If you own a cat — or one owns you — you’ve almost certainly heard the hacking sounds and cleaned up the unpleasantness that accompany coughing up a hairball. While hairballs are a common malady among felines, they can occasionally be serious. Here’s what you should know.
Sometimes big siblings have to take care of their little brothers and sisters. Mittens the cat takes that duty very seriously! Watch as she gives Miko, her Shiba Inu puppy pal, a bath in this video — whether the pup wants it or not!
Cats can use scratching posts to naturally keep their nails in good shape. However, there are times where you will probably need to help out and give them a trim. Here’s a beginner’s guide for trimming your cat’s nails.
You don’t have to be a DIY master to be able to make some amazingly simply and fun cat toys for Easter — or any time of year! Here are some DIY Easter cat toys you can make for your furry best friend.
April is National Pet First Aid Awareness Month — a month we dedicate to teaching fellow pet parents about providing emergency care to their animals. Here are some facts that will help you prepare to give your pet first aid in an emergency.
This is especially important to talk about around Easter, as many people bring home Easter lilies without considering the danger they present to pets. If you have cats in your family, read on and think twice about bringing those beautiful lilies home!
Whether you get the occasional sniffle or you’ve got itchy eyes and skin rashes, cat allergies can be a pain. But they don’t mean you have to forgo having a feline friend. Here’s a list of tips to manage cat allergens around your living space.
March 17th is the big, green, Irish holiday we know and love. Hopefully you’re ready to go green, grab your shamrocks, and hang with your best buddy — your cat! Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day with these cute kitties!
There are a few hazards all cat parents should keep in mind before heading out to their Saint Paddy’s Day festivities — and we aren’t just talking about leprechauns. Make sure you keep your cat safe on Saint Patrick’s Day with these tips!
March 17th is Saint Patrick’s Day! Humans aren’t the only ones going green for the holiday, though. Some of our kitties are getting into the St. Paddy’s spirit, too! Here are 30 cats who have the luck of the Irish on Saint Patrick’s Day!
As hard as these final days are, I like to help families find a way to make to make this final walk through life be one that, when reflected on days, months, or even years from now, will leave them with a full heart and allow them to say “the end was as it should’ve been.”
Humans have been debating about which way the toilet paper roll should go for ages. Up and over, or down and under? Well the kitty in this video has a strong opinion about that. Watch it if you need a laugh today!
Whether you foster for a public animal shelter or a private rescue, you are providing a home for an animal who otherwise might be living in a cage, or worse, might be euthanized. Here’s what you should know about fostering.
While it’s important to think about what your pet’s final days will look like with palliative care, treatments, and rituals, the emotional aspect of a grief that’s begun is front and center. Here’s what you should know about anticipatory grief.
We’ve all heard the phrase “let sleeping dogs lie,” but the human in this video didn’t know that the old adage applies to felines, too! That is one grumpy kitty. Watch for a laugh today!
Cats can be vicious predators, as seen in this horrifying video where a kitten attacks a small, defenseless potato for no reason. What could the potato have possibly said to make this kitten so angry?
If you have lost your cat, or any animal friend, know first that your grief is real and valid, and that you are entitled to feel what you are feeling. Know also that it is important to connect with those who will understand and support you. Here are some thoughts that can help.
Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) is an infectious disease found in cats that’s often compared to human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). It weakens the immune system of infected cats and makes them susceptible to infections and diseases that don’t normally attack healthy felines. Here’s what you should know.
According to VCA, about 25 percent of vet visits for dogs are due to skin problems. When nutrition issues are at the root of those problems, they are often due to unbalanced diets, either due to their being poorly homemade or poor-quality commercial foods.
We all loving having two-way chats with our cats from time to time. However, at three in the morning, the calling, meowing, and howling can be a bit much. Here are a few ways to stop the cat noises from getting out of control.
March is National Pet Poison Prevention Awareness Month, and it’s a great time to go over some safety tips and prevent accidental poisoning in cats and other animals. Here’s a list of plants that could poison your cat.