Think Your Partner Loves The Cat More Than You? You're Right

The Huffington Post Canada | Andre Varty | Posted 03.30.2017 | Canada Living


My Cat Lived Up To The Name 'Mischief.' Today I Say Goodbye

Silken Laumann | Posted 03.06.2017 | Canada Living
Silken Laumann

First there was the tin can he found in the neighbours' recycling bin. I am sure it was something yummy, but the 10 stitches in his mouth couldn't have been worth it. Multiple times he has disappeared into small crevices in walls. Last month we lost him for a couple days when he wandered into the crawl space and got locked in.

It's True: Cats May Be As Smart As Dogs

The Huffington Post Canada | Monika Markovinovic | Posted 01.27.2017 | Canada Living

Don't freak out, dog lovers.

Christmas Is Looking Bright For Canada's Companion Animals

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 12.22.2016 | Canada Living
Barbara Cartwright

Thanks to the hard work of humane societies and SPCAs across Canada, we have a lot to celebrate this holiday season. The Canadian Federation of Humane Societies has just released our annual Animal Shelter Statistics Report, and it is full of great news for companion animals in Canada.

Cat 'Burglar' Gets Locked Inside Bank, Twitter Has Field Day

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 12.01.2016 | Canada

It would have been the purrfect crime.

How To Prep Your Pet For Halloween

Jo-Anne Craine | Posted 10.25.2016 | Canada Living
Jo-Anne Craine

Don't let Halloween turn your pet into a scaredy-cat! Halloween can be fun instead of frightening for your pet if you prepare accordingly. Here's how to keep your pet safe and happy on the scariest night of the year.

Cat Licks His Doggie Best Pal Before Bed

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.17.2016 | Canada Living


Make Your Cat Happy With These Four Tips

The Huffington Post Canada | Sasha Nagy | Posted 09.20.2016 | Canada Living

Just purrrfect...

Some Cats Do Have More Than One Life

Fransi Weinstein | Posted 08.26.2016 | Canada
Fransi Weinstein

Image of Bartlett by Fransi Weinstein It was a Friday afternoon 15 years ago, but I remember it like it was yesterday. I was sitting at my desk doing...

So My Cats Just Toilet Trained Me

Fransi Weinstein | Posted 08.19.2016 | Canada Living
Fransi Weinstein

My intentions were honourable. I just thought my cats would appreciate some fancier litter boxes, something a bit more dapper than the usual plastic rectangles. I was so wrong, and I paid for my hubris.

Bereavement Days Should Extend To Loss Of A Family Pet

Get Leashed Magazine | Posted 07.26.2016 | Canada Living
Get Leashed Magazine

For anyone who's lost a pet, the heartache is significant and can last a long time. Feelings of grief can cause mental distraction, loss of appetite, bouts of extreme sadness and even lasting depression. Why, then, are we expected to get back to work after the loss of a pet without being allowed to take time off?

Channel Your Love For Animals To Travel The World

Get Leashed Magazine | Posted 07.12.2016 | Canada Travel
Get Leashed Magazine

Live on an organic farm while visiting your dream travel destination with WWOOF! By Ava Agata Gorecki Some of us nomads and wanderers want our pet...

Real-World Advice For Travelling With Your Jet-Set Pet

Get Leashed Magazine | Posted 06.17.2016 | Canada Travel
Get Leashed Magazine

We reached out to Sara Graham, editor, yoga teacher and author of How To Make Big Moves: Relocate Without Losing Your Mind. A Canadian currently based in Sweden, Graham shares with us inspiring tales from living abroad with her two frisky felines, Tigerlily and Dragon.

WATCH: Cats Play Adorably On Owner's Back

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 05.18.2016 | Canada Living

Say, why is this tree moving?

A Tearful Goodbye To Our Pet

Melanie Braga | Posted 05.10.2016 | Canada Living
Melanie Braga

The vet prepared the needle that would put Lily to rest. She gave Lily the needle and to everyone's astonishment, Lily got up and walked towards my husband. The vet has only seen this happen one other time in her 26 years as a vet. So she turned to my husband and said, "You have to tell her that it is time to go. She doesn't want to leave you so you have to tell her that it's ok."

6 Career Lessons Your Cat Is Trying To Teach You

Sarah Vermunt | Posted 04.23.2017 | Canada Business
Sarah Vermunt

Have you ever seen your cat burned out? Of course you haven't. That's because he's a MASTER relaxer. Lounging in the sun, having a little stretch, a big yawn, an afternoon nap (they don't call it a cat nap for nothing) -- your cat really knows how to chill. So learn from it.

How To Introduce Your Pet To Your Baby

Melanie Braga | Posted 04.23.2017 | Canada Parents
Melanie Braga

When my husband and I moved into a place of our own, we knew that we wanted to share our lives with a furry family member. We decided that adopting a cat would be the best option for us. We adopted our cat, Lily (6 years old), from a humane society in 2009 and she instantly brought great joy to us. As soon as we got the news of a baby entering our lives, we knew we had to start early in teaching Lily that a new family member will be joining us. Here's how we did it.

12 Times Cats Were The Absolute Best

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.21.2016 | Canada Living

Cats. Can't live with them... can't live without them.

WATCH: This Cat Is The Cutest Dashboard Ornament Ever

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 04.13.2016 | Canada Living

It's no secret that cats love to nap. This cat loves napping on the sunny dashboard of his owner's car. It sure beats those air fresheners or ...

Keeping Cats Safe And Birds Alive

Candice Batista | Posted 03.04.2017 | Canada Impact
Candice Batista

Cats, both pet and feral, cause 75 per cent or approximately 200 million bird deaths a year. The feral cat population is growing rapidly and shelters can't keep pace. In 2011, more than 50,000 cats were euthanized because homes could not be found.

Nova Scotia Man Calls For Help After 66 Cats Overtake House

The Huffington Post Canada | Emma Paling | Posted 01.14.2016 | Canada Living

What do you do when a few cats turns into 66 cats?

Apartment-Sharing Tips For New Cat Owners

The Huffington Post Canada | Joy D'Souza | Posted 01.04.2016 | Canada Living

Because cats don't always land on their feet.

Quebec's Bill 54 Falls Short Of Protecting All Animals

Barbara Cartwright | Posted 12.09.2016 | Canada Politics
Barbara Cartwright

Until this law was passed, there was no distinction between a car and a cat in terms of legal rights. Anyone who has ever lived with a pet knows that animals experience emotions and feel both physical and psychological pain, but this is the first time in North America that these basic truths have been entrenched in law.

Watch What Happens When You Give Cat Haters Kittens

The Huffington Post Canada | Evan Pang | Posted 11.05.2015 | Canada Living

Can they possibly resist the furballs?

Happy National Cat Day!

The Huffington Post Canada | Rebecca Zamon | Posted 10.29.2015 | Canada Living

Here, kitty kitty kitty.