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

*We hope this collaborative post with some ways to calm your distressed cat is helpful* 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 […]

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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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Moving with your moggie…

Moving home is a stressful experience, and can be made even more so when you have a cat that point blank does not want to go. Cats are a highly territorial species and become very attached to the place in which they live, which can make moving with them a cat-astrophe. There are, however, ways […]

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There’s a mouse in the house…

There’s a mouse in the house and I have no idea how do deal with it.  Mice are cute, in cartoons, and soppy pictures on social media. My daughter’s friend at school even keeps domestic mice as pets, and they are adorable.  But the mouse (or mice, I’ve only seen one) that has moved into […]

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Purrrfect Cat Breeds To Consider

It’s disputed exactly how many different cat breeds there are out there, but one thing is for sure- they’re all adorable! There’s a reason cat videos are so popular online, these playful creatures are silly and bring so much joy to our lives. More independent than dogs but still happy to be fussed, they really […]

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