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5 Tips for Your Dog in Hot Weather

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Appetites4Life #CollectiveBias Hi friends! Last week I introduced you to Frankie, the newest addition to our pet family! I’m back again with some more happy dog tips – this time involving the weather. I’m in Southern California where it was almost 100 degrees yesterday in mid-October. So the heat is still an issue here even though it’s Fall. I’m sure some of you can relate but if not, keep this in mind for next summer because it’ll be here before  ...

  Crafts & DIY, Do-It-Yourself, Lifestyle, Other, Pets & Other Animals

Make This BOO Kit for your Favorite Cat This Halloween

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser, Mars, Incorporated. All opinions are mine alone. #BOOItForward #PawfectBOO #CollectiveBias Friends! Today I’m going to show you how to make this adorable BOO kit for a special feline in  your life. It’s an easy way to brighten up a cat’s and it’s owner’s day and just in time for Halloween! So get thinking of that special cat (or cats) in your life and get ready to BOO It Forward! Now I know you’ve all seen Ashes, Isis and Grayson on the blog before but you may not know about  ...

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5 Essential Tips for Taking Your Dog Out in Public

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #Appetite4Life #CollectiveBias Friends, meet Frankie! She’s the newest addition to our dog family and believe me when I say she has an appetite for life! We love to take her out on the town but we have definitely learned some things along the way about how to take your dog out in public. The more you know, the smoother the transition will be from home to public place, trust me. This will enrich your life and your dog’s life, especially if you have such a fun-loving dog like  ...

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DIY: Easy Travel Cat Carrier Cushion Tutorial

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PerfectPortions #CollectiveBias Hi friends! Ashes and I have a cool travel tutorial for cat (or dog or any animal) carriers so that your cats can travel in comfort and style! Plus, if you’re looking for a perfect cat food for any time, including travel, SHEBA® PERFECT PORTIONS™ is the way to go! If I could, I would take Ashes with me everywhere I go. I have two other beautiful cats but Ashes is my soulmate. Coincidentally, she’s also the easiest to travel with. When  ...

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DIY Gel Air Freshener Tutorial

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #UltimateLitter #CollectiveBias Hi friends! You know how litter boxes can sometimes be, well, smelly? What if you had an air freshener that your cats couldn’t make a mess with or hurt themselves with if they knocked over AND that made the air around smell exactly how you want it to? That’s where these DIY gel air fresheners come in. And speaking of litter boxes, this Cat’s Pride® Fresh & Light Ultimate Care® is amazing – I don’t break out into a sweat  ...

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Here’s What to Feed Your Senior Dogs #BrightMind

This post is sponsored by Pro Plan BRIGHT MIND and the BlogPaws® Pet Influencer Network™. I am being compensated for helping enrich the lives of senior dogs, but we only share information we feel is relevant to our readers. Pro Plan BRIGHT MIND is not responsible for the content of this article. Hi friends! So you all know Big Boy, right? He’s one of our now three dogs (the other two are Chico, who you’ve met, and Frankie, who’s a puppy I’ll introduce you to another time). This is how Big Boy often looked before we got Frankie. Bigs is good friends with Chico but  ...

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5 Simple Ways to Make Happy Cat Mealtimes

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyCatMyMuse #CollectiveBias Hi friends! As you know, I have three beautiful cats – Ashes, Isis, and Grayson – that are my everything! To say I’m a cat person is an understatement for sure. I do my best to reciprocate the joy and comfort they bring to my life and that includes making their meal times as happy as possible. Having three cats with distinct personalities and needs keeps me on my toes, especially at dinner time but we’ve come up with some great  ...

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How Did You Celebrate National Dog Week?

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Beneful Brand Dog Food. All opinions are 100% mine. Hi friends! Did you know that last week was National Dog Week (September 20-26)? I’ve told you before how big of a role Big Boy and Chico play in our family’s life so we never need an excuse to celebrate them but I’ll take one anyway! My favorite way to celebrate Bigs and Chics are wearing them out by playing “our” games together and then giving them a delicious dinner. Big Boy is this beautiful soft pooch that always greets everyone with his big fluffy  ...

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When Your Labrador Puppy Is Not Actually a Labrador

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #ProPlanPet #CollectiveBias Hi friends! I know you’ve met Chico before but I always love sharing my little terrier mix with all of you. He and I have had a real special bond ever since he was a tiny puppy and it’s always been important to me to look after his well-being and nutritional needs. We’ve been really into Purina® Pro Plan® lately – he loves the taste and I love feeling like I’m making a smart choice for my dog. One of the things I love the most about Purina® Pro Plan® is that  ...

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Holiday Pet Gift Ideas

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SimplyHealthy #CollectiveBias We celebrate Christmas here at the House of Cats and every year, I go out to buy our pets gifts to open on Christmas Day. I have different rituals for the cats and the dogs but I always save the dogs for last – this is partly because it’s slightly warmer outside by this time but also because it gets me outside to have a special moment after the early morning hustle and bustle with them on a special day. This year, I started shopping a little  ...