Loud noises are a common cause of anxiety in pets. Your pet may exhibit a range of anxiety symptoms, including whining or whimpering, withdrawing, shivering, loss of appetite, inappropriate elimination of waste, and destruction of items in your home. This is troublesome for you and harrowing for your pet. Fortunately, there are ways you can help calm your pet in the days leading up to July 4th and during the firework festivities.
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As of 2020, about 67% of American households include a family pet. Including a pet in your household has many benefits, including lower blood pressure, less stress, decreased triglyceride levels, decreased feelings of loneliness, more opportunities for socialization, and increased exercise and leisure time opportunities. Whether you're out and about with your pet or sharing a cute photo of your furry friend on your social media accounts, chances are good that you'll end up receiving some unsolicited advice. While the people giving you this unwanted advice probably mean well, listening to it could result in harm to your pet. Keep reading for some tips on how to handle excessive amounts of unsolicited advice from other pet owners.
Cats can be very mysterious, which is part of their charm and, at times, somewhat frustrating for their owners. However, if you understand how your cat uses physical signals to express how she feels or what she wants, that goes a very long way toward making everyone happy!