Winter can be tough for our senior pets, but fortunately there’s a lot you can do to keep your older dog warm and comfortable on the outside and from within. How many items on this checklist can you complete?
Engage your cat and build a tight bond with your feline friend by playing these cat games. And don’t worry if she’s the queen of indifference, we’ve got some great tips to help you and your cat enjoy a daily play session that neither of you will be able to resist!
Your cat may have purrfectly Instagram-worthy features, but don’t put cat clothes on her just for the double-taps or Facebook Likes. You might ask, “But what if it’s cold?” Here’s all you need to know about cats wearing coats in winter.
You’ve stocked up on cold and flu meds, thick blankets and a bag of oranges just in time for winter, just in case. But isn’t this also the time of year your pets suffer some extra aches and pains too? Keep an eye on them for these winter illnesses and what you should do.
“She’s not fat, she’s just fluffy!” If you’ve ever used this excuse for your pudgy dog or cat, then this blog is for you! Here’s what you should know about winter weight gain in pets, and how to manage it.
As our senior pets get older, they will be more prone to the pain and effects of joint problems, especially in winter. Don’t let your ageing furry or purry suffer in silence. Here are a few practical ways to ease arthritic pain during winter.
South African winters are sunny and moderate compared to the northern hemisphere, but even so, indoor and outdoor cats are still affected by the mid-year chill. No matter the breed, habits or personality of your cat, you’ll need to make some adjustments to ensure she stays warm and dry this winter.
We associate bundles of fur with warmth and the purrfect winter accessories. Since a cat is practically a bundle of fur with a feeding habit, isn’t it safe to assume that she’ll be warm in winter? In short, no. Here’s how to tell if your cat is getting cold this winter.
If your cat has ever licked your hand or arm, you’ll know that her tongue feels like nothing else on this earth. Many cat owners describe that feeling as ‘sandpapery’, yet the structure of your cat’s tongue resembles a forest of barbs. Here’s more on what your cat’s tongue looks like… and why.