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Cats Ingesting Catnip
Cats Ingesting Catnip

I cat image by Krzysztof Kiercul from Fotolia.comCats are infamously attracted to catnip. It& 39;s not addictive and it doesn& 39;t cause short- or long-term health problems. Some cats might eat too much catnip and throw up, so you may want to limit your cat& 39;s exposure to minimize this potential albeit rather innocuous issue.

Quiet waters dog beach
Quiet waters dog beach

In this post, we’ll take a look at six of our favourite quiet waters dog beach lo...

Instructions for Building a Dog Run
Instructions for Building a Dog Run

I animal in captivity image by Ferencz Teglas from Fotolia.comA dog run provides a safe environment for your dog to run and play while still contained. This design creates a simple 10-foot by 15-foot chain-link run.Step 1Measure the 10-foot by 15-foot perimeter of your dog run and mark the ground with a chalk line.

How Far Away Can a Dog Smell Another Dog in Heat?
How Far Away Can a Dog Smell Another Dog in Heat?

Dear Doctor, About 3 months ago, someone dropped off a puppy that we decided to keep. We named her Susie and noticed that she was pretty small but has been getting bigger and bigger as I have been feeding her. I have since figured out she got bigger and bigger because she is pregnant. She had a litter of 6 adorable puppies yesterday.

Fun Games for Kittens
Fun Games for Kittens

I Hemera Technologies/Photos.com/Getty ImagesPlaytime is very beneficial for a kitten. She uses her natural hunting instincts, it& 39;s good exercise and provides a great opportunity for you to bond with her. Whether you use toys designed with Kitty in mind or items you have on hand, playtime is good for her mind and body.

How to stop cats from pooping in my potted plants
How to stop cats from pooping in my potted plants

You see, potted plants don’t really move much. And the problem is that when cats ...

What Does It Mean When Your Male Cat Humps a Toy?
What Does It Mean When Your Male Cat Humps a Toy?

I George Marks/Retrofile/Getty ImagesIf you& 39;re plenty familiar with cats as a species, you& 39;ve probably witnessed humping behavior. You can relax.HormonesUnfixed male cats, much like teenage boys, are essentially walking hormones, ready to mate at any random time of day. Humping is an outlet for a cat& 39;s built-up sexual energy, whether directed at another feline, a dog, a favorite toy or your leg.

Oily and Itchy Coat in a Yorkie
Oily and Itchy Coat in a Yorkie

I George Doyle/Stockbyte/Getty ImagesDespite their tough attitudes, Yorkshire terriers can be delicate, especially when it comes to their skin. Many Yorkie lovers are prepared to treat itchiness or flakiness on occasion, but when flakiness turns to oiliness that requires a different type of attention.

Do cat noir and ladybug end up together
Do cat noir and ladybug end up together

The cat noir is often a very elegant and sophisticated cat. Often they are black,...

Do Pheromone Sprays Work to Calm Dogs?
Do Pheromone Sprays Work to Calm Dogs?

I Thinkstock/Comstock/Getty ImagesIf your dog is the living representation of fear, you may hope that a pheromone spray will magically dissipate all his problems in thin air. Don& 39;t get your hopes too high; while pheromones are effective, your pooch may still need a lesson in bravery to cope with his fears.

Proper Environment for Newborn Kittens
Proper Environment for Newborn Kittens

I Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty ImagesKittens are like eggs: fragile, cold and difficult to juggle. Don& 39;t go putting your newborns in the fridge to preserve them, though. Kittens require a very specific type of environment so they can stay healthy and grow during their crucial first few weeks of life.

What Size Heater Is Needed for an Aquarium?
What Size Heater Is Needed for an Aquarium?

I aquarium fish 9 image by cherie from Fotolia.comAn aquarium heater, typically rod-shaped, keeps your fish whether tender or hardy in optimal comfort. The size of your aquarium and how much you need to raise its water temperature help you determine how much heater you need.Heater BasicsSome heaters are marketed for specific aquarium sizes -- 10 gallon, 20 gallon, and so forth.