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There is no limit to food and pet holidays, and now they are joining forces. According KABC, since Sunday was National Drink Wine Day and Tuesday is National Love Your Pet Day, a couple of clever companies are merging the two together to create National Drink Wine with Your Cat Week. Offers.com and PetWinery.com are
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It’s the epitome of cat behavior. An eight-second clip that has been viewed over 1.3 million times on Facebook, shows a feline sitting in front of a busy metro station escalator, unbothered by the inconvenience she is causing riders. The calico kitty sits almost dead center to where people need to exit, seemingly confident that
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  He loves his scratching post, chasing toys and stretching out on a soft blanket. In fact, the main difference between Messi the puma (named for football player Lionel Messi) and a regular house cat is not necessarily his size — though it certainly can’t be discounted! — but rather that he enjoys getting a good scrub
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Have you factored expected — and unexpected — medical costs, as well as toys and food, into your pet’s budget? By: sspiehs3 Our pets are full-fledged members of our families, and bringing a new pet into a household is typically a happy occasion. But happiness notwithstanding, are you prepared to handle the financial responsibility of
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Finding out the status of your pet’s condition can inform decisions made about their care. By: StockSnap “I found a lump, and I’m in a panic.” I hear this all the time. I also hear a follow-up comment at times that makes me unhappy: “Just take it off, and I don’t want to know what
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Airlines have found themselves knee-deep in drama recently due to misunderstandings over their pet travel policies. Between the peacocks and the hamsters, we are here to set the record straight. While some airlines in North America are more welcoming to animals than others, all of them have clear pet policies. To make sure your furry
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Maker: Raws for PawsCause: Potential for salmonellaAnnouncement: FDA report dated Feb. 8, 2018What was recalled: 1 lb. and 5 lb. chubs of Raws for Paws Ground Turkey Pet Food with a manufacture date of Oct. 12, 2017 (Turkey Pet Food cases) or manufacture dates between Oct. 12, 2017 and Feb. 2, 2018 (found in Combo
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It sounds like the title of a horror movie aimed at teen cat lovers, but instead of ’90s starlets like Jennifer Love Hewitt and Sarah Michelle Gellar, the beauties being stalked are tabbies and calicos. IKnowWhereYourCatLives.com is a website masterminded and programmed by Professor Owen Mundy of Florida State University. According to THV11, Mundy says
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A recent study caused waves in the pet world when it suggested that dogs might have an intelligence edge over cats, but don’t jump to conclusions so quickly. Quite a few other studies have shown that dogs don’t have great mathematical abilities, especially in comparison to wolves. Meanwhile, other less traditionally “smart” animals like fish
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How could you not give a Valentine’s Day gift to these cuties? By: kko699 Remember back when you were in elementary school and every Valentine’s Day the whole class would spend a couple hours passing out all their cards and treats? Digging into your pink paper-wrapped shoe box or heart-shaped bag was like pouring out
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Hey sports fans, your day is here yet again: Super Bowl Sunday, with all its football and food glory, is just around the corner. But this weekend isn’t just for traditional sports lovers anymore — the animals have taken over. Both Puppy Bowl and Kitten Bowl are back this year to bring a softer side
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1. Key Characteristics Weight: 6–7 pounds for females; 8–10 pounds for males Life Expectancy: 10–15 years Appearing similar to a small mountain lion, the Abyssinian is a graceful, muscular cat with regal movement. This high-energy and inquisitive breed has expressive almond-shaped eyes, a wedge-shaped head, arched neck and large ears. The coat is short and
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You might not notice it, but your cat favors a paw. Just like humans, cats are left- and right-handed, preferring one paw over the other when it comes to going down stairs, grabbing food and other activities. According to National Geographic, a recent study on paw favoritism also found, again, like humans, male cats tend
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Lunch is over, but the day still drags on. You thought a fourth cup of coffee would give you the pep to make it to 5:30 p.m., but now you aren’t so hopeful. Thankfully, Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo has something more powerful than a punch of caffeine: an adorable webcam live-streaming its new baby Amur tiger
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Pet sitters generally want to just help their clients out. By: YamaBSM Pet sitting is super rewarding. You can meet new people, learn new things and spend your time with animals of all kinds. You can also develop special relationships with clients that can last years — or even a lifetime. Sadly, some relationships don’t
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Her name is Sunny because there is only sunshine ahead for her, but there were plenty of dark clouds before. She is one of the dozens of feline football lovers competing in this year’s Kitten Bowl V on the Hallmark Channel. It wasn’t always sports stardom and cuddles for this lucky black kitten. Before getting
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With Puppy Bowl on the horizon in a few days and the Westminster Dog Show right around the corner, we couldn’t help but wonder about the diversity of dog breeds lately. Turns out, we’re not the only ones pondering the unmistakable variety of puppies and show dogs when it comes to traits like size, shape,
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The big day is almost here. On Feb. 4, America’s most adorable animals are coming together to paw the pigskin and rile up the crowds. Among those cuddly contenders are the baby cats of Kitten Bowl, Hallmark Channel’s feline Super Bowl celebration. While cat fanatics at home can tune in to the meowing match-up, full
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We all have those moments when we just wish we could hide from the world. Maybe it has been a bad day. Maybe it’s freezing outside. Maybe you just completely embarrassed yourself by simultaneously choking on your own spit and tripping on thin air in front of your crush and you’re pretty sure he’s never
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Pets heal your soul and your body — science has the numbers. But the responsibility of caring for a creature other than yourself isn’t a fit for everyone. Sometimes allergies, mobility, apartment rules and a number of other factors stand in the way of bringing a fluffball into your life. Qoobo wants to change that.
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If your pet’s feeling a little tight in the shoulders, consider contacting an in-home pet massage therapist. By: iloveblue Pet spas and resorts have exploded in popularity — and not just for wealthy celebrities. Walk down nearly any street in New York City and you’ll likely see a pet spa offering a long list of
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Oh Danny boy! The cats, the cats are calling. And they need your cuddles! The Just Cats Veterinary Clinic and Cattery in Dublin, Ireland, recently posted a position that is the dream job for a feline fanatic. Open your arms, quit your current job and prepare to become a professional cat cuddler. The office, which
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Feline reactions to another’s death run the gamut, from erratic to indifferent behavior. By: mararie Phoenix, my male Abyssinian, lay on top of the bookcase in my office. After a long battle, his kidneys had all but shut down, and we were making that last trip to the vet’s together later in the day. Chief
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1. Key Characteristics Weight: 5.5–11 pounds Life Expectancy: 15 years or longer The Korat is a muscular, medium-sized cat with an average lifespan of 15 years, although some Korats have been known to live into their early 20s. This breed has a unique silver-blue coat with shaded hairs and large green eyes. The nose, face
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