Cats with collars?

So recently we found out that our younger, slightly naughtier cat has been up to no good. Our next door neighbor has turtle doves. He bought them as a gift for a loved one and they are very pretty. They apparently cost a lot of money. They are pretty, and do make a lovely cooing […]

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How to look after your rabbits, by Emily.

As you know, we recently acquired some rabbits. Both children are thoroughly enjoying looking after them and playing with them. Emily is a bit of a geek, like her parents, but she is much more creative, than us,  so when she came to me and asked if she could make a PowerPoint presentation about the […]

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Cat essentials that your pet needs…

If you’ve got a little feline friend in your home, then the chances are that you love to treat it like royalty. That’s lovely! However, if you’re new to pet ownership, or you’re thinking about getting a cat, then there are some things you should know. Here are the top cat essentials that your pet […]

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Some helpful tips to keep pets safe (featuring Layla)

We were delighted to be asked to share some tips on how to keep your pet healthy and safe, recently, with Wayfair, and we were able to share some of our tips for keeping human food loving cats (ahem, I am looking at you Layla) from eating things they shouldn’t that could make them very […]

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Top Care Tips for Cats…

Having a pet is a big responsibility. We are required to look after them properly. People often call cats and dogs their fur babies. It is a fitting term as they require a similar amount of love and care; just in different ways. It is such a fun and rewarding thing to do, though. Do […]

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It’s time to get a cat flap

It’s time to get a cat flap We can deny it no longer. We can bear it no longer (well, when I say we, I mean LSH mostly, because he’s the one who mostly deals with it because I often pretend to be asleep, ssssh, don’t tell him) when at 3am, the cats decide that […]

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How to care for your cat from the start…

Some helpful tips in this collaborative post about cat care.  Cats are such independent, proud little creatures that it can almost seem like you’re not really their owner at all. However, you’re surely aware that they need a lot more care and diligence than they would like to admit. Especially when it comes to health […]

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When do you draw the line with getting new pets?

So, my almost 6 year old (he tells me that, he refuses to be “just five” any more) announced recently that he wants a gecko for a pet, for his birthday. He wants to get a terrarium, set it up and keep a gecko, or two, in there.  I had less than normal pets as […]

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Pet insurance, do you or don’t you?

We are an animal filled household (you would never guess, from our blog name, would you?) Our main pets our are cats, Layla and Jasper. Layla has some long term health issues that we see a vet for, due to her FIP diagnosis, but miraculously, is healthy and happy (well, she isn’t happy, she’s a […]

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The things we do for our pets…

It’s funny, being a pet owner, in many ways is very much like being a parent and they sometimes can need TLC and care, that means a bit of extra work for us. The things we have to do for our pets, sometimes, are a little surprising but we do them, because we love them […]

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