Keeping Kitty Happy


How many of you are away from your darling pet due to work, or other commitments?  Do you find when you finally get home that your kitty has left some unpleasant surprises for you?  Well if this is the case your cat may be bored and lonely so they are acting out to let you know of their unhappiness.  

Let’s talk about a few fun things you can do to make your cat’s life more entertaining when you have to be away.  I have found some fun ideas for you to try to make separation time more enjoyable for your fur baby.

  1. Cat’s love to explore, perhaps you can leave an empty box or bag for them to hide in, or bat around.
  2. Make sure you have interesting items for your cat to watch, we just invested in a bird feeder that is clear and attaches to the outside window, our cats will sit there for hours waiting for hungry birds to come to visit.  Make sure you have window sills your cat has access to, they love to people watch as well.
  3. Hunting for their food or treats is another fun activity.  Cats are hunters, you can hide food throughout the house;(make note of where you’re putting it you don’t want to find food 6 months from now.)  You can also find food dispensing toys, or a timed feeder to make meal time more interesting.
  4. In this world of innovation, we now have ‘cat tents’ available so you can safely take your cat outside to spend time with you when you’re “chillin” after a hard day at work.  These are safe and enjoyable, or you can find cat leases that are retractable so your fur baby can pounce around outside safely.
  5. Another idea;  in fact I feel this is most important is interactive play time with mom, dad, and the kids.  Take time to play with your pet, use interactive toys, you can teach them tricks for treats; there are games you can make up to keep your pet healthy and active.
  6. You can take bottles put a few treats inside, leave the lid off and have your cat figure out how to get them out; or catnip toys, our fur babies go nuts over these.

I hope this has helped you with ideas to spice up time for your cat when you have to be away and when you want some interaction time as well.

The Rise of Funny Cat Pictures


Pеорlе lіkе tо lаugh, and to gіvе thеіr frіеndѕ аnd fаmіlу rеаѕоn tо lаugh as well. Onе оf thе bеѕt uѕеѕ оf the іntеrnеt bеуоnd its іnfоrmаtіоnаl аnd communication сараbіlіtіеѕ is gіvіng a рlаtfоrm fоr people to сrеаtе аnd ѕhаrе many wауѕ of making themselves аnd those аrоund thеm ways tо laugh.

Thе Rіѕе

If уоu have wandered аrоund thе іntеrnеt tо аnу extent уоu hаvе probably еnсоuntеrеd funnу pictures. Thеу ѕtаrtеd with juѕt a fеw people сарturіng аmuѕіng оr unеxресtеd іmаgеѕ оf thеіr реt саtѕ аnd ѕhаrіng them with frіеndѕ and fаmіlу thrоugh еmаіlѕ. Thеѕе emails wеrе so wеll received that thеу wеrе shared further аnd furthеr untіl thеу became сhаіn lеttеrѕ. Soon оthеr реорlе wеrе looking fоr opportunity to tаkе funny саt рісturеѕ аnd send them around. Bеуоnd just еmаіlѕ, еntіrе wеbѕіtеѕ fеаturіng photo galleries fіllеd with thеѕе pictures ѕtаrtеd ореnіng. People соuld nоw gо to оnе рlасе and ѕее hundrеdѕ оf рісturеѕ оf саtѕ іn аnу numbеr of funny ѕіtuаtіоnѕ. Thеѕе pictures were put on ѕhіrtѕ, mugs, роѕtеrѕ аnd іn bооkѕ. An еntіrе wоrld of сult-lіkе fоllоwіng cropped uр аѕ funnу pictures became оnе of thе mоѕt рорulаr thіngѕ ѕеаrсhеd fоr uѕіng internet ѕеаrсh еngіnеѕ.

Kinds оf Funnу Cаt Pісturеѕ

Whаt іѕ funnу rеаllу ranges frоm реrѕоn tо person. While some реорlе fіnd аnіmаlѕ thаt аrе drеѕѕеd uр оr роѕеd сrееру, оthеrѕ find them whіmѕісаl аnd сutе. Unposed, саndіd shots оf саtѕ in humorous роѕіtіоnѕ or ѕіtuаtіоnѕ rеmаіn among thе mоѕt lоvеd оf funny рісturеѕ. If уоu аrе lооkіng fоr a little glіmmеr оf lіghthеаrtеd humоr durіng your dау, іt іѕ еаѕу tо fіnd a tуре of funnу рісturе thаt wіll mаkе you smile. Thе wеbѕіtеѕ thаt wеrе created in hоnоr of thеѕе fеіѕtу felines gеnеrаllу оffеr ѕubѕесtіоnѕ thаt allow уоu to сhооѕе the category оf funnу рісturеѕ thаt аrе most арреаlіng tо you. Yоu may rеаllу like саtѕ thаt have bееn рut іn costumes оr gіvеn рrорѕ ѕо thаt thеу саn “асt оut” phrases or familiar ѕіtuаtіоnѕ, or реrhарѕ уоu wоuld rаthеr look thrоugh рісturеѕ of саtѕ thаt hаvе рut thеmѕеlvеѕ in endearing роѕіtіоnѕ. Eіthеr wау, there are рlеntу of funnу саt рісturеѕ available tо gіvе уоu a second оf comedy durіng any difficult day.

Thе Imроrtаnсе оf Funnу Cаt Pісturеѕ Captions

Sоmе оf thе images offered on funnу саt wеbѕіtеѕ are nоt аll that funny оn thеіr оwn. What mаkеѕ these іmаgеѕ ѕо аmuѕіng іѕ the choice of words that thе рhоtоgrарhеr, оr website оwnеr, аttасhеѕ to thе image. Fоr іnѕtаnсе, you mау nоt fіnd a рісturе of a саt standing on іtѕ back раwѕ, batting at ѕоmе unѕееn toy раrtісulаrlу funnу, but if уоu аdd thе сарtіоn “Hіgh fіvе!”, іt suddenly takes оn a new level of humor. Giving funnу pictures gооd сарtіоnѕ is essential tо thе effectiveness of thе рісturе.


How I Stopped My Cat from Peeing on the Furniture


First, rule out any health issues by taking your cat to your veterinarian.  If your cat checks out healthy, then there may be a very simple problem with a very simple solution. More than likely she is trying to tell you something.

if none of these products helped in stopping your cat from peeing on your sofa or bed, the solution that worked for us was an electronic Scat Mat.  This unique pet deterrent provides a three-second safe static shock to your pet, once her paws land on the mat. See the video of how we implemented this solution. So far our cat has not tried to get past our scat mat barrier to the upstairs furniture and she’s been using her litter box exclusively ever since we removed her access to her favorite alternate litter box. Hope some of these kitty tips and solutions work for you.

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War with the Stinky Little Bastards in your Litter Box


Real cat people know that there’s no such thing as a self-cleaning litter box. I was tired of scooping the stinky litter box twice a day so I invented a solution to the ODOR and TURMOIL! I’m on a mission to help cat people NEVER SCOOP ANOTHER LITTER BOX and ELIMINATE LITTER BOX ODORS for good.

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How To: Care For a Newborn Kitten


It is kitten season right now, the time of year when kittens are left abandoned on the side of the road or left with their mama and you might find a kitten or a batch of kittens that you might not know how to take care of. So our local San Antonio Animal Defense League takes volunteers to foster baby kittens like this and we have volunteered to foster this year. So I wanted to make this video to show you what goes into taking care of a baby kitty like this. 

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How To: Introduce a New Cat


Are you thinking about bringing another cat home to be a friend to your cat, dog or other pet?  We found out the hard way that you can’t just put the new cat in front of the others and expect them to sniff and hiss it out in order to become friends.  If you do this both animals will likely have behavior problems ranging from marking territory throughout your house to fighting or increased aggression.  The worst part is, once a cat starts marking in an area, its difficult to get them to stop.  The most heart breaking experience I had was to be forced to find separate homes for my two cats because I couldn’t get them to stop marking and their behaviors became aggressive.

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Product Review: Arm & Hammer Naturals Cat Litter



Video Transcript

Hey, Amy here from Clean Litter Club, today we’re going to be reviewing Arm and Hammer Naturals Litter.  It claims to eliminate odors both urine and feces odors and also claims to absorb two times as much liquid, and that it’s a low dust formula. So we’re going to put it to the test. We’ve been using it for about 2 weeks. I wish this was a zip lock bag when you cut it off it ends up just being open so I’m not sure whether the cats would want to use this as a litter box. You can see inside the way the litter looks, it does have a low dust value.

The three things that we focus on when we review litters are: number one – odor, does it stand up to odor? Number two – waste disposal and clumping, how easy is it to remove waste; how much does it stick to the bottom of the litter box? And number three – the mess that it makes.

Odor – This bag claims that it is fresh scent, it smells like my grandmother’s house. It’s very kind of a strong almost like a laundry detergent smell and when the cats use the litter box I do notice that it doesn’t eliminate odors as well as some of the traditional clumping litters.

Mess – When it comes to mess you can see down here on my floor I’ve got stuff everywhere. And this is a top entry litter box, and you can see on top of the litter box, there’s a lot of tracking going on. I would say more so, I mean just look at that on the back of the box. My cats do use it you can see they did not have any issue using it from the very beginning.

Waste disposal and Clumping – So you can see it moved right on through the sifter which is nice and you can see what the clumps look like. And here’s what’s left in the litter box. It’s mostly clean. (Scraping clump off bottom of litter box) You definitely would not want that to be mixed in with your clean litter. So the clumps kind of break apart more so than other types of litter like standard clumping litters really stick together in those clumps and this broke right apart. So here’s what’s left inside of the sifter as clean litter, you can see it mostly cleaned through pretty well. (Return that to the box).

The odor is very strong and it mostly masks the odor instead of actually eliminating it so I would give that claim probably a 5 out of 10, and if you like that laundry detergent smell this is probably the litter for you. I prefer a very light scent instead of that such a strong smell. For waste disposal and clumping, the feces went through just fine but the urine came right apart when we scraped it. So that could contribute to the smell in the litter box so we don’t want that. And then for the mess, I don’t care for the mess, the cats track it everywhere. Although it’s easy to clean up its very fine and kind of tough to clean so back to a normal traditional clumping litter for me. Please subscribe to Clean Litter Club for future reviews.

Product Review: Arm & Hammer Slide Litter


Review of Arm and Hammer Slide Litter for multiple cats.  Hello, Amy here from Clean Litter Club, and today we’re going to be reviewing the Slide litter by Arm and Hammer. Arm and Hammer claims that the slide litter does not stick to the bottom of the box and slides right off. We’ve been using it for about 2 weeks and we have rather large top entry litter boxes. I have to say compared to some of my other litter my first impressions, it does still stick to the bottom of the box but it slides off when you touch it with the scoop so it’s not so bad. 

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