The holidays can be both a fun and frenzied time of year. So what are the major dangers that cat owners should look out for at the holidays?
Winter storms can wreak havoc with snowfall rates of 2-3 inches per hour and gusty, blowing wind. Are your cats prepared?
Thanksgiving typically kicks off the holiday season. Chances are you’ll have friends and family around – and even more food! Be considerate of your cat!
If you’re a cat owner you will no doubt have woken up at some point to find a cat nuzzled up to you or sitting on your belly or head! So you may be curious to know why your cat loves sleeping with you.
Fight Feline Obesity Through Exercise By Dana Mack, The Catnip Times You love your cat – and that’s the understatement of the century, right? Many of us feline fanatics are quick to display our undying love through a few extra treats here and there, and while there’s nothing wrong with sharing the delight of a midnight snack together, it’s easier than you might think for an extra treat or two to turn into an extra pound [...]
Fear Free Isn’t Only Reserved for Vet Visits, It Applies to Your Cat’s Daily Life. Here’s how: By The Catnip Times Doing your best to remove fear from vet visits is really important for you and your cat. And removing fear from your cat’s everyday life can help improve the quality of life they experience and lead to a much happier cat and a really great bond between human and animal. Owners who dread taking [...]
How to Make Your Cat Comfortable in the Summer The Catnip Times Cats, in general, are known for their fluffy fur coat which keeps them cozy and comfortable. But how do you keep your cat comfortable when the weather is just too hot? Whether you live in a sunny, tropical location or have just moved to one, keeping this six-step guide handy will help you make your fluffy feline a tad cooler in the [...]
Tips If You Have to Rehome Your CatBy Angela Marcus, The Catnip TimesWhat are you to do if the inconceivable happens and you need to rehome your cat? Unless they are a regular foster parent, no one ever takes a cat into their home thinking, “I’ll have to find you a home one day.” But, too often, the unexpected happens: A family member becomes allergic. Your new job requires a move and the new landlord is [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]