Category Archives: Pet Care Tips

The Truth About Declawing Cats

The Truth About Declawing Cats Why Do Cats Scratch? Scratching is normal cat behavior. It isn't done to destroy a favorite chair or to get even. Cats scratch to remove the dead husks from their claws, mark territory, and stretch their muscles. Cats are usually about 8 weeks old when they begin scratching. That's the…
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Disaster Prep for Pets Can Bring Piece of Mind

Disaster Prep for Pets Can Bring Piece of Mind When preparing your home for earthquakes, floods, fires, or storms, don’t forget your four-footed, feathered, and finned friends. AAA South Jersey suggests some steps you can take now that will help ensure their safety and well-being when disaster strikes. May 8 is National Animal Disaster Preparedness…
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How to Stop Your Cat from Urine Spraying/Marking

How to stop your cat from urine spraying/marking Are you at your wit's end? Help is here! By Mieshelle Nagelschneider, aka The Cat Whisperer, cat behaviourist at the Cat Behavior Clinic | Illustration by Taryn Gee "Spraying is a major reason that cats get sent to the shelters or put out on the street. My…
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Helping Your Pet Across Rainbow Bridge

Helping your pet across rainbow bridge In December, we had to say our final farewell to Carney, who had developed a neurological issue that caused him to lose the use of his limbs. We decided to have our vet administer in-house euthanasia, and I insisted that our young dog Hunter be there for the experience.…
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