How to take care of a pet snake

Oh yes, they are “pets” as well, as long as you accept their nature and respect their needs. Obviously, with a snake, the whole thing is a bit different from a mammal or bird. Let’s dive into their world… First rule, which applies to all the animals: COLLECT INFORMATION You should learn about the animal […]

Why shouldn’t you put a bell on your cat?

The image of a cat with a bell on his neck has been common for a long time. We usually see pictures, paintings or illustrations in books and fairy tales of cats with bells. However, using a bell with cats can actually damage them in innumerable ways. Advantages of a bell First of all, let’s […]

How to take care of an aging cat

  An aging cat doesn’t have wrinkles, his hair won’t turn white and his trouble with movement, if there is any, is usually masked by the fact that the owners don’t have the “clinical eye” to see it and by the fact that a cat might be of the eating and sleeping type, moving very […]

Ferrets: No descenting, thank you!

Opposite of what was being publicly said some years ago, de-scenting is a useless procedure, since a ferret’s characteristic scent is caused by the sebaceous glands located all around his hair, not only the anal glands, which are a defensive weapon used in case of fear or danger. The procedure can be damaging as well, […]

Tips and tricks for giving a pill to a cat

I don’t know about you, but I tremble with fear every time my trusted vet prescribes me any pills for my little miniature tigers because I already know that, if I’m lucky, I’ll be left with a pint less blood (that is, IF I will suceed, otherwise my transfusion would have been in vain). So, […]