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Is M·A·C Cosmetics 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?

Is Benefit 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?

Is L’Oréal 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?

Is Maybelline Cruelty Free?

The short answer: No, Maybelline is not entirely cruelty free. The long answer: Maybelline is a multinational cosmetics, skin care, fragrance, and personal care brand owned by L’Oréal. On its official website, Maybelline states: “L’Oréal no longer tests any of its products or any of its ingredients on animals, anywhere in the world nor does… Continue reading Is Maybelline Cruelty Free?

Why do cats stick out their tongue? (Discover 8 possible reasons!)

Cats have the cutest expressions, from adorable slow kissy winks to sticking out their tongues. Blep, mlem or whatever you’d like to call it, this act of extending the tongue is outright adorable. But it can sometimes be cause for concern. In this article, we’ll talk about:  What’s in a cat’s tongue? 8 reasons why… Continue reading Why do cats stick out their tongue? (Discover 8 possible reasons!)

Can Cats Eat Raw Chicken?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Though cats need high amounts of protein in their diet, allowing your furball to eat raw chicken may create potential health problems. This is because raw chicken contains bacteria such as campylobacter, E. coli, listeria, and salmonella.  When contaminated raw chicken is consumed by your… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Raw Chicken?

Can Cats Eat Salt?

The short answer: No. The long answer: Salt is a mineral that is commonly used for cooking and adding flavour to dishes. Just a small amount (4 grams of salt per 2 pounds of your cat’s weight) can cause harm to your kitten friend. Eating salt may lead to her manifesting any or all of… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Salt?

Can Cats Eat Sugar?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Meat-loving cats do not need to consume sugar because this sweet-tasting human food is something that they cannot taste and digest. Their bodies are not good at breaking down carbohydrates, and they are better off having protein-rich meals. Feeding your cat too much sugar (whether… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Sugar?

Can Cats Eat Onions?

The short answer: No. The long answer: Otherwise known as bulb onion or common onion, onion is a widely popular vegetable of the genus Allium that is used to add flavour to dishes. Similar to garlic, this aromatic, layered vegetable contains disulfides and thiosulphates that can do irreparable damage to your cat’s body. Eating a… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Onions?

Can Cats Eat Garlic?

The short answer: No. The long answer: A species of the Allium family, garlic contains disulfides and thiosulphates, compounds which are both harmful for your cat. Garlic consumption causes damage to your cat’s red blood cells, leading her to have hemolytic anemia, Heinz body anemia, and/or methemoglobinemia. Garlic is five times more concentrated than onions,… Continue reading Can Cats Eat Garlic?

9 Reasons Why Your Cat Bites You (And How to Stop It)

Has this scenario ever happened to you? One moment you’re gently petting your cat, and the next, she’s playfully nipping your fingers, hands, or even your nose. Cats bite their owners without drawing blood for a variety of reasons, and in this Waldo’s Friends article, we’ll get to the bottom of all the possible reasons… Continue reading 9 Reasons Why Your Cat Bites You (And How to Stop It)

Can Dogs Eat White Chocolate?

The short answer: It is not recommended. The long answer: Though not as potent as milk or dark chocolate, white chocolate still contains the component theobromine, which is harmful for dogs. The poison levels vary depending on your dog’s size, how many grams of chocolate he consumes, and what kind of chocolate he eats in… Continue reading Can Dogs Eat White Chocolate?