Many commercial cleaning products, even some that are marketed as “natural,” can be extremely toxic, and even deadly to pets. Cats are especially susceptible since they ingest anything that comes in contact with their fur when they’re grooming themselves .Continue Reading
Katzenzungen is the German word for cats’ tongues. I hadn’t thought about this candy in decades. When I recently received a newsletter from one of the German online stores I occasionally order from that featured Katzenzungen, I was instantly transported back to my childhood in Germany.Continue Reading
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Welcome to our first Purrs of Wisdom Holiday Gift Guide – your one-stop shopping spot for all the cats and cat lovers on your holiday gift list! This year’s guide features our favorite products for cats and cat lovers. And even better: many of the companies featured are offering exclusive discounts to Purrs of Wisdom readers!
You’ll find gifts ranging from cat furniture to toys to art to products for your home as well as some gift ideas you may not have thought of. I can guarantee you that you’ll find something to delight every kitty and every cat lover in your life. And by buying these products, you’ll not only get some really wonderful gifts, you’ll also support small businesses, many of them run out of the owners’ homes.Continue Reading
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I bet if cats had their say, they’d abolish Halloween. From a cat’s perspective, there’s not much to love about a holiday when strangers come knocking at your door, your humans dress up in weird outfits and scary looking masks, and some humans even try to put you in costumes. But cats don’t need to miss out on their own trick or treat fun, and Vitakraft has some yummy treats to help you get into the spirit.Continue Reading
Travel, especially air travel, is stressful for cats and humans. For most cat parents, just the thought of having to take their cat on a plane provokes anxiety, but sometimes, air travel is unavoidable. We previously covered how to prepare yourself and your cat for air travel.
Choosing the right carrier is one of the key components of preparation.Continue Reading
I love seeing more and more cat product companies taking into account that their products do not just have to please cats, they also have to make the human happy. Because let’s face it, if you relegate that ugly piece of cat furniture into a part of your home that you rarely use, chances are your cat isn’t going to use it, either.Continue Reading
I love my Okaysou air purifiers and have one in every room in my house. They’ve made a big difference in the air quality in my home, as evidenced by me no longer waking up with a stuffy nose every morning! Now that we’re getting into winter and heating season, it’s time to add a humidifier to the mix. I was delighted when Okaysou sent us their Cool Mist Humidifier for review.Continue Reading
When Allegra was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism, I knew I had to do everything possible to protect her kidneys. I already knew that my vet recommends AminAvast® for her patients with chronic kidney disease. Even though Allegra’s kidney function has been normal on all bloodwork since she was first diagnosed in January of 2021, I wanted to know whether we should start her on AminAvast.Continue Reading
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Cannabis has been utilized for its holistic properties for thousands of years. With lots of different brands offering different options, it can be daunting as a cat parent to find a high-quality brand that you can trust. It can also be difficult to understand what is safe for pets, with brands offering full spectrum, broad spectrum, and isolate, not to mention, confusing information about dosing and lack of variation in strengths. Finding the correct strength for your cat, based on weight, is imperative to providing ideal optimal dosage. Using a lower strength than recommended could result in the products only offering low level placebo effects.Continue Reading