As adorable and innocent-looking as kittens are, they require a lot of patience and nurturing to ensure they don't bite or scratch you while playing. This is inevitable because many pet owners must still learn their cat's temperament and when they have had enough play. They will also be teething, which can become irritating and putting something in their mouth is the only way to scratch that itch. Training a cat to stop these behaviours is important at an early age, and with the following tips you can ensure your kitten grows up to be a good-natured cat:
In a previous article we talked about the psychological benefits of having pets at home, but it doesn't end there. Pets can also be good for your health too!
Any pet owner would understand the feeling one has when their beloved pet dies. The inexplicable grief, the overwhelming sadness, the emptiness within and maybe even regret that they could not save them. Researchers have associated the reaction and feelings a person experiences similar to when a human family member dies. The sense of loss could even be more pronounced for people who live alone and rely on their pet for companionship. As more and more people adopt pets, the argument over whether owners should be given compassionate/bereavement leave if their pet dies has steadily gained strength.
So there you are spending a relaxing night in, happily munching away on a tasty bowl of amazing spaghetti bolognaise loaded with delicious sauce and topped with parmesan cheese. Lo and behold approach your faithful pet - staring at you with their adoring eyes, looking up at you pleadingly for a tidbit.