Cat Cremation: Choosing An Urn For Your Beloved Pet

Losing a pet can be emotional, but giving your cat a proper sendoff with a memorial service and cremation can help to provide the comfort you need in your grief. Cat owners have plenty of options when it comes to urns for cat cremains. Here are a few options you can consider to honor the memory of your furry family member. Keepsake Music Boxes Keepsake music boxes offer a unique way to store your cat's ashes. Read More 

A Reptile Is Often A Great Starter Pet For A Child

If your child has decided that they want a pet to take care of, it is important to think long and hard before choosing a pet. If your child has never had a pet before, you want to be sure that you choose a pet that will be easy for them to care for, interesting to them, and safe for them to own. A great starter pet for many children is a small reptile. Read More 

Cat Midwifery: How To Help Your Queen Deliver A Healthy Litter Via Good Prenatal Care

Cats, as a general rule, are very good at delivering their litters all on their own. However, if you are a cat breeder or you have a domesticated queen (the term given to a pregnant female cat) who is about to give birth for the very first time, you want to ensure that the kittens are very healthy indeed. Cat midwifery for these felines is no joke; they may need more help than feral cats because they lack the experience. Read More 

4 Things Hedgehog Owners Need To Know About Dilated Cardiomyopathy

Dilated cardiomyopathy is a disease of the heart that makes it harder for the heart to pump blood around the body. The disease weakens the walls of the heart's chambers. People can develop this disease, but surprisingly, so can hedgehogs. Here are four things hedgehog owners need to know about dilated cardiomyopathy. What are the signs of dilated cardiomyopathy? Dyspnea (difficulty breathing) is a sign of dilated cardiomyopathy. If your hedgehog is breathing loudly, making rasping or wheezing noises, or breathing with their mouth open, they are having trouble breathing. Read More 

Taking The Itch Out Of Winter For Your Dog

The winter itch – you get it and so might your dog. The cold, dry air, and heating the home with a furnace, can cause your dog's skin to become dry, flaky and very itchy. How do you help your dog get through the winter more comfortably? Here, you will learn a few ways to keep your dog's skin moisturized and itch-free. Use a Humidifier Forced air heating systems keep the house warm, but they also strip the moisture out of the home entirely. Read More