- Should You Adopt a Special Needs Cat?
BY SAVANNAH ADMIRE Mary H. Swift / Alamy Stock Photo Adopting any pet is a big decision, but a cat with special needs is even more of a commitment. Whether they deal with blindness, deafness, or a neurological disorder, a cat with a disability requires extra care and attention. At the end of the day […]
- How to Make Your Home More Cat Friendly
By Julie Zeilinger Huy Phan / Pexels There’s plenty to do before adopting a cat, from buying the necessary supplies to prepping to introduce your cat to your home or any resident pets. But perhaps one of the most important is to cat-proof your house. Cats require different things than other pets might to feel […]
- A Guide to Your New Cat or Kitten’s First Day: Tips for a Smooth Transition
Mihajlo Ckovric / Stocksy Congratulations — you’re the proud parent of a newly adopted cat or kitten or are about to be one! As excited as you may be to bring your new cat or kitten home, it’s important to remember that their first day in their new home might be confusing or stressful for them. […]
- Bringing Home a New Cat? A Cat Parent’s Guide
Sasha Kim/Pexels Congratulations! You are the proud new parent of an adopted cat or kitten (or are just about to become one) and are looking for advice on how to ease your feline friend into their new home. Good news: You can do lots to help your new housemate adjust with the help of our […]
- Click a Button, Help Some Animals!
Doing our best to help animals in need is our main focus here at Adopt-a-Pet.com. We jump at any opportunity to give more pets the ability to live their best lives. Because we know how amazing it feels every time we hear a success story, we want to bring you in on the cause. We […]
- A Bark Worthy Holiday Gift Guide
The holiday season is here, and chances are you’ve looked through many a gift guide to find the perfect presents for all your friends and family. There’s a gift guide for the “man in your life,” a gift guide for your “bohemian best friend,” a gift guide for your “glamorous grandma,” just about every personality type you can imagine […]
- Do Flea Collars Work?
By Dr. Dan Carey, Bayer Veterinarian Collar technology (yes, flea collars have technology now) has come a long way. And just like mobile phones, cars and even vacuums, new improvements can enhance performance that might surprise you. Today’s pet owners have new choices that result in effective, long-lasting flea prevention that’s as simple as attaching […]
- How to Establish a Dental Care Routine for Your Pet
Courtesy of Creative Commons. Photo by: U.S. Air Force Technical Sgt. Dawn M. Price Home dental care is one of the most important ways to maintain your pet’s health. Dogs and cats with unchecked gum inflammation may be at higher risk for heart, kidney, and liver disease. And, unfortunately, dental disease is by far the […]
- How Shelters Prepare Your Cat for Adoption
By Dr. Dan Carey, Bayer Veterinarian Lights, camera … adoption! There’s nothing like changing a life, unless it’s saving a life. The photos are taken, social updates are posted and you’re finally on your way home. First steps Playtime, mealtime, downtime: Your shelter’s staff interacts with your cat, gets to know his temperament, […]
- Don’t Forget Buster and Whisker’s Gifts This Year
It’s official! We’re right smack in the middle of the holiday season. Our houses are decorated, we’ve been drinking nothing but Pumpkin Spice Lattes, and we’re crossing off all our wish lists. But, in all your holiday cheer did you remember to get your pet the perfect gift? It’s ok if you didn’t, Adopt-a-Pet.com has […]