We understand that your pet is more than just a pet, it’s a companion and it’s a part of the family, and that means that you want only the very best for your pet and you want it to be happy. To help you achieve that, we aim to give you the best advice on caring for your pet, feeding your pet and training it too.
Cats are carnivores, and that means that they get all the nutrition that they need from the meat they eat, so there is no reason why you should feed your cat pineapple. However, cats are also very inquisitive creatures, so if you were to give your cat pineapple to eat, your pet might appear to enjoy the fruit, because it is different from what they usually eat.
Cats have also been known to eat the leaves of a pineapple, but again, this probably more due to curiosity than to any dietary need. The question is, though, is it safe for a cat to eat pineapple at all?
Can cats eat pineapple?
The simple answer to the question of can cats eat pineapple is yes, but only in small quantities. If your cat does develop a liking for pineapple, the occasional small serving won’t harm your pet at all. Continue reading
If you let a dog or cat’s nails get too long, it can be painful for your pet and it can lead to infections in the pads of the foot. While many people do take their pets to a vet for nail clipping, you can do it yourself at home.
Here’s our comprehensive guide to dog nail clipping and our recommendations for the best dog nail clippers that are currently available.
Most humans love bread and for many people, bread is a major part of the staple diet. Bread contains a lot of the nutrients that a human being needs to stay healthy, including fibre, proteins, carbohydrates, and vitamins and minerals. When you are enjoying a slice of bread or toast, you might be tempted feed your cat a piece, but is it safe for cats to eat bread?
1. Can cats eat bread?
The simple answer the question of can cats eat bread is yes, but not too much. Cats are strictly carnivores in the wild, so their digestive systems are just not made for digesting high-carbohydrate foods such as bread. If you feed a cat too much bread, it can quickly make a cat obese and bring on diabetes and other medical problems, so if you do want to give your cat bread, it should only be very occasionally, as a special little treat. Continue reading
When a cat starts to scratch the furniture or the carpets in a home, it can be very destructive, but they are not doing it simply because they have a mischievous streak in them. Scratching is a perfectly natural behaviour in a cat and they do it for a number of different reasons, including marking their territory, removing the outer layer of their claws, and flexing their bodies and paws.
While pet cremations have become more popular in recent years, many people prefer a home burial for their pets, because it is more personal, you have full control over what happens to your pet’s remains, and a home grave is a nice way to remember you your pet.
It is very upsetting when a much-loved pet dies, but there are certain things that you should know if you are going to bury your pet in your backyard, such as how deep you should bury a dog. Here are the main things that need to be aware of when you are planning on burying your dog at home.
Are you allowed to bury a dog at home?
The rules with regard to the home burial of pets differ in different countries and different regions. In the UK, for example, there are very few rules with regard to home pet burials, but in the USA, the rules that apply to pet burials will depend on local and county regulations. In most cases, it is fine to bury a dog if you live in a rural or suburban area, but it is prohibited in some urban areas. It is advisable, therefore, to check with your local animal welfare officer, or a veterinarian, before you carry put a home pet burial. Continue reading