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
Stress is one of the most popular reasons for health and behavior problems in cats. The most effective solution is to find the source of the stress and take steps to minimize its impact. In this article, you will learn what the most common causes of stress in cats are, and how to avoid them, or, at least, minimize their impact on your pet. New experience. New things … [Read more...] about Things that stress your cat and what to do about it
Proper use of a litter box is an important part of an indoor cat's life. The age when to start litter training a kitten plays a crucial role. Inadequate training may lead to house soiling, which is the number one reason for cats being left at animal shelters. It's a sad thing, especially if we know, litter training is extremely easy. But at what age should a kitten start … [Read more...] about When should you start to littertrain a kitten?
It is not easy to calm a female dog when she is in heat. But things can get even crazier when you have a male dog, as well. He'll be restless and it may be challenging to calm a male dog during the heat. The problem is, during a heat cycle, female dogs produce a scent that attracts males. Upon sensing it, male dogs become mad and think about one thing only and forget all the … [Read more...] about How to calm a male dog when your female dog is in heat
It's important to predict when your female dog will come in heat. Especially if you are a dog breeder. A lot of planning goes into the timing of mating, and you must know how to calculate the time of your dog's heat. Even if you are not a breeder, but you have an intact female dog, knowing when she will be in heat, will make your life easier. Keep the record of previous … [Read more...] about How to know when your dog will come in heat
The best place for a cat litter box is a location that meets several requirements. Cat owners often understand their expectations about where to keep the box. Yet they sometimes forget to think of what the cat wants. Unfortunately, quite often, these interests collide. For example, people love to have small boxes that are out of sight, whereas cats, instinctively, … [Read more...] about What is the best place for a cat litter box?
It's easy to litter train a kitten. In most cases, the task does not even require a specialized “training”. Quite often it's enough if you provide an appropriate litter box because cats naturally love burying their feces and urine. How early can you start to train a kitten to use the litter box? Training can be started at around the age of four weeks. This coincides with … [Read more...] about How to train a kitten to use the litterbox
Have someone asked you if your male dog has come in heat already? Or maybe your dog suddenly developed symptoms of being in heat, and you have begun to wonder: "Do male dogs go though heat?" There's no need to worry if your male dog has not come in heat, yet. Male's don't do that. However, if your male dog shows symptoms of being in heat (especially bleeding from … [Read more...] about Do male dogs go into heat?