Man’s companions from ancient times have been in step with him, through the travails of time gone by. Steadfast as the polestar, the love and loyalty of a dog is legendary. People disillusion, but not dogs. Cats have also walked beside man, and are cherished for other reasons. Their undemanding independent presence is enviable while their need of you enriches your life even more that this creature needs me?!
So we are willing to do anything for these four legged companions, to make their lives sweeter and their experiences richer. Caring for a dog or a cat doesn’t stop at taking him to the vet regularly, giving the best food or going for walking and playing with them.
This has just become easier with the outbreak of many online stores, a one stop shop for buying pet accessories. Where you can compare products and prices and make good buying decisions.
Pet accessories. Though a Google search for pet products will first still throw up a range of tick and flea powders and whether you can use dog flea powder for cats and vice versa, the day is not far away when pet accessories will climb their way to their place on the top. It’s no longer about tick and flea powder, it is about a mind boggling array of products to enhance the quality of their lives.
· cat and dog outfitters – designing clothing with matching leashes serving the season or the upcoming festival
· Cat and dog beds, upholstered and luxuriously cushioned in a wide variety of designs and colors.
· Blankets for comfort and for owner and pet to snuggle up together.
· Toys for dogs and cats – knitted and rope teddy bears, cats, monkeys, giraffes, anything that a dog would love to bite into and give a good shake. Cat toys come with the added attraction of a catnip filling. Catnip is a plant that most cats are attracted to. It induces them to rub and roll around on the plant, salivating and meowing at the same time. A great experience, in other words. Nepetalactone, the active ingredient in catnip is supposed to mimic a cat pheromone when the cat smells it.
· Cat scratchers and litter boxes exclusively for cats
· Pet carriers or pods come in a wide variety of shapes and materials to make carrying your pet more convenient. Some are airline compliant also.
· Dog and cat bowls – in creative designs and colors, made of different materials, these bowls become identifiable by your pet forever
· Food storage containers
· Cat and dog collars are available in leather, suede, rope and with matching leashes. Dog tags of brass and nickel make an attractive accessory
· Collar and clothes sizes can be determined by the accompanying guides
· Grooming products for dogs like dog shampoos, conditioners, dental and ear cleaning wipes and towels and brushes