Author Archives: Sam

Keep calm

If you drink coffee on a regular basis, you’ll know that certain food and drinks can make you feel energetic, while others have a calming effect on the body, like chamomile tea. If you struggle with insomnia, a dietician may ...

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Welcome home, kitty

Whether you choose to buy your kitten from a reputable breeder or rescue a kitten from a shelter, it’s a personal choice. Once your kitten is ready to come home, it’s time for you to take on a new role ...

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Separation anxiety in dogs

The bond between people and their dogs is one of the most beautiful relationships between two species on this planet. But that bond can also make it difficult for a dog to cope during times of separation. Many dogs destroy, ...

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Getting a new kitten?

Dreaming of a new ball of fluffy kitten is one thing, but choosing the right breed can be a more intricate decision than to get a new cat. Choosing the ideal breed for your specific lifestyle is more than just ...

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8 tips for healthy koi fish

Watching koi fish swimming around in a beautiful pond creates a tranquil atmosphere. The last thing a koi owner wants to see is that there is something wrong with the fish. Here are eight nutritional guidelines to follow to ensure ...

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Looking after your chinchilla

Chinchillas make perfect pets for busy adults, students and school learners. They sleep through most of the day and are active at night, so fit in nicely with work schedules. Generally speaking they don’t need a lot of attention, but ...

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Pet medical insurance compared

Now, more than ever, pet owners cannot afford to be without pet insurance. It has become a necessity to ensure that our pets can be treated in case of emergency. But the biggest question remains: which insurance to choose? We’ve ...

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Senior cats in winter

Winter … just the word conjures up the idea of shorter days and longer, icy cold nights. And just like we feel the cold in the chilly season, so do our senior furry friends. Cats are creatures of comfort and ...

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Does your dog bark non-stop?

A dog who barks non-stop can be a huge irritation to the neighbours, especially during night time when they are trying to get some sleep. The frustration of quieting your dog can escalate when the neighbours start to get legal ...

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Cat zoomies

Has your cat ever had the zoomies? Your cat suddenly starts running around like crazy, as fast as she can, doing laps around the room while jumping over the couches or up and down the stairs. It is very funny ...

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