The cat is a pet treasured for its independent and slightly aloof nature. Unlike with dogs, humans have to earn the affection and loyalty of their feline companions. Perhaps that is why having a cat curled up nearby, purring contentedly, is such a rewarding moment for those who love them. But have you ever asked yourself, "Why do cats purr?" Many have wondered, but if cats know the answer they aren't going to tell us any time soon. This has prompted … [Read more...] about Why Do Cats Purr?
How many times you have found your dog eating grass, a bit worried and perhaps confused too? Most dog owners must have seen their dog eating grass at least once in their life time. Not just that you might have also heard retching noise followed by vomiting. However, should you be really worried about it? The answer is a big no. A Common Disorder - Pica The technical term for this type of disorder in which a dog eats grass is pica, and this is what … [Read more...] about Why do Dogs Eat Grass? Reasons and Prevention
Upon determining that your hamster is pregnant, or if you have suspicions that your hamster is pregnant, there are certain preparation that you can begin to make immediately that may prove beneficial in the coming weeks. If you take nothing else from this guide, please remember that the benefits of human intervention (handling, photographing, cage cleaning or otherwise disturbing) rarely outweigh the risks. Aside from providing fresh food and water, … [Read more...] about How To Know Is Your Hamster Pregnant?
Wondering if your guinea pig is healthy? Use the guide below to perform an examination of your guinea pig as often as possible, ideally each day. It doesn’t take long once you get into the routine of what to look for, and after all it’s important to always be in sync with your new pet. Over time you'll get better and better at noticing any irregularities in their behavioral and eating patterns, so don’t worry if you aren’t the best at the outset. The … [Read more...] about How to Check if Your Guinea Pig Healthy
The occasional cat sneezing is not uncommon or abnormal. Cats sneeze just like humans do as a way of releasing irritants from their nasal passages. If your sneezing cat does not stop sneezing though, it may be a sign that it’s time to take your cat to the vet. Causes of Cat Sneezing If you respond in a timely fashion, a cat sneezing is not a big health problem in virtually all cases. Here are some of the causes of sneezing and suggested actions to … [Read more...] about Why is My Cat Sneezing?
Bad Parrot Behavior Have you ever been awaken by your Parrot screaming early in the morning? Does your Parrot scream when you leave the room, come home from work or scream for what seems, "just the fun of it"? Why do Parrots scream and what can be done about bad Parrot behavior? Parrot training is essential to help Stop a Screaming Parrot. Remember, Parrots are social creatures and vocalization is normal for all birds because that's their primary way … [Read more...] about Stop Parrot Screaming
We all know what bad breath is when we smell it. Bad breath also known as halitosis is a build up of bacteria found in your dog’s mouth, stomach, lungs, and insides. Halitosis can also be a sign of other serious diseases. Dogs are not known to have the sweetest breath. If their breath becomes unusually offensive then you just might have to take extra steps to dog bad breath cures. Importance of Distinguishing Dog’s Bad Breath Don’t ignore dog bad … [Read more...] about Tips on How to Get Rid of Your Dog Bad Breath
Sure, Guinea Pigs are easier to take care of as compared to bigger pets. But this doesn’t mean that they are completely self-sufficient animals! In fact, I believe that Guinea Pigs should come with a tag that say 'Don't buy me if you won't take good care of me'. Guinea Pigs aren't toys. Neither are they playthings for young children. Their health and appearance must be nourish to regularly in order that they will have long and happy lives. Moreover, … [Read more...] about Grooming Guinea Pigs
If you have a dog at home a real Christmas tree may not be the best idea for your home but there are things you can do to keep your pup safe this holiday season even with a real Christmas tree. Here are some important tips to know when it comes to having a real Christmas tree and a dog in your home. Pick the Right Location for Your Tree You want to choose a location for your tree were it can’t easily be knocked over by the dog. Choose a place that … [Read more...] about Real Christmas Trees and Dogs: What You Need to Know
Why To Cat-Proof Your Christmas Tree? A beautiful Christmas tree lit up with decorations and surrounded by presents is one of the most iconic images of the holiday. However, a tree in the home can present an irresistible temptation to cats who only see a new post to climb, scratch, and taste. Cat owners don’t necessarily have to forego their Christmas decorations, but they do have to be careful. A proper cat Christmas must keep feline safety in mind – … [Read more...] about How to Cat Proof Your Christmas Tree