Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I've gone on record saying fish are a great first pet but are also kind of difficult to take care of since a lot of the time you won't know what's going on in their little heads! I thought I'd compile a list of a few things you can check for to make sure your Betta is healthy and happy. Sign's They Are Happy Saying Hello to You Bettas are … [Read more...] about How to Tell if Your Betta Fish is Happy
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Travelling with your little ones can be quite difficult, trust me I know! It can be especially difficult if you've got a small animal such as a hamster especially if you have a larger enclosure for them. Now, you may be saying... Johnny, you're crazy! Hamster cages are tiny, you could take them practically anywhere! Well, this isn't so true … [Read more...] about Top List of Best Hamster Travelling Cages
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Let me start off by saying, taking care of Fish and Small Mammals is extremely difficult at points. While I still firmly believe that with parental guidance fish can be great first pets for younger folks, especially if you're a family with a tighter budget, it is pretty scary to know that you will probably miss most of the ailments that … [Read more...] about My Betta’s Eyes are Bulging and are Cloudy… is this Popeye?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Have you ever been in the situation where your little one jolts out of the room or starts hissing because of the music you're listening to? Oddly enough, I have. With Beau, it seems to be the sound of oboes that terrify him, and sometimes when I'm composing more suspenseful or "thriller" sound designs he has to leave the room because of the … [Read more...] about Do Cats & Kittens Like Music?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Continuing on from the post of how long Dwarf Hamsters live, and how long Betta Fish live, I decided to do some digging to see how long Chinchillas live for, especially now that we have the adorable Gary in our household! Short Answer In the wild Chinchillas live about 8-10 years, however, in captivity they live between 15-20 years. (Which … [Read more...] about How Long Does a Chinchilla Live? How long is their Lifespan?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, As mentioned in a previous article asking how long Bettas live for, I talk a little bit about the importance of knowing the lifespan of an animal you are hoping to adopt as it may heavily impact your choice to adopt the animal. The same can be said for hamsters, especially because their age is so connected to the care you give to … [Read more...] about What is a Dwarf Hamster’s Lifespan? How long do they live for?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's embarrassing to admit, but sometimes as pet parents, we go on vacations and don't have a way to feed our fish, so one of the most frequent questions easily becomes: How long can my fish survive without being fed. Since I keep Bettas, I'm going to speak specifically on them. Simple Answer There are actually too many factors to give a … [Read more...] about How Long Can a Betta Fish Go Without Food/Eating?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Have you ever eaten something and realized your kitty is mad curious about it? I know Walker, my mom's cat, has no boundaries and will climb all over you to get at whatever you're eating. On the other hand, my cat Beau is a bit more subtle and will watch you from afar and if he sees a piece of food drop onto the floor he'll run in for the … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Watermelon and What Happens to Them If They Do?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's very important to know what your pet can and can't eat, even if you've got one as small as a hamster! Hammies are a pretty hard species to read, so it can be difficult to know if you're taking good care of them, and unfortunately, a majority of them pass from poor husbandry. So, to bring a bit more awareness to proper hamster care … [Read more...] about Can Hamsters have Bananas?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Similar to a post I wrote before about whether you can use dog shampoo on cats, let's cover the non-pet specific soaps you can use on your kitty! Precautions & Safety The main precaution before using any product (or anything in general with pets) is making sure that the products are made out of the most basic ingredients. This will … [Read more...] about What Can I Wash My Cat/Kitten With? Is Dish Soap/Detergent Safe? What Can I Use if I don’t have Cat Shampoo?