My name is Emmeline, I'm 19, and I rescue animals
Reactivity & Prong Collar Training
Reactivity and Redirecting Training with a Prong Collar Before introducing the prong, you’ll need to work on him being able to stay still long enough for you to secure, change tightness, and get the prong collar on him. I recommend using a loop lead for this portion, or placing the leash clip through the handle, and using that as a loop lead.
Let's Talk About BPD
There was a Facebook post going around... not too long ago called "BPD awareness." It talked about how hopeless someone with BPD can feel, how guilty they feel on a daily basis, how it destroys their relationships with everyone they love—and I shared it. Because, that's what you do when you relate to something on social media, right?
Home Remedies for Kittens with Fleas!
Running a rescue that deals primarily with barn cats and strays, we run into fleas quite often. For the adult cats, throwing a Seresto flea collar on them and bathing them once a week usually does the trick. However, finding something that can be used on kittens and won't harm them is quite a task to tackle.
My Life with Xena
My time with Xena has been spent trying to make her as comfortable and as strong as soon as possible. Xena is about half a pound now at almost seven weeks old, and we have realized that she suffers from dwarfism. While her sister is small, small enough to where we considered dwarfism within her as well, she is almost a pound, and much bigger than her sister.
Homemade Cheap Cat Toys!
We've all been there—going out to buy your cat a new tower or scratching post, and then looking down at the price tag just to find you're looking at over $30 for a piece of wood and some carpet. Or maybe you want a few jingle balls for your kitty, only to look to see you have to spend $5 for just a few!
The Struggles of Fostering
If you are at a time in your life when you are not able to adopt an animal and make the commitment to stand with them for the rest of their lives, fostering is a good thing to turn towards. It allows you to help an animal, care for them, and give them all the love and attention they deserve before going to their forever homes.