Tag Archives: Cats

Enjoying the holidays with your pet

There’s nothing better than putting your feet up with a warm drink after a long day of holiday shopping, parties and bustle; but while the holidays are chalked-full of activity, your pet can easily be caught up in the holiday shuffle. Here are some quick ways to enjoy the holidays with your pet! Make walking more »

Dec 21, 2016
by Aubrie
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How having pets can reduce risk of developing allergies

Many animals are surrendered into our Animal Centres because of owner’s allergies. But the Human-Animal Bond Initiative (HABRI) says in reality, research has shown that having pets around young children is beneficial to resisting allergies! Here is some information from HABRI’s website on Immunity. Having pets from a young age can: Prevent allergies later in life more »

Oct 20, 2016
by Emily Cook
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PET HEALTH CORNER: Hydration & Pets

During the heat of the summer months, hydration is crucial to keeping your pets healthy and comfortable. What is it about hydration? Dave Wilson, director of Shelter Health & Wellness and retired vet says there’s no exact way to measure how much water your pet needs. He says it changes day to day and based on more »

Jun 24, 2016
by Emily Cook
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How to clicker train your cat

Ever wanted to learn more about how to clicker train your cat? Now’s your chance with this great information from our Fact Sheet Clicker Training Your Cat. Learn more in the great info and tips below from the fact sheet! What is clicker training? A clicker is a small plastic box with a flexible steel plate more »

Jun 09, 2016
by Emily Cook
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How to: Bringing a new kitty home

Kitty love Much like a family bringing home a newborn baby, it is important to prepare prior to taking a new kitty home. Future Pet Parent Guide has a great article on the necessary steps for bringing your new cat home. Check out some of those guidelines here! Preparing The House Before bringing your new more »

Feb 25, 2016
by Emily Cook
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The Pawfect Valentines …

Roses are red, Violets are blue, Your four legged friend, Will always love you… Our pets are there for us through the good times and bad. Why not show them how much you care with a Valentines treat this year? Here are six Valentines gifts you could surprise your favourite furry friend with this February: more »

Feb 11, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Feral Cats: Caring for your colony in the winter

Story from a feral cat caretaker Francesca Ciccodemarco has been caring for a six feral cats in her colony over the last 5 years. She has learned how to give them great care and attention, even in the freezing months of winter. “It’s a very wonderful relationship, with a couple feet of distance,” she says. more »

Feb 04, 2016
by Emily Cook
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Senior Cats & Their Special Dietary Needs

If your cat is over 7 years old, they’ve reached their senior years in life! Just like kittens need special food, your senior cats have specific nutritional needs that will keep them happy and healthy for years to come. Royal Canin has specialized senior cats products that can help your senior cat navigate retirement. Aging more »

Jan 11, 2016
by Emily Cook
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