Archive for the ‘chewing the cud’ Category

I need more raw food

This post contains referral links. Stewart is down a half pound over the last six months, so he’s allowed to eat a bit more. Tommy has a chronically bony butt, and this boundless energy. Tom has been getting 6 1/2 ice cubes per day, plus 4 tablespoons Stella and Chewy (before re-hydration). Except now for […]

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Single Pet Parent of the Week

I was going to put together a list of things I enjoy for my cats, and that you may as well for the holidays, but life once again happened. My mental health is oh so wonderful this time of year in a part of the country that still believes in changing time twice a year. […]

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Sympathies, Condolences, Holy Days, and the Florist

Please, oh pretty pretty please, DO NOT SEND traditional flora to cat owners on these occasions. I went browsing for arrangements this morning, after a friend died yesterday, and everything seems to be either lilies or orchids.He and his widow are cat people, and these are highly toxic to cats.When in doubt, Google is your […]

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Depression in Guinea Pigs

There is a warning that prey animals can get depressed and die when they lose their mates, family members, herd members, pack. You have to watch them very closely, keep up with weight checks, and give them more attention to encourage them to stay out and be active. I have watched how my guinea pigs […]

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Do Not Operate Heavy Machinery: made raw cat food today

I’ve been doing this for almost two years, so you’d thing I would know one small detail: Which way does the blade go on the meat grinder? I buy rabbit already ground with bone and organs. I end up cutting up half my turkey thighs, and the other half of my turkey thighs go through […]

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Oxbow Simple Rewards Small Animal Treats #chewyinfluencer

We were given the option this month for an Oxbow product! I go way back to 2007 with my Oxbow experience, and when Chewy says I get to try something of theirs for free, of course I wanted to pick out an item to cheer Murphy up. Murphy is now a single guinea pig. She’s […]

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Weruva Slide ‘N Serve cat pates

This is a multi-photo Instagram post, including a Boomerang, so I’m sharing it directly. More information on Slide ‘N Serve can be found here on Weruva.com as well as the free recycling program offered by TerraCycle on this link for the contiguous U.S. View this post on Instagram We’re a little late to this party. […]

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THROW OUT YOUR ROMAINE – C.D.C. alerts U.S. Consumers and cases in Canada

https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/romaine-lettuce-is-not-safe-to-eat-cdc-warns-us-consumers/2018/11/20/726d0ae6-ece9-11e8-96d4-0d23f2aaad09_story.html?utm_term=.44b80d2a1169 E. coli outbreak once again. Discontinue all romaine until the issue is cleared, or indefinitely.

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Comfort Zone Calming Diffuser Kit for kitties with aggression, anxiety, spraying, & unauthorized scratching

If your cats are acting out, there are two things you should try first: 1) a vet visit 2) Try Comfort Zone diffusers for either Multi-Cat or Calming, whether you have a few cats or just one I have heard that this helps people so much. Many pet parents didn’t even realize that this was […]

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Zoo Med Mini Can O’ Crickets Reptile & Bird Food #chewyinfluencer

Chewy offered us the mini Can O’ Crickets to try this month at no charge, and I thought it could be good for my birds. Zoo Med Mini Can O’ Crickets Reptile & Bird Food is the latest in reptile nutrition and convenience. Feeder insects are cooked in the can to lock in flavor and […]

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