Happy Hairball Awareness Day!

Today, April 24, is recognized as National Hairball Awareness Day. This "holiday" is "celebrated" annually on the last Friday in April. I think most cat owners are aware of hairballs without having to mark a special date on the calendar. The day is listed along with many other such awareness campaigns on the AVMA Veterinary Awareness Events page.

In our house, we are very lucky to have minimal problems with hairballs between our three boys.

With our previous long-haired tuxedo Arby, it was a regular battle that we fought with periodic doses of hairball preventative gels. Here's a photo of our sweet tuxedo boy enjoying a face-plant nap in a cat bed.

Hopefully you are among the lucky cat owners who hasn't had to think about hairballs until being reminded by this annual event!

Happy National Pet Day!

Today, April 11, is National Pet Day. While this may not be a major, widely-recognized holiday, the love we have for our companion animals is worth celebrating every day. Especially in the current Covid-19 pandemic crisis facing everyone on this planet, pets can provide their owners with much-needed emotional...

Cute Christmas-Themed Cat Beds

Give your kitty a cozy cat bed that doubles as holiday decor for your home with one of these super cute cat beds. The comfortable cat beds all have fun holiday themes, adding extra festive cheer to your home this holiday season. When you rotate your cat's furniture, toys,...

Cat-Proof Your Christmas Decor: Tree Defender

Cats are curious. They can't help it, it's their nature. Christmas trees are known as being irresistible to cats. A tall green scratching post in the house suddenly? And it's completely full of cat toys and pretty lights? Can you blame any cat for being attracted to a Christmas tree? But what can you do as a pet owner to keep both kitty and your holiday decorations safe? The answer is Christmas Tree Defender.

Celebrate Your Vet! It's World Veterinary Day!

The last Saturday of April is marked as World Veterinary Day. We celebrate our veterinary professionals on this day, first noted by the World Veterinary Association in 2000. While we always appreciate the health of our pets, and the help and care they receive from veterinary professionals, today especially...