Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, One of the most common questions about Betta Fish I used to get while working at the pet store was if you could keep male and female Bettas together, which would make complete sense. If Bettas want to reproduce, they must be able to live with other Bettas, right? SHORT ANSWER While it is possible for male and female bettas to live together … [Read more...] about Can you put a Male and Female Betta Fish Together? Can Betta Fish Live Together?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's always important to know what the life expectancy of your pet is before adopting them. This is important for two main reasons: So you know where your pet is in the ageing process This is important, especially for animals that need diet changes, or need to be checked for specific diseases or problems that arise with age. … [Read more...] about What is the Life Expectancy of a Betta Fish? How long do they live for?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can suck when you buy a product that is supposed to clean but actually smells worse than what it is you're cleaning. I have to admit we have had this issue with Nature's Miracle in the past. I will say, I do love Nature's Micacle it's done a great job cleaning up urine (from Beau when he had a UTI), feces (from Beau being a goober and … [Read more...] about Nature’s Miracle, Does It Make Stains Smell Worse and How Do I Get Rid of the Smell?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Being a fish owner can be hard, and sometimes I've found it even more difficult than being a cat owner. While it's true that you have to do a lot less for fish, sometimes you just don't know if something is wrong with your fish because they can't tell you how they're feeling. You may remember almost a year ago I did a 100% water change that … [Read more...] about Why is my Betta Fish Staying at the Bottom of the Tank? Are they sick? (Advice for Lethargic Bettas)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, At this point, it should be no surprise that we had to go forward with Beau getting a PU Surgery. This decision, at first, was a difficult decision to make. We had battled previous urinary tract infections (UTIs), switching to all different types of food, and even tried reducing his stress by building him safe spaces. Unfortunately, even … [Read more...] about What is a Perineal Urethrostomy (PU) Surgery, and what do I need to know?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Something a lot of new pet parents don't know if you shouldn't give a cat cows milk as it can cause them an upset stomach, so... what kind of milk is safe for them to have? Well, of course, there are all sorts of pet safe milk such as WHISKAS CATMILK PLUS Drink for Cats and Kittens, Cat Sip Real Milk Treat for Cats and Kittens, KMR … [Read more...] about Can Cats & Kittens Have Soy Milk? What happens if they do?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can be scary when your little one gets injured, and our first reaction is to help them with any household products we have. I remember a while back when Beau got hurt in a fight with Walker I didn't know what I could use to stop Beau from bleeding. Doing some quick research and calling some of my pet expert friends, I found a great way to … [Read more...] about Can I Use Neosporin on my Cat or Kitten? Is it safe?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I don't know how many of you have been in the circumstance where their little ones refuse to eat. We had a great 3 years with our little ones until we ran into our first problem where Beau refused to eat all together. Luckily, for us, this was at a time where we had frequent conversations with our vet, and I know that eased our … [Read more...] about How Long Can Cats Go Without Food or Eating?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, As you may already know, I used to work at a pet store and I used to get some really tricky questions I had to answer. One question that kept coming up was "Can you use Dog Shampoo on Cats?" My response always started with, "Unfortunately, this can be a tricky question to answer as it highly depends on the ingredients and … [Read more...] about Can You Use Dog Shampoo on Cats & Kittens? and What Happens If You Do?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, If you're anything like me you may frequently question whether your little one understands when you speak to them. I've personally trained Beau to come whenever we call him, just because he's a bit of a naughty kitty... If ever hear that he's getting into some trouble, I call him immediately and he comes running into whatever room I'm in. … [Read more...] about Can Cats Understand us Humans? How many Words Can They Learn?