What To Do If You Find An “Abandoned” Kitten

Spring marks the beginning of what is known as “kitten season”.  If you come across a kitten or a litter of kittens, your first instinct may be to scoop them up and bring them indoors, but that might not be the best thing for them!  Separating kittens from their mother…

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Animal Cruelty & Torture is Now A Felony in the US

On Tuesday, the US House of Representatives voted unanimously to pass the Preventing Animal Cruelty and Torture (PACT) Act. The bill would make certain types of harm to animals a federal felony, punishable by up to seven years in prison. The PACT Act has been cheered not only by animal…

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Maintaining Your Pet’s Mental Health

We came across this article from the American SPCA and we wanted to share, especially since today is World Mental Health Day.  See more at their website. Many people suffer from anxiety at some point in their lives. Fortunately for humans, there are resources and tools readily available to help…

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Studies Show Preferring Cats is Associated With Higher Intelligence

Although more people in the world own cats, if you ask people you’ll generally find that dogs reign supreme.  We understand their appeal, but we also understand that dogs aren’t for everyone.  Preferring cats is something you should never have to explain, defend, or justify. Although dog people like to…

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Holland Officially Becomes First Country Without Stray Dogs

This is incredible! Holland has been working hard to fix their stray dog problem and it finally paid off. The Netherlands has officially become the first country without stray dogs! Holland has had a large dog population since the 19th century.  As it was viewed as a symbol of social…

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Moving With Pets

The summer months are when more people move.  It’s stressful!  You know this, your dog knows this, and my goodness your cat knows this too!  Moving with pets adds extra challenges but to make the process easier here are some tried, tested and true pet-friendly moving tips: 1.  Set up…

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