Will indoor cats grow a “winter coat?”

When the daylight shortens, cats don’t need to go to the store and buy big puffy jackets! Lucky for them, they simply grow a thicker undercoat to keep them warm in the winter time. But if a cat stays inside a temperature regulated home, will he or she still grow a...

Why do crested geckos “fire up?”

As if their uniquely spiny, frilly, and eye-lashey charm weren’t enough, crested geckos naturally change colors to become even more beautiful before your very eyes. Read on to find out what this process is called and why it takes place. What is “firing up?”...

Are guinea pigs affectionate?

How can you tell if your guinea pig likes you?  Fortunately, guineas are very affectionate pets, and they have several ways of showing how much they care about you.  If it’s your first time parenting a guinea pig, you’ll recognize some of the behaviors below...

Natural Remedies for Litter Box Odor

A stinky litter box can be an embarrassing problem. Even if you scoop your litter box daily, a fresh “deposit” from your kitty can send unpleasant aromas back into the air.  If you’re wondering how to remedy the problem in a pet-safe, nontoxic way, consider the...

3 Tips to Keep Your Cat Safe on Halloween

Trick or treaters, scary movies, and get togethers are all things that make Halloween a blast for adults but can easily spook your cat!  Be mindful of these three tips this year so that your cat can enjoy Halloween, too, this year! Provide a sanctuary Even mellow...