We have a jar of peanut butter at all times in our household. Peanut butter sandwiches are quick and easy to prepare, making them ideal for my partner and I since we tend to lose track of time. Peanut butter is also a great choice in our household because it has a long expiry date, it's filled with nutrients like protein and can hold while travelling. The biggest … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Peanut Butter? Do Cats Like Peanut Butter?
Hamsters have quickly grown to be one of the most common "starter pets" that families get their children. When children ask for pets it seems like common replies are: dogs are too much work, fish aren't entertaining enough and cats will ruin all of the furniture. I know growing up, no one in my family had any pets other than one of my younger cousins. Her parents got her a … [Read more...] about Do Hamsters Make Noises? What do Hamster Squeals & Screams Mean?
Having olives around the house is not uncommon, especially if you're someone who enjoys the occasional drink. I know every time we order pizza the first topping my partner calls out, though I wish he didn't, is black olives, but do cats have the same affinity to olives as humans do? The truth is that many cats love the taste and smell of olives and some even experience a … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Olives and What Happens If They Do?
Seeing your betta fish act weird, stop eating, or begin acting lethargic at the bottom of their tank can be extremely unsettling. The truth is that sometimes betta illnesses can sneak up on you out of nowhere. Because this is true, it's going to be extremely important that you keep a close eye on your betta fish and get to know what their sleeping habits are and how active … [Read more...] about Is my Betta Fish Dying? How do I know if my Betta is Sick?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's always worrisome when you have problems getting your pet to eat. Trust me, we had a number of scares with our little ones on a number of occasions. Something I get asked fairly frequently is "Why isn't my Betta fish eating? Is he sick? Is he dying?" and I thought I'd share some insight into why your Betta fish may not be … [Read more...] about My Betta Fish Isn’t Eating! Is my Betta Sick? Is my Betta Dying?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Took a few days off of posting, but I'm back and ready to write daily again! Today I want to cover the important topic of how "long cats can survive with no water?". Now, you may ask yourself this question in a number of situations. If your cat is having episodes of throw up or diarrhea they will become dehydrated really quickly and … [Read more...] about My Cat Won’t Drink! How Long Can Cats Survive Without Water?
It can be hard to diagnose what your betta fish has, or even know if your betta fish is sick if you don't know what you're looking for. Betta fish are extremely active and friendly pets who should get excited whenever you walk into the room. They should be responsive and should follow your finger whenever you place it on their tank. So let's give you the upper … [Read more...] about 18 Most Common Betta Fish Illnesses, Symptoms & Remedies
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can be pretty scary when you find your little one not moving, especially if it's a little one that is unable to tell you if they are feeling down or sick. Unfortunately, this seems to be fairly common for hamster owners, so why is that? Are they sleeping for a long time? Are they dead? Are they hibernating? Short Answer You might be … [Read more...] about Do Hamsters Hibernate? How do I help a Hibernating Hamster?
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 … [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?