Fostering the Fearful Kitten

Fostering the Fearful Kitten

Kittens & Puppies

The photo on social media shows a box of young kittens. The text says, “Kittens abandoned. Fosters needed.” You look up the rescue group and find they are local to you. Fingers poised over the keyboard, you ask yourself, should I foster? Having fostered kittens for a number of years, I’ve faced this scenario more […]

Housetraining Problem Solving

Housetraining Problem Solving

Kittens & Puppies, Training

Anyone that has ever had a dog will tell you, eventually, something is going to go wrong. Fluffy is going to piddle on the floor. Tank is going to chew up a favored possession. Pipsqueak is going to bark so much you think your head is going to explode. If you are following the rules […]

Boxes: Your Kitten’s Safe Spaces

Boxes: Your Kitten’s Safe Spaces

Kittens & Puppies

If you spend any time online, you’ve seen photos of cats and kittens in cardboard boxes. Little kittens in big boxes, large cats squished into tiny boxes, and multiple cats all in the same box. People are fascinated by the feline species’ love of boxes. More Than A Cardboard Box For cats it’s more about […]

Your Puppy’s First Vet Visit: 3 Ways To Prepare

Your Puppy’s First Vet Visit: 3 Ways To Prepare

Kittens & Puppies

Congratulations on your new bundle of joy. Have you scheduled your puppy’s first veterinary visit? Puppies are works in progress, eager to explore their new world, but it takes a team to protect them. Thankfully, a puppy’s “cute factor” makes it easy to forgive expected mistakes. But puppies need more than “cute” to protect their […]

Your Puppy’s First Veterinary Visit: What to Know

Your Puppy’s First Veterinary Visit: What to Know

Kittens & Puppies

Background information about your pup can help the veterinary staff better care for the little guy. And whether the pup acts healthy or is under the weather, it’s important to bring samples from your baby’s (ahem) output for the vet to evaluate. Here’s what you should plan on bringing to the visit. Documentation Shelters and […]

Help Kittens Have Happy Vet Visits

Help Kittens Have Happy Vet Visits

Kittens & Puppies

Starting life with a kitten is an adventure for both of you. And the first big hurdle the two of you may face as you navigate your life together is the visit to the veterinarian. How it goes can determine the path of your new pet’s health care throughout her life. The goal of Fear […]