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Best of Cat Tips

Best of Cat Tips

  • Condolences for a family pet

    A few weeks ago, I lost my beloved companion dog of 14 years.  Her name was Claire, and I called her my “sweet stubborn soul mate.” Given the choice, she would not let me out of her sight, and her absence created a huge empty space in my life, as well as my heart. With [...]

  • A Quick Guide to Cats… for Dog People

    The inspiration for this article came from a conversation I had with my coworker Katya. She is one of the most dog-savvy dog people I know, a certified dog trainer, who writes amazing dog training and dog behavior articles for Adopt-a-Pet.com, as well as her “Ask Katya” video series Woof University. She told me, “My [...]

  • 10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Dog Walker or Pet Sitter

    We want to thank Whiskers And Leo for sending over this great write-up so that we could share it with you! Thinking of going away this holiday season? Work long hours and need a dog walker or pet sitter? On top of providing high quality, in-home pet care services on the East Coast, Whiskers And Leo are [...]

  • New Study about Lost and Found Pets

    A new scientific study of pet owners published recently reveals some interesting statistics about pet owners and pets that get lost. This was the first study of its kind! The study gathered data about the frequency of pets getting lost from their homes, what percentages of pets were recovered… and perhaps most importantly, revealed what [...]

  • Tips for finding your lost cat

    Did you know that only 2 % of cat owners found their lost pets at shelters? That stomach-wrenching statistic was revealed in a recent issue of the journal Animals, which published the results of a survey of 1,015 pet households over a five-year period. So where do people find their lost cats? Read on to [...]

  • How Love Helped Me Beat My Cat Allergies.

    I am allergic to cats.  My boyfriend has two of them in a rather small house. The first time I visited him, after 15 minutes my eyes itched, my nose ran, and I could not stop sneezing.  So as my very first romantic gift to him, I gave him a brand-new Hepa vacuum cleaner!  It [...]

  • Get Help with Vet Bills

    Even the most responsible pet owner can be caught with an unexpected and overwhelming potential vet bill. Our vets tell us sadly time and time again of owners that, when faced with their pet’s medical emergency, end up choosing to put their pet to sleep simply because they can’t afford a costly veterinary surgery, and [...]

  • Free Template: Lost or Found Pet Flyer

    You might not think a template is needed for a lost pet flyer or found pet poster, as it is not a very technically complicated thing to create, but when you’ve just lost your pet and are in a panic, or are trying to figure out what to do with a pet you found, you [...]

  • Building Your Own Cat Catio! (Video)

    Have you been thinking of building your very own cat catio?  In case you aren’t familiar with the term “catio,” it refers to an enclosed outdoor area designed especially for cats!  Unfortunately, cats who roam free outside generally have more health issues and shorter lifespans than cats who remain indoors.  It’s important to keep your [...]

  • DIY Vintage TV Cat Bed

    We love DIY cat projects and modern cat design, and of course are huge fans of the Moderncat blog, especially when it combines these two of our favorite things! We also are huge fans of repurposing items that would otherwise end up as part of a landfill, and this DIY Vintage TV turned Stylish cat [...]

 
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