How to keep your pets cool in the summer

With sweltering temperatures being experienced across the globe, it’s important to ensure your furry family members are protected from the extreme weather and as comfortable as possible. Whether you have cats or dogs, check out these videos offering useful tips on how to keep your pets cool through the warmer months. Rosa Medea is Life & Soul Magazine’s Chief @rosamedea Continue reading How to keep your pets cool in the summer

DIY All Natural Cat Litter Freshener

If you have a cat or more felines in your house, you may have at some point considered buying a cat litter deodoriser. Make your own instead – that way you can purchase simple and natural ingredients that are non-toxic to your kitties. The below remedy combines baking soda with essential oils to give a light fragrance. I have used cedarwood essential oil for the … Continue reading DIY All Natural Cat Litter Freshener

How to be environmentally-friendly with pets

Raising cats, dogs or both may be a challenge for those wanting to adopt a more environmentally-friendly or zero-waste approach. Here are a few tips for any pet parent wanting to raise their furry babies with the planet in mind. Pet food  Getting the right balance between your pets’ nutritional wellbeing and wellbeing of the planet is crucial. When it comes to food, look for … Continue reading How to be environmentally-friendly with pets

Pet Safe Flowers & Which to Avoid Buying [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Whether you’re a pet parent looking for some flowers to brighten up your home, or you’re sending a gift to someone with a dog or cat that loves to chew everything, it is important to know which flowers and fillers are safe for cats and dogs, and which can be toxic. Print a copy of this infographic to use it as a reference to pick … Continue reading Pet Safe Flowers & Which to Avoid Buying [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

Van Cat Meow: One man and his cat adventures in a campervan through Australia

You’ve heard of one man and his dog, but how about one man and his cat? Van Cat Meow chronicles the life of Willow, a rescue cat, who travels Australia in a campervan alongside her human parent, Richard East, who makes their journey possible. Nearly four years ago Richard East quit his full-time job, sold his Hobart house and took to the road with a custom-fitted … Continue reading Van Cat Meow: One man and his cat adventures in a campervan through Australia

Craftsy Cat Project: Cat Cardboard House

Kittens and cats love playtime, but it doesn’t require buying them lots of toys to keep them happy and content. Just like babies and toddlers, kittens and cats are often more interested in the packaging than the “toy” that’s in the package. Any cat owner will know that a simple cardboard box is often a kitty’s best friend, so why not make your own cat furniture … Continue reading Craftsy Cat Project: Cat Cardboard House

Deworming your kitten or cat the natural way

Natural deworming remedies for your kitten or cat are an alternative for pet parents who desire preventative care for their feline that is non-toxic. Conventional dewormers use chemical-based pesticides that contain toxins. By using natural, herbal dewormers, you can reduce your feline’s exposure to toxins and support their overall health. Whether your cat lives exclusively indoors or roams outside, cats may become host to internal parasites … Continue reading Deworming your kitten or cat the natural way

Cat Grass: What is it and what are the health benefits

Cats are carnivores, meaning their natural diet consists only of meat, but introducing cat grass in to your feline’s diet may bring them health benefits to help their digestion and the passing of hairballs. Cat grass is typically a mix of oat, rye, barley, and wheat grasses. Packed with B vitamins and niacin, plant food such as cat grass will ensure your cat gets some vitamins and fibre … Continue reading Cat Grass: What is it and what are the health benefits

Health benefits of pumpkin for cats and dogs

Cats and dogs are carnivores (meat eaters), both requiring a high protein diet. But there is one non-meat based food that has good benefits for both cats and dogs – pumpkin. Pumpkin is a fabulous source of fibre for cats and dogs, and can help with their digestion, aiding both constipation and diarrhoea. Given that pumpkin is a good source of fibre, it promotes a … Continue reading Health benefits of pumpkin for cats and dogs