While cats may not be as fond of their cute cat collar as you are it is important for them to wear it, and for safety sake it’s best if it is a breakaway cat collar. Because cats like to crawl into small spaces, climb trees, hide behind bushes or furniture they have a greater chance of getting caught on something. A breakaway cat collar allows the cat to get out of the collar if she is in a dangerous situation. This can save a cat from choking or becoming injured if she becomes stuck on something and can’t get free.
Before going out to buy a breakaway collar there are a few things you should consider. Continue reading
Once you’ve found the perfect cat collar you probably want to start looking at pet identification tags. If you’ve already started looking for a pet id tag then you know there is a wide selection available making it easy to find the right name tag for any size and any personality of pet.
You may think your cat doesn’t need an identification tag because he or she is an indoor cat. I have known other people who have felt that way… until they unexpectedly lost their beloved buddy. A few of those people were lucky enough to be reunited with their pet, but unfortunately that’s not always the case. Continue reading
Cats are very different from dogs, so they require a different thought pattern when researching or shopping for a cute pet collar. Because they are so different you shouldn’t use cat collars for your dog, or vice versa. Pet parents … Continue reading
If you’re planning on taking your pet on one of your future flights remember to check with your airline well ahead of time. The dimensions of the airline approved pet carrier isn’t the only consideration; There are legal guidelines related to pet travel, plus every airline has specific requirements.
For example most airlines say the pet has to be at least eight weeks old and weaned. An airline may also ask for a current health certificate, issued by the veterinarian (many require one that has been issued within the last 10 days); this document should show that vaccinations are up to date and that your pet is in good health. Continue reading
Cat strollers are good if your cat likes to be outside and is comfortable outdoors, but you haven’t been able to leash train her. They allow you to take your cat for walks or to the park with you while keeping her safe from traffic, other pets or from darting off and getting lost.
Dog strollers work well for older pets who can’t walk as far anymore or smaller pets when going on a long walk. They can help keep your dog safe from traffic and other pets. But it’s also easy to let your pet out of the dog stroller in case he wants to play with other dogs or walk on his own for a while. Continue reading
Many drivers are in the habit of putting infants and children in car seats or safety belts, so buckling up pets seems like a logical next step. Although it is gaining popularity, safety belts for pets hasn’t become very common… at least not yet.
One of the main reasons advocates say it’s important to safely buckle your pet is because during an accident a pet can be thrown within the car and not only injure itself but other people in the car. Or they may jump from the car and dart into traffic, causing another dangerous scenario. Continue reading