CRITTER CHATTER: “Tis the Season to be Jolly and Joyous”

The Halloween costumes are put away along with all the candy (unfortunately), and I am already loosening my belt in anticipation of a Thanksgiving Day feast. So it seems only logical to begin to prepare for a safe and sane December holiday season with your pets.

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8 Fun places to take your cat

You love your cat and she loves you. You enjoy each others company, spending time at home and perhaps outside, but do you ever think about what else there is to do with your furry feline? There are many ways to have fun with your cat and in many different places. Our pets are like our family members, right? So why not plan a family vacation with your pet? Below are a few great places to take your cat.

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What to do during Halloween if you have a nervous pet

With the adorable costumes, numerous visitors, bags of candy, and exciting holiday parties – Halloween is one of the most popular American holidays in the United States. Most humans love Halloween, but what about our furry friends? Not all pets enjoy the constant noise and commotion that comes with this well-liked celebration. But what can you do to help your pet and yourself have a great time on October 31st?

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5 Things to Know Before Adopting a Senior Pet

Whether you currently own a senior pet or you’re planning to adopt one, wouldn’t you agree that they are amazing creatures? Senior pets have so much to offer a family. They may come with different responsibilities than a younger pet, but they are equally as beautiful. Wouldn’t you agree?

November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month so we thought we would take this opportunity to tell you a little bit more about senior pets and how one might be the perfect fit for you.

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9 Fun places to take your dog

You love your pet and she loves you. You enjoy each others company, spending time at home and in the yard, but do you ever venture out to see what else there is to do with your furry friend? There are many ways to have fun with your pet and in many different places. Our pets are like our family members, right? So why not plan a family vacation with your pet? Below are a few great places to take your dog.

Have you been traveling with your pet before? Did you find a great place to take your pet? Share your traveling adventures with us on our Facebook page. We’d love to hear from you!

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Cat Facts: Whiskers 101

True or false? Cat whiskers and human hair are alike. False. Cat whiskers are unique because they actually have touch receptors. Touch receptors are embedded more deeply in the cat’s body and are connected to the sensitive muscular and nervous systems, sending information about the surroundings directly to the cat’s sensory nerves. Whiskers help the cat to detect and respond to changes in its surroundings.

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Does your dog act like a cat?

Meet Shay. Shay is a beautiful and ornery 10-year-old Shih Tzu with the personality of a cat. The only difference is that she uses the restroom outside and not a littler box. She doesn’t enjoy long walks, would prefer to lay around the house all day and even makes noises that are similar to purring while she rests. We’ve found ourselves saying that Shay is like a cat on many occasions.

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Pet Sitting 101: 8 tips to keep in mind before taking in someone else’s pet

Has a friend or family member asked you recently to watch their beloved feline or canine friend while they are out of town? If so, there are certain things for you to know and understand before taking their pet into your home. Read this post for tips about how to prepare yourself and your home for someone else’s pet.

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