Family Pets: The First Years

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Debating over a Cat....

L.H. asks from Tampa

I need a little help deciding here... my mother in law has 2 cats they're both sweet but however she's been looking to give one away. I've never been a cat lover or a...



A.L. asks from Chicago

Hi there. My husband and I have decided that it's about time to start looking into getting a dog. We have 5 little ones ranging in age from 2yrs. to 8yrs. My most ...


What Kind of Dog Should I Get?

M.B. asks from Los Angeles

Hi. I have been always a cat person and my kitty died on Monday. Now my 4 1/2 year old son wants a dog. I don't know much about dogs. What kind of small to medium...


Cat for My 2-Year-old?

M.M. asks from Dallas

My 2-year-old daughter really wants a cat. Her babysitter has two cats, and my daughter does great wtih them, according to my babysitter. However, I am severly allerg...


Would You Get a Dog or Not in These Circumstances?

M.S. asks from Oklahoma City

I am uncertain what is best so I could use your wisdom. I would love to get a dog but my hubby doesn't want one. He has given his blessing but I can tell he is far fr...


Wanted: Advice from Anyone with an OLD Pet Cat......

J.B. asks from Phoenix

I am starting to get concerned for my older cats safety and I am hoping anyone has some advise for me. My "Tigger" is now 12+ yrs old. He is a very very healthy ...



C.Z. asks from Sioux City

I was wondering what would be the best dog for 2 adults and two young boys?


How to cat proof my cats from my child?

E.T. asks from Denver

Hi moms: I'd like to try to make my son's room a cat-free zone. I have two active younger cats who have good vertical jumps. Are there any recommendations for gates...


My Cat Is Hissing at My Teenage Son, Worried Cat Might Become Aggressive to Baby

M.B. asks from Milwaukee

Hi everyone. I was wondering if any of you have experienced this and if so, maybe you'd have advice for me. We adopted a female kitten from the Humane Society about...


Cat Lovers...........

W.M. asks from Nashville

Ladies, I need some help with my cat! She is almost 13 yrs old and I have had her since she was 12 weeks old. She has never been an affectionate cat, she is skiddis...