7 Ways to Pamper Your Cat the Taylor Swift Way

7 Ways to Pamper Your Cat the Taylor Swift Way

More than her heartfelt songs, Taylor Swift is known for her immense love for her cats – Meredith Grey and Olivia Benson. Fans cannot help but notice how this popular songstress showers her fur babies with affection.  This cRaZy cat lady ROCKS – literally! If this popular Grammy winners compassion inspires you, here are some ways to make your favorite feline feel loved: Keep your pet engaged in fun activities. Regardless of how hectic your schedule is, your pet will surely appreciate even the simple game of cat and mouse, no real mice purrty please. Even if your cats appear docile, the DNA of their ancestors are also ingrained in them. This means that they also have the instinct to hunt and chase.  And guess what they do after?  Eat and sleep. Brush your purrtty cats coat to ensure that it remains free of tangles. Taylor Swift lovingly plays with her pets’ fur. You know you’re doing a good job if your cat can’t stop purring. Never underestimate the power of catnip because majority of cats fancy this famed flowering herb. You likely observed upon giving catnip to felines, most of them will purr and roll around. Some even drool! Consider catnip-filled toys, or grow your own plants outdoors.  Just be mindful of neighboring kitty visits.  They have purrty flowers too! A kitty cats nature is to observe from tall spaces – such as trees.  One of the ways to spoil your cat is by providing a safe spot for him or her to perch and look outside. We have placed carpeted comfy cat trees by our shop windows.  A simple solution is to place a...
Five Health Benefits of Catnip for Humans

Five Health Benefits of Catnip for Humans

Everyone has their little weaknesses.  For us crazy cat ladies, it’s our kitty cats and our chocolate.  For dogs, it’s raiding the garbage can.  For our kitties, it’s likely to be catnip.  But did you know that catnip’s for people too?  It turns out our cats are onto something:  There are many health benefits of catnip for humans and kitties alike, so get yourself some catnip tea and drink up!  There’s also the option of joining your kitties in their catnip mouse chase – hey, we don’t judge! De-Stress Ever notice that after going crazy for their catnip toys, your kitty cats seem to enjoy a few moments of tranquil feline bliss?  It turns out that people have the same reaction! Catnip is a mild sedative, so is great for frazzled nerves, and can help you get a good night’s sleep without the risk and negative side effects of conventional medications.  It’s also claimed to be good for hyperactive children, and can help sooth colicky toddlers as well. Gastrointestinal Benefits Catnip is great for calming a cranky tummy.  Catnip tea soothes the stomach, and also lowers acid levels to help stave off heartburn and indigestion.  It’s also helpful with abdominal pains, gas and bloating. Headache Relief Catnip tea or extract is a great alternative headache remedy, particularly for stress-related headaches such as migraines or tension headaches.  Catnip relieves muscle tension, which is a common headache culprit. Cold and Flu Remedy Catnip is a helpful home remedy for cold and flu for several reasons.  First, compounds found in catnip are thought to possess antiviral and antibacterial properties, and may also...