Those with pets will appreciate this roundup of 2011's best pet posts. From helping your pup smell clean to knowing what plants are either safe of toxic to have around your home, read on to catch anything you may have missed during the past 12 months (or to just revisit something you've already forgotten).
Even though my cats would be content to laze around on a ratty old blanket or hide out in a discarded cardboard box all day, I am totally infatuated with these adorable cat products by Loyal Luxe. (Pssst, Santa, the cats have been very good this year. We'll leave you some milk in a saucer.) More
A plant-topped pet house? Works for us. The Kokon Kennel designed by French design company Pousse Creative is both a small, cozy place for your small cat or dog (use it as a hideaway or as a litter box - either way it has a door on the back for easy cleaning) and a decorative side table for a few potted plants or flowers. Made in France from recycled plastic.
We've found that when kids enter the picture, the family pet often benefits from having their own hideaway or refuge. Well, here's a 2-in-1 that wowed us; a pet alcove that's also a planter? That's another space saving way to keep plants off the floor -- and it's frankly way more attractive than the typical dog or cat bed we've seen. It could make a rather sweet smelling litter box too, with the right choice of plants. More
Nope, this isn't a list of cute kitty sites. This is five great apps for your kitty. That's right. This isn't about you. It's about your lovely feline. We found our Tom at the Lange Foundation almost a year ago. He's an extremely well-loved Maine Coon mix whose arrival coincided with the arrival of our iPad2. We headed straight to the apps store with kitty in mind. Here are the five tried and true apps our cat loves. More
Unplggd reader Fred Beck wrote in to share an ingenious DIY solution for a pet potty problem that keeps the rest of his home odor-free, utilizing both a bathroom fan system and the natural airflow in his bathroom. And of course, a couple cute kitty photos await.
That little guy up there? Well that's my new Boston Terrier, Bacon. Having a new pet is a lot like welcoming a new baby. There's lots you'll need to do to puppy-proof your home, especially in regards to any cables, wires, or components/consoles within paw's reach. But there's also plenty of ways your tech can help you! More