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Essential Cat Grooming and Care Items

Essential Cat Grooming and Care Items Cats are fairly easy pets. They aren’t as needy as dogs and are typically okay being left alone all day while you’re at work. They can keep themselves occupied and tend to enjoy time alone. Cats clean themselves and use the bathroom in the...

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Dealing With a Needy Pet

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Great Pets That Aren’t Dogs or Cats

Great Pets That Aren’t Dogs or Cats Dogs and cats make great pets. They’re certainly some of the most popular kinds of animals. However, they are also some of the most expensive and time-consuming animals to have at home. They require a lot of exercise, playtime, and training. Some family...

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Summer Health Risks for Pets

Summer Health Risks for Pets Summer means warm weather, long days, and lots of sunshine. However, it also poses a lot of threats, especially for your pets. Here are some of the biggest summer health risks for your pets. Dehydration and Heat Related Illnesses  Pets can suffer medical problems from...

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How to Train Your Pup like a Pro

How to Train Your Pup like a Pro Dogs make wonderful pets. They’re fun, energetic, loyal and loving. They will quickly steal your heart and become a part of your family. However, dogs are also time consuming. They require a lot of training and attention. Here are the basics of...

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Top Reasons to Adopt an Older Pet

Top Reasons to Adopt an Older Pet Adopting a new pet is an exciting time. You get to add a new family member to your home and spend time looking for an animal you connect with. Many people look for puppies and kittens when searching for a new pet. However,...

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Everything You Should Know about Boarding vs. Pet Sitting

Everything You Should Know about Boarding vs. Pet Sitting Pets are a part of your family, but you still don’t necessarily want to take them with you when you travel. Since you can’t (and shouldn’t) leave your pets alone to fend for themselves while you’re gone, you need to find...

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Here are Easy Ways to Get Your Kids into Pet...

Here are Easy Ways to Get Your Kids into Pet Care Your kids begged you to get a pet, telling you they would take care of it, only to abandon all their chores after about a week. Or maybe you’ve always had pets and want to start teaching your kids...

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Don't Get a Pet Rabbit Without Reading This First!

This time of year, lots of people adopt bunny rabbits. Something about the springtime encourages people to adopt bunnies. However, many people think that rabbits are relatively low-maintenance pets, similar to hamsters. In reality, they actually require a lot of time and energy to keep. Here’s what to know about...

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Everything You Should Know about Boarding vs. Pet Sitting

Pets are a part of your family, but you still don’t necessarily want to take them with you when you travel. Since you can’t (and shouldn’t) leave your pets alone to fend for themselves while you’re gone, you need to find someone to watch and feed them when you’re gone....

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Signs You’re Ready to Adopt a Pet

While many people want to have pets to come home to and snuggle with each night, they’re not necessarily ready to get a pet. Animals are expensive and time-consuming commitments. They’re also long-term commitments. Dogs and cats can live up to fifteen years and sometimes more. Even smaller animals like...

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Things Your Pet Sitter or Boarder Need to Know

If you’re going out of town, you might not want to go through the hassle of bringing your pet with you. Taking a pet on vacation involves either paying to bring them on the plane or dealing with them on a long car ride. Plus, it can be much more...

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Ways You Can Help Your Local Shelter

We believe that local shelters do a lot of good for the animals in our community. If you love your pets, you can give back by helping your local shelter. FosterYou may not have the resources to take on another pet for life, but you may be able to house...

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Best Things You Can Do to Keep Your Pet Safe...

Best Things You Can Do to Keep Your Pet Safe If you’re anything like us, you consider your pets a part of your family. They’re more than just animals to you—they’re like a furry child. They have their own personalities and quirks, and you would do anything to protect them....

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Everything You Need to Know About Pet Vaccinations

Everything You Need to Know About Pet Vaccinations You probably know how important it is to get yourself and your children vaccinated. Vaccines not only help you from contracting viral illnesses, but they protect other vulnerable people who may not be able to get vaccines or for whom vaccinations aren’t...

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Top Ten Reasons Why We Love Cats

Top Ten Reasons Why We Love Cats World Cat Day was last week, and to celebrate our feline friends, we want to tell you why we think cats are so awesome. Lots of people love cats. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) estimates that between...

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Warning Signs Your Pet May Have Allergies

Warning Signs Your Pet May Have Allergies If you or someone you know suffers from allergies, you know how annoying they can be. They can be relatively mild or severe. Either way, there’s no real way to cure them. You can alleviate symptoms, but you’ll always react when around those...

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What You Need to Know about Caring for Your Pet’s...

What You Need to Know about Caring for Your Pet’s Skin and Coat Proper grooming is an important aspect of owning a pet. You have a responsibility to keep them healthy, which includes cleaning and taking care of their skin and fur. Caring for your pet’s skin and coat is...

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Everything You Need to Know About Litter Boxes

Everything You Need to Know About Litter Boxes If your cat spends any time indoors, chances are you have a litter box. Cats are particularly easy in this regard, since they don’t need to wait for you to let them outside to use the bathroom. They are free to go...

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Keep Your Furbabies Warm & Cozy with These Tips

Keep Your Furbabies Warm & Cozy with These Tips You know how important it is to protect yourself and your (non-furry) kids against the cold weather. You bundle up in coats and boots, wear hats and gloves, and limit time spent outside. However, it is just as important to protect...

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Post-Holiday Pet Hazards and How to Avoid Them

Post-Holiday Pet Hazards and How to Avoid Them Your holiday festivities are winding down by now; it’s time to put away the ornaments, string lights, menorahs, candles, presents, dreidels, bows and more. While you’re thinking about how you’re going to get everything organized in the attic, your pet is probably...

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Things That Aggravate Your Cat’s Skin Condition

Dry, itchy skin can cause your cat great discomfort. In order to treat the problem once and for all, you need to know the source of your kitty’s irritation. It could be due to the lack of moisture in the air, a parasite or stress. Here are some things that...

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What Everybody Ought to Know About Adopting a Pet Over...

 As people start to think about what to get their loved ones for the holidays, one thing that comes up is a new pet. There are hundreds of videos on YouTube of people being surprised on Christmas morning with new puppies, kittens and other furry friends. If you are thinking...

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Easy Ways to Exercise Your Pets in Winter

The cold weather makes just about everyone want to stay inside and drink hot cocoa. Lots of people stop or drastically reduce their exercise routines this time of year. Unfortunately, the weather also means your pets probably aren’t getting as much outdoor exercise as they want or need. Here are...

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Your Beloved Kitty

The holidays are a time for celebration. They’re a time for togetherness as a family. When planning your special events, don’t forget to include your pets. They want to be part of the occasion, too!   There’s nothing more exciting to a cat than the sound of Christmas paper being...

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Post-Surgical Skin Care Tips for Your Beloved Pet

Cats require surgery for different reasons. It could be due to accident or illness. It could be that you chose to spay or neuter your feline. No matter what the reason, you’re going to need to give your pet some extra love and care in the weeks following his or...

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Treating Your Cat’s Ringworm Effectively

Ringworm is a fungus that infects a cat’s skin, hair, and nails. In the worst cases, it can lead to hair loss. It has nothing to do with a worm but can cause a lot of discomfort in your pet and spread easily if not treated.   Get an Official...

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Answered: Your Most Burning Questions about Indoor vs. Outdoor Cats...

  When you bring a new feline friend into your home, you have some big decisions to make. One of the most important is whether you will keep your cat inside, outside or some combination of the two. We’ve broken down the pros and cons of each so you can...

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What Everybody Ought to Know about Cats

Cats have a big role in modern culture and society. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) estimates that Americans own somewhere between 74 and 96 million cats. Funny cat videos and memes regularly circulate around the web, shared by social media users around the world....

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The Ugly Truth about Fleas

Even if you’re extremely cautious and your kitten is an indoor pet, there’s a chance your cat might still get fleas. They cause your cat to itch and scratch, and get onto your clothes and into your house. Here are some tips on preventing, recognizing, and treating fleas.    PreventionThe...

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Cat Chat! Get to Know Your Cat A Little Bit...

While there are some things your cat does that you understand, there are probably way more sounds and behaviors that you don’t have a clue what they mean. Here are some of the top cat sounds and behaviors decoded. Meowing This is the only word your cat knows how to...

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Keeping Pets Happy While You're Gone

          When you come home at the end of the day, your pet is probably excited to see you. You pet and play and snuggle because you’re excited to see her too. But while you spent the day at work, running errands or visiting friends, your...

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Travel the World with Your Pet

While you might leave your pet behind on most of your vacations, there may be times where you want to bring them or leaving them at home just isn’t an option. Maybe your kennel or pet sitter fell through, or maybe you’ll just be gone too long to justify leaving...

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Keeping Your Pets Safe From Heat

It can be hard enough to determine when humans get overheated, but it’s even more difficult to know when your pets are too hot. Here are some tips for keeping them safe and protected from the heat. Give Them Plenty of Water Make sure your pets always have access to...

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How To Turn Your Grumpy Cat Into a Happy Cat...

When your cat was a kitten, it was probably very easy to keep her entertained. Just get a flashlight, a laser pointer, some string or a set of keys and she would play until she fell asleep. Once your cats become adults, they may need a little more stimulation to...

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How to Stop Cats from Howling at Night and Driving...

How to Stop Cats from Howling at Night and Driving You Crazy Who let the cats out? Meow! Meow, meow, meow! What? Okay, so I tweaked that song a bit, but you got to agree, a howling cat at night is a lot worse that a howling dog in the...

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Do You Know the Top 3 Pet Allergy Triggers?

Do You Know the Top 3 Pet Allergy Triggers? Achoo! Achoo! If you keep hearing your pets sneeze or if you see them scratching like crazy when your house is closed and well cleaned, then they might be suffering from allergies. Common Symptoms of Pet Allergies Yes, just like humans,...

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Little Known Ways Cat Purr Heals People

Little Known Ways Cat Purr Heals People Sometimes, when you lay down beside each other, as you prepare to rest for the night, do you notice a soft humming coming from the inside of your cat? Nope, that’s not a teeny weeny car engine your cat accidentally swallowed. Rather, it’s...

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Here Are 5 Reasons Why We Love Pet Adoption and...

Here Are 5 Reasons Why We Love Pet Adoption and You Should Too Not fancy, not that young, and not perfect yet undoubtedly beautiful in their own way. That succinctly describes animals in shelters and rescues, patiently waiting to find their forever homes. Why Should You Choose Pet Adoption? When...

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Top 5 Cat Grooming Tools That Will Change Your Life...

Top 5 Cat Grooming Tools That Will Change Your Life Some people love their cold showers. Others are soothed by warm baths. But cats? They don’t like grooming. At all. Except when they’re the ones doing it to their selves. Fortunately, there are now plenty of grooming tools and aids...

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If You Don’t Know How to Keep Your Pets Safe...

If You Don’t Know How to Keep Your Pets Safe on July 4th, You’ll Hate Yourself Later Fourth of July is just around the corner. Have you made preparations yet for your home and family? This day is certainly a joyous event for us humans as it guarantees flowing food...

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These 5 Most Popular Pets Will Surely Win Your Heart...

These 5 Most Popular Pets Will Surely Win Your Heart “Until one has loved an animal, a part of one’s soul remains unawakened.”~Anatole France And I can’t agree more. There’s just something so calming about coming home and being met by a pair of big round eyes that seem to...

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Here's How To Put An End To Cat Litter Tracking...

How To Put An End To Cat Litter Tracking If you are anything like me, you’re crazy about cats, their companionship, their playfulness, and of course their unconditional love. And as wonderful as all as they are, I have to be honest--I could do without the aggravation of having cat...

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Pet Parents Go Nuts over These 5 Father’s Day Gifts...

Pet Parents Go Nuts over These 5 Father’s Day Gifts Father’s Day is coming. Do you have presents ready to give the pet dads in your life on this special day? If you’re still thinking of a gift that will make him shout in excitement and have a smile plastered...

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You Won’t Believe How Easy Building an Awesome Outdoor Cat...

You Won’t Believe How Easy Building an Awesome Outdoor Cat Enclosure Is You only live once! That’s one great reason why we go on epic adventures—to do things we once feared and go to far-flung places we have never been. But while you can go on awesome travels around the...

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If You Don’t Know These Cat Heat Stroke Symptoms, You’ll...

If You Don’t Know These Cat Heat Stroke Symptoms, You’ll Regret It The world’s big wigs may still be debating whether climate change is happening or not, but there’s one thing we here at Easyology Pets know—the heat we feel can’t get any more real. With summer just around the...

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Do You Know These Secrets to Perfect Litter Box Placement?...

Do You Know These Secrets to Perfect Litter Box Placement? The bathroom is a private place where we relax our bodies and mind. The same goes for our cats. So while looking at and taking care of cat litter boxes may make some squeamish, especially new furry parents, you should...

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How Many Litter Boxes Should You Really Have?

How Many Litter Boxes Should You Really Have? Ah, one of the most common questions of new and confused cat parents! Most of you probably already know how I met Ziggy. It was love at first sight. But like with all forms of love, we encountered hardships. This was especially...

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Use These 5 Smells Cats Love to Make Them Fall...

Use These 5 Smells Cats Love to Make Them Fall for You and Your New Cat Toy We have talked about the three groups of smells cats hate. Now, we will talk about the opposite—the smells that cats love like crazy. Just like us humans, each cat is unique. They...

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These Are the 3 Smells Cats Hate, and You Probably...

These Are the 3 Smells Cats Hate, and You Probably Should, Too When it comes to the battle of noses, dogs are often recognized as the champion. Well, we can’t dispute that given that their olfactory receptors reach up to a staggering 300 million. Nevertheless, our cats’ receptors, which average...

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As much as cats love to sleep, they love to be clean, and they make sure of that by allotting a significant amount of time to self-grooming. Doing so keeps...
Cats are regal creatures who know how to take care of themselves. Unlike their canine counterparts, cats remain pleasant in appearance and smell without frequent bathing. Inherently litter trained, you...