Pets

Purina Pet People: New Years’ Resolutions for my Pets! (#LetsLiveBig)

Linda Hoang - February 5, 2017

I’ve been hesitant over the years to make New Years’ Resolutions because almost all of the time – I don’t end up keeping them. A few years ago I wanted to learn how to knit. To this day, I’ve yet to pick up knitting needles. (That’s what the knitting tools are called, right? lol)  My New Years’ Resolutions track record isn’t great, but I’m hoping …

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Purina Pet People: My Pets’ Holiday Wish List

Linda Hoang - November 20, 2016
Pet Photos with Santa

We love Christmas! And so do our pets. Do your pets get into the holiday spirit? Each year we do a holiday photo with our fur babies – it’s really quite adorable. It started with Thor, and it’s been so heartwarming adding more pets to the photo each Christmas. Our parents always laugh when we tell them we’re headed out to take our family Christmas photo. Understandably, getting …

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Explore Edmonton: There’s a Dog Restaurant in Edmonton, Canada and it’s Paw-some!

Linda Hoang - November 11, 2016

For the last three years, we’ve been celebrating Olive’s dog birthday at the Doggy Style Deli – a restaurant for dogs located on Stony Plain Road right here in Edmonton! I’ve blogged about the experience before, and have shared lots of photos on social media, but every year it still surprises/delights a lot of people who hear about the doggy restaurant for the first time!  This …

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Purina Pet People: 20 years of Petfinder & the importance of adopting

Linda Hoang - October 27, 2016
Artie Purina Petfinder

As most readers know, we have a house full of pets – two cats (Thor and Loki) and two dogs (Olive and Artie).  Thor was a farm cat we rescued out by Mike’s parents place in the country. Loki we found off Kijiji, but the circumstances were that if we didn’t take him when we did, he would’ve been put down. Olive is from a beagle breeder …

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Purina Pet People: Embracing Your Cats’ Natural Behaviours (+ Cat Chow Naturals Giveaway!)

Linda Hoang - September 19, 2016

Thor and Loki have such unique, quirky personalities. I know that’s true of all cats! Every day they do things that are just so very, naturally “them” and it always makes me smile. Let’s embrace + celebrate the natural behaviours of our cats! Below are a few things I love about Thor and Loki’s natural personalities. At the end of the post, learn more about and enter …

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Purina Pet People: 3 Ways My Pets Make Life Bigger and Better!

Linda Hoang - July 18, 2016
Thor Loki Artie Olive

“Pets don’t just make life better. They make it bigger.”  Every day I am in awe of our pets and the joy they bring into our lives. I truly believe pets make life bigger and better – which conveniently enough is what Purina’s new Live Big Campaign is all about. #LetsLiveBig celebrates the impact pets have had on our lives, and looks at what we can do …

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Purina Pet People: Tips for the Best Cat Litter Experience (+ Tidy Cats Giveaway!)

Linda Hoang - April 17, 2016
Thor Litter Purina Tidy Cat

My fur babies are a big, big part of my life. If you’re following me on social media, you’ve likely seen photos and videos of my two cats and two dogs – Thor (who just turned 5), Loki (3 years old), Olive (2 years old), and Artie (who is the newest to our family, and nearly 6 months old). Check out #OliveAndTheCats and #OliveandArtie for some cute posts! …

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Support the Cats of Edmonton Photo Book!

Linda Hoang - March 17, 2016
Cats of Edmonton

March through May is always a crazy time of year for me – at least for the last couple of years, since the Edmonton International Cat Festival was created! For those who don’t know, I started this festival in 2014 as a way to focus some of my energy and passion towards a good cause. The Edmonton International Cat Festival is a celebration of cats, …

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Recap + Giveaway: When Your Cat’s Treat Time is Also Play Time (Purina Friskies Pull ‘N Play)

Linda Hoang - March 2, 2016
Purina Pull 'N Play - Cats Treat Time Play Time - Edmonton Pets

Mike and I love our furbabies! Thor (our Queen tabby) is almost 5 years old, Loki (the sweet ginger) is 3, Olive (our beagle) is 2, and as of last weekend, we added a fourth to our family – Artie (a Husky cross, who is just 3 months old!) We would do anything for our babies and that includes getting them toys and treats and other …

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Recap: #CatsOnYourMats – Cat Yoga at the Edmonton Humane Society

Linda Hoang - January 12, 2016
Cats on Your Mats - Cat Yoga - Edmonton Humane Society

I haven’t made any New Years Resolutions to be more active or fit in 2016 but thanks to the Edmonton Humane Society I’m well on my way to that anyway! To kick off the new year, I woke up bright and early on Caturday (Saturday, Cat Saturday) last weekend to do hatha yoga in the presence of adorable cats! It was all part of the Edmonton …

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