Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's important to know what you're giving your cats, especially when it comes to foods and treats. Although catnip is such a common thing to give your cats, a number of people are still questioning... well, what is catnip? Is it a drug? Is it food? Is catnip natural? Is it synthetic? What is it about catnip that makes cats go crazy? Most … [Read more...] about What Is Catnip? Is Catnip Safe for My Cat to Eat? Does Catnip Get My Cat High?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Continuing to dive into old and now private YouTube videos, I found this adorable video of Walker as a kitten playing with his favourite feather toy. Walker was always a very playful and energetic cat, and although I don't know how much running he does now as an adult (since I don't get to spend too much time with him anymore), I'm sure he's … [Read more...] about Walker Playing With Feathers While He Was A Kitten (Cute Cat Video)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Today is going to be a bit of a more serious article that covers how to tell when your hamster is sick. As we all know, it can sometimes be difficult to tell whether or not your small mammals are sick. As a small animal owner, you're going to want to make sure you're checking your little one every time you feed them to make sure everything … [Read more...] about 24 Of the Most Common Hamster Illnesses & Diseases
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Today we're taking a break from posting, but I wanted to say happy, happy holidays for all of you who celebrate. We're currently heading out to see family and while we wanted to bring our cats (as we normally do), this year we're unfortunately not going to be able to bring them since it means a 2-hour subway ride... which would definitely … [Read more...] about Happy Holidays To All Of Our Readers!
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Have you ever been jealous of how much your cat gets to relax? Does it seem like your cat sleeps all day and only wakes up to eat? I know we have a running joke in our household that the cats need to think about getting a job to help pay the bills, or at least put some effort into cleaning/taking care of the apartment. So, what is it that … [Read more...] about Why Are Cats So Lazy? How Can I Help Them Exercise?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, As you may already know the Pets Overload family resides in Canada and you know what that means? It gets extremely cold in the winter. While Jack Frost hasn't fully shown his nasty hands yet, there have been days where the apartment gets extremely cold and I have to wrap myself in a blanket while working and the cats head to their Meowfia … [Read more...] about Pets Overload’s Favourite Wool/Felt Cat Beds & Cat Caves
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I thought I would lighten the mood today by letting you know that Kalista is becoming more bonded with me now that I'm working from home again. I know a few months ago I mentioned the fact that Kalista was bonding with my partner much more than she was bonding with me, but I can happily say that that is no longer true. While she does do a … [Read more...] about Kalista is becoming a Daddy’s Girl (Cute Cat Story)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I don't often give updates about our Betta fish, especially because it can be hard to. A few months ago I wrote a piece that mentioned how excited I am for winter break because I would try to train Blub to do some awesome tricks, but I'm not too sure that's going to happen anymore. I've been keeping it a bit of a secret that Blub doesn't … [Read more...] about Trials With Blub (Update on Our Betta Fish)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Is it just me, or does your cat come up to you and sniff you every time you eat a banana? Our first cat Walker used to love eating bananas and while Beau was never a huge fan of bananas if he saw Walker eat one he would immediately start begging us to feed him some. So, this brings up the question... are bananas safe for cats to eat? If so, … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Bananas? Are They Toxic? Will Bananas make my cat sick?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, While I was working on yesterday's article about the complications that could potentially happen when a cat goes through the Perineal Urethrostomy I got fairly triggered. While I dislike using the word "triggered" to describe my emotions, there's no better way to describe the immense sadness/angst I felt from reliving the moments before … [Read more...] about Being Extremely Grateful For My Cat’s Health (Cute Cat Story)