Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Today I'm going to cover a fairly serious topic that we as cat owners never want to think about. I don't think I've talked about this much on the blog, but in the first year we had Walker my dad had left the front door open and Walker escaped. At first, we didn't realize that Walker was missing. There was no wind that night so the door … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Run Away and What Do I Do If Mine Does Run Away?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, As you may already know, we have been a multi-cat household for quite some time now and even before we adopted our beloved Kalista, my cat Beau lived with my mom's cat Walker. Over the years we've seen some intense catfights that commonly end up with snuggles and grooming, which brings on the question... why do cats groom and clean each … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Lick & Groom Each Other? Does It Mean They like Each Other?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can be difficult to name a new pet, especially when you don't have a favourite TV Show, video game or book character that your pet looks like. I had a lot of fun finding and coming up with some of the best calico cat names and betta fish names, but why is it that I haven't made a list about hamster names? Well, today is the day! As always … [Read more...] about 122 of Our Favourite Funny and Cute Hamster Names
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, When we first adopted Beau I joked that he was a vacuum cleaner because he always scarfed down his meals. Now, that's not so surprising since he was a stray who was brought into a "multi-pet" household. When we first adopted Beau we also didn't realize he had Pica, which with the combination of eating way too quickly didn't go so … [Read more...] about My Cat Eats Too Fast, Then Throws Up! 6 Easy Ways to Kitty to Slow down While Eating!
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Has your cat ever bit you and immediately licked you? The first thing that you may think is... well I don't know which I prefer more... you biting me or licking me! How could something that's supposed to be soothing feel so rough? Personally, my first experience being licked by an animal was from a dog. Although I admit, I'm not a huge … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Tongues Feel like Sandpaper? What Are They Made Of?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Cats teeth can be fairly confusing, especially as they have four large canines and the rest are fairly teeny tiny. Not only that, but you might be wondering... do cats lose teeth and grow in adult teeth? These are important facts to know, especially when dental hygiene is so important to cats. So let's get to answering some of the most … [Read more...] about How Many Teeth Do Cats Have? Do Cats Lose Teeth? How Can I Take Care of Their Teeth?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's no secret that most cats have habits that can seem odd and lying on pieces of paper is one of the weirdest. Being a teacher, I have a lot of experience with my cats thinking that my course materials are their new bed. With Kalista, in particular, it doesn't seem to matter whether or not the paper is a standard legal size or a … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Lay on Paper? Does Everyones?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's a common misconception that Betta Fish cannot live with other fish, however, this is not true. I've already covered whether or not you can put male and female bettas together and I gave a nod to the fact that other species of fish can live in harmony with Bettas. So let's get started and cover some of the most basic questions. DO … [Read more...] about Can Betta Fish Live with Other Fish? Which Fish?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can feel overwhelming to think about taking care of a cat with vision-impairment or full on blindness. A lot of times cats with disabilities don't get adopted, even though with proper care and knowledge it isn't actually that much harder to take care of these cats. Now, this isn't to say that there aren't certain disabilities or long-term … [Read more...] about How Do You Tell If a Cat Is Blind? How Do You Care for a Blind Cat?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Although it can be an awkward topic to talk about, it's very important to understand the reproductive cycle of your cat/kitten. Now, for many of my regular readers, this is a topic that you may not need to learn about since your cats are most likely spayed. However for the new foster parents or folks who recently adopted a kitten who is too … [Read more...] about How Long & When Do Cats Stay In Heat? How Can You Tell if She’s in Heat and What Care Should You Take?