The 4th of July is on the way, and that means backyard barbecues, fireworks, and party guests dressed in red, white, and blue. Unfortunately, it also means dangers for our cats that we need to watch out for. Here are some safety tips.
While the rest of us humans are dripping sweat and standing in front of window air conditioner units to stave off the summer heat, cats seem to have a cool head about it all. Cats may not pant like dogs or sweat like humans, but they do have some pretty interesting and clever ways of staying cool.
If there’s one purchase every cat family needs to make even before bringing home their adopted cat, it’s a cat carrier. These portable kennels make it easy to transport your cat safely, whether that’s for a trip to the vet, a move, or a vacation.
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.
Cats love the great outdoors. But humane associations agree that an indoor life is far healthier for them. If you’re still on the fence about whether to let your cat roam outside, here are a few things to consider.
Shamrocks, parades, pots o’ gold, green beer—they’re all part of St. Patrick’s Day! But there are a few hazards all cat owners should keep in mind before their festivities—and we aren’t just talking about leprechauns.
Looking for a little romance on Valentine’s Day? Make sure and look out for your pet’s safety, too, as items that show affection can be deadly for dogs and cats. Here are some tips for keeping furry family members safe on this holiday.
Outdoor cats face many dangers lurking outside that can harm–or even kill–our beloved felines. Here are a few reasons indoor cats tend to be safer and live longer, and why you should keep your kitty inside your home if at all possible.
Children become more responsible around age 9 to 12, which is an ideal time to get a cat. These tips provide guidelines so that your kids and cats can co-exist safely.
Cats are wonderfully self-sufficient pets. But adopting a cat also comes with a large degree of responsibility, even if most times it seems like our feline overlords are largely content to be left to their own devices. Here are a few golden rules of cat ownership.
The Holiday Season is dangerous for curious kitties. However, a few holiday safety precautions will help to ensure your cats stays happy and healthy during the holidays.
Let’s be honest–the best part of any Thanksgiving celebration is cooking a ginormous smorgasbord of food. But what do you do when it comes to treating your favorite feline to a similar Thanksgiving meal?
Keeping pets safe in a natural disaster can be difficult. Every responsible pet parent should have a disaster plan that includes all family members, including the non-human ones.
Toxic treats, ringing doorbells, front doors opening and closing for people in spooky costumes shouting “trick or treat”, pranksters, and dangerous decorations make Halloween a potentially very dangerous holiday to our beloved felines.
The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) says pets are responsible for over 1,000 house fires every year in the United States. Being prepared and following safety tips could save your cat’s life, as well as your own.
If your cat eats Halloween candy, you may need to know how to do this. Important information every cat owner should know because after your cat has consumed something toxic is not the time to be searching online how to do things like this…
Safety tips for a merry Christmas with cats
If properly used and secured a quality crash tested pet carrier really does make a difference for your cat in an accident. The difference between life and death in some cases.
On July 5, while many people relax after Independence Day, some spend the day searching desperately for their lost pets who were frightened by July 4 fireworks.
This tiny chip, implanted (safely and painlessly) between your cat’s shoulders, remains with the animal his entire life. Consider it a valuable back-up plan should your cat’s tags become removed or the collar lost.
Many cat toys may actually be dangerous for your cat. Here are some things to look out for and how to help keep your cat interested in playing activities over time.