You like to keep plants around the house to brighten the rooms. Even if they don't produce flowers, you enjoy the pops of green. And in the yard? You enjoy a variety of plant life. But if you share a home with cats and dogs, making sure the green things you have nearby are safe is a big deal. Many of our favorite flowers, shrubs, and even herbs can cause harm. This list of toxic plants may surprise you - and cause you to reconsider where you keep your prize cuttings.
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Who doesn't love popcorn and a movie? And while it seems like the perfect junk food snack, popcorn actually has some vitamins and nutrients. So when your resident feline show interest, you may wonder: Can cats eat popcorn? After all, most cat foods have corn in the ingredients. The answer isn't that simple, though. You need to ask more questions. But don't fret - we'll go over all of the details and explain when it's okay and when it's not.
Since cats are obligate carnivores, it seems that any kind of meat should be fine to offer as a snack. And that would include salami, right? Unhappily, the truth isn't quite that black and white. While salami DOES contain meat, it also features other ingredients. And that's where the line gets blurry when cats have salami. If you're considering letting your cat have this salty treat, make sure you have all of the information.
As obligate carnivores, cat diets seem pretty straightforward. Yet our favorite felines often get interested in the foods on our plates. And we don't want to deny them the occasional taste test. But how to sort out what's safe from what's harmful? Especially if the same foods are fine for dogs? For instance, can cats eat watermelon? Yes - but only if you're careful. We'll explain.
When you have more than one cat in a household, everything's a careful balancing act. Do you have enough toys for everyone? Have you spaced out the food and water bowls? Are there litter boxes set out? And then there's the litter. You want a litter that can handle the burden of multiple feline visits every day. We'll go through a list of the best litters for multiple cats to make life easier on everyone.
When it's time for your cat to make their annual vet visit, join the family on a vacation road trip, or even accompany you on a long-distance trip, you want them to stay safe. And there's only one cat accessory that does the job: cat carriers. But not every carrier works for every situation. We'll talk you through the different cat carrier available and explain what to look for so your kitty stays safe on their adventures.
We know our feline friends have their grooming routine down. But you also see them shed hair...well, everywhere. And if you have a long-haired cat, you may notice mats appearing from time to time. That's where daily sessions with cat brushes come in handy. And we have the best cat brushes you could ask for - in every category!
Cats are the pictures of elegance, grace, and dignity. So who would EVER believe felines could be capable of something as callous as flatulence? But, as it turns out, cat farts are a real thing. They're not quite as potent as those in other mammals, but they DO exist. We'll take a look at what causes them - and when you may need to worry about your kitty's gas.
You know a pregnant female cat has nipples. You may even guess the average female cat has them. But what about males? Are nipples on male cats a thing? And if they're under all of that fur, why? What purpose could they serve? Do you need to worry about them? If these are the kinds of questions you find yourself thinking in the middle of the night, you've come to the right place.
Everyone thinks about taking their dogs for walks. But what about cats? It's not as crazy as it sounds. With proper training, felines can take to the outdoors, the same as canines. You just need proper cat harnesses so that your kitty stays safe and secure. We'll go over the different styles and offer up the best cat harnesses for you to choose from.