Dear Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, This is another one of the most common questions I used to get when I worked at the pet store. It's crazy how many folks have tried to flush cat litter down before knowing whether or not it was safe. I've even had customers try to convince me that certain brands were flushable even though the bags were clearly labelled do not flush. So why … [Read more...] about Can You Flush Cat Litter? All Flushable & Unflushable Litters
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I'll be brutally honest and say I had absolutely no clue how big Chinchillas were before getting Gary. When I was first called about potentially being the new parent to Gary, I asked my partner if he would feel comfortable with us adopting another small mammal the size of a hamster into our home. The size of a HAMSTER!? How did I think … [Read more...] about How Big Do Chinchillas Get when They Are Full Grown? How Large Do They Grow in Size?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I've been covering a bunch of foods Hamster can and can't have like carrots, bananas, and kale, but now it's time to figure out if they can eat strawberries. From the other posts, we already learned that some hamsters can have "human food" like fruits and vegetables while others have a harder time digesting the sugar that they contain. … [Read more...] about Can Hamsters Have Strawberries?
When it comes to adopting a new pet, it's important to take the time to learn and understand the basics of taking care of them. Luckily for betta fish, there aren't too many factors you need to know about taking care of them and care is fairly straight forward. Bettas need a good amount of space, a nice warm and clean tank, and need to be fed regularly. Betta food comes … [Read more...] about How Often Should I Feed My Betta Fish? How Much?
I'll admit, this is quite an odd topic to be brought up on our pet blog, but many of us have cats who seem to constantly have mood swings. Our cat Kalista loves to get petted. Sometimes she will beg for attention until we start petting her, but shortly after she will bite and then lick us. Beau is very similar, though oftentimes Beau will claw at us out of seemingly … [Read more...] about Can Cats & Kittens Have Schizophrenia? How Do You Tell?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Sometimes it's hard to approximate how much an animal costs to adopt, especially if they aren't common animals like cats or dogs. Even with cats or dogs, it can be hard to approximate how much they cost as it depends on their breed, colour, if they come from a shelter or if they are a surrender. So, today I'm going to be answering the … [Read more...] about How Much Are Chinchillas?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Hamsters can be pretty picky creatures and you may already know that it is super important to make sure that they grind their teeth to make sure they don't grow too long. If your hamster isn't interested in any chew toys you may want to give them some human food to help make sure they are as healthy as they can be, which brings us to the … [Read more...] about Can Hamsters have Carrots?
Hey Pet Parents, It can be a shock when your little ones suddenly become pregnant, even if they are fish, but what may be a bigger shock is... your Betta being pregnant! The biggest reason for this is... your Betta ISN'T pregnant. I get a bit curious when I get e-mails or questions about how to properly take care of a pregnant Betta, but it's not the most common knowledge … [Read more...] about Is my Betta Fish Pregnant? How do I tell? How Do Betta Fish Mate?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Have you ever been in the situation where you drop food on the ground and your kitty comes running to gobble up everything? I know that happens a lot in our household, but I've been lucky to pick up just about everything. Dropping food, especially nuts gets me thinking, can cats eat things like pecans? The first thought is, obviously, pecans … [Read more...] about My Cat Accidentally ate Pecans! Can Cats Eat Pecans?
Have you ever thought to yourself... what is in my pets food and what do they eat? Well, I hope you have! It's important to know what goes in your pet's food and what the best type of food you can feed them is, so I thought I'd take some time to break down what a Chinchilla should eat. Water Odd thing to put on a list for food, but we easily forget how important water is to … [Read more...] about What do Chinchillas Eat? What Should I Feed My Chinchilla?