Curious Facts about Cats and Dogs

A few fascinating facts about Cats from a recent article in Pet Age on catnip. Talking about why cats “crave catnip”, it goes on to say that catnip is from the mint family of herbs and contains a chemical called terpene which attracts cats and stimulates their smell sensors much like pheromones. The article byContinue reading “Curious Facts about Cats and Dogs”

Did you Celebrate on National Dog’s Day? and When is National Cat’s Day?

If you celebrated with your pooch you get a big thumb’s up. This past Thursday was National Dog’s Day and there are so many ways to give your furry friend an extra nice day. How about an extra long walk and at an off-leash spot. Or a special treat topper on your pal’s food. AContinue reading “Did you Celebrate on National Dog’s Day? and When is National Cat’s Day?”

The Dog Days of Summer are Upon Us

I was of the knowledge that the above phrase referred to the month of August but ‘googling’ the phrase I learned that it is actually July 3 through August 11th that they were referring to, id est, “The phrase is actually a reference to the fact that, during this time, the Sun occupies the same regionContinue reading “The Dog Days of Summer are Upon Us”

Pet Food Recalls

Unfortunately we keep having more pet food recalls. Luckily we have the FDA to watch out for us here in the USA. And recently Pet Age has followed up to let us know about more recent recalls re possible Samonella. You can click the link here: https://www.petage.com/sunshine-mills-issues-voluntary-recall-of-6-lots-of-dog-food-for-possible-salmonella-contamination/. Check out my article entitled: Tired of TryingContinue reading “Pet Food Recalls”