Hide & Sneak paper cat tunnel=hours of eco-friendly cat entertainment

Anyone with cats in their household will know that the furry ones tend to be rather content when it comes to playtime. Cardboard boxes, paper and anything that rolls on the kitchen or bathroom floor often suffices when it comes to toys. If you do feel the need to purchase a toy or two, there are a number of eco-friendly alternatives made from sustainable fabrics … Continue reading Hide & Sneak paper cat tunnel=hours of eco-friendly cat entertainment

The Catboat floating cat sanctuary helping Amsterdam’s feline population

Amsterdam’s canal network is home to numerous houseboats but one stands out in particular because its residents happen to be cats. The Catboat (De Poezenboot), on the Singel canal, is a sanctuary for stray and abandoned cats. Hailed as the “only animal sanctuary that literally floats, The Cat Boat aims to help as many cats as possible. The Catboat takes in strays and unwanted cats, sterilises and neuters … Continue reading The Catboat floating cat sanctuary helping Amsterdam’s feline population

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