Repurposing HexBugs for The Fuzz: From Kid to Cat Toy

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Remember HexBugs? Those little motorized critters that were all the rage about three years ago? Jacob has a ton of them from reviews that we did way back in 2011, when Pretty Opinionated was still a baby site and Jake still played with toys.  Last week, I found a box …

Saying Goodbye to Maia: The Worst 4th of July Ever

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We lost Maia yesterday. Just like that. One minute she was a happy dog, begging for treats and snuggling her cat. An hour later, at 2am, she was on the floor seizing. We gave her medication to bring her out of it, but she never regained full awareness. Despite everything we …

199 Poisonous Plants to Keep Away from Your Pets

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With summer in full swing, many of us are growing (or attempting to grow) some type of garden. I’m not exactly a great gardener, but I did buy a few seeds to try to grow. So far, my cucumbers and cilantro are sprouting. I’ll also be heading to the nursery …

The Best Pet Food is Made by Pet People! #HealthyPetHappyPet

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If you want the best pet food for your animal companions, you want something that’s made by “pet people,” right? It just makes sense! Pet people are the only other people that really “get” it. You know what I’m talking about! They get why you let your kitten sleep on …