Monthly Archives: June 2018

Enriching Indoor Environments for Cats

Enriching Indoor Environments for Cats

It’s generally good news that more and more cats are being kept indoors. But while day-to-day life indoors is far more predictable and safe than living outside, indoor life can become monotonous. The lack of stimulation can result in boredom and even anxiety and illness (such as idiopathic cystitis, a painful disease and a major… Read more »

Cat Adoption Checklist (from American Humane)

Cat Adoption Checklist (from American Humane)

Thinking of adopting a cat? First, check out these helpful tips, gathered by American Humane. If you’re thinking about adopting a cat, consider taking home two Cats require exercise, mental stimulation, and social interaction. Two cats can provide this for each other. Plus they’ll provide more benefits to you. Cats’ purring has been shown to… Read more »

What’s the Risk of Heartworm in my Dog?

What’s the Risk of Heartworm in my Dog?

In any discussion about keeping dogs healthy, one of the first topics to be raised will usually be heartworm. Around 250,000 dogs per year are diagnosed with heartworm, which puts your dog’s chances of getting this disease at about 1 in 200 (roughly the same as a person’s probability of getting diagnosed with cancer in… Read more »