Cat-Proofing Your Home So Your New Friend Stays Safe

If you have just decided you are going to bring home a cat as a pet, you will want to take the time to "cat-proof" your home so they do not encounter unnecessary illness or injury. Cats are known to be curious creatures, making it very important to make each room they will utilize, safe. Here are some tips to help you prepare your home for a new cat. Remove Any Plants There are over 700 plant species known to be toxic to house pets. [Read More]

Caring For A Young, Motherless Kitten

If you have found yourself in the position of caring for a kitten that's too young to be away from its mother, then that leaves you in the position of playing mommy to that baby. There is a specific way you need to care for a young kitten in order to keep it healthy and thriving. This article will walk you through the process of caring for a new kitten. [Read More]

4 Things Rabbit Owners Need To Know About Encephalitozoonosis

Encephalitozoonosis is a serious fungal disease that can lead to paralysis in rabbits. Here are four things you need to know about it. What causes encephalitozoonosis? Encephalitozoonosis is caused by encephalitozoon cuniculi, a type of fungi. Rabbits contract the infection by ingesting something that is contaminated with the fungi. The fungi then travels through their gastrointestinal tract and into their blood stream before ending up their kidneys. In the kidneys, the fungi replicate and are released into the urine. [Read More]

4 Things Rabbit Owners Need To Know About Fly Strike

Fly strike is a serious disease that can affect your pet rabbit. It occurs when flies lay eggs beneath your rabbit's skin. When the eggs hatch and turn into maggots, they begin eating your furry friend. Here are four things you need to know about this scary disease. What are the signs of fly strike? The signs of fly strike can be easy to miss. The only clue that something is wrong may be that your rabbit isn't interested in their food, water, or toys anymore. [Read More]