Household Holiday Decor Hazardous to Pets

December 10th, 2018|0 Comments

Shining decorations, bright lights and sweet treats—these are the hallmarks of the holiday season, but can also pose hazards for pets.  Over the next few blog posts I'll uncover what seemingly innocent holiday items could be dangerous.  In this post I cover the top 5 decorating hazards for our pets. Top 5 Decorating Hazards Poisonous Pine Tree Water Will you have a live Christmas tree?  Pine tree water can be poisonous, so it is best to use an enclosed tree stand. If that is not possible, be sure to cover open tree stand bases. Pretty but Poisonous Plants Holiday plants that are poisonous to pets include the berries of the mistletoe, holly, hibiscus, Christmas roses and the [...]

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Guide to Pet Photos with Santa in Peterborough

November 27th, 2018|0 Comments

It's that time of year again...time for the big guy Santa to come to Peterborough.  What's better than a photo of your child with Santa?  A photo of your fur baby with Santa.  How cute!!!  After all Santa brings presents to our furry friends too, and he wants to hear what's on their wish list. 🙂  Here is a listing of places and times you can bring your pets to get their picture taken with Santa in Peterborough: Lansdowne Place When:  Tuesday & Thursday Nights (Nov. 17 to Dec. 24), Saturday night starting Dec. 8 Time:  6:00- 9:00pm Cost:  Starts at $16.99.  This package includes one 5x7, one 3x5, and 2 wallet sized pictures Peterborough Humane Society [...]

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Why Does My Cat…Blink at Me?

November 26th, 2018|0 Comments

Why Does My Cat Blink Slowly At Me? The slow blink- or fluttering blink- is perhaps one of the sweetest feline gestures.  When a cat greets another cat or person with slow, deliberate blinks, the action communicates affection.  As noted in Adriane Bishko's article in "What Your Cat's Body Language is Saying", closing ones eyes in the presence of another is considered the ultimate sign of trust in the feline world. How should you respond if your cat blinks at you?  Try returning the gesture!  As Bishko explains, when you blink slowly at your cat "you are communicating that you are aware of its presence and pose no threat."