The short answer: It depends. The long answer: Almonds are not recommended for dogs because they can cause physical obstructions in the airway or stomach. However, when blended and creamed into almond butter, it may be occasionally eaten by your dog as a treat just like peanut butter. There are risks to letting your dog… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat Almond Butter?
The short answer: No, Estée Lauder is not cruelty free. The long answer: Founded in 1946, Estée Lauder is a female-targeted brand that sells fragrances, skin care, and makeup products. It is the flagship brand of The Estée Lauder Companies Inc., which also handles Tom Ford Beauty and Bumble and bumble. The high-end brand is… Continue reading Is Estée Lauder Cruelty Free?
The short answer: No, Vaseline is not cruelty free. The long answer: Vaseline is an American skin care brand owned by British-Dutch company, Unilever. Known for its petroleum jelly-based products, Vaseline’s “Wonder Jelly” was invented by Robert Chesebrough in 1870 to heal scrapes, burns, dryness, eczema, and more. While reviewing the website of their parent… Continue reading Is Vaseline Cruelty Free?
The short answer: Yes, but only occasionally and in moderation. The long answer: Packed with carbohydrates, vitamins, potassium, and folic acid, corn is a starchy vegetable and cereal grain. Cats don’t necessarily need corn in their daily diet because they are obligate carnivores that must consume protein and fat. Unfortunately, some cat food brands include… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Corn?
The short answer: Yes, but only occasionally and in moderation. The long answer: Strawberries are juicy and fragrant fruits that your cat can enjoy once in a while. Since cats are obligate carnivores, they need to consume mostly protein and fat to fulfill their dietary needs. Fruits such as strawberries would only be considered as… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Strawberries?
When you’ve decided to adopt or foster a kitten, you’ll be faced with countless challenges such as learning how to groom a cat (you might even need to give her a shower once in a while!), teaching her how to use her litter box, and stopping her from scratching your favourite furniture. Bottle feeding a… Continue reading Kitten Glop: What it is and how to make it
Have you ever stopped and noticed how many times your cat pees in a day? Urinating is a necessary bodily process that has several essential functions. It helps get rid of waste products after food is converted into energy. It also helps maintain the delicate balance of water and electrolytes in your cat’s body. When… Continue reading How Often Do Cats Pee (7 Things to Remember)
The short answer: Yes, but only in moderation. The long answer: A type of processed meat that comes from a pork leg cut, ham can be eaten by cats who are known to be obligate carnivores. Ham is high in protein and iron, which are good for your cat. However, they are also often cured… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Ham?
The short answer: No, Cetaphil is not entirely cruelty free. The long answer: Owned by independent global dermatology company Galderma, Cetaphil is a “gentle and effective skincare line for face, body, and baby.” It specialises in treating sensitive, dry, and acne-prone skin types. On its US website, Cetaphil states that they do not test any… Continue reading Is Cetaphil Cruelty Free?
The short answer: No, Kiehl’s is not entirely cruelty free. The long answer: Owned by personal care company L’Oréal, Kiehl’s is a skin, hair, and body care line that is sold internationally. On its official website, it states that they (as well as their parent company) prioritise their consumers’ health and safety and the support… Continue reading Is Kiehl’s Cruelty Free?
Whether you’re creating a sensory garden for your dog or a catio for your cat, the first thing to consider is your pet’s health and safety. After all, the backyard is an extension of your pet’s safe space—your home, and there’s no reason for it to not be as perfect and secure as your living… Continue reading How to Make Your Backyard Pet-Friendly
Cats are usually private creatures and excel at hiding pain, illness, and discomfort, but when they lose their appetite, it’s a sign that something is wrong. If you notice that your cat has suddenly lost her desire to eat or is vomiting everything she eats, immediately take her to the veterinarian. Your vet may run… Continue reading How to Syringe Feed a Cat