If you like to grow your own herbs at home, or you're curious what seasonings are appropriate for home-made cat food, you may find yourself asking can cats eat dill weed? After all, there are many spices and herbs that are unsafe for cat consumption, so you can never be too careful when it comes to your fur babies. Is dill toxic to cats? No, dill is not a poisonous plant … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Dill Weed? Is it Safe?
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I am guilty of using ranch dressing as a dip for lots of foods, so on occasion, I'll have some extra that gets left out on a plate, where my cats can easily access. My cats are typically very disinterested in human food, but ranch is one of the exceptions. After walking in on my cats chowing down on more than just a little bit of dressing (that I stupidly left out) it really … [Read more...] about Can Cats Eat Ranch Dressing?
Brushing a cat's teeth is not something I had ever thought about or considered until my beautiful calico cat Bela developed a tooth infection near the end of her life. She had to get several teeth extracted and go on a wet food-only diet. After talking to my veterinarian and doing plenty of research, I learned that it's actually quite beneficial to help domestic cats with … [Read more...] about How to Brush a Cat’s Teeth in 5 Steps
It's estimated that about 10% of the population have pet allergies, with cats being the most common type. I myself (a generally sneezy person) suffer from seasonal allergies and have always wondered if I'm secretly a little allergic to cats as well. If I am, it must not be very severe and I have never let it stop me from being a cat mom. If you suffer from feline allergies … [Read more...] about I Have Cat Allergies – But I Want a Cat!
Dealing with cat hair all over your home is one of the downsides to being a cat parent. It's inevitable. But fear not! I'm going to explain how to get rid of cat hair everywhere in your home so you don't have to live in a nest of fur. Cats naturally shed their hairs, just like people. The average human head has 90,000 to 150,000 hairs on it, compared to the average … [Read more...] about How to Get Rid of Cat Hair Everywhere