Black and white tuxedo cat names
Did you know some cultures believe that dreaming of a black and white cat means luck with children or the birth of a child? Tuxedo cats are always dressed in preparation to attend the next tuxedo cat award event at which they know they will walk away with the first prize! The lucky owners of […]
White cat names
There are many interesting tales about white cats in our world’s folklore: The Celtic goddess Ceridwen used white cats to carry out her orders on earth; dreaming of a white cat is good luck; white cats are a symbol of light and goodnes. Choosing the perfect white cat name is essential for the finicky feline […]
Girl cat names
Every cat has his or her own unique personality. Trying to choose a name that will reflect her inner kitten can be tough, especially when you want a name unlike any other you’ve ever heard! Let us help you get started on your quest with some suggestions of our own. Alpine Andromeda Ash Egypt Iggy […]
Fear, phobia, and anxiety in cats
A phobia is a persistent and excessive fear of a specific stimulus, such as a thunderstorm. Immediate, excessive anxiety response is characteristic of a phobic condition, and it has been suggested that once a phobic event has been experienced, any event associated with it, or the memory of it, is sufficient enough to generate a […]
Product Review: Fresh Step Litter Crystals
Pet Products Review: Fresh Step Litter Crystals Ok, a fact is a fact, and if you have a cat, you’re concerned about odor. Frankly, litter boxes are not pleasant on any level, and with the hundreds of cat litter varieties around, who knows what works on odor and what product your cat reject. So, if […]
SmartyKat Scratch Not training spray: product review
Do you ever want to take your cat and throw him on the street ’cause he’s ruined your good furniture? I have, especially when I see that all my favorite upholstered chairs have the scratched up sides or corners ripped open. I’m so close to getting my cat declawed. With that I’m always looking for […]
Product Review: Pounce Cat Treats
Pet Product Review: Pounce Cat Treats Are you always searching for that treat, toy or gadget that will help get more attention from your kitty? I am. I would love to spoil my cat Stinky with treats galore, if he only wasn’t so supercilious to every thing I give him. When I saw Pounce Cat […]
Product Review: Newman’s Own Organic Chicken & Brown Rice Formula for Cats
Pet Product Review: Newman’s Own Organics Chicken & Brown Rice Formula for Cats 5.5 oz Marinades, Dressings, Salsa, Ice Tea, Pop Corn, Wheat Puffs, Steak Sauce…… Cat food? I guess so, Paul Newman and his group of organic professionals must know what’s best for pets, and certainly they know it must be organic. When I […]
Product review: Prowl Dehydrated Raw cat food
Pet Product Review: Prowl Dehydrated Raw Cat Food. Last week I reviewed Verve which was an organic dog food made with minimally processed grains and dehydrated raw beef. It did not go over too well with my pet. This week, I tried the a sister brand of organic food from the same company The Honest […]
Product Review: Vita Gravy
Pet Products Review – Vita-Gravy 12oz Meatloaf with gravy, turkey with gravy, mashed Potatoes with gravy…dog food with gravy? And gravy with vitamins? OK now let’s get serious, Vita-Gravy, it’s a vitamin supplement for either cats or dogs. You add a little bit to your pet’s food and enhanced is the taste and nutritional value […]
Why is devocalization of dogs and cats legal?
Barking dogs can alert us to danger. It’s there way of talking. Yes, listening to dogs barking on and on is troubling. The problem isn’t with the dog, it’s with the owner. A well-trained dog doesn’t bark incessantly. And cat lovers know there isn’t a sound more soothing than that of a purring kitty. So, […]
Pet Insurance Monthly Payments: Worth It?
I got a quote for my pet and it would cost me $30 per month for pet insurance. Would I be better off saving $30 per month instead of buying pet health insurance for my pet?
Coalition for the Adoption of Shelter Animals
Every day, CASA members are working together to increase adoptions of homeless dogs and cats across the country. Together, we’re breaking down barriers in the online adoption process and maximizing the exposure for animals in need. What does CASA do? We make it easy for people to find their next pet. And we encourage cause-minded […]
Do pets feel grief over the loss of a loved one?
This article courtesy of petinsurance-101.com. It’s a documented fact that pets experience grief when they lose a loved one. Many pet owners will corroborate this. Regardless of whether it is a cat losing a kitten or missing a deceased pet friend; the distress signs are there for all to see. Pets have a deep significance […]
Top 10 most popular pet names of 2011
“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” Perhaps Shakespeare was on to something when he wrote those words for Juliet, but does that wisdom apply to our pet’s name too? Food for thought: Upon meeting your neighbor’s Great Dane for the first time, would […]
I Have Five Pets — How Can I Afford Insurance?
I have five pets, three dogs and two cats. How can I afford insurance for all five pets?
Pet Insurance For Indoor Cats?
It is a decision you should make based on your risk tolerance, your finances and whether the peace-of-mind knowing you can receive an 80% reimbursement is worth the monthly premium for your kitty.
Pet Insurance And What To Avoid
After talking to my vet and looking at several pet insurance company web sites I am confused! What should I definitely avoid in picking a plan for my pet?
Are two exams per year necessary?
Question: My veterinarian requested that I bring my dog in twice a year for an exam. Is that necessary? Answer: How often your pet is examined is subject to many variables that only your veterinarian would be qualified to answer, since they know your pet’s health, any diseases endemic to your area and any special […]
Pet shipping safety?
Question: I am moving my pet by air, and my biggest concern is his safety. How do I keep him safe throughout his journey? Answer: Many of the fears surrounding pet transportation stem from owners putting pets on planes without knowing the correct ways to prepare their animals, or the correct aircraft to use for […]
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