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How CBD Is Helping Cats and Dogs

Whether you love dogs or cats or both, our four-legged friends can bring great joy into our lives. But they can also cause owners a lot of stress and anxiety — no matter how cute and apologetic they look after their bad behavior.

From a cuddly kitty clawing up the furniture (and guests), or a precocious puppy chewing (and peeing) on everything in sight, these little ones can try your patience. Even worse is when your furry friend is in pain — either from aging or injury — and you can’t really do anything to comfort them. It can leave an owner feeling helpless… until now.

PuppyCalm and KittyCalm are two new concentrated liquid herbal extracts (known as “tinctures”) containing cannabidiol, a.k.a. CBD. As you may know, CBD is extracted from cannabis and hemp plants. However, CBD does not contain the psychoactive ingredient tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), which means it won’t make your pet high.

In humans, CBD is currently advertised as a digestive aid, analgesic, anxiety relief option, cancer inhibitor, and antipsychotic, among other things. While there are active studies underway examining its effects, there is a great deal of anecdotal evidence supporting these benefits.

Studies have shown that CBD helps dogs and cats the same way it does humans. How can this can be? Dogs and cats possess nearly identical endocannabinoid systems as human beings and reap numerous benefits from active hemp compounds such as CBD.

While there have not been extensive studies on CBDs and pets, a few drops of PuppyCalm or KittyCalm have been shown to help:

  • Reduce inflammation
  • Ease joint and muscle pain
  • Promote relaxation & ease anxiety
  • Give the immune system a boost

Made with organic hemp seed oil and hemp extract, these tinctures are non-psychoactive and contain less than 0.3% THC. Plus, they’re vegan, non-GMO, and cruelty-free.

The KittyCalm and PuppyCalm websites list dosages based on your pet’s weight. They also feature numerous testimonials from happy customers. Check them out to see if these products are right for your pet.


10 Must-Have’s for Any College Student

College students need to be ahead of the game to survive college. Don’t worry — we’ve compiled together the best products that make sure every base is covered.

The following are 10 things you should consider investing in:

The Naked Roommate: And 107 Other Issues You Might Run Into in College by Harlen Cohen

This is the must-have guide book for navigating every uncharted moment. Find out how you can handle living with a stranger or missing your family back home. You might even find yourself in one of colleges’ sixteen types of hookups. The #1 book on college life will help guide you on what to expect and how to conquer situations you’ve never encountered before. 


Pro-Mart DAZZ Smart Carousel Organizer

Girls, you know you’ve been wondering where you’ll put all your shoes. And boys, admit it, your Nike collection is going to need some room, too. With the Smart Carousel Organizer, you can easily give any cluttering item a place to hang. Get off on the right foot with your roommate and save space. 

Anker PowerCore Portable Charger

Say goodbye to your phone dying all the time. This lipstick-sized charger makes sure you always have battery. It’ll keep your IPhone 6 and most other smartphones charged for an extra 14 hours. Perfect for those long walks to class with headphones in or when checking your Twitter DM’s hourly.

Roku 1 Streaming Player

After a long week of midterms and missing all your favorite TV shows, catch that last episode on Roku. Over 2,000 channels to choose from, including top subscription options like Netflix, Hulu, and HBO GO (for all you Game of Thrones lovers), as well as access to news, sports, movies and more. All it takes is a few clicks on this simple remote and they’re laid out for you. It’s easy to set up and only $49.00 with free shipping.

Suede Bean Bag

Living with your peers day and night means entertaining visitors, and you’ll get annoyed when they want to sit on your bed. With a bean bag, you can either study in comfort without falling asleep, or find the quickest way to keep friends coming over. If anything, you may have to fight to sit in your own.

Bose Soundlink Color Bluetooth Speaker

For all you freshmen who are the life of the party, you will love the portable Bose Soundlink Color Bluetooth Speaker. Play that Spotify playlist for up to 8 hours with full-range sound and a rechargeable battery. It doesn’t take up much room, and lets you play DJ anywhere you go.

8-Compartment Shower Caddy

One of the less glamorous facts about dorm life? Sharing a bathroom with other residents. The last thing you want is Sarah from 210 stealing your toothbrush, and this 8-compartment shower caddy has you covered. Now there’s an easy way to have everything you need when going to-and-from the bathroom.

Pop Up Mesh Laundry Hamper

Another unglamorous fact about college? Laundry.  Don’t be that freshman dropping socks and t-shirts on the way to the washer, this Pop Up Mesh Laundry Hamper will help you out a ton. It helps you easily carry your load to the laundry room and back to fold, especially since those machines might not be right outside your door.

G700 Flashlight

This isn’t your phone’s flashlight. With 700 lumens of light, the G700 can not only help you spot any creepers, but it might also save your life. There will be places you have to walk to alone in the dark and safety is crucial on a college campus. Be prepared.

Sears Gift Card

Finally, $100 at Sears is essential. From a mini fridge to backpacks, you’ll find everything any college freshman would love. With a gift card, you can design your room to fit your personality. Sears always has discounts too, so you’re sure to find something you like.

Your college experience will be a time in your life you’ll never forget. Choose to make it as stress-relieving and fun as possible— and start shopping early!