Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, As you may already know we used to really struggle with Beau and his Pica, but I'm happy to let you know that Beau hasn't chewed on anything abnormal in months! Let me give you a rundown on Pica, how you can spot it & what you can do to prevent your little one from eating your clothes and other foreign objects that may cause problems … [Read more...] about What is Pica in Cats & How Can I Help My Cat Stop Chewing?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It has been a pretty rough month for us at Pets Overload, given Beau's health and recent operations. Well, that's not all... About a week ago we were petting Beau and felt a few bumps on his back. At first, we weren't too concerned because when we parted his hair it looked like he had a few scars that could have been from scratching too hard … [Read more...] about A Bit of Bad Luck: We found a lesion
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, So to catch those who are new up, Beau had a double surgery - a Cystotomy and a Perineal Urethrostomy done at once - in order to help him with his issues with his blockages and urinary tract infections. Things did get incredibly serious and there were points we thought we might lose him, but luckily, since the surgery, it seems we're in the … [Read more...] about Week 1: My Cat’s Recovery After a Double Cystotomy & PU Surgery (Our Detailed Account & Suggestions for Care post Surgery)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, The other day I listened to an education session about Primal Pet Foods and let me tell you, what was brought up in the discussion was crazy interesting! I knew a bit about Primal from seeing it in the local pet store and have fed Beau a couple samples in the past, but I will be honest in saying: I never did very much research into raw or … [Read more...] about What interests me about feeding Freeze-Dried Primal Pet Food
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, This past week we decided to try to get Beau to drink more again. We've also switched his food onto the Royal Canin Sensitive Stomach in hopes of finding a PH balanced kibble until we can get Beau to consistently eat wet food. In hopes of raising Beau's water consumption, we decided to move the water bowls to different areas of the house. … [Read more...] about Why we changed where we place our water bowls
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, You may be on this page because you read my blog regularly, or you may be a new hamster owner who is looking for an affordable way to provide your hammy with a well-sized home. In the past we've tried to house Twitch in a 10-gallon fish tank, but after making this expensive purchase she actually escaped! Given, makeshift textbook lid we … [Read more...] about DIY: How To Make A Cheap, but Durable Hamster Cage
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, At this point, no one should be surprised that we have fallen in love with Fruitables Beef Broth Bowl Pet Safe Natural Food Topper. Although we still haven't found a wet food Beau will eat constantly, we did find a product that makes sure that there is a much higher chance he will eat the wet food! Here's a bit of information about the … [Read more...] about PRODUCT OF THE MONTH: Fruitables Beef Broth Bowl Pet Safe Natural Food Topper
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, This week we've been worried that Beau's UTI may be showing it's nasty head again. He's been using the litter box a lot more and has been peeing in small amounts. Luckily, this means he's not blocked, but it does mean that we may be in for a scare if it gets worse. As you may already know, we are doing our very best to try to get Beau to … [Read more...] about Beau Is Back On Urinary Care
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Keeping Beau busy can get tricky, but we've got it pretty much under control now. We play with Beau about 30-minutes every day, have 5 feeder toys around the house to keep him occupied (we split his 1/3 meal between them all) and we make sure to give him plenty of love and attention! Today I'm going to show you how I make the cardboard … [Read more...] about Keeping A Cat With Pica Busy: DIY Feeder Toys
First. Take a breath. Short answer. Yes! Everything is okay! Don't worry, I freaked out too when I first found bubbles at the top of Blub's fish tank. It was a few days after we had gotten him and I thought that I was a terrible fish owner! So... Johnny... what are these bubbles? Well, I'm glad you asked! We like to call them Bubble Nests! They actually mean your little one … [Read more...] about My Betta’s Tank has a Bunch of Bubbles! Is my Betta Okay!?