For all who are wanting to bring a new pet into the home. It is strongly recommended you bring your new pet in a few days before or after the holiday, should you choose to do the” Look what santa brought you” routine. You need to have a room already made up from all the hustle and bustle.
Your new pet needs to be treated as the baby it is. Remember, babies get sick easily and stress causes sickness. Additional handling and picking up the new addition to the family by eager youngsters should be avoided. Also take extra measure in doing what is b est for your new pet as well as your child.
Your Tree holds many dangers for all types of pets; tinsel is the number one on the list. Pets can not resist its shiny texture and if eaten it can require surgery to be removed from the intestines. Breakables ornaments that are hung low enough to be batted of the tree can cause cuts in paw pads or can be ingested and will also have to be surgically removed. Use garland instead of tinsel and place all breakable ornaments higher on the tree. Pet safe ornaments can be purchased and put on lower branches to keep kitties occu pied.
Keep all chocolate stored and out of your pet’s reach. Even small amounts of chocolate can prove to be toxic to your pet. Poinsettias can irritate and cause some upset stomachs if you pets [...]
For some families, helping a pet make the transition when baby arrives isn’t easy. Pets are creatures of habit, so anything that upsets their routine can be distressing to them. A dog may startle and snap at a baby or jump on his owner while she has a child in her arms. Cats have been known to mark their territory in the baby’s nursery. The following hints are here to prepare you and your animal friends for your new baby’s arrival:
Mothers-to-be, remember to avoid contact with any feces. Expectant mothers should never clean out litter trays or do any gardening in places where cats may have gone to the loo. This is to avoid a dangerous disease called toxoplasmosis, which affects the eyes and brains of unborn babies, leading to problems later in life.
Things to Do Before the Baby is Born
* Set up the baby’s nursery early.
* Put double-sided tape on the mattress to keep the cats out of crib.
* Bring a blanket home from the hospital for your pet so your pet can get used to your baby’s scent.
* Give your pet lots of attention once the baby arrives.
* When your child is in the same room, play with your pet a little more, give him a few treats, etc. Make sure he knows that he is still loved as much as he always was.
* Try not to drastically reduce the attention you’ve been giving your pet, or you [...]
Halloween is an exciting and fun time for people, but is a very frightening and stressful time for your pets. Unless you have a werewolf in your family to take trick-or-treating, it is not wise to include your pets in the festivities.
Halloween brings the constant ringing of the doorbell from trick-or-treaters, noise, commotion and people in strange costumes. Because your pets rely on their constant daily routine, these Halloween festivities can frighten and agitate your pets. It is best to enclose your fuzzy buddy in a quite comfortable room with some of their favorite things. Keeping them safely indoors protects them from becoming at risk to cruel treatment of Halloween pranksters.
At Halloween, pets are found to be innocent victims of pranksters’ cruel jokes. October is one month out of the whole year we need to take extra safety precautions for our pets.
Ritual Sacrifices are still in existence. The danger to black cats on Halloween is at an all time high. Many shelters and humane societies have refused the adoption of black cats for the entire month of October. This causes the black occult practitioners and other sadists to look to the streets for their sacrificial cats. Color is not always their highest priority. So keep your cats safe and indoors.
Don’t send Odin or Freya along to trick-or-treat with your children. The family doggy can get confused during the noise and all the commotion of the festivities and can be hard to handle. In result your dog [...]
Pet drinking water. Add a teaspoon of vinegar to your pet’s drinking water to encourage a shinier coat and reduce odor.
Remove skunk odor. Use vinegar straight to remove skunk odor from your pet’s fur.
Stop your cat’s scratching furniture. Sprinkle or spray vinegar on areas you don’t want the cat scratching.
Fish bowl cleaner. Eliminate that ugly deposit in the gold fish tank by rubbing it with a cloth dipped in vinegar and rinsing well.
Remove pet stains from carpets. Blot up urine with a soft cloth, flush several times with lukewarm water, and then apply a mixture of equal parts vinegar and cool water. Blot up, rinse and let dry.
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