Cat Pooping on Floor Next to Pig's Litterbox?
I had this problem with one of my cats always pooping beside, instead of IN, the litter box. I purchased an extra large under the bed storage box with a large shallow lid. I put the litter box in the middle of the lid, which had several layers of newspapers...
Cat Has Started Peeing on Furniture?
The first thing you should do is take him to the vet as there could be a medical problem, such as crystals in his urine or an infection. Ask the vet for advice while you are there.
17th Birthday Ideas?
You could try a scavenger hunt. Make lists of things for people to find and give prizes. You could have teams or couples. Did this with a high school group. They loved it and want another one! I had 1 mystery item and left clues numbered 1 to 15 to find the...
Real Estate Investing Business Name?
Try something like Collins and Wise, Real Estate Investments. Then just use the first letters...CWREInvestments. Use your middle name initials, etc. Play with the letters until they make sense. My brother in law, whose initials are RED, owns a small airport...
Treating a Kitten for Worms?
You can buy deworming medications from pet stores. You need to weight the kitten to know how much to use. An overdose will make the kitten really ill and may kill it. If possible, go to a pet store that allows you to take the kitten with you and have them weight...
Remedy for Elderly Dog With Constipation?
I feed my pets, both dogs and cats, baby food squash or pumpkin. They all love it, and it really helps with constipation. I use the baby food because it doesnt have a lot of salt and additives. A cat gets about 2 tsps. a day, and a medium sized dog ( Lab., shepherd...
Red Rash on Foot?
You dont say where you live... so if in Canada, with free health insurance: go see your doctor. If elsewhere with expensive health care: ask your pharmacist. If you dont want to show him/her your foot, take a picture of the rash and ask them for their opinion...
Resident Cat Bullying Our New Kitten?
Great advice from Robyn. Be patient...takes a while! Very cute kitten!
Ants Climbing Up Posts Into the House?
I dont know if you have this in your country, but here in Canada we have wide sticky tape with a gluey substance on it that we wrap around trees to stop canker worms from crawling up the trees. it is sticky on both sides, so the worms, ants, etc. cant crawl...
Older Cat Growls at Younger One?
I have 2 cats who do not like each other at all! I have had the older one for about 7 years and the younger one for about 3 years. I got them both as 6 week old kittens. It doesnt matter what I have tried, they dont like each other. The older one growls at...
Tracking Down RSVPs for a Bachelorette Party?
Good advice from the other poster! I would also suggest that you give everyone a respond before..... and add a specific date. Anyone who waits until after this date will be sent a thank you for your interest in attending but the event is full message.
Slugs in My Front Room?
Can you find a way to keep your pets out of the room for a few days while you put out some slug traps? The sticky mouse traps would work if you put them around where you see the trails. Kind of gross, but they catch and hold everything that crawls over them...
Stray Female Lab Won't Sleep All Night?
I agree with sabrinadog. The bed in the bathroom at night is a good idea. You may have a mess to clean up in there for a while, but in the long run, it is a good idea. Right now she is learning that she can get up in the middle of the night and be taken out...
Cleaning Urine Odor from Dog's Coat?
That is not normal! Go to a different vet!
Cats Urinating on the Couch?
Some furniture is made from oil based fabrics, which cats LOVE to pee on. Once they pee on it, the urine smell goes into the wood frame of the couch and they consider it a litter box, as you will never get the smell out. I had a couch that the cats actually...
Sun Burn Remedy?
I agree with the post that says you should see a doctor! In the mean time, I have found cold milk quite soothing...dab it on liberally with a soft cotton swab. Apply every hour. And go see your doctor!
14th Birthday Ideas?
How about a bbq with hot dogs, hamburgers, and salads? A pool party is fun, even with a small pool and lots of water guns and sprayers. Water balloon tag, duck shooting with a water gun, running across the yard with a spoon full of water and trying to fill...
Patching a Leak in an Air Mattress?
Its the same method as a bicycle tube... fill the air mattress with air. Spread a thin layer of liquid soap all over the mattress. Immerse the mattress in water. Press down on the mattress and watch for the bubbles coming through the soap. You can just immerse...
Childcare Centre Names?
Madelyns Menagerie, Pets n Pals, Farm Friends
H2O Steam Mop Makes Noise But No Steam?
I have one. It gets plugged with the minerals in the water. I clean the holes in the bottom with vinegar. I put about 1/4 inch of vinegar into a pan big enough to set the mop in, and let it soak overnight. I only have to do this once every couple of months...
Using Frozen Blueberries Instead of Fresh for Baking?
I use mine while still partially frozen. I put them into a large bowl and let them defrost for about 30 minutes. Then I mix about 1/4 cup of flour with 1/4 cup of white sugar and add it to the blueberries. Stir gently to coat them all. This stops them from...
If the joker represents the 3 (which it seems to in this case), then you can REPLACE the 3 with the joker and take the joker. If you have the card the joker represents, then you replace that joker with the card and take the joker.
Remedy for Hyperactivity in Dogs?
No. I had an extremely hyper dog. Jumped all over everything and tore everything apart! Vet gave Taz (short for Tazmanian Devil) some clomicalm. My dog grew calmer with age. Patience, patience, patience!
Getting Rid of a Tan?
I agree with the previous poster. I have really pale skin and look like a corpse! My daughter in law has a white father and her Mom was from Trinidad Tobago. She has the most beautiful coloured skin! Be proud of who you are! If you want to look paler, use a...
Fun Games for an 8 Year Old?
My 8 & 9 year old grandchildren love board games! Chutes and Ladders, Checkers, Sorry, as well as card games like Fish, Snap, and Old Maid.
Gift Ideas for Boyfriend's 18th Birthday?
A scrap book or collage is not something he will hang on to if you break up. I would suggest taking him to a driving range and buying him a bucket of balls to go with the new driver you get him for his birthday gift. He will keep the driver forever!
Finding a Lost Relative?
Post the info about your lost relative and we, over here across the pond will try to help you find him! Good luck.
Potty Training an Abandoned Dog?
Try training him to go on newspapers or puppy pads, while keeping him confined to a small area (like the kitchen). Move the paper/pad a little bit closer to the door each day until it is moved to the door step outside. Keep moving it out into the yard, or wherever...
Finding Free or Low Cost Furniture?
Try freecycle.org Its a website where people give away stuff they dont need any more, such as furniture, clothing, etc. They have local organizations all over the World. Everything is FREE...no strings. You just have to pick it up. Check it out.
Use BBQ Tongs to Retrieve Items
Wall Color Advice for Pink Tile Bathroom?
The pink and chocolate sounds awesome!
Free or Low Cost Pet Clinics?
Go to any vet...they will allow you to make payment arrangements in an emergency situation.
Dog Stealing/Hiding Shoes When Owner Leaves?
NEVER use cayenne pepper near your pet! I used to work for a vet. The hot pepper burns their eyes so badly that the pet will actually claw their eyes out trying to stop the burning pain! Put the shoes away, and get the dog other toys that can pick up the owners...
Keeping Cats from Using Yard as Litterbox?
If they are spraying your house, you can also put some cheap mouthwash in to a spray bottle and spray it on your house to keep them away and get rid of the odour. DONT USE cayenne pepper as it burns their eyes and they can actually scratch their eyes out to...
Remedy for Muscle Spasms?
Go to another doctor!
Turning Down the Temperature in a Fridge?
7 is the coldest. 1 is the warmest.
I bought a small bubble machine from Wal-Mart for my day care kids. They LOVE it! Its called Kids Bubble Generator. It uses a lot of batteries, though, so get rechargeables!
Dog Keeps Jumping the Fence?
I have 2 dogs. One is very well behaved and the other is an escape artist, like yours. Both German Shepherds...I got 2 harnesses, not collars, and with a 3 foot leash, attached the escapee to the warden...in other words, I attached the leash to the harnesses...
Finding a Used Bed?
Check out this website: www.freecycle.org. It is a free site where people give away things they dont need. There is a chapter in almost every city and town all over the world. People give away furniture, clothing, toys, books, food, etc. When you join, it costs...
Neutered Kitty Spraying?
One of my neutered male cats was doing this. Any flat surface would do..top of microwave, top of dryer, bathtub, storage box lids, etc. Took him to the vet. Turns out he had intestinal ulcers. Hes now on calmicon and hasnt sprayed or peed on anything inappropriate...
17th Birthday Party Ideas for Boys?
A Valentine theme is way too girly for a 17 year old. He will be very embarrassed, even if he doesnt say so! Try bowling and pizza, or pizza and movies at home, and cupcakes seem to be the thing now, instead of a cake.
Removing Water Stain from Wood Table?
Try rubbing it with the cut edge of a walnut.
Very cute! Thanks for sharing. Merry Christmas!
Christmas Card Caption Help?
Cant think of a caption, but it has to be something about her big sister being on the naughty list!
Removing Stuck Light Bulb Adapter?
Have you tried the old trick of cutting a potato in half and jamming the cut end into the socket and turning it to get the stuck piece out? Make sure you turn the power off first!
Low Cost Vet Practice in Minnesota?
Check with your local college. If they have a vet course, they might treat her for a discounted rate.. Also your local animal shelter may help, especially the no-kill shelters.
Pet Safe Method of Getting Rid of Cockroaches?
Dont use this! The boric acid will kill your cats!
Pet Safe Method of Getting Rid of Cockroaches?
And for the people who tell you to put the stuff where the cats cant get it. There is NO place cats cant get to!
Effect of Alcohol and Water Carpet Cleaner on Dogs?
I dont have an answer for you, I was just wondering what breed of dog this is. Its SO cute and looks really friendly! Im looking for a small dog and I have 2 young grandchildren, ages 4 and 5. How are your dogs with kids?
Clogged Bathroom Sink?
You dont say whether you live in a house or an apartment. If its a house, I would suspect a clog in the main sewer line. Call a plumber. It could be tree roots that have grown in to your sewer pipe. Its usually an easy fix for a plumber. They have a cutting...
Greeting Card Bookmarks Lift Spirits
When my Mom was in a pallative care hospital with cancer, I sent her at least one card every day. She tacked them to all the walls in her room. I would take her small, inexpensive little things from the dollar store, such as fake flowers, bracelets, mini stuffies...
The bottom one looks scarier! Awesome job!
Camouflaging a Beam on Vaulted Ceiling?
What do you mean by shorten? This is probably a structural beam, so dont cut it! Paint it the same colour as the drywall and it will blend right in.
Credit Fraud Due to Divorce?
I had the same thing happen to me. My ex husband opened 2 credit cards in my name, maxed them out, and never paid a cent on them. I found out about them after the divorce. According to the lawyer, I am responsible for them. My credit rating is in the toilet...
Slumber Party Ideas for 17th Birthday?
When my kids were about 17, all their friends used to hang here all weekend. They made pizza buns, fudge, and milk shakes...watched movies, played video games, and put crazy make up on the people who fell asleep.
Disabling a Smoke Detector Behind a Wall Remodel?
You are going to have to cut a hole in the wall and remove the smoke detector. It may be hard wired into your house wiring. This is a big job for a non-electrician and non-drywaller. I would suggest you hire a handyman with electrical and drywall experience...
Name Ideas for Interior Design Firm?
Rooms By (whatever persons name you use), Design By (____),
Ideas for Hair Styles for Prom?
Try a high pony tail, braid it, and weave coloured ribbons through the braid.
Houseplants That Cats Won't Eat?
I have had cats all my life. I have not yet found a plant that does not give a cat tremendous enjoyment. I have even tried a very prickly cactus, only to wake in the morning and find a neat little pile of thorns where the cactus should have been! I have tried...
Fixing a Bad Dye Job?
I am a retired hair stylist. I would suggest you buy a bottle of temporary hair colour from your hair salon and apply it to your roots only, every few shampoos. It washes out gradually and is gentler than the permanent hair colours. Keep using this until your...
Adjusting a Windshield Washer Sprayer?
My son uses a straight pin. He carefully sticks it in the small hole where the fluid sprays out and moves the pin to adjust the spray up or down or sideways.
Shopping for H2O Steam Mop Pads?
I bought some at Walmart about 2 weeks ago. They were hanging at the end of a row near the cleaning supplies aisle.
Child Safe Flea Treatment?
A few tears ago we bought a house only to discover a couple of weeks later that it had a really bad flea problem. I got some Naptha flakes (moth balls are made from this stuff), spread it all over everything and left it for 3 days while we went away for a long...
Child Safe Flea Treatment?
Dont forget to treat under the couch cushions and the under side of all your furniture! They hide in all the places your loose change goes! :>) Good luck, they are tough little bugs.
Kitty Eating African Violet Flowers?
Your cat is so cute! I have cats that eat every flower and plant that comes into my home! Even catus plants! I have decided that I would rather have my purry, furry buddies than a no personality plant! I suggest finding a new home for your violets and growing...
Returning Unused Pet Meds?
Ask your vet. I know my vet takes back stuff. I have returned opened bags of food that my cat wont eat. They dont give me my cash back, but they give me a credit for the full amount and I put it towards vet fees, meds, food, etc.. You probably have, or will...
Replacements for Glass Center of Coffee Table?
You can ask for items on freecycle. Ask for a piece of tempered glass. I actually gave away 2 pieces a couple of weeks ago as my coffee table leg broke off and the glass was fine!
Good Books for a Sixth Grader?
Try the How to Train Your Dragon books, or the old Nancy Drew or Hardy Boys books, or some of the classics like Treasure Island, Black Beauty, or The Three Musketeers.
Treating a Kitten for Fleas?
At least a year old. If your kitten has fleas, washing it in Dawn dishwashing detergent usually kills them. Be careful not to get it in eyes, nose, mouth, and ears. Bathe the kitten gently and thoroughly once a week until the fleas are gone. You also have to...
Freezing Water Bottles?
I freeze water all the time. The suggestions above are really good. Leave the cap off and only fill them half full. Also, when I freeze them, I lay the bottle in the freezer on an angle. Make sure the water doesnt spill out and freeze it on about a 45 degree...
Planning a 35th Reunion?
I would want a class photo, complete with all the names, in my gift bag. A pen and a nice note pad, or autograph book for addresses of old friends, would be great, also. And a small collectible, such as a coffee mug with a photo of the school on it. Talk to...
Finding Free or Inexpensive Furniture?
The only joining requirement for freecycle.org is that your first post be a give away. It can be anything ...a book, a plant...anything. I am currently giving away some tomato plants, some books, some make-up (unused), some coasters, some candles, and some...
Finding Free or Inexpensive Furniture?
And everything is totally FREE.
Legitimate Work from Home Jobs?
Home day care, dog walking, pet sitting. Stay away from envelope stuffing and paid surveys. Ive only found scams.
Crafts for Retirement Home Residents?
You could have them make fascinators. They are the pretty little hats that are so popular now. Check them out on line...a lot of the British royal family started wearing them and now a lot of people make them and wear them. They are just a piece of netting...
Relieving Pain from a Friction Burn?
Soak your hand in a bucket of ice water! Quick!
Puppy Started Peeing and Pooping in the House?
Take the dog to the vet right away! It could be a serious medical problem!
Previously House Trained Dog Peeing Inside?
My cat started doing this after my sons girlfriend moved in. Turns out that the stress of having a strange person living here gave him an ulcer, for which he is on meds, and the problem has stopped. Take your dog to the vet, please...easy problem to fix, and...
Planning a Memorial Service
Thank you. And my condolences for your losses.
Frugal Iced Coffee
I also do this, and when I have a full container of coffee in the fridge, I freeze the rest in ice cube trays to use as ice in several different drinks. Adds nice flavour as well as not watering down the iced coffee.
Cat Peeing on Laundry and Dog Kennels?
Be careful with the cranberry meds as cranberries can cause really bad heartburn in some people and animals.
Leprechaun Trap Cake
Gluten Free Bread Recipe?
I dont have a recipe, but I have a story! My father-in-law developed a condition for which he was told to avoid gluten. They were a farm family and my mother-in-law (the sweetest person I have ever known), always made her own bread, buns, etc., so she set out...
Finding Free Mattress Sets?
All these people talk about bed bugs without telling you how to get rid of them. Just get bug spray made for bed bugs, spray the mattresses thoroughly then put the mattresses into new mattress covers and you wont have a problem. Make sure you spray ALL the...
Using Almond Bark in Fudge?
This info is from my Aunt, who is a Chocolatier in a candy factory....almond bark is a mixture of white chocolate and whole or halved almonds. You melt the white chocolate (carefully as it burns very easily), add the almonds to the warm chocolate, then quickly...
Replacement Tea Cart Wheel?
There is a site called freecycle.org where people ask for items they need and give away stuff they dont need. Its free, check it out. I just posted a bathroom vanity and sink, because we have put in a new one. They have branches all over the world, and you...
Treats and Exercise for a Pit Bull Puppy?
My Mom has a Westie with food allergies. She gives her dog whole, large carrots, which Meghan chews on as a bone, and frozen peas. Gluten seems to be what sets off her allergies. There are some pet foods without gluten in them. Read the labels carefully. Anything...
Looking for Work From Home Jobs?
I think she is asking for a way to make some extra cash, and not for all this advice concerning her cousin! You could try a pet sitting or dog walking business, dog walking only takes an hour a day, and pays well, or you could try cleaning houses, again, about...
German Shepherds and Children?
Weve had German Shepherds all our lives; grew up with them. I come from a family of 5 kids, and then had 2 of my own, and now have 6 grandchildren. These dogs are great with kids; very protective and loving. They have been used as pillows, cuddle toys and dress...
Choosing a Rat or a Mouse as a Pet?
I have had both, the mice were cute, but very hyper. They wanted to run around instead of being held. The rats were calmer and liked to ride on my shoulder, they both make great pets.
What Breed is My Dog?
She looks like my dog. My dog is a Shepherd/Lab cross and is a small female with the straight back and slightly shorter snout, which you describe.
I had a dog with this problem. I put a carpet of newspapers all over my floors. Your friends and family will understand why they are walking on newspapers when they come to visit, if they love you, they wont care! Its very easy to just pick up, dispose of the...
Smooth Facial Skin Ideas?
I was at a wedding a few months ago and a lady, whom I had never met before, was seated beside me at the reception dinner. I did something that I had never done before. I said to her, You have the most beautiful skin! She told me that she had been using a product...
Keeping Six Month Old Kitten Off Counters?
Aah! So cute! Try double sided sticky tape on the counter. Cats hate it! But dont listen to the people who tell you to use any kind of pepper as it get in their eyes and burns!
Cleaning the Shower Floor?
Try making a paste out of crushed denture cleaner tablets and water. Smear it on the shower floor and leave it over night, covering it with plastic wrap to keep it wet. Scrub it off in the morning and see if that works. I know it works to take really bad stains...
Training a Young Pit Bull Puppy?
Hes way too young to be away from his mother. Contact your vet or local pet rescue centre and get advice from them as to how to care for a baby that young. He will require a lot of special care, but as long as you keep him warm and feed him what the experts...