Save a Life (And Save Money) By Adopting a Pet

Save a Life (And Save Money) By Adopting a Pet - My Life, I Guess

Pets are the best! Not only do they provide love, companionship and entertainment, but studies have shown that owning a pet is also good for your health and for your quality of life. They can help reduce your depression, anxiety, stress, blood pressure and cholesterol levels, ease pain, improve your mood, and can help improve children’s development and immunity.   But owning a pet can also be expensive. Especially with...

My Cat Died

On Friday, June 12, I buried one of my best friends. For nearly 18 years of my life, Oreo and his brother, Kit (my other cat) have been like members of my family. They lived with my family (which also included the mom and dad cats) throughout my high school days, and then moved around a little among us as my sisters and I went off to University and entered...

Another $225 Spent at the Vet

I’ve become a rather paranoid pet-owner since learning that my one cat, Oreo is sick with kidney failure. We’ve completely changed the food that we’re feeding the two cats, giving them lots of fresh water, and pretty much monitoring them constantly. (Hey, I’m already home all day, I gotta keep busy somehow, right?) So yesterday I noticed right away when Kit (my other cat) started acting weird. I mentioned something to...

How Much Would You Spend on a Sick Pet?

How Much Would You Spend on a Sick Pet?

  I have two 17-year-old male Siamese cats named Kit and Oreo. They have been in my family their whole lives. Due to changes in our living arrangements, Kit (my cat) and Oreo (my sister’s cat) have been moved around amongst us over the years, but have both been with me for the last 6 years. Overall, we’ve been lucky. Our cats have been happy, healthy, and very budget-friendly. I’ve...