While pet cats live comfortably indoors with their humans during the cold months, feral and stray cats do not have that luxury. With the Farmers' Almanac's prediction of a "colder-than-normal" season this year, their fur coats may not be enough to help keep them warm. If you notice outdoor cats in your area and want to help animals in need, here are some tips on how you can build a winter-proof stray cat shelter.
Donating to Your Local Animal Shelter
Your support for local animal shelters goes a long way. Support can help pets find their forever homes, increase the days a pet can stay at the shelter, and help the pets feel loved again. There are many ways you can show your local shelter support- the easiest are donating money or items, or volunteering your time.
November is National Adopt a Senior Pet Month - a month dedicated to helping older furry friends find their forever homes. Seniors pets are the least likely to find homes in shelters as they are often overlooked. Give one a shot and you’ll find that they are the sweetest, most obedient pets who still have a lot of love left to give!
TAKE A HIKE!
You've been looking for a hiking companion for a while and now you’ve adopted a furry friend that will follow you anywhere. Here are a few things you need to know before you and your pup set out on the ultimate adventure.
Every good boy & girl love to be rewarded with a treat. Making your own treats can be cheaper for your wallet, fun, and healthier for your dog. This way, you know what goes directly into the treat and can pronounce all the ingredients. These are a great way to show appreciation to your dog. You can make them for everyday use, or gift them!
We ALL want to spoil our furry friends, but sometimes toys can be expensive. Do-It-Yourself toys are the perfect way to give your cat fun (and even yummy) toys without having to go the store. The best part about them is that you don't have to be skilled or crafty to make them and they can be done in the comfort of your own home. Try these 6 DIY toys from One Crazy House!
Is your dog fond of gnawing on your shoes and anything he can get his teeth on? If so, try out a long-lasting dog chew. One of the most popular rawhide bone alternatives is the bully stick.
Summer is fun for everyone, including your pets. While the temperature increases, so does the number of hazards to your pets. To keep them safe and cool this summer, here’s a few tips!