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Are Boston Ferns Poisonous to Cats? (Nope!)

By Phil / February 23, 2020

Most ferns make for great house plants, and the Boston Fern is one of the more attractive, easy to care for, and fun ferns to have around the home. If you share your home with a cat, however – or a dog for that matter – you need to check that your Boston Fern doesn’t […]

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Are Fiddle Leaf Figs Poisonous to Cats? (Yes!)

By Phil / February 22, 2020

Fiddle leaf figs are going through something of a popularity surge at the moment. It’s hard to flick through a trendy home decor magazine or website without seeing one of these magnificent plants in the home. If you have pets in the home, however, you always need to check that a plant doesn’t pose a […]

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Cat Sleeping Positions When Sick: What They Mean

By Phil / January 15, 2020

It’s the dread of any cat owner – thinking or finding out that our cats are sick. We love our little balls of fluff, and I’m sure you’ll agree it’s quite distressing when they’re ill because it’s so hard to read how much pain they’re in. It’s often up to us to pick up on […]

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Are Cicadas Poisonous to Cats?

By Phil / December 6, 2019

If you have cicadas near your home you’ll know about it because they are noisy insects. It’s hard for most cats to resist chasing these little critters, so you’re right to ask, “Are cicadas poisonous to cats?” The good news is that while cicadas look a little menacing, they don’t bite, sting, or possess any […]

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Are Lightning Bugs Poisonous to Cats? (Fireflies)

By Phil / December 6, 2019

Seeing a bunch of lightning bugs – aka fireflies – flying around in a clear night sky is a cool sight But these little glow bugs pack quite the toxic punch. So, if you’re wondering; are lightning bugs poisonous to cats? The answer is – Yes, they are.  Lightning bugs possess a chemical that is […]

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Can Cats Have Eggnog? (No, Here’s Why)

By Phil / December 6, 2019

Is eggnog safe for cats? Can cats drink eggnog? Will they get sick if they do have some? You’re right to ask these questions before going ahead and letting your cat lap up some of this festive drink. I love Christmas, but with the festive season comes a lot of changes around the home. There […]

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Is Febreze Safe for Pets? Risks and Usage Explained

By Phil / November 26, 2019

Being a lifelong pet owner, I’ve had my battles with pet odors. But happy to say I’ve always managed to keep my house smelling fresh without exposing my pets to any harmful cleaning products. As pet owners, we should always check the products we’re using are safe to use around our pets, which brings up […]

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Are Slugs Dangerous to Cats? (And Slug Pellets)

By Phil / November 26, 2019

I’m sure I am not alone when I say that slugs are horrible little critters. They make a mess around the garden, eat my plants and flowers, and the last thing I want to do is come across one when I’m in my yard. If you frequently see slugs in and around your yard, you’re […]

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Are Ladybugs Poisonous to Cats? (Not Really)

By Phil / November 26, 2019

I always know summertime is underway when I start spotting ladybugs, or ladybirds as they’re also called around the garden. As a cat owner, and a curious cat at that, it raises the question – are ladybugs poisonous to cats? The answer to this question is, “No” ladybugs are not poisonous to cats. But, ladybugs […]

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Ideal Room Temperature for Cats in Winter Explained

By Phil / October 27, 2019

If winter is coming and temperatures are dropping, you’re right to make sure your cat is as warm and comfortable at home as you are. It’s easy when you’re there, and it’s nice when our cats curl up on our laps and share some warmth isn’t it? But you need to make sure they are […]

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