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Cat Furniture- Modern Luxury Cat Trees, Litter Box Furniture, Towers

Cat Furniture- Modern Luxury Cat Trees, Litter Box Furniture, Towers
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Build a Cardboard Cat Rocket By Haley Pierson-Cox No matter how many fancy cat toys they have, there is nothing in this world that makes my cats happier than a good old fashioned cardboard box. So, taking a cue from them, I designed a cat tree that turns four regular cardboard boxes into a flashy two-story cat rocket, complete with carpet for scratching and a porthole to jumping into and spying out of. And, wouldn’t you know, it worked! I don’t think I’ve ever seen my cats more excited. Materials 4 cardboard boxes, 20″ x 20″ x 20″ square single-walled cartons2 carpet squares, 20″ x 20″68 #10 washers 34 #10 nuts 18 1/2″ #10 screws 16 3/8″ #10 screwsScrewdriver, optionalWrench, optionalTape measure Box cutter Long ruler or yardstick Pencil or marker Thumb tack String Drill or awl Duct tape Hot glue gun Bone folderPaint, in your favorite colors – I used Crayola Washable Kid’s PaintPaint brushes/spongesNote: I’ve chosen to attach the pieces of my cat rocket with screws and nuts rather than glue. Directions Add the fins.

How to talk — and listen — to your pets - Creature Comforts - MS When my black-and-tan Cavalier, Twyla, is happy or excited, she twirls on her hind legs. When she wants a treat, she looks at me, then at the cookie jar, then back at me. When she wants to go out, she heads downstairs and sits in front of the door. And there’s never any doubt that she’d like a belly rub. Despite her lack of words, she’s a great communicator. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could talk, like Dr. Look at tail wags. That’s intriguing because it reflects research in humans showing that the left brain, which controls the right side of the body, is associated with such feelings and emotions as affection, security and relaxation. It’s a pretty cool discovery, but more important is the ability to read basic body language and know which wag means “I’m so happy to see you” and which one means you’re about to find a dog attached to the seat of your pants. Ears, for instance, are full of attitude. Another misunderstanding involved how to establish leadership over dogs.

Best Modern Litter Boxes 2012 Previous image Next image The Circa50 from Modernist Cat takes a Paul McCobb approach to disguising the litter box. A cat can be a small space dweller's best friend … but a cat's litter box can be a small space dweller's worst nightmare. We've rounded up two kinds of stylish pieces for your kitty's private business — litter box enclosures, which are furniture-based pieces designed to disguise the box, and litter boxes so stylish they need no disguising. LITTER BOX ENCLOSURES• The Circa50 from Modernist Cat takes a Paul McCobb approach to disguising the litter box. • The Designer Catbox from All Modern takes a more traditional approach to the litter box enclosure. • Meow Manor from Kippy's Krystal Kreations is a dollhouse inspired litter box enclosure. • The Kattbank, which is handcrafted in Portland, Oregon out of hardwood plywood, is a combination modern design bench and litter box enclosure. • Molitli makes this felt cover that fits over a standard plastic litter box with lid. €159

untitled The eyes may be the window to a human soul, but for cats, expression is in the ears. Whether they're tipped forward in interest or flicking back to catch the slightest sound, your cat's ears need your care to be at their best. A very common ear problem in cats is ear mites that can cause itching and can spread in multi-cat households, so treat them quickly to keep your cats' ears healthy. Another issue would be ear wax that can build up in a cat's sensitive ears. A cat ear cleaner gently removes excess ear wax, restoring your pet's keen hearing while eliminating itchiness, redness and irritation.

Kimono Dog Harness Pattern + Tutorial Jill Myslinski uses her time away from her busy restaurant (Acorn Market in Salisbury, Maryland) to sew and create outside of the kitchen. She designed this cute and functional Kimono Dog Harness Tutorial for her dog, and wanted to share it with you and your dog too. You can download your free PDF Kimono Dog Harness Pattern today! My Pomeranian/poodle mix Coco loves to go for a walk. You will need: Free PDF Pattern DownloadTape measure1/3 – 1/2yd. cotton fabric (corduroy and cotton duck are fine as well)1/3 – 1/2yd. polar fleece1 package of bias binding ( or make your own)2 small D-rings (brass or stainless steel)1 package of Velcro (hook and loop tape)1/2yd. 5/8” grosgrain ribbonThread 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. * This is a good time to fit the harness on your dog. 8. 9. Slip your dogs paws through the straps, wrap the bands over his/her back and secure. » Sewing Tutorials + Patterns » Kimono Dog Harness Pattern + Tutorial Pets

UK | England | Leicestershire | Study launched on why Animal behaviour experts are launching a study into why cats sometimes bite their owners when stroked. Researchers at the University of Lincoln say petting aggression is a common problem, with more than 20% of household cats showing it. They are looking for cat owners who have experienced aggressive behaviour from their pets to video their experiences for the study. Theories for aggression include boredom or the need to reassert control. Professor Daniel Mills said: "Many owners are bitten or threatened by their cats when they play with them or when they are stroking them. "There are many theories as to why so-called 'petting aggression' occurs. "It could be a sign that the cat is simply getting fed up with the owner, or it could be a response to the ecstasy of being stroked, or it could be the cat trying to assert control. "The truth is that we simply don't know the reason for this behaviour. He said his team wanted to gather video evidence of cats attacking owners.

Recyled Dog Collar Tutorial - {Keyka Lou Patterns} It's easy to make a new dog collar from your old one! Whenever Lila needs a new collar I just make her a new one reusing the hardware from her old one. Once you've done it a time or two it only takes about 15 minutes to make a new one. A fabric collar is much more fun and probably more comfortable for your dog than those thick nylon ones. These instructions are for a custom fit--i.e. the collar will no longer be adjustable. 1. 3. 4. 5. Below are the pieces you'll need to reuse for the new collar. 6. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20.

Getting Rid of Fleas Fleas reproduce very quickly so it is best to get rid of them as soon as you become aware of them. Not only do you need to get them off your pets, you need to get rid of them in your home too. This is a guide about getting rid of fleas. Solutions Read and rate the best solutions below by giving them a "thumbs up". Tip: Use Baby Wipe with Skin So Soft For Fleas Here is one to try for fleas. By Theresa from Aston, PA Tip: Flea and Tick Repellent For Your Dog Ingredients: 1 cup cooked hamburger meat 1 tablespoon brewer's yeast 1 clove of fresh garlic, chopped 1 raw egg Directions: Cook hamburger meat in skillet until browned, set aside to cool. Note: They love it! By DeAnn C. Editor's Note: Most veterinarians do not advocate the use of garlic with pets, as it can be toxic. Tip: Diatomaceous Earth for Fleas and More We had a flea problem inside and outside our home. My friend uses it on her livestock, as well as, in her food to keep her wheat berries that she grinds in her mill pest free. By Brad

Best Of Cats Chillin’ There is a universal truth about cats: they can comfortably chill out and look like a boss pretty much anywhere. These are some very funny poses of some cats that were caught napping. Some of them find the darndest places to fall asleep. Source: uproxx Home Infested With Fleas I work for a lady who had cats inside, the cats are gone but the fleas stayed! What can we use inside to get rid of them? We've sprinkled bags of sevens dust in every room, it's help very little. it's very bad, she's bitten several hundred times a day, I'm bitten about a 100 times everyday while I'm there. What do we need to do? Thanks for any help.Chas from WV Recent Answers By Cassie [20]06/22/2011 We have used Borax on the carpets in a house that we were working on and we just went through the whole house and sprinkled it on the carpets and scuffed it in with our feet and left for the day and went back the next day and there were no more fleas. By Cris189504/28/2011 All the information here is really consistent, wonderful to learn all of it.I have a dog who is very allergic to fleas, he is a miniature schnauzer and he can not take fleas. Our dog suffers too much. By jen08/05/2009 I have a flea problem in my house and this is it's fifth year. By sammy (Guest Post)01/01/2009 By donna.

Kittens With Fleas While topical flea treatments are readily available for older cats, young kittens will require alternative methods to rid them of these biting pests. This is a guide about getting rid of fleas on kittens. Solutions Read and rate the best solutions below by giving them a "thumbs up". Tip: Baby Wipes Prevent Fleas In Kittens Having a new litter of kittens in the house is wonderful, until you discover fleas. By Kimber from WV Editor's Note: Be sure to wait at least a week or two before handling newborn kittens and then only for a short amount of time. Share Your Feedback: Once you try any of the above solutions, be sure to come back and give a "thumbs up" to the one that worked the best for you. Questions Here are questions related to Getting Rid of Fleas on Kittens. Question: Inexpensive Flea Treatment I am dirt poor except for my 3 kitties, Nala, Rajah, and Berlioz. By Lyndsay Most Recent Answer By Robyn08/26/2013 It is less toxic to sprinkle salt around the carpet. Blessings to you and your cats!

Safe Flea Bath for Cats Keeping your furry friends free of fleas without strong chemicals, makes everyone more comfortable. This is a guide about home remedies for fleas. Solutions Read and rate the best solutions below by giving them a "thumbs up". Tip: Olive Oil for Fleas I had feral kittens dying from a flea infestation. I soaked them, taking care to avoid eye and mouth areas, with the olive oil and left it on. By Creeksend Tip: Brewer's Yeast for Fleas A tip for keeping fleas away from your cats and dogs. By lilangel1958 from TN Tip: Diatomaceous Earth for Fleas and More We had a flea problem inside and outside our home. My friend uses it on her livestock, as well as, in her food to keep her wheat berries that she grinds in her mill pest free. Make sure the kind you buy is food safe. It is recommended that when you use it wear a mask to avoid breathing in the dust. How to use: I reused an old baking powder container as it had tiny holes in the container. One application lasts about a year. DE has many more uses.

Healthy Pets: 5 Tips For Organic Flea Control Whether they are in your home, on your pet, or in your yard fleas are a nuisance to have around. Killing them without toxic chemicals is possible and affordable. This is a guide about getting rid of fleas naturally. Solutions Read and rate the best solutions below by giving them a "thumbs up". Tip: Olive Oil for Fleas I had feral kittens dying from a flea infestation. I soaked them, taking care to avoid eye and mouth areas, with the olive oil and left it on. By Creeksend Tip: Use Natural Lice Shampoo For Fleas Isn't it pitiful for your pet to scratch and whine, and not even be able to catch a good snooze, because fleas are tormenting him or her? I have a very old, blind, infirm Eskimo Spitz who I love dearly, and would be afraid to use any sort of medication or chemical on, or in, because his system is delicate now and his skin is also tender from age. I know this will help her, and you, feel better and you can get back to doing what you do best: lovin' that furry baby! Salt. By J.White

Frugal Flea-Collars for Cats I'm looking for advice regarding my cat. It's allergic to flea collars, spot-on treatments are too expensive, but he doesn't mind getting bathed and rinsed with Cat Flea shampoo. Temperatures are in the early 30's Celsius he enjoys being cooled down, but too much bathing is counter-productive I think. Powders aren't effective. Can anyone suggest a tried and true anti-flea washing product that won't be absorbed and kill him? By Good neighbour from Gold Coast, Australia Recent Answers By Barbara W. [6]04/28/2012 Diatomaceous Earth dehydrates insects - any suppliers. I use it on my cats. You can use this product inside but must leave it in carpets about 3 days and then vacuum. By JGroomer11/10/2011 Dawn is safe mild and effective at killing fleas. And consider a spot on flea treatment. I think most people can think of something they don't need that can be taken out of their budget or postponed. By erin [1]11/28/2009 By Carol Rodriguez [35]11/28/2009 Also, during fleas, I vacuum everyday. Hi!

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