It can be extremely tempting to give your cat a bit of whatever you're eating, especially if they are sniffing at you or begging. We've had our fair share of confusion when Walker comes up to us begging to eat bananas and Beau whenever we open a tub of ice cream. Thing is, even though apples are a great treat or snack for humans, they can be fairly unsafe for cats to … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Apples? Are Apples Bad for Cats?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Over the years I've noticed our cats have very different eating habits and with the newest addition of Kalista, I've stumbled on an eating habit that some may find very annoying. While both Beau and Walker are happy to eat on their own, it seems like Kalista needs you to be sitting right beside her or she won't eat. Not only that, Kalista … [Read more...] about My Cat Only Wants to Eat near or Next to Me While I Watch… Is Something Wrong?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's easy to assume that dogs and small mammals are the only animals who enjoy things like chew toys, however, chew toys can prove to be very popular and beneficial for cats. Chew toys are most popular with kittens who are teething, although you may be surprised to hear that a number of adult cats actually enjoy chewing as well. … [Read more...] about Top 6 Cat & Kitten Chew Toys to Promote Healthy Teeth
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Although cat sneezes are one of the cutest sounds I've ever heard my cats make, it can be concerning especially if your cat repeatedly sneezes. Sneezes every so often are nothing to worry about, however, if your cat sneezes regularly (even if it's a few times a day) you definitely want to start investigating what the culprit may … [Read more...] about Why Do My Cats Keep Sneezing? Is My Cat Sick?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I've personally never met a cat who loves water, although I will admit I've seen plenty of those adorable videos of cats drinking from the tap or enjoying their time splashing around in the tub. While I think those videos are adorable, it seems like neither of my cats will ever get that comfortable. Beau, our oldest, is absolutely … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Not like Water? Do All Cats Hate Water or Do Some Cats Love It?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's no secret that adding spices to your food makes them taste a whole lot better, but are there any spices that are considered unsafe for cats? I know not everyone is a clutz like me, who admittedly knocks over almost everything in the kitchen, but it's still important to know whether or not the ingredients you use are toxic to … [Read more...] about Is Oregano Safe for Cats? What Do I Do If My Cat Ate Oregano?
Cats are one of the most interesting species to watch and interact with, for me, especially when it comes to learning how to interact with them. While I have to admit, both of my cats are fairly socialized, cuddly and love to be around us, that wasn't always the case. I can confidently say that in my experience with cats, every cat has started off by either disliking … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Run Away from Me? Does My Cat Hate Me? (Advice for Cats Who Run & Hide)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, About 4 months ago I became the proud owners of the Iris Top Entry Cat Litter Box and let me tell you, there is absolutely no looking back. My sister is a lot more adventurous than me when it comes to trying out new cat products, so she was the proud owner of a ModKat Top Entry Litter Box, which while amazing, was definitely out … [Read more...] about Our Favourite Top Entry Litter Boxes
It's not uncommon for a new fish owner to assume that any container that can hold water is fine for keeping fish. Think about it, whenever you think of a new pet fish, you think of those fish in little plastic baggies from the carnival. Pet stores that sell animals tend to keep certain fish, like betta fish, in small cups, so they must not need a lot of space to thrive, … [Read more...] about Can a Betta Fish Live in a Small Fish Bowl? Do Bettas Need Tanks?
Cats come in all different shapes, sizes and have so many different personalities. I can easily say that each one of the 4 cats in my current life is completely different. First, you have Avery, my sister's cat, who is regal, quiet and quite independent. Then you have Walker, who is an extremely social and talkative cat. Then you have Beau, who's a cuddle bug, … [Read more...] about Why Does My Cat Meow so Much? Is My Cat Sick?