As the smartest communicator with both visual and vocal signals, the cats are considered to have good communication skills. How do cats communicate with each other? Cats talk to their feline friends in both mediums, including meowing, hissing, using postures, tactile methods (touch communication), etc. There are two types of feline communications- Vocal communicationNon-vocal communication Cats use various vocal and non-vocal techniques to communicate with their fellow ones. But all the above, they use the first form of … [Read more...] about How Does Your Cat Communicate With Their Feline Friends
Pets Are Family Too
Our pets - whether they have fins, fur, feathers, or scales - are integral parts of the family here at Life in a House. They make us smile when we're down, they give love unconditionally, and they depend on us to remain healthy, safe, and secure.
One of the simplest ways to be happy in life is to get a pet. And when we have a pet like a dog, it is relatively straightforward to keep them happy. But we have to remember the importance of keeping them in shape and happy in other ways. We need to establish strong bonds with our pets, but we need to be aware of some simple, yet telling components about our dog if something is not right. How Is Their Nutrition? Ensuring your pet has the right type of food, as well as the right amount, will help them maintain a healthy weight, which will … [Read more...] about 4 Simple Things To Make Sure Your Dog Is Happy and Healthy
Aren't road trips exciting? Whether you are going one way to a new destination or you are bringing the whole family on holiday, there is one family member you should never forget: the dog! A vacation isn't a vacation without your dog, which means you need to make it so that your dogs are comfortable on the journey that you take. Sure, we're in the middle of a pandemic right now, but that doesn't mean that you can't plan for your next adventure. When you own a pet, they are a part of the family and you need to treat them as such. Travel … [Read more...] about Time For A Road Trip – Bring The Dog With These Tips!
Have you welcomed a new furry friend into your home this year? Those of us who have shared our living space with a cat over the last few months can tell you all about how they can brighten up even the darkest of days (indeed, there has been a massive upswing in animal adoption in 2020), but we can also tell you about the clever ways they find to make a mess, and how hard they can be to clean up. From accidents to fur, here are a few tips for keeping your cat and your home clean. Think About Where You Put the Litter Box Cats are sensitive … [Read more...] about Top Tips for Keeping Your Home Clean with a Cat
From grooming and mental stimulation through proper nutrition and preventative medications, the following tips can help you to keep your dog healthy and looked after. The Right Nutrition Feeding your pet the right food in the right amounts will help them to maintain a healthy weight. Obesity is one of the causes of many doggy illnesses so making your pet isn’t overweight is the first step to tackling this. Pets will usually get the nutrition they need from a well-balanced diet that includes quality food, however, you should check with … [Read more...] about 7 Ways To Make Sure Your Dog Is Healthy
There's no denying that homes are mostly designed with people in mind. However, there's still room for them to be adapted to pets too. Pets need their own space and have unique requirements, which can lead you to look into changing your home. You might not make any significant changes when you first get a pet, but eventually you want to make it feel more like home for your new family member. If you have a dog, you can do a few different things to make your home a better place for your four-legged (or occasionally three-legged) friend. Create … [Read more...] about How to Adapt Your Home for Your Dog
The frustration you get when your beloved dog chews through your immaculately designed home is a feeling many dog owners have experienced. On the one hand, you love your pet and want to keep them, but on the other, you can’t let them get away with constantly tearing up your curtains and ripping your cushions every time that you try to replace them. The good news is that dogs generally do not misbehave in this way, and when they do, this behavior is reversible. You must begin by figuring out why your dog is misbehaving. In some cases, they … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons Why Your Dog is Chewing Up Your Furniture
There are few things sadder in life than the loss of a beloved pet. They are with you through thick and thin, never judge you, and are always happy to see you. Whether its a dog, cat, rabbit, canary, or hedgehog, your pet is part of the family, and there will be an irreplaceable absence in your home when they are gone. The death of an animal is hard on everyone in the household, but it’s often the most difficult for the children. Kids, especially younger ones, may struggle to understand the concept of death, particularly if they’ve … [Read more...] about How to Talk to Your Children When a Pet Dies