Pets
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Over 5,000 Pet Parents Are Obsessed with This Heated Cat House on Amazon
It’s easy to see why this cat house is so popular.
Oct 4, 2020
10 DIY Cat Trees and Other Furniture to Help Your Kitty Lounge and Play in Style
Your cat will love these simple DIY projects.
Sep 16, 2020
This New Robot Vacuum Is Perfect for Pet Parents
It's on Amazon for under $200.
Sep 3, 2020
Finally, a Bed That Makes Your Cat Look Like the Boss TheyTruly Are
Bond, Cat Bond.
Aug 29, 2020
Wish Your Dog Could Talk? These Pet Parents' DIY Makes It Possible
They devised a system that teaches their dog how to communicate—and you can try it, too.
Aug 21, 2020
6 Pet-Friendly Design Tips For Your Home That Don’t Compromise Aesthetic
Incorporate these tips from Alessandra Wood, Modsy's VP of Style, into your home.
Aug 18, 2020
Having a Pet During Quarantine Can Help You Keep a Healthy Routine, According to a New Study
Whether you recently adopted a pet or already had furry friends before the pandemic, you’re probably loving having something to snuggle and play with at all hours of the day. But for Gen Zers and millennials, having pets during the pandemic has actually been a serious source of self-care, according to a new study.
Aug 13, 2020
Crown & Paw Creates Custom 19th Century Renaissance Portraits of Pets
These portraits are pawsitively regal.
Aug 8, 2020
8 Products You Need If Your Dog Has a Shedding Problem
You love your dog, but not their hair everywhere.
Aug 6, 2020
Nearly Half of Pet Owners Prefer to Cuddle Dogs Over Partners, Study Says
On Valentine’s Day, you’d expect pets to take a temporary backseat to their humans’ festive tail-chasing. But a recent Rover.com poll reveals that 47 percent of pet parents cuddle their dog more often than their partner, so perhaps we can expect pooches to receive their fair share of V-Day affection after all.
Jul 30, 2020
Talking to Pets Shows How Smart You Are, Study Says
If you’ve found yourself fully engulfed in a one-sided conversation with your favorite furry friend then realized how ridiculous you might look to an onlooker, resist the urge to label yourself a dunce for chatting up your favorite animal. Apparently, there’s scientific proof that says talking to pets is a sign of intelligence.
Jul 30, 2020
Martha Wants Pets to Chill With Her New Line of CBD Products
Lifestyle maven Martha Stewart has done wonders for the everyday lives of humans all over the world. Millions owe their improved plant-watering techniques, home makeovers, meal preparation and party-hosting skills to Stewart’s expertise. With her latest venture, the Emmy Award-winning entrepreneur will expand her focus on helping animals live their best lives too, with the upcoming launch of a line of cannabidiol-infused products for pets.
Jul 30, 2020
Here’s How to Turn Your Backyard into an Oasis for Your Dog
A few household items is all it takes to keep your dog entertained this summer.
Jul 28, 2020
Design-Friendly Litter Boxes for Every Style
Do you want your beloved cat to be able to retreat to her sacred place of solitude without being shunned to the dark corners of your least-tread rooms? Are you also looking to break the stank, not the bank? These budget-friendly feline facilities are less of an eyesore and more of a chic cat pad (catchelor pad?) that will give your little buddy prime real estate in your home. I must preface this by saying I am not a cat owner myself.
Jul 17, 2020
Just in Time for National Dog Day! How To Do a Dog Home Safety Check
Hooray for dogs! They are our best friends, our protectors, our alarm clocks…and sometimes the source of destruction for our favorite shoes. But perhaps most importantly, they make coming home a little less lonely. Whether you’ve just recently brought a new pup home, have just moved homes or even have had a dog in your same home for awhile, consider doing a home check to make sure your home is safe for your furry companions. Next week is National Dog Day!
Jul 17, 2020
Crazy Cool Cat Shelters for the World’s Most Sophisticated Cats
What a week for discerning cats, huh? First they get super sleek furniture and now these bonkers cool cat structures. A recent fundraiser for L.A. based non-profit, FixNation, enlisted star architecture firms to create unique, beautiful and totally functional homes for cats. Architects for Animals and “Giving Shelter” put the cat homes up for auction alongside celebrity designed cat bowls to raise funds for the spay/neuter services that FixNation provides free of charge.
Jul 17, 2020
Look! DIY Litter Boxes Hidden Inside Bookcase
Ask any cat owner with an ounce of decor-savvy what is amongst their top “pet peeves” and litter boxes will likely be high up there (right next to surprise phantom hairballs). Most litter boxes aren’t much too easy on the eyes, and some are just crazy contraptions that forgo any apparent forethought about decor-friendliness (we did roundup our favourite cat litter boxes not that long ago, so all hope is not lost).
Jul 17, 2020
This Study Reveals the Secret Lives of Cat and Dog People
What does being a pet owner say about you? According to the Rover.com’s report “The Secret Lives of Cat People and Dog People,” it may reveal a little more than you’d like others to know. Based off a survey of 1,261 US adult dog and cat owners, the report not only provides statistical proof of how much humans really love living with their pets, but it also offers insight into how much cat and dog owners have in common as well as how different they are.
Jul 17, 2020
This Photographer Shows Another Side of Pet Portraits
We can’t get enough of furry friends over here, and we know some of you are into House Tours just as much for the pets as the decor (no judgement). So when we came across photographer Andrius Burba’s animal portraits, we knew we just had to share. Unless you’ve got a cat and a glass or acrylic coffee table at home, it’s not likely you peek at the underside of pets all that much.
Jul 17, 2020
Cozy, Cute and Cuddly: The Best Dog Beds for Your Pup
Your dog probably rates your lap as the number one sleep spot, but when that’s not an option, these comfy beds would probably come in as a close second. Before you take your pick, consider your dog’s size, sleep preferences, and any health concerns. An older dog may prefer a firm mattress, while an anxious pup may want a comforting cocoon to nestle into.
Jul 16, 2020
So Happy Together: Dogs on Sheepskins
When I was looking through our house tours to see all the different places people use them, there was one type of photo that I, happily, kept turning up: dogs on sheepskins. They may just be the next peanut butter and chocolate of the decor world.
Jul 16, 2020
10 Ideas for Disguising or Hiding a Litter Box
I’m one of those visitors that cat owners probably dread: I can smell a litter box a block away, and I’m not charmed by a cat doing its business in plain sight of the dinner table. Any of these attempts at making the litter box more discreet will go a long way towards endearing your darling cat to guests like me… TOP ROW: 1. Here’s the first of my three favorite IKEA hacks, this time from Bella Pop. IKEA should really get into the litter box game. 2.
Jul 15, 2020
Best Upholstery Fabric Options for Cat & Dog Owners
When that luxurious velvet sofa catches your gaze for the first time, it’s easy to think, “I can totally do this, Fido will learn that he is not allowed up. Simple as that.” We’ve all been there, but let’s get real. Even if you become the dog whisperer and are indeed successful in keeping him off the sofa, it doesn’t necessarily mean it will stay clean.
Jul 15, 2020
5 Ways You and Your Dog Can Be Good Neighbors to Everyone Around You
As a dog guardian, there are things that you can do to support your dog being a good neighbor.
Jun 26, 2020
Lidl Is Selling a $20 Sun Bed So Your Pet Can Enjoy Summer Outside
It's paw-fect.
Jun 24, 2020
The 3 Things Pet Owners Should Do Before Selling Their Homes
According to an expert.
Jun 23, 2020
These Geometric Wall Shelves Double as a Cat Playground
They're purrfect.
Jun 9, 2020
6 Cat Breeds for People With Allergies (And Why There’s No Such Thing As Hypoallergenic Cats)
If you’ve ever Googled around for hypoallergenic cat breeds and come up with exactly zero results, that’s because hypoallergenic cats don’t really exist.
Jun 8, 2020
3 Places Where Financial Experts Love to Buy Rugs
They go for quality.
May 26, 2020
The 5 Best Pet-Friendly Flooring Options for Dogs
Whether you're concerned about scratches, cost, temperature, or just what's easiest to clean, look no further than these expert-backed options.
May 21, 2020
Cat and Dog People: These Candles Are Made For You
If you’re a cat person (crazy or not) with a landlord who has a strict no-pets policy, it’s really difficult getting your dose of feline friendship, especially in this pandemic wherein you could go days, if not weeks, without interacting with a cat.Here’s the purrfect solution. The Cat People Candle ($19.99) is a milk-scented candle that will make you “think of those soft tongues lapping at a dish of milk, sweet purring and biscuit making.
May 14, 2020
These Custom Illustrated Pet Portraits Are a Chic Way to Show Off Your Furry Friends
Pet lovers everywhere know that paying tribute to your furry friends can be the ultimate way to show how much you love your four-legged companions. But if you want to showcase your adoration without sacrificing your home’s carefully curated decor, these custom pet portraits from West & Willow are what your walls have been missing.Getting one of these custom pet portraits couldn’t be easier.
May 11, 2020
A 650-Square-Foot Rental Has Cute Cat Decor and the Perfect Pale Pink Color
This creative couple fell in love with this Chicago rental apartment because of its older design and closed concept.
May 10, 2020
Dinosaur Shadow Puppets and 4 More Activities to Keep Kids Engaged While at Home
For some parents, home education may have begun as a novel and fun experience. But coming up with new, kid-friendly activities can start to become a draining chore pretty fast. If you’re looking for fresh ideas, here’s a list of a few fun activities for kids of varying age groups.For younger kids, making dinosaur shadow puppets can be a great way to learn a little bit about the earth’s history while still having fun.
May 7, 2020
All the Best Places to Buy Pet Food, Meal Kits, and Subscription Boxes Online
Our favorite sources for keeping your furry friend pampered and well fed.
May 6, 2020
Rifle Paper Co. Has a Line of Pet Accessories for the Fanciest Dogs
Only the best for our best friends.
May 4, 2020
One Man Built Custom Kitty Towers for His Cats, and They’re Pretty Pawesome
People on Facebook are asking him to make them for sale.
May 3, 2020
Beware: Toxic House Plants!
Owning a pet, especially those kept indoors, means being diligent about what they’re to eat…and what they’re not supposed to eat. Our cats had the habit of chewing on indoor ferns and palm leaves until we sprayed them with lemon juice; we lost a few plants, but we’d rather lose them than our feline family members.
Apr 21, 2020
This Etsy Seller Makes Custom Paint-by-Number Kits That Look Like Your Pet
It doesn’t get much cuter (or more fun) than this.
Apr 7, 2020
This David Bowie-Inspired Cat Bed Totally Rocks
The “Cat People” singer-songwriter would have been elated to learn that he has inspired a felt cat cave that resembles his alter ego, Aladdin Sane.
Apr 4, 2020
7 Common Houseplants That Can Be Toxic to Cats and Dogs
From depression to vomiting to worse: here are the plants to watch out for.
Apr 3, 2020
Here’s How To Exercise Your Dog Indoors, According To a Professional Trainer
Keep your dog happy and healthy, without leaving the house.
Mar 27, 2020
10 Dog Products That Make Pet Parenting a Breeze
Here's what dog owners REALLY need.
Mar 23, 2020
1,001 Uses for White Distilled Vinegar
We love white distilled vinegar. We don’t love the way it smells. But we love it. It’s pretty cheap, it’s non-toxic, environmentally-friendly, and you can use it to do (literally) like a thousand things in your home.We just stumbled on this ridiculous website VinegarTips.com—a website where you can find 1,001 things to do in your home with vinegar.They’ve got cleaning tips (vinegar makes a cheap tile and grout cleaner) and laundry tips (use it as a stain remover).
Mar 19, 2020
One Redditor Turned a Rescue Dog’s Shedding Hair Into Art
A fantastical photo series.
Mar 17, 2020
10 Reasons Living with a Cat is the Very Best
I have, I think, always loved cats, but I didn’t know it until I had a boyfriend who was allergic, and I realized that if things worked out between us I would never be able to have a cat of my very own. I was surprised by how sad this made me, and surprised when we broke up, so I got a cat, and it was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made.
Mar 11, 2020
Amazon Shoppers Are Obsessed with This Special Broom Meant for Pet Hair
It has nearly 5,000 5-star reviews.
Mar 10, 2020
Baby Yoda Is Now a Chia Pet, and You’ll Be Able to Adopt Him Soon
The Baby Yoda-plant Venn diagram is coming together.
Mar 7, 2020
This Handheld Vacuum is Made for Pet Hair and Has Over 4,000 5-Star Reviews
Plus, it's 16 percent off right now.
Mar 3, 2020
12 Surprising Things You Need to Hear About Fostering Dogs
"Feel the heartbreak and do it anyway! Because it's not about you, it's about the dog.”
Feb 18, 2020
Entertain Your Cats With This Battery-Powered Fish Toy
And don't worry—it doesn't sing.
Feb 9, 2020
This Modular Cat House Kit Is the Upgraded Cardboard Box Your Pet Has Always Wanted
The Katbox can become “a tent, room, attic, tower, hideaway, lookout tower: the list goes on and on.”
Feb 7, 2020
The Best (and Worst) Sofa Fabrics for Pet Owners
Because Scruffy (and your furniture) deserves the best.
Feb 3, 2020
This Robot Will Keep Your Cat Entertained When You’re Not Home
This robot is purr-fect.
Feb 2, 2020
Here Are the Best (and Worst) Cities for Renters Who Have Furry Children—Er, Pets
Not all cities are created equal when it comes to accommodating pets.
Feb 1, 2020
5 Things People Renting with Pets Should Never Do
So you can get your security deposit back.
Jan 17, 2020
This Wicker Cat Bed Is Also a “Normal-Looking” End Table for Humans
Reviews say it's big enough for two fat kitties to share.
Jan 12, 2020
Celebrate Your Pet in Scandinavian Minimalist Style with One of These Portraits
Choose from 14 cat breeds and more than 90 dog breeds (oh, and a rabbit).
Jan 11, 2020
This Robotic Cat Is Like a Super-Advanced Furby
The more you play with it, the friendlier it becomes.
Jan 6, 2020
How To Deal With a Tattletale Neighbor?
Q: My husband and I moved into a townhouse complex a few months ago with our dog and so far we’ve liked living there. The place is well-maintained and the neighbors are all pretty nice – with the exception of one… We always try to be very considerate neighbors, especially since we know what it’s like to deal with the annoyances that come from living around people who couldn’t care less about whether they’re disturbing someone.
Dec 19, 2019
Mae & BJ’s Pretty Chic Pet-Friendly Pad
Name: BJ and Mae, and their family of rescued animalsLocation: Highland Square — Akron, OhioSize: 1,800 square feetYears lived in: 5 years — owned Mae and BJ’s dedication to living life to its fullest has resulted in a home that is welcoming to all and party-ready at a moment’s notice. Their ability to ballance their brood of rescued animals with a pleasing aesthetic has developed through years of trial and error.
Dec 19, 2019
Melissa and Sonny’s Countryside Sanctuary Among the Rolling Hills
Name: Melissa and Sonny Location: Trent Hills; Ontario, Canada Size: 1,700 square feet on 5 acres Years lived in: 2 years; Owned Melissa never imagined that she’d trade in the bustling city life of Toronto for a homestead in the countryside. However, a few years ago the desire for more space and a slower pace of life crept in, so Melissa and her husband Sonny moved their lives 1.5 hours east of Toronto to the rolling hills of Trent Hills, Ontario.
Dec 19, 2019
Aubin & Florice’s Curiosity Fueled Home
Name: Aubin Crowell of Rebuilt Inc., Florice Houde, and Monkey, Shy Girl, Lil’ Pi, and Ninja Location: Silver Lake – Los Angeles, California Size: 2,200 square feet Years lived in: 4 1/2 years Aubin and Florice’s modern loft is an interesting study of mixing elements to create a successful interior design.
Dec 19, 2019
Stink-Stopper: How To Clean Up Cat Urine
Whether you own cat has had an accident, or the neighborhood Toms have decided to leave their calling card, that awful smell of cat urine is something that you don’t want to linger. Save yourself from the olfactory assault with this trusted and true household product. That’s right, Vinegar to the rescue once again! This inexpensive miracle product is by far the best at tackling tough cat-related odors.
Dec 16, 2019
Tech Pet Life: Keeping Cats Off Your Laptop
If you’ve got a cat and a laptop, you’ve probably found your kitty lounging about near or on your laptop (or just on computers in general). While we understand that cats enjoy sitting on something warm, it’s kind of funny and annoying at the same time. I can’t remember the number of times that I’ve shushed my own cat Yoda off my laptop. What can you do to stop this behavior?Sure, finding your cat on your laptop is funny.
Dec 4, 2019
If Your Dog Destroys This Toy, It’s OK! There’s a Second Toy Inside
Surprise! You don't have to buy a new chew toy yet.
Dec 1, 2019
This Minimalist Pet Furniture Is So Stylish, Even Humans Will Want to Lounge in It
We love the combined coffee table-cat hammock.
Dec 1, 2019
This Artist Makes Custom Pet Portraits With a Colorful Twist
Your dog, covered in polka dots.
Nov 28, 2019
Does Your Dog Really Love You?
We hope so!
Nov 28, 2019
You Can Buy a Customized Sweater Featuring Your Dog Wearing a Sweater
But is there a human-wearing-sweater sweater for your dog?
Nov 27, 2019