How do you know if you are ready for a cat? Getting new furniture or just changing a carpet sometimes may be challenging, but we are talking about a living being here. Getting a pet affects both sides: the pet and the new owner. You can't throw a kitten away if it does not satisfy you, and many cats live up to 20+ years. Besides that, the cat is going to change the way … [Read more...] about Six things to ask yourself before getting your first cat
In our previous article, we encouraged you to ask several questions before making your decision to get a kitten. Hopefully, you have made up your mind and are ready. But before that, you must learn what are the places where you could get a good and healthy kitten. Are shelters right places to go, are reputable breeders only ones who can guarantee that their kittens will be … [Read more...] about Where to get a good and healthy kitten?
Is your dog in heat? Most non-spayed female dogs come in heat twice a year since they reach their sexual maturity. Be wary; once you recognize the first symptoms, you must become careful to avoid unwanted pregnancy. Besides, you will have extra care during walks and when you let your dog in the yard. At all the other times, your dog will likely be restless. Don't worry; … [Read more...] about All about female dogs in heat
It's not hard to set up a tropical fish tank. We already wrote about choosing the best tank and what you will need to get started. Don't you feel excited? We do! To recap, things that you need, the bare minimum to get started are: fish tank, gravel, decorations, filter, and heater. An air pump, airstone and hoses are optional, but you also need a bucket that you will use … [Read more...] about Step by step guide to set up a fish tank
Answer to how much light does an aquarium need is not straightforward. There are average numbers and rules of thumb available, but are they useful? We think that instead of the amount of light, what matters is do plants feel well enough in the fish tank. A basic rule of thumb is to have: 1 to 2 watts of fluorescent bulbs per gallon for plantless aquariums; 2 to 5 … [Read more...] about How much light does an aquarium need
If you are reading this, we are confident that your cat is more than just a pet to you. He, she, or they are family. And just like us, you want the best for your family, whether it's a child, a cat, or a mother-in-law. Here you will find 37 tips to help you on your way to a happy, healthy cat. Most of these tips you'll be able to implement right away. Environment and fun 1. … [Read more...] about 37 ways to improve your cat’s life
Who is more intelligent, cats or dogs? Most people will say, without hesitation, that dogs are. They are easier to train, help defuse bombs, search for victims, and aid disabled people with their household chores. Cats can help you remember to feed them. If we need to answer in one word, then we'd say yes, cats are smart. They can follow human gestures, manipulate human … [Read more...] about Can we understand how intelligent cats are?
Have you ever visited a litter of kittens in order to adopt one, and then, without an apparent explanation, your heart has told you to take two? Two kittens or one? What should you decide? Well, no-one could blame you for it — we all have been there. The great news is that it's a good idea! If you think you are truly ready for a cat in your life, there are many … [Read more...] about Four reasons to get two kittens instead of one
Do you want to stop your cat from scratching the door at night? Everyone should have the right to have a healthy, undisturbed sleep at night. Yet as soon as you close the door, the cat starts to scratch at them and meow with an unbelievable intensity. Eventually, it ruins your night, not even talking about the scratches damaging your door. The cat usually ends up being let … [Read more...] about How to stop a cat from scratching bedroom door at night
There are several hundred dog breeds, and only less than a hundred different cat breeds. But it's not only about the count. You can see a large diversity between dog breeds. We have large, giant and small dogs. We also have long-legged dogs; flat-faced dogs and heck, there are also some dogs who do not look like ones in the first place. In cats, the most significant … [Read more...] about Why are there fewer breeds of cats compared to dogs