How many treats can I give my cat each day?
The most important thing you need to know is that treats should be no more than 10% of your pet's total calorie intake.
Your new cat is counting on you to provide the right nutrition, socialization, healthcare and grooming. Help her with the transition to her new home with these tips from PetSmart experts:
How to introduce her to the family
A healthy diet that provides proper levels of energy and nutrients is the foundation for well-being and disease prevention. Your cat needs a protein-rich food with the highest quality amino acids, such as those found in most premium Pet foods.
Cats are picky about cleanliness, location, and type of litter. Remember this, or your cat may choose to do her business in another spot in your house. To avoid cat litter box issues, below is some easy-to-follow litter box advice.
Choosing a litter box
A full-size, easy-to-clean, plastic litter box is available at your pet store.
Hitting the road with your pet? There’s no better way to see the country than with your best buddy. But remember to stay as socially conscious when you’re traveling as you do at home. For starters, don’t be tempted to trash the container you’re using to store food and water. Invest in a food and water container you can & Read more ï¿½
Entrusting someone with your pets and, in the case of a dog walker, with the keys to your home, can be a pretty heavy decision to make—especially if you’ve just moved to a new city or are looking into such a service for the first time.
If you have a social dog who loves to run and play, there are few places that top the dog park in terms of fun. If you do decide to head out for some romp and roll, here are a few tips on what to leave behind to ensure that you — and your pet — maximize the pleasures of & Read more ï¿½
If there’s one place most dogs don’t enjoy visiting, it’s the vet’s office. Some get so stressed, they pant excessively, cry, even tremble - and that’s while they’re still in the waiting room! If vet visits stress your dog out, here are ways you can make the trip more relaxing and even enjoyable:
Good old fashioned fun doesn’t have to harm our environment. Buy durable, long-lasting toys that your pet won’t tear up or shred in a matter of minutes. You can even find toys made of recycled materials and sustainable fibers, organic cotton or even recycled plastic bottles.