Thinking of bringing home a puppy from an animal shelter? There are many questions to answer so you can be absolutely sure you’re ready to care for a young pooch. From figuring out who the primary carer will be to choosing a training method, you need to devote lots of time, effort, and (some) money… Continue reading Buyer’s Guide: 4 Types of Dog Harnesses
As soon as your cat turns seven, she may be considered a senior depending on her species, breed, and the state of her organs. It is common to witness her body undergo physiological changes, including a weaker sense of hearing, lower immunity, and slower digestion. It is also normal for your aging cat (or even… Continue reading Is your senior cat vomiting hairballs? Here’s what to do
An excellent source of vitamins and minerals, milk is a nutrient-rich liquid that comes from mammals or even plants. It contains calcium, magnesium, riboflavin, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, and vitamins A and B12. Newborns and young mammals drink the milk of their mothers as their primary source of nutrition before moving on to solids. This includes… Continue reading Can cats drink milk? We review 7 milk options!
Cats are animals notoriously known for hiding signs of illness and pain. When a cat is feeling unwell, she may exhibit subtle changes. These signs include a change in her overall appearance, litter box usage, sociability, energy level, coat (including the amount of fur she sheds), breathing, eye/nose discharge, and appetite. When it comes to… Continue reading Why is my cat throwing up white foam and not eating? [7 possible reasons]
Nutrition is an important aspect of your cat’s wellbeing. Depending on her age (kittens and elderly cats should not be given the same food), size, weight, and activity levels, she must be served the right meals at the proper times so that her organs perform at their best. But what if your cat is not… Continue reading Why is my cat not eating? [We reveal 7 reasons!]
Rosy the Pet Nanny has been taking care of rescue animals for over 15 years. In all this time, her go to favourite for bonding with the animals in her care is everyday enrichment – something you can incorporate into your pet’s life to keep them engaged and happy.
Did you know that you can support animal shelters and rescues by sharing your expertise? Aspiring photographers can take pawtraits of ready-to-be adopted pets, those with human resource backgrounds can help screen adopters or fosters, while experienced managers can oversee the day-to-day operations of a rescue facility. If you are involved in the field of… Continue reading Help Animal Rescues by Doing Pro Bono Work
Helping out your neighbourhood animal shelter or local rescue as an individual results in making the world a better place for neglected animals to live in. Not only that, the act of helping can provide priceless benefits such as boosting your happiness and promoting a sense of well-being. But do you know what’s even better?… Continue reading Help Animal Rescues via Corporate Giving
It takes a community to help animal shelters and rescues survive and thrive. From adopting a senior dog to becoming a foster carer, a little goes a long way in helping neglected animals find their furever homes. But aside from these two common ways of helping out, you can also make a contribution to an… Continue reading Help Animal Rescues by Leaving a Bequest
Whether they’re active kittens or full grown adult cats, cats must consume food regularly to survive and thrive. They need about 24 to 35 calories a day per pound to keep them within their normal weight range. These calories are spread out into smaller meals that sustain them throughout the day. (In fact, a few… Continue reading Why is My Cat Always Hungry? (We Share 7 Reasons!)
It’s a myth that cats hate water. If they grew up being exposed to water early and having positive experiences with it, they will most likely tolerate bathing sessions at home. What most cats dislike about showering is the uncomfortable feeling they get when their fur gets wet. It takes some time for their fur… Continue reading How Often Should I Shower My Cat? (5 Factors to Consider)
Cat parenting has its ups and downs. Though owners are rewarded with having cuddly companions for life, a drawback is constantly needing to provide for these four-legged creatures. Grooming them, playing with them (try making cat-approved DIY toys), and giving them nourishing food are just some of the things that need to be done regularly.… Continue reading Should I Get a Self-Cleaning Litter Box for My Cat?