Five Flowers that are Safe for Cats

Five Flowers that are Safe for Cats By: The Catnip Times Gerbera Daisies Gerbera daisies are such a happy flower. Sometimes they are referred to as Gerber daisies. Either way, gerbera daisies are a safe choice when you have cats in the house. They come in beautiful vibrant colors and usually last up to a week. Not all daisies are safe for cats – be sure to avoid: chamomile, chrysanthemum (“mums”), showy daisies and [...]

2019-04-04T13:20:50+00:00 Categories: The Catnip Times|

Tips for Choosing a Pet-Friendly Roommate

Tips for Choosing a Pet-Friendly Roommate By Robert Lanterman, The Catnip Times Roommates can be great and they can also be a challenge. If you’ve ever had a roommate and a pet, you may have experienced the struggle of living with someone who isn’t quite as pet-savvy as you. Their lack of sophistication with pets doesn’t necessarily mean that they don’t like pets, and it may just mean they’re inexperienced in being a caretaker. [...]

2019-03-05T16:41:22+00:00 Categories: The Catnip Times|

How to Care for a Long-haired Cat

How to Care for a Long-haired Cat By Dana Mack, The Catnip Times If you can cite mini tumbleweeds of fur rolling across your feet as a common occurrence, you’re probably the owner of a long-haired cat. They’re beautiful (and they know it), but seriously, you’ve had to apologize to guests one too many times for finding fur in their food. You might not think of cats’ grooming needs as anything beyond a good [...]

2019-01-29T10:45:10+00:00 Categories: The Catnip Times|

Jake the Australian Shepherd

Reunited in Tennessee When Jake the Australian Shepherd disappeared from his backyard one day in June his owner, Lisa C. from Idaho, immediately began her search for him. Unbeknownst to her, Jake was now in the possession of a hitchhiker who had changed out Jake’s collar tags with new contact information. A truck driver later picked up the pair and Jake’s cross-country road trip from Idaho ended in Memphis, Tennessee -- [...]

2019-06-03T11:51:22+00:00 Categories: Found Pet, Pet Recovery, Reunion|

Weather Winter Walking

Weather Winter Walking January is National Walk Your Dog Month. Follow our temperature guide for tips on how to best weather cold winter walks together this season. Remember, if it’s too cold for you, it’s too cold for your pet! Cold Weather Walking Tips Limit walks to 15 minutes if it is below 20 degrees, being mindful of your dog’s coat type. Keep your pet's toe hair clipped to keep ice from accumulating in between [...]

2019-01-11T11:14:38+00:00 Categories: Uncategorized|

Tips to Help Cats Stay Warm in Winter

Tips to Help Cats Stay Warm in Winter By Kristi Davis, Pet Wellness Advisor, The Catnip Times Cats have remarkable survival skills. Over thousands and thousands of years, cats in the wild developed skills that have enabled them to not just survive, but to thrive. From desert plains to wild forests, rural backwoods to urban centers, they seem to find a way. Sometimes, however, they need a little help from their humans, especially in [...]

2019-01-09T10:10:14+00:00 Categories: The Catnip Times|