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Ever since we got Gary I've been going on a spiral of research trying to learn more about Chinchillas, where they come from and what their natural habitat is like. I thought some of you might be interested, so here are some of the coolest facts I've learned! 1. Chinchillas Are Native to the South American Andes Mountains Chinchillas … [Read more...] about 36 Most Interesting Facts About Chinchillas in the Wild
When we first adopted our cat Kalista we weren't aware of how special calico cats were. In regards to Kalista's coat, we thought it was really cute if we adopted a second cat that had a white belly like our first cat, Beau, had. Though, that being said, this was not a requirement for adopting a new cat. Shortly after adopting Kalista we kept bumping into people asking us … [Read more...] about Are Calico Cats Always Female? Can Male Cats Be Calico?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Cats do odd things sometimes and one of the weirdest things Kalista does is bite us and lick us. It's a fairly common trait in cats, however, it's something none of our other cats have ever done. So why is it that she's doing it? What does it mean? As is with most things and cats, there's no straightforward answer. Cats can use one tactic … [Read more...] about Why Is It My Cat Bites Me Then Licks My Fingers?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, A while back I was really curious as to how high cats jump, but this week I've been more curious to see how high Chinchillas jump. Since Chinchillas are known to be jumpers (as they're native to mountain living) could these small creatures jump higher than our fine furry friends? Well, let's break it down and see! Short Answer The average … [Read more...] about How High Do Chinchillas Jump? Do They Jump Higher than Cats?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Sometimes it's a bit confusing to tell when fish sleep, especially because they have no eyelids! So, do Betta Fish sleep and if so, how do you know they're taking a nap? So Do Betta Fish Sleep? Absolutely, Bettas, as well as all other fish, definitely need sleep! When do Bettas sleep and when are they most active? Unlike a number of … [Read more...] about How Do Betta Fish Sleep?