Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can be difficult to choose whether or not you should put your cat through the trauma of a surgery, especially when complications are serious. Last year when we had to make the decision of whether or not we would put Beau under the knife we called a number of our vet friends for second (and third... and fourth... and fifth) opinions to … [Read more...] about Cat Perineal Urethrostomy Complications. Should I Go Through the Procedure?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, I've always been a huge fan of puzzle feeders and interactive feeder toys, especially since one of my kitties has Pica. Although my cats have been switched onto a primarily wet food diet, it doesn't mean I stopped using feeder toys for what little kibble I do feed them. So I thought I'd compile a list of my favourite puzzle feeders, some … [Read more...] about Our Favourite Cat Puzzle Feeders to Keep Your Cat Busy!
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's been almost 3 years since I moved away from Walker and although I visit him whenever I can, nothing will beat all of the chatty nights we had when we lived together. The following is a video I made of Walker the first year we had him when I came home from work, late at night. He's usually the most talkative between midnight and 2 in the … [Read more...] about Our Very Talkative Cat Walker (Cute Cat Video)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, After we adopted Kalista a number of our friends congratulated us on our beautiful new Tortoiseshell Cat. The only issue was... Kalista is not a tortoiseshell! It can be pretty hard to pin down what breed of cat you have, and although Tortoishell isn't a breed, it can still sometimes be confusing what cats with this colouring are … [Read more...] about Tortoiseshell Cats vs Calico Cats? What’s the Difference?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It was only a few weeks ago that I was complaining that Kalista wasn't bonding with me as fast as my partner, and while it's still true that we find her sleeping in his office more frequently in mine... it seems she's taken more and more of a liking to me. Kalista still spends a lot of time with my partner, finding small crevices behind … [Read more...] about It’s She Who Follows Me ‘Round the House (Cute Cat Story)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, When you first think about adopting a cat, what're the first things you worry about? For a lot of first-time cat owners, it's will my new cat destroy all of my furniture? Questions that proceed include can I train my cat to stop scratching, or is scratching important for cats? Is there a way I can deter my cat away from specific objects and … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Scratch? What Can I Do To Make Them Stop?
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, This weekend we got an adorable gift from one of our friends who volunteers for the Forgotten Ones Cat Rescue here in Richmondhill, Ontario. Michelle is the incredible volunteer who helped us adopt Kalista in May and we're so ever grateful for her presence in our lives. As soon as we opened the package Kalista came running into the … [Read more...] about We Got Some Adorable Homemade Catnip Toys From Our Friend! (Cute Cat Photos & Video)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, Cats are known to be difficult when it comes to staying hydrated. It's actually one of the main reasons why male cats develop crystals in their bladders. Even in extreme cases where cats are dehydrated, cats may choose not to drink over living. This is why it's important to be checking whether your cat is hydrated or not regularly and … [Read more...] about Having Trouble Getting Your Cat To Drink? Check out These Cool Water Fountains!
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It's been good being off work these past few days and I've definitely been clocking in some good time with the cats, and let's just say... I've got some great shots of them just not caring anymore. You know when you first get a cat and they are on their best behaviour? Well... not really their best, but their "I'm kind of scared to be … [Read more...] about When Your Cats Just Don’t Care Anymore (Cute Cat Story)
Hey Pet Parents & Pet Lovers, It can be hard to make decisions when it comes to what toys you should buy a new kitten. Their personalities can be difficult to tell, especially if they are not properly adjusted to your home. Not only that, as an individual who has raised 3 cats so far, I can tell you that I still find it fairly difficult to keep their interest on certain … [Read more...] about Kalista’s Favourite Kitten Toys