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Safety Tips for Your Pet This Easter

Easter is a great time to celebrate with family and friends, and this includes your fur babies, but don’t forget that being aware of some of the hazards associated with this holiday will help keep your pets happy, healthy and safe. Here are some things to look out for: Lilies: Easter lilies make for a beautiful decoration to your Easter table, but be aware that they are extremely toxic to pets, especially cats. Even if your cat eats just a few petals it can result […]

3 Tips To Spend More Time With Your Pet In The New Year

3 TIPS TO SPEND MORE TIME WITH YOUR PET IN THE NEW YEAR

Start small and build on your success. Do something you can sustain. Get others involved. Try finding just a few more minutes each day to play with them. Soon those few minutes will turn into 15 or 20 minutes. Make sure whatever you are doing is something you enjoy as well, this will make it something you can sustain over time. And if you get others involved early on, your chances of following through are much greater. Try telling a friend about your plans and […]

For A Cat, This Is The Best Thing About Christmas

For a Cat This is The Best Thing About Christmas

A box. There, I said it. And not just one box. Lots of boxes. Boxes with Pet Grass. Boxes with Catnip toys. Boxes with Blankets. Boxes everywhere. Just empty them out and watch me go. I love it when they are turned upside down and I can pretend that I have my own little row of houses with windows and doors of all shapes and sizes cut into the sides. That my friends is the best part about Christmas for a cat. Now some of […]

Colonel Cromwell’s Guide To Choosing The Best Cat Toy

Colonel Cromwell’s Guide To Choosing The Best Cat Toy

Choosing the best toy for your cat is one of the most delightful things about being a pet owner, you have the honor and joy of giving them a room full of fun! But before you can choose the right toy, it helps to know what some of the wrong toys are. A few things that you should avoid include ribbons, thread, and twine. These are all things that can become lodged it their stomachs and could require surgery. Also, be sure not to use […]

Three Ways To Help Your Cat With Holiday Stress

3 ways to help your cat with holiday stress

Extra love and snuggles. With so much going on around the holidays it can be easy for your cat (and you) to become overwhelmed. Remembering to share a little downtime together can go a long way in helping everyone de-stress. If you are traveling with your kitty try to stick to a familiar schedule. Try to feed them at the same times and play the same kinds of games that you would at home. It will help your cat feel at ease. If you are […]

If I Could Make My Own Cat Tree

If I Could Make My Own Cat Tree ~ Colonel Cromwell

There are lots of articles on how to make a cat tree, but they are all written by humans! If I could make my own set of instructions it would save everyone a lot of time. First of all, I would start off with a plain old ladder. Nothing too tall or anything crazy, just a simple old fashioned ladder that you might find at a thrift store or at a garage sale. This would take care of most of the work, and besides, we […]

Catnip, Cat Grass, Kitty Grass, Pet Grass, Oh My!!

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Over the years there has been some confusion over the difference between Catnip and Cat Grass. For anyone out there who is new to the feline world (or just needs a little refresher), let’s clear that one up first. Catnip is a perennial herb from the mint family that my friends and I love to rub on and roll over. The chemical compound in the plant that attracts and affects us cats is called nepetalactone. It is found in the leaves and stems and can turn […]

Train Your Kitty Using a Refillable Catnip Pillow Blanket!

Train Your Cat with Priscillas Catnip Blankets

Can you smell that? The sweet, sweet aroma of fresh field dried Catnip is in the air! Just the mere mention of the word makes me crave my precious pillow blanket. You know, the one with the amazingly soft zebra print over there on the chair. Purrrrr. I would follow that pillow anywhere. So if you are looking for an easy way to get your kitty to nap in a different place, try using a refillable Catnip pillow blanket like mine to make it happen! […]

Col. Cromwell is Taking One For The Team – Think Pink For October!

Mr Cromwell Goes Pink

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with the disease in their lifetime. But information and awareness are only part of the story. Some of the most impactful things we can do to help reduce the potential of developing cancer is paying attention to our everyday choices. We can get regular exercise. We can choose the foods we eat. We can be mindful of the environment we surround ourselves with. If you […]