Do you love biking? We certainly do, but one of the best ways to bike and perform other activities is to have our best friends with us. In this article, you will learn how to bike with your dog in a way that is safe for you, your dog, and other road users.
Can you stop a dog from chewing on a door frame, furniture, or other household items while you are away? If your dog does this, you are not alone! Destructive chewing is among the most common behavior problems in dogs across the world.
There is probably something wrong with the world when someone proposes brushing a cat’s teeth or bathing a cat, right? But we are not at all crazy, and similar questions sometimes pop up. Like, do you really, really need to bathe a cat? And if you do, is it necessary once a week, every day, or how often? Let’s find out!
Cats are natural climbers and jumpers and excel at these two tasks. But how high can they jump? Are they better than us at jumping? With a little practice, an average cat can jump up to 1.3 to 1.6 meters high (4.3 to 5.2 feet) from the spot. With assistance from their claws, cats can cover fences that are even higher. But straight up, one can say that cats can jump six times their height.
When dealing with a question of what size litter box does a cat need, most sources come up with statements, like: “it depends on your cat’s preferences,” “it depends on your cat’s size,” “the larger, the better if you’re to avoid litter box problems” and similar. Of course, they are right, it does depend on many things, yet there is also a straightforward approach.
There is no doubt that cats do recognize us, their owners. But how do they do it? Do cats recognize our faces or our scents? Can they tell us apart by our gait or sounds that we make? Let’s find out.
One of the most common problems, when we suggest that people switch their cat to wet food, is that their cats don’t like it. Cats who have been eating dry food their whole life may be like: “Are you serious? What is that? Bring back my kibbles!” Many cats are very loyal to their current food brand and will not even look at anything else.
The diagnosis of diabetes in veterinary medicine is widespread and climbing. It affects both cats and dogs: in the United States, one in 400 dogs and one in 150 cats are affected. Results are similar in the UK and Australia. Even more so, numbers are climbing and there is little doubt that the cause is our lifestyle, and the lifestyle we impose upon our pets.
Purring is one of the most famous sounds that cats make. After constant, loud meowing, that is. Usually we think of purring as a sign of calmness and contentedness. But what is really going on and why do cats purr? Let’s find out!
Safety first! Before even your kitten arrives home, you should re-evaluate and kitten proof your home. We know, it’s a bit of a trap, because reality is different from expectations.