Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Who can deny that having a smelly litter box is the absolute worst part of having a cat, but what you may not know is it doesn't have to be like that. I can't tell you the number of times people have asked me if my house smells because I have cats and I have to explain that a smelly litter box isn't always a factor when you keep … [Read more...] about My Cat’s Litter Box Smells What Can I Do? Advice for Smelly Litter Boxes in Small Apartments
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, There isn't ever a dull day in the Pets Overload home and yesterday night was no different. Although all of our pets have been doing well, we just experienced a medical scare with Gary. As we were cleaning Gary's cage last night we noticed that he was squinting his right eye. I picked him up immediately and peeled back his eyelid to see … [Read more...] about Gary, My Chinchilla, Has Bloodshot Eyes and an Eye Ulcer
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, 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, … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Apples? Is the Skin Okay for Them?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Over the past few months, Kalista has been changing a lot. Not only has she been becoming closer and closer to us, but it also seems like her favourite spots to sleep have been changing. You may not know or remember when we first brought Kalista home she would spend most nights sleeping on top of our bookshelf in her carrier. I … [Read more...] about Kalista, Our Cat, Has Found a New Safe Spot (Cute Cat Story)
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, As you may already know, we bought an AmazonBasics Cat Tree shortly after we moved to our new apartment and at first, we thought one would be enough, but it doesn't seem so. Originally it seemed like Kalista was going to be the primary user of the cat tree since she would spend the majority of her day sleeping at the top, but … [Read more...] about My Cats Have Started Fighting over the Cat Tree (Video)
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, I've been trying to get all of my cat videos online to make sure that they are a bit more permanent and easier for me to share with friends and family. As you know in the past I've had my hard drive crash on me twice, and while I'm happy with my subscription to Sync it's not as easy to share files on there as it is on YouTube. So, as … [Read more...] about Beau & Walker Won’t Stop Meowing (Cute Cat Video)
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, This weekend we were asked to babysit our nephew, which meant, I got to meet some new kitties! In the years that I've known my partner, I've actually never met his sister's cats or even been over to her place, so you know I just had to bring my camera. My partner's sister is the proud pet parent of 3 cats: Mel, Doctor Wiley … [Read more...] about Meeting New Kitty Friends! (Loads of Cat Photos)