Saturday, July 4, 2020

Preparing Your Cats for Noisy Fireworks

Life would be wonderful if we could enjoy everything in life, including the joys of watching the amazing fireworks on Independence Day (aka 4th of July). Unfortunately, our feline companions don't always like the loud booming sounds of fireworks and may become stressed and fearful.

Persian cat watching fireworks

Tuesday, June 30, 2020

The 5 Ps for Emergency Pet Preparedness

We live in South Carolina and during the last five years, we've experienced four hurricanes, an average of fourteen tornadoes per year (23 in one day in April 2020), earthquakes (average of 10-15 per year below magnitude 3, and a 1000-year flood in October 2015. Luckily, none of these event have directly affected us personally, but we need to be prepared with these type of statistics! Are you prepared for both your human family and furry companions in case of an emergency?
Persian cat inside pet carrier


Thursday, June 18, 2020

Veterinary Appreciation Day™

Today is Veterinary Appreciation Day™. It continues to amaze me how much veterinarians do for our furry companions to help them stay well since our cats cannot verbally tell them what is wrong. 
vet holding persian cat

Monday, June 15, 2020

Six Tips for Keeping Cats Cool in the Summer Heat

Even though the Summer Solstice hasn't arrived, the heat wave is already here, especially in the South where we live! We've already had nine days in May and early June with temperatures in the 90s. Have you ever wondered how cats with furry coats keep cool or how we, as humans, can help them maintain a comfortable temperature?
Silver cat behind a water bottle
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