Benefits of growing up with dogs…

For many of us, our pets are our first best friends. However, when you bring a newborn into the home, you may hear people tell you to get rid of your pets. You’ll be told that the dog could sit on the baby’s face or bring in fleas and the cat could get jealous and […]

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Containing those kitty capers…

(Image Link)   Any cat owner will tell you that it’s not always doe-eyes and content purrs. Cats are extremely emotional and intelligent animals. And, unfortunately, with this comes the ability to feel bored. When a cat is bored, they’ll do just about anything to satisfy their need for entertainment. This usually includes tearing, ripping, […]

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When Your Home’s A Zoo, Your Garden Must Be Pet-Friendly

  We would all like to think that our garden is perfectly safe for the cats, dogs, rabbits, and fish that live with us. That it’s even beneficial to them. In most cases, that’s hardly far from the truth. But that doesn’t mean that aren’t risks in even the average garden that couldn’t risk the […]

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If I see your children harassing a dog…

If I see your kids harassing or teasing  a dog, I will step in and tell them to stop. So a thing happened.  I took my kids to the local playpark today after school. We were at a loose end and an after school class had been cancelled, so the park was voted a good […]

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Ways to calm your distressed cat

Is your cat still trying to claim his or her territory all around the house? Is your cat giving signs of increased stress and anxiety? Don’t worry! Here are some ways to guide you through some of the devices that can help calm your cat. Diffusers and sprays emulate the smell of a cat’s natural […]

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For the love of a very special handsome pig…

This is Boris and he’s a pig, a rather adorable pig. I have a thing for pigs… He’s a fully grown Kune Kune male pig, and we met him last week, when we stayed at Eco Gites of Lenault and we got to know him whilst we stayed. In fact, I took my coffee down to […]

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Why Cats Make Great Emotional Support Pets

Cats are fluffy, affectionate and independent creatures that make for great emotional support pets. Since they require little attention and effort, owning a cat can be extremely beneficial especially for someone with an emotional disability. Here we will look at 10 reasons why cats are great for offering emotional support to their handlers: 1.     Reduced […]

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Human Foods That Cats Can and Cannot Eat

This helpful collaborative post may be useful, if like me, you have a cat who thinks it is human and likes to eat things it really shouldn’t… Photo used with permission   Most people think that cats eat just about anything. Throw them a piece of meat and they’ll jump on it. Spill some milk […]

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Moving Abroad with Your Pets- What You Need to Know

  Moving is widely regarded as one of the most stressful aspects of life. For your pets, this is not any different. This is especially true if the move is not just to a new house, but to a new city or country. We have all heard horror stories of pets going missing in the […]

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The humans went away and left me…

They don’t call me #grumpycat for nothing, you know… They went away. They had the cheek to take themselves off to a fancy hotel, called a spa (I have no idea what that is, humans go to weird places) and they didn’t come back FOR A WHOLE TWENTY FOUR HOURS… They apparently needed a break […]

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