How to Train a Cat to Do What You Want

Cats are fickle creatures.  They spend most of their time sleeping or begging for food.  They like warm spots.  Sometimes they hunt your feet, and they spend most of their time pretending to ignore you.  Today, I'm going to teach you how to train a cat to do what you want.  Anytime, anywhere, any behavior. … Continue reading How to Train a Cat to Do What You Want

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Feral Cat Care: How to Care for Feral Cats

Feral cats are a double-edged sword.  Many people consider them vermin, but once a population has settled into an area, odds are feral cats will remain indefinitely, even if the initial group is killed.  Good habitat will be invaded by a new population.  You'll learn how to care for a feral cat colony, what kinds … Continue reading Feral Cat Care: How to Care for Feral Cats

Taking Care of a Kitten: The Master Kitten Raising Guide

Taking care of a kitten seems easy, right? Litter box, food bowl, water dish, and a few toys, and you're set, right? Well, yes--if your only goal is to keep the kitten alive. To raise a well-adjusted kitten, it takes a little bit of planning and making good rules from the beginning. I'm going to … Continue reading Taking Care of a Kitten: The Master Kitten Raising Guide

Seven Reasons Your Cat Won’t Use the Litter Box

Most people keeping cats desperately fear the day their cat won't use the litter box.  Thousands of cats find themselves homeless after refusing to use the litterbox and instead urinating or defecating in any number of places.  Many cats choose the bed, or the laundry.  Others choose the bathtub, or defecate just outside the box … Continue reading Seven Reasons Your Cat Won’t Use the Litter Box

How To Stop Your Cat From Scratching Furniture

Cats scratch furniture, and unfortunately most humans hate this particular trait.  Many cats lose their claws as a result of this very natural behavior, when retraining and rearranging the household could prevent almost all furniture destruction. As with many other behavior issues, getting ahead of the problem is key to solving it.  A cat that's … Continue reading How To Stop Your Cat From Scratching Furniture

The Best Dog Superhero Halloween Costumes

Lots of families will dress up their dogs this Halloween. Some of them treat their dogs like their kids, others want the dog to match the kid for maximum candy-getting possibilities. These are the best dog Superhero Halloween costumes out there! What Superhero list doesn't start with Superman?  This costume, available in 2X and XXXL, … Continue reading The Best Dog Superhero Halloween Costumes

The Best Girl Dog Halloween Costumes

This adorable Supergirl costume is perfect for the hero. Adorable and easy to accessorize.  This costume fits sizes small to extra large. Not a Supergirl fan? Perhaps Batgirl would be a better option. This cute costume is perfect for a tough girl.  Complete with horns.  This costume fits sizes small to extra large. Minnie Mouse … Continue reading The Best Girl Dog Halloween Costumes

The Best Star Wars Dog Halloween Costumes

Welcome to Halloween Season!  I searched high and low for the best Halloween costumes for dogs.  These top Star Wars Costumes go with your own theme costume, or stand-alone for the dog that loves watching movies.  The best part about these costumes?  No DIY--just take them out of the package and put them on your … Continue reading The Best Star Wars Dog Halloween Costumes

5 Tips: How to Keep Your Exotic Pet Cool

Small animals deserve hot-weather tips too.  Sometimes we forget about them, because most of them come from deserts or tropics, and they don't always show their discomfort.  If you're warm, odds are your exotic pet needs a reprieve from the heat as well.  Even when it's cool outside, direct sunlight can overheat pets.  Check out … Continue reading 5 Tips: How to Keep Your Exotic Pet Cool

Disaster Planning: Evacuating With Small Pets

When, as humans, we think about disasters and preparedness, we think first about ourselves and our families.  Often we include our pets as part of our family, but sometimes smaller pets are forgotten.  Small pets evacuate easily, but evacuating with pets requires care and diligence. Evacuating with Rodents Rodents typically evacuate very easily.  Most rodents … Continue reading Disaster Planning: Evacuating With Small Pets

How to Care for a Betta (Siamese Fighting Fish)

Bettas are perhaps one of the most beautiful fish kept in captivity.  Breeders developed millions of color combinations, with long and flowing fins.  The betta survives well in captivity, and the fish are remarkably intelligent for fish.  These fish require basic care, but perform very well as the first fish for a family.  Read on … Continue reading How to Care for a Betta (Siamese Fighting Fish)