How to Transition an Outdoor Cat to an Indoor Cat

By Ashley Watson

Sookie-outbackDo you have an outdoor cat that you need to keep inside because of a new dog in the neighborhood, or have you adopted an outdoor cat that you can’t keep outside? Transitioning an outdoor cat to an indoor one can be tricky. However, with the right tools and a few tips, you can make this transition a little easier for you and your cat. The most important thing to keep in mind is that this will be a slow process for many cats, so try to be patient. One way to start is to speak with your vet and ask for recommendations. Meanwhile, here are some ways you can make the transition without your cat destroying your furniture, or driving you crazy in the process.

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How to Give Your Pet a Healthy Skin and Coat

Guest Post by Audrey Langley

Audrey and her two dogs, Kody and Walter

Audrey and her two dogs, Kody and Walter

Is your pet’s coat smooth, silky and shiny?  Or, is the hair dry, brittle, and break easily? The overall health of your pet directly reflects in its coat. There is a strong connection with nutritional practices, grooming maintenance, and physical health. This week’s blog post will cover a few of the ways you can help maintain a healthy skin and coat for your pet.

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5 Kickstarter Pet Products – Totally Useless or Totally Want!

kickstarter-logo-lightBy Ashley Watson

I was browsing Kickstarter projects involving pets just to see what’s new out there. What I found was a small pool of a variety of projects, some of which I don’t see surviving, and some of which I was surprised to see had already been a success. It begs the question of what consumers are really looking for, or what’s just brilliant marketing and lobbying for a product that perhaps no one really needs? From pet carriers to glow-in-the-dark leashes, here are 5 Kickstarter pet products that might make you say, “Totally useless!” or “Totally want!”

Pet Pita

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Common Household Cleaners That Could Poison Your Pets

Household Cleaning ItemsBy Ashley Watson

While you may be careful about keeping potentially toxic chemicals away from your pets, you may be surprised by the number of common household cleaners that could harm your pets. According to the EPA, a large percentage of indoor pollution can be attributed to the use of household cleaners.This week’s blog post will list some of the toxic ingredients to watch out for and which household cleaners to avoid.

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Calming Nervous Pets During 4th of July Fireworks

By Ashley Watson

Nervous-dogThe 4th of July is tomorrow, and everyone knows that means fireworks. While they are fun for people, they are not so fun for pets, especially nervous pets. The loud noise caused by the constant barrage of fireworks can cause stress-related behavior problems, such as excess barking or scratching, trembling, and general anxiety. Recently, we posted a piece on our Blogger Influencer program and our Calming product. While we are running this program continuously on other products, this blog post discusses Calming and how it works. Click here to get tips on how to keep pets calm during the summer fireworks, along with other stressful situations during the summer, such as travel and thunderstorms. Remember to follow us on Facebook for more important tips and updates. We wish all of our readers a safe and happy 4th of July!