How much do you know about caring for rabbits? Take this little quiz to see if you really might want a rabbit as a pet because, like it or not, that cute baby Easter bunny will be a full-grown rabbit before you know it!
Puppies and kittens are so cute, and so plentiful in the Spring - too plentiful. in fact. If you are considering adopting a new pet, this is the perfect time of year because so many are available and looking for a home!
On the Isle of Man, the home of origin for the Manx cat, some folks still use the term "stubbin" to refer to the felines without a tail. Throughout their history they have been valued as rodent hunters, but today they are prized as great pets!
Finding the perfect bed for your cat can sometimes be a challenge. Often a cat will choose it's own place to sleep, and that may change from one day to the next, or even one hour to the next. Still, providing your feline friend with a comfortable bed of its own may provide a feeling of security for your furry buddy.
If you want to help reduce the problem of pet overpopulation, begin by having your own pet spayed or neutered . Once you have done that, perhaps you might be willing to support efforts in your community to spay and neuter strays and feral animals.
Pet breath may never smell particularly fresh to us humans, but it should not be really odorous. But good dental health for pets is about more than the smell; it's about making sure your best friend is healthy from nose to tail.
The bond that develops between human and pet has been the subject of study and even research. It's real, on both sides, and most of us call it love because English does not have a different word to describe the special feelings we develop for our furry friends - and they for us!
Stray or feral cats pose a number of problems for their human neighbors, including unpleasant odors and noisy encounters between the animals. TNR (Trap-Neuter-Release) has proven effective in reducing the problems, but one organization in Israel has an enhanced approach to improving the situation for both humans and cats.
As our pets age, they may have to deal with some of the same infirmities that we humans face as we grow older. Just because the body may not move as fast or as easily as before, your furry companion is still your best friend!
The bond between a child and a pet is special - when it starts off the right way for both baby and animal. Give your furry buddy a chance to bond with its new little human friend and you can watch a great relationship develop that will be remembered for a lifetime.
A lot of folks complain about the cold weather during the winter months, but what about our pets? They need to stay warm when the temperatures drop into the frigid zone. Make some arrangements to protect your best friend from winter's icy blast.
Current statistics indicate only 2 or 3 of the kittens in the picture will be adopted - the others will be euthanized because there are not enough homes. The answer is not more more homes, but fewer kittens (and puppies) born into a society where there are just too many already!
Our pets may not enjoy celebrating the new year as much as we might, what with all the loud fireworks and other noise, but it's a good time to think about ways we can make life better for our best friend with a few resolutions that can benefit both them and us!