The short answer: No, NIVEA is not entirely cruelty free. The long answer: Beiersdorf Global AG, the company that owns NIVEA (as well as Aquaphor), states that it does not conduct product tests on animals. When you visit its Australian website, it states, “We believe animal testing is not required to prove the safety and… Continue reading Is NIVEA Cruelty Free?
One of the most challenging things feline owners have to deal with is their cat peeing everywhere in the house… except inside their litter box. If this has ever happened to you, don’t fret! There’s hope for your cat (and your home!). But first, you need to discover all the possible reasons why your cat… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why Your Cat is Peeing Everywhere (And How to Avoid It From Happening Again!)
The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: In the same way that dogs shouldn’t eat cat food, cats should not eat dog food because they do not contain the necessary nutrients cats need to thrive. Dogs are omnivores so their food is a mixture of meat, grains, and vegetables, while cats are… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Dog Food?
The short answer: Yes and no. The long answer: Eggs are a great source of protein and fat for your cat. Since cats are obligate carnivores (meaning they need animal protein in their daily diet), eggs can be included to supplement kitty’s diet. However, there are conditions for feeding eggs to your cat. Kittens and… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Eggs?
The short answer: Yes, but only in limited quantities. The long answer: A staple food in many households around the world, rice is packed with carbohydrates, calcium, iron, thiamin, folate, and vitamin E. Cats are obligate carnivores, so they primarily need meat in order to thrive. Rice may be included in a cat’s meal occasionally,… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Rice?
The short answer: No. The long answer: Just like dogs, cats can get easily sick by eating a small portion of chocolate. Though cats won’t be particularly drawn to its sweet taste (their sweet taste buds are not very reactive), they might just be curious enough to taste it if you leave a chocolate bar… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Chocolate?
The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Kittens are born with the capacity to handle lactose, but they lose this ability after weaning. Adult cats are generally lactose intolerant, which means they cannot handle food that contains lactose. Lactose is a natural sugar commonly found in dairy products such as cow’s milk,… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Cheese?
Our cats are treasured members of the household, putting their mark everywhere in our home via their scent, scratch marks, and stray fur. Though they are generally allowed to freely move around the house, there are some instances when you might need to keep your cat out of a room. A common reason would be… Continue reading 5 Ways to Keep Your Cat Out of a Room (Without Stressing Her Out)
The short answer: No, Clinique is not entirely cruelty free. The long answer: Similar to M·A·C Cosmetics, Clinique is a popular skincare and makeup brand under Estée Lauder Companies. As seen on its Customer Care page, the site declares that Clinique Laboratories, LLC. is “committed to the elimination of animal testing. We are equally committed… Continue reading Is Clinique Cruelty Free?
The short answer: No, M·A·C Cosmetics is not entirely cruelty free. The long answer: M·A·C Cosmetics is owned by the Estée Lauder Companies Inc. When you do a quick search of M·A·C Cosmetics on PETA’s Beauty Without Bunnies website, it states: “Warning! This company DOES test on animals.” How is this so? On M·A·C’s official… Continue reading Is M·A·C Cosmetics Cruelty Free?
The short answer: No, Benefit Cosmetics is not entirely cruelty free. The long answer: Since 1989, Benefit Cosmetics and its parent company LVMH claim that they have not tested their products on animals. They require their raw material suppliers to provide safety information based on scientifically accepted alternative testing methods, and at the same time,… Continue reading Is Benefit Cosmetics Cruelty Free?
The short answer: No, L’Oréal is not entirely cruelty free. The long answer: French personal care company L’Oréal claims that it does not test any of its ingredients or products on animals. On its UK website, it says that it has developed alternative methods to animal testing. Episkin was created with human skin cells to… Continue reading Is L’Oréal Cruelty Free?