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 t […]

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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

*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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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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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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Top Tips to Take Care of Cats for all cat owners.

Sharing a post with some top tips on how to care for your cats… Cats are some of the most popular pets for humans. Although they can be sensitive, they are tremendously good companions. Most cats enjoy their own time alone and may not need regular attention from their owners. If you have a cat […]

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Making children take responsibilty for their pets?

I feel like I run a mini zoo, and no I am not talking about the children in our household but the pets… We currently have  a hamster, two cats, and two rabbits. The snail and the rabbits are “the children’s” pets.  The cats are relatively easy to look after and I don’t expect the […]

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Taking care of your dog while you’re away…

As a family we are considering adding a canine friend to our numbers. One of the things we need to think carefully about is what we do when we go on holiday as dog owners. This is a helpful post with some tips… (Image used with permission)  It’s always frustrating to try and take a […]

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I am going a bit deaf – Animal Tales

My mistress is worried about me. She thinks I might be loosing my hearing. She says she has noticed over the past few months that I am not as responsive as I used to be, and that she will often be calling me or talking to me and I don’t seem to respond as fast. […]

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Teaching a cat to use a cat flap… 

So last week, we had a cat flap installed, because certain cats (I’m looking sternly at Jasper, as I type this!) like to wake us up at horrible hours of the night to be let out of the house. I don’t want to have them outside at night, especially Layla, in the winter, when it’s […]

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