Surprising wildlife you might find in your own backyard

Surprising wildlife you might find in your own backyard

Oh, you caught me watching some Cat TV. Did you know that this Friday is National Wildlife Day? You don’t even have to go to a zoo or the woods to see wildlife–if you are patient and look carefully, you can often see some interesting wildlife from your very own window! I live adjacent to the Florida Everglades, so I see some amazing birds flying right by. Luckily, I watch […]

How to help your pet’s back-to-school blues

How to help your pet’s back-to-school blues

Where I live, today is the first day of school. I would enjoy going to school myself but I am Not Allowed to go even though I do have a little backpack that I could use to hold my school supplies. It is understandable to feel a little bit sad watching the kids head off for an exciting day at school while you’re stuck at home alone. But there are […]

How to trap a cat… with a piece of tape [and enter to WIN a Pet Pen]

How to trap a cat… with a piece of tape [and enter to WIN a Pet Pen]

Have you hard of “cat circles”? Supposedly, if you make a circle on the ground it will lure unsuspecting cats inside. This might be an internet hoax, but I am not sure. I have decided to conduct an experiment to see if cat circles really work. I’m going to use this pretty blue tape and see if I can trap Harley inside a cat circle!

Why do dogs love squeaky toys?

Why do dogs love squeaky toys?

  Most of us have observed our four-legged companions go crazy for a favorite toy, and it’s often a toy with a squeaky noisemaker inside. Have you ever wondered why dogs love squeaky toys so much? Although it’s tempting to think the rascals just enjoy irritating us with the incessant squeaky noise, there are a couple of theories about why dogs are attracted to squeaky toys.

The best thing you can do for your cat

The best thing you can do for your cat

Today I am wearing my lab coat because I have something serious to discuss: your cat’s health. I know, no one enjoys going to the doctor, and especially not cats. But did you know that a study found that more than half of owned cats had not been to the veterinarian in the last year? National Take Your Cat to the Vet Day is Saturday, August 22nd, so this is […]

A hot dog is no laughing matter

A hot dog is no laughing matter

Hi everybuddy. You might assume that I’m wearing angel wings, on account of my face is so sweet (or so I’ve been told). Actually, I’m wearing a hot dog suit because Thursday is National Hot Dog Day! 

Why you should never spank your dog

Why you should never spank your dog

Let’s face it, most dogs misbehave from time to time.  While it may be tempting to correct the bad behavior with a spank, you should never discipline your dog physically.  Spanking is confusing to your dog, may cause your dog to become hand-shy or fearful of you, and most importantly, doesn’t teach him the desired behavior.