Jan 24

Dogs and cats (as well as most pets for that matter) can benefit greatly from having their own bed or blanket, and so can you! Here’s how:

  1. It provides a great place to “send” your dog when you need them out from under foot. “Go to your bed” or “go lay down on your blankie” are great commands to teach your dog.
  2. Dog hair, cat hair and dander tend to really cling to where your pet routinely lays down. A washable bed makes the task of cleaning up dander and hair much…
Jan 24

Crochet Cat Toy Mouse

This easy crochet pattern from Lion Brand Yarn is one of my favorites to make, and as a matter of fact, we used to sell them in our store! As you will notice from the picture, I did make some changes to the toy to customize it from the original pattern. This is a great crochet pattern for beginners to…

Jan 24

Since catnip is actually a relative of the marijuana plant (in a far-off manner) the effect can be loosely compared to the high of marijuana. The purpose of giving your cat catnip is for the cat’s entertainment and enjoyment of the natural high. Catnip is an herb belonging to the Labiatae family and contains nepetalactone, which is the active chemical in catnip responsible for your cat’s funny behavior. It is closely related to an active ingredient in female cat urine (which is why we must…