Cats: The Wiggle and Pounce

So, we’ve all seen it from our cats: the wind up wiggle before jumping or springing up onto something. Some cats do a small wiggle and others, like my guy, wiggle for so long that the pounce is often anti-climatic. There are countless videos of cats wiggling and some have been made in to a […]

5 Pets Celebrating Christmas

Look at me! I’m Santa Paws! We tried waiting for Santa Something something creature stirring Do I have to wear this? Ummm… does this mean we are on the naughty list?

Bath Time! Cats in the tub

Many of us know that cats aren’t fond of water. And probably even less of them want to be bathed. There are times when it’s necessary and some cats tolerate it quite well. Here’s several cats being bathed and their reactions. http://youtu.be/jKT6iw3ommQ Doesn’t hate it… doesn’t love it either This cat doesn’t seem to mind […]

6 Things Only Cat Owners Will Understand

Cats have very specific desires that don’t always make sense to us. However, if you own a cat then you know that regardless of our understanding or logic, there are some definite truths that cats have and can’t be shaken. In a house with a dog and cat: the cat is in charge Imgur There […]

Looking for that perfect pet? Try Allpaws

There are many websites where you can browse shelters, rescue groups, and other organizations for that furry new friend. A new one has recently launched called Allpaws. The site has a look and feel that is similar to your typical searching site with drop down menus where you choose the type of pet, breed, and […]

Want a Kitten with Your Coffee?

Lady Dinah’s Cat Emporium opened up in March, in London, England and in the short time it’s been open it has drawn a crowd. Why? Well, because of the cats. The newest cafe is offering stressed out cat lovers a place to go and drink a latte and pet a cat. Curl up with a […]

29 Benefits of Owning a Pet

There are a lot of reasons to own a pet. Some of us have grown up with pets and it’s hard to imagine living without one as an adult. Others of us may work with animals and sometimes find that there’s one little stray that borrowed its way into our hearts and homes or that […]

10 Ways to Say “I Love You” to a Pet on Valentines Day

Valentine’s Day has its roots in Christianity, back to St. Valentine who wrote, “From your Valentine” before he was executed. Today, Valentine’s Day is not only a religious holiday but it is also one where many of us show how much we appreciate our partners, those we have been dating for a little bit, and […]

Favorite Movies About Cats

There are a lot of movies about dogs and what great friends they are to us. But what about us cat lovers? Cats are silly and are great friends too! And some cats have very strong personalities that the world needs to see. Did you see our list of favorite movies about dogs? If you […]

5 “Green” Steps to Removing Cat Smells from Carpet & Bedding

Cats tend to not smell as bad as dogs do, but sometimes they roll in something, get too dirty, and end up smelling bad. Usually, a good brushing and maybe a wipe down with a damp towel can take care of a smelly or dirty cat. However, sometimes it’s not that simple. My cats tend […]

Cats: How To Train Your Human

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My cats have trained me. I admit it. They allow me to come and go as I please but other than that, I am under their control. Last night I had a little heart to heart talk with them and asked how they trained me without me being aware it was happening. They have owned […]

What Pets write in their dairies…

Excerpts from a Dog’s Diary…… 8:00 am – Dog food! My favorite thing! 9:30 am – A car ride! My favorite thing! 9:40 am – A walk in the park! My favorite thing! 10:30 am – Got rubbed and petted! My favorite thing! 12:00 pm – Lunch! My favorite thing! 1:00 pm – Played in […]

Who’s Your Daddy?

Don’t get me wrong—I love my dogs. Lola is 12 years old and has decided that I need a continual shadow. Charlie, on the other hand, since he was adopted from the shelter, has chosen to sleep in the guest room. We’ve assured him he’s part of the family, and he does join us under […]

Upcoming Pet Events in Oregon

There are lots of creative and fun events going on in Oregon throughout the current holiday season. Whether Northwesterners are looking for pictures with Santa, puppy romps, pub crawls or reading sessions with dogs, lots of options are available! Beer for Pooches Holiday Pub Crawl Various locations Portland, Oregon December 11 The Beer for Pooches […]

Pet Stores and Services in Omaha, Nebraska

Omaha, Nebraska, has lots of local resources for dog grooming, natural pet foods, pet bakeries and boutiques. Pets-R-Us Pets-R-Us is a full pet store in Rockport Village that sells some pets and offers dog grooming. Tully’s Kennels Tully’s Kennels is a business that offers boarding. Their rates depending on the size of the dog, and […]

Upcoming Pet Events in Southern California

There will be all sorts of great pet-related events throughout September 2010 that are taking place around Los Angeles, San Diego and locations in between. K-9 Training Event PETSURG & ER4PETS San Diego, California September 4 The K-9 Training Event will go on at the PETSURG & ER4PETS hospital, from 10:00 AM-2:00 PM. There will […]

Upcoming Pet Events Around Chicago

People who live in Chicago, or are visiting this city in the next few weeks, should take note that there are a bunch of incredible activities going on for themselves and their pets. There are a few seminars going on, as well as adoption events, picnics, canine cruises, dog happy hours, indoor dog parks and […]

Pet Stores Around Salinas, California

Lots of great chain and local pet stores are in business around Salinas, California. Shoppers have several options to buy premium cat and dog food, aquarium supplies or pet travel accessories. There is also a dog boarding ranch! Pet Fun at Harden Ranch Plaza Pet Fun is a big discount pet store that has had […]

Pet Stores in the East Bay Area, California

The East Bay in California consists of many different towns that have some great pet stores. These shops sell anything from holistic cat and dog foods to self-service pet washes to interesting fish, bird and reptile species. Paws and Claws Paws and Claws is a locally-owned Oakland store that carries lots of natural pet foods […]

Pet Stores in Billings, Montana

Billings, Montana, is a small city that is full of a good selection of pet stores! There is anything from buying general food and supplies to huge boarding facilities to dog massages to aquariums! Lovable Pets Bakery and Boutique The Lovable Pets Bakery and Boutique is a store full of over 35 brands of holistic […]