5 Foolproof Tips on How to Click Purrrfect Pet Photos

5 Foolproof Tips on How to Click Purrrfect Pet Photos

Cat Health and Behavior, Pet Products
We know your pet means everything to you. In fact, your phone is probably full of pictures of your furry loved one. But are they print-worthy photos? If you wouldn't hang them on your walls, you may want to step up your pet photography game. Here are some tips that will help you create picture purr-fect photos that you'll cherish for years to come. 1. Pay Attention to the Light Photography is the art of "painting" with light. No matter how well composed your photo is, if the light isn't flattering, you'll be left with a photo that falls flat. Take your pup outside during the golden hour (the period within the hour after sunrise and before sunset). Or capture a photo of your cat on its favorite window sill at this time.…
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5 Alternatives to the “Cone of Shame” for Your Furbaby

5 Alternatives to the “Cone of Shame” for Your Furbaby

Pet Products
Are you part of the 56 percent of households that own pets in the U.S.? If you have a pet like a dog or a cat, there's a good chance you've had to resort to using the cone of shame once or twice to keep them from irritating a wound or injury. There's nothing fun about forcing your fur baby to wear a cone around their head. Luckily, though, there are also a lot of alternatives that work just as well. Listed below are some effective alternatives to the cone of shame for dogs and cats. 1. Inflatable Collar An inflatable collar is a great option for those who don't want to resort to using the cone of shame. They function in a similar way, but they're much more comfortable…
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Picking for Your Pup: How to Choose the Best Collar for Dogs

Picking for Your Pup: How to Choose the Best Collar for Dogs

Dog Health and Behavior, Pet Products
Did you know that every year, over 10 million dogs and cats are either lost or stolen? And that 1 in 3 pets will become lost at some point in their life? The truth is, that no matter how well you take care of your pet, there's a chance that your pet will go missing at some point or another.  The good news is, that recovering your pet isn't an impossible process- if they're wearing the right collar.  So, how do you pick the right collar for your dog? Check out this guide to learn how to choose the best collar for dogs.  Size Up Your Dog Before you purchase a dog collar, your primary consideration should be the size of your dog.  Buy a collar that's too small, and…
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Animal Hair Sheds: Here’s How to Deal with It

Animal Hair Sheds: Here’s How to Deal with It

Cat Health and Behavior, Dog Health and Behavior, Pet Products
Approximately 60 million households in the U.S. own a dog and 47.1 million own a cat. Are you part of either of these groups? If so, then you're probably well acquainted with pet shedding. You're probably also desperate to find a solution and eliminate the need to carry a lint roller with you wherever you go. You might not be able to totally throw away your lint rollers, but there are still lots of things you can do to address shedding. Read on for some helpful tips that will make it easier for you to get animal hair off your furniture and clothing. Causes of Excess Shedding Before we get into tips for combating shedding, it's important to figure out why your pet is shedding so much. Some shedding is normal,…
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How to Pay Your Cat’s Huge Vet Bills

How to Pay Your Cat’s Huge Vet Bills

Pet Products
Most of us don't realize how expensive owning a cat's going to be, in part because it's changed so much in recent years. Americans spend twice as much in the pet industry as they did in 2005. Today, the average cat owner spends over $400 a year at their vet's office alone. Costs go up drastically when you need to see specialists, receive advanced diagnoses, surgery, etc. for a serious condition. Even the most responsible pet owners can find themselves overburdened with the unforeseen costs of vet bills. Whether you're saddled with a huge bill from an unexpected surgery or just trying to find less expensive options for managing your cat's healthcare costs, you need to know your options. If you don't, you'll likely be paying more than you should…
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Thrifty Kitty: 4 Tips for Buying Quality Discount Pet Medication

Thrifty Kitty: 4 Tips for Buying Quality Discount Pet Medication

Pet Products
Your cat is like a member of the family, so when they get sick you'll do anything to help them feel better. The problem is that pet medicine can get quite expensive. 29% of Australian households currently face this dilemma or could in the future. Discount pet medication can provide relief for families. How do you go about finding affordable medicine though? We've got four tips to help you. 1. Don't Buy at the Vet Whatever you do, don't buy your medication at the vet's office. You will pay a premium. The reason for the high cost is that drug manufacturers distribute medicines through the veterinary offices. Many even make it so the only place you can buy their particular version of the drug is the vet office. 2. Buy…
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5 Cat Toys You Need to Get Your Four-Legged Friend

5 Cat Toys You Need to Get Your Four-Legged Friend

Pet Products
Our furry friends are a very important part of our families, so we like to make sure our cats are as happy as possible. The US is a cat-loving country, in fact, 68% of all households in the US own a cat. That means there are a lot of cat products out there to choose from. But how do you pick the right ones? Cat toys have a lot of great benefits. They keep your kitty entertained and prevent them from destroying the furniture. Looking for some unique cat toys for your cat? Here are 5 of the best for your favorite pet. 1. The KONG Eight Track Cats love toys which tap into their chasing and hunting instincts. The right toys encourage your cat to play and offer mental…
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How to Choose a Collar That Your Cat Will Actually Love

How to Choose a Collar That Your Cat Will Actually Love

Pet Products
Nearly 100 million cat owners can't be wrong - kitties make great furry friends. Although many prefer dogs, cats have a lot going for them as long as you find the right one. Some want to play all day, some just want to cuddle. Another reason to love your feline friend? They're easier to take care of than dogs. No walking outside in all sorts of weather and scooping poop from a neighbor's yard. No trying to keep them from jumping on visitors or chewing your furniture to bits. Because they're so lovable, it's natural to want to shower them in tons of toys and treats. There's one thing you can't go without buying, though - a cat collar. Think Fluffy will turn her little pink nose up at the…
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Is Pet Insurance Worth It? 5 Facts to Help You Decide

Is Pet Insurance Worth It? 5 Facts to Help You Decide

Pet Products
You really love Fritz. He's your best feline friend and he brings much joy to your life. That's until he got roughed up by the local neighborhood tomcat and needed an x-ray and stitches. Vets aren't cheap, and the whole procedure cost you an arm and a leg. So you probably regret not having pet insurance. If you've ever wondered 'is pet insurance worth it', please read on to find 5 facts to help you decide. Ailment Action If you're a pet owner, illness and injury are unfortunately part of the deal. Improved knowledge has led to good nutrition and vaccinations. As a result, pets are living much longer than ever before. Unfortunately, along with these benefits is the fact: many pets now suffer from diseases associated with old age,…
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8 Unique Cat Products to Make Caring for Your Furry Friend a Breeze

8 Unique Cat Products to Make Caring for Your Furry Friend a Breeze

Pet Products
Our furry little cat babies are a part of our families, so of course, we want only the best for them. Around 68% of all American households own a cat, so making sure you get the best products for them is important. With so many people owning cats, it's no surprise that there are thousands of products to choose from. If you're looking for some unique cat products for your feline friend, you're in luck. Here are 8 of the best and most unique products to make your cat feel special. 8 Unique Cat Products for Your Fluffy Friend These eight unique products will make your kitty feel like the royalty they are. 1. Automatic Feeder This nifty little gadget will save you time and it looks like it's from…
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