Lady Bee's Pet and Pet Products Blog

I love not man the less, but Animals more. I love their willingness to adjust to our presence in their universe. And I love that some animals are so willing to be a part of our most un-natural of worlds, and when they are willing, we adopt them as Pets. I write about what we learn about animals, what we learn from them, and the crazy things they let us do to them.

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5+ Best Cat Litter Mats That Prevent The Spread Of Cat Litter

Finding cat litter on carpeting, clothing, furniture, even your bed... is, well, disgusting. That's why every cat owner searches for the perfect litter mat that will attract that litter off their cat's feet like a magnet the second he leaves his litter box. Is there a perfect litter mat?  Here are five that come pretty close, according to the cat owners who have tried them.

5+ Best Pet Tracking Systems - Reviews and Recommendations

Looking for the best pet locator for your dog or cat? There is no one tracker that is better than the rest in pet tracking systems but some are clearly better than others. Of the many systems available, here are the top 5 pet tracking systems that we recommend.

5 Best Upright Vacuum Cleaners For Pet Hair Suction

Need a great upright vacuum to clean up after your pets? You're going to need super strong suction to remove your pets' sheddings.  Pet hair, dander, fur, skin and feathers are a constant source of dust, dirt and allergens and challenge to clean. Here are five of the best upright vacuum cleaners that specialize in pet hair and are best for dog and cat owners...

5+ Best Handheld Vacuum Cleaners For Pet Owners

Need a great hand vacuum to clean up pet hair? Having a lightweight, small yet powerful vacuum to clean up after your dogs and cats can be a life changer for pet owners. A handheld vacuum that is designed to suck up pet hair and dander will make keeping your home clean so much easier. Here are five of the best handheld vacuums that get rave reviews from pet owners....

10 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Owls (with video)

Owls are awesome. Sometimes we hear their calls at night indicating their whereabouts to their mates, but we seldom actually see our neighborhood owls, because they are active at night, when we humans don't see too well.  They say owls can't see during the daytime, but that's not true.  They see fine in daylight, they just see incredibly well at night.  Here are some more facts about owls, some of which you may not have known....

 


5 Best Beds For Large Dogs And Older Pets

Looking for the best bed for your older, injured, or large-size dog or cat? You may want to try an orthopedic bed. An orthopedic bed is especially made to provide support for your pet's head, neck, spine, hips, and legs. You should start looking for an orthopedic bed for small and medium size dogs when they are between 5 and 10 years old, depending on their weight (the heavier the dog, the more likely he will need a more supportive bed) and physical disabilities. Most large to extra large dogs should sleep on orthopedic beds all their lives. Here are 5 of the best orthopedic dog beds on the market, all evaluated by dogs themselves, and even one very special supportive cat bed!

Dutch Police Train Big Birds To Down Drones

Several methods have been developed, and several others have been sardonically suggested, to get rid of pesky drones hovering above.  One innovative solution to a drone problem in The Hague is the use of birds - birds of prey.  A Dutch bird-training company, Guard From Above, and the Dutch National Police have partnered to get the unwanted interlopers out of the skies without damage to the attacking birds or the drones.  See an eagle in action!

The Weekly Buzz! Scorpion Venom Highlights Cancer Cells, Priests & Cats, Mischievous Cat Behavior Explained, & More!

We have a wide array of stories today from how scorpions are contributing to cancer surgery, why cats behave the way they do, the Russian Orthodox Priests who got photographed with their cats, and how to raise your own bugs in your kitchen. (Why? For food, of course).  An old trick brings a near-extinct bird species back to life and a wild boar thinks he's a cow.  Oh, yes, and there's more.

10 Heated Products To Keep Your Pets Toasty This Winter

You would think that K & H Pet Products, like cave men and women back in the day, just discovered fire... well, heat anyway.  The company has gone loopy making heated blankets, beds, mats, bowls, and even perches and pond defrosters for your visiting birds!  These new items all make great gifts for your favorite animal and winged friends this holiday season.

 


The Weekly Buzz! Pigeons Detect Breast Cancer, Beer For A Cause, Bugs For Brunch, Best Holiday Gift, And More

Pigeons can do some very important work - now they're being trained to detect breast cancer!  This week you can also learn more about cuddlefish in unnatural environments; how birds, insects, animals, and even humans find our way home; and what the spider ate for lunch?  Did you know that one company is planning to stop poaching of the African Rhino with beer?  Plus, what gift to get the kid who has everything!


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