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?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, This is not the post that I wanted to be writing today, however, today on January 7, 2019, we lost a dear member of our family. My partner always made fun of me when I got emotional when talking about how hard it would be to lose Blub, but I think tonight he truly understands how much Blub was part of our family. It may sound stupid to … [Read more...] about Saying Goodbye to Blub, Our Betta Fish. (Cw: Losing a Pet)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, This week my partner has been extremely sick, meaning that he's been home all week. Although for me that means taking care of my partner and making sure that whatever he has doesn't get worse, it means the exact opposite for that cats. Kalista, in particular, has been very happy that my partner has been home. Even though she's starting to … [Read more...] about Our Kitties Are Spending All Of Their Time With Their Sick Daddy
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Have you ever sat in a room and smelled a foul odour? Well did you take a look around your room to see what could have caused the odour? Was there nothing but your cat staring blankly at you? Well, that might be because your cat may be the cause of the scent. SO DO CATS ACTUALLY FART? Let's put it like this. Cats can experience … [Read more...] about Can Cats Fart? Is Something Wrong If They Do Fart?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, You may not be aware, but I recently finished "renovating" my office. By this I mean we ended up painting all of the walls, scrubbing the floors clean and are in the process of making the office more soundproof so I can start recording music in it. Well, when it comes to soundproofing a recording space, a carpet tends to be a must... but … [Read more...] about Kalista, Our Cat, Is In Love With Our Carpet!
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can be extremely difficult to receive news that your little one is sick and even more difficult if you've never heard of the disease/illness and are receiving the information for the first time. For that reason, I thought I would start a newer segment on the site where I take the time to break down the most common cat illnesses, what you … [Read more...] about My Cat Was Diagnosed with Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP), What Should I Be Aware Of?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Have you ever noticed your cat is scared of a specific noise? You may already know that with Kalista it's the sound of strangers, or... well just about anything, but with Beau, it's oddly the sound of crinkling and plastic bags. A few days ago, as we were getting ready to leave, we put out Beau's food and started doing some last minute … [Read more...] about Beau, My Cat, Is Terrified of Plastic Bags
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Nipples can be a weird subject to talk about, especially when it comes to cats. I actually had a friend take their cat to the emergency because they thought their cat's nipple was a tumour. So why is it that nipples are so taboo? Is there anything important to know about cat nipples? Absolutely! So, let's get started! Do All Cats Have … [Read more...] about Wait My Cat Has Nipples? How Many Nipples Do Cats Have? Do Male Cats Have Nipples?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It has officially been 2 years since I started the Pets Overload blog and I cannot thank you enough for all of the support you have shown our family over the year. This year has been a huge one for our family especially with our new additions Kalista and Gary, as well as with the focus on writing some more serious articles since Beau got … [Read more...] about Thank You For An Amazing 2018!
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Yesterday I talked about what catnip was, how it affects cats and whether or not it was safe for cats to eat. and a few weeks back I talked about whether or not cats can actually overdose on catnip. Well, now that we've covered how to make sure you keep your cat safe while giving them this stimulant, I thought... why not share some of our … [Read more...] about Our Favourite Catnip Toys for Under $10! (Most Under $5!)