Everything You Might Want to Know about Sensory Enrichment

Enrichment provides pets ways to engage in natural behaviors. It improves their physical and mental health, alleviates stress, increases the number of normal behaviors, decreases the number of abnormal behaviors, and improves the ability of animals to cope with challenges. … Continue reading Everything You Might Want to Know about Sensory Enrichment

Interview with Lili Chin, A Pet Artist

Pet portrait artist and illustrator Lili Chin has been drawing her entire life. Her art education has come from learning on the job rather than through formal education. As a child, she liked drawing people and creatures, and making up … Continue reading Interview with Lili Chin, A Pet Artist

Agility: A Fun Way to Improve Your Cat’s Health

The instant I open our basement door, two of our cats race from their resting spots to join me. They meow and clamber over one another to be the first allowed downstairs. Why are they so excited? They know that an agility session awaits them. Cat Agility, Really? Agility is a fun activity that helps to address a cat’s physical needs. In this team sport, your cat will race through tunnels, leap over jumps, weave between poles, and more. Cats benefit from agility because it makes use of their senses and skills. They have excellent visual focus and accuracy, which … Continue reading Agility: A Fun Way to Improve Your Cat’s Health

Keeping Pets Healthy in Winter

When our four-footed family members turn up their noses at going outside in the wind and the snow, they may be smarter than us and we’d be wise to listen to them and not make them stay out longer than necessary. On the other, if our furry friends act invincible to the elements, it’s they who will need to listen to us. For the sake of their health, follow the tips below this winter. KEEP THEM INSIDE The best strategy? Keep your pet inside! If you don’t want to be outside, your pet probably doesn’t either. It’s a common belief … Continue reading Keeping Pets Healthy in Winter