Sunday, May 29, 2016

Catnip Cat Toy in Hermit Crab theme with Crinkle Element
Is there any wonder why the internet is jam-packed with cat videos?! Watching a cat in full play is pure joy! Freshly dried catnip (aka catmint) will have your kitty showing off his acrobatic skills and provide hours of entertainment for the whole family! Other features include a subtle crinkle noise when squeezed or batted, multiple textures of fabric and crochet, with ribbons that bob irresistibly with the slightest movement.

How do we ensure that we get the freshest, most potent product goes out to you? Our catnip filled toys are nearly ready to ship, (partially pre-fabricated). Once we receive your order, we add the dried catnip herb and insert a pad with catnip essential oils before the finishing stitches are completed. This allows us to ship quickly, but store each element separately which preserves freshness or oils and dried herbs.

Our cat toys are handmade with extreme care and excellent construction practices—after all, it is meant to be bitten, chewed, kicked, thrown, and clawed. However, you should inspect the toy periodically to ensure that all decorations and stitching remain secure.

Products pictured are representative of the item you will receive. Variations in fabric and yarns make it impossible to photograph and list each individual creation.

Why doesn't my cat doesn't respond to catnip? One possibility is that it isn't fresh enough. The volital oils in the herb don't have long shelf life, and pet stores are notorious for having old stock. Another possibility is that your cat lacks the gene that sends triggers the sensational response to catnip. This applies to 15-20% of cats. If you've offered fresh catnip without any notable response, you may want to try honeysuckle or velarian as an attractant.

Catnip is NOT considered safe for hermit crabs. Crabotanicals is a hermit crab food manufacturer, but this item is intended for HOUSECATS ONLY.

Friday, May 27, 2016

Hermit Crab Potholder or Fish Bowl Mat

I'd love to see this used as a mat for a fish bowl!  I created it with lime green yarn and a white yarn that had bright turquoise flecks.  I think it looks just like a green turbo shell--a favorite selection with my hermit crabs.  The eyelashes are the perfect finishing touch.  I'm not sure if I'll ever be able to re-create it, so it may be a one of a kind.  It is nice and dense and 100% cotton.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Crochet Hermit Crabs

I have created this little hermit crab crochet critter.  Thanks to suggestions from my facebook friends, I may adapt them for us as wall hangings, coasters, hot pads, or tank climbers.  But my original thought had been to make them into cat toys filled with really potent catnip.  I'm going to crochet my heart out so I have plenty to work with.  I'd really love your feedback on the design and suggested uses.

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Reviews for Crabotanicals Hermit Crab Pet Food

We have the best customers around!  Check out some of the sweet things people have said about our food products...

Heather says, "It's like I suddenly have crabs again. They come out and fight over the food dish. They love Crabotanicals."

Amy says of our croutons, "My crabbies love just having this around to chew on. I haven't had to use this for a vacation, but rather just put one of the chunks in their tank in a spot for them to find. Delicious hide and seek."

Tiffany says, "My daughter could hardly tell if her hermies had been eating before she introduced them to Crabotanicals food. Now they LOVE to eat and are growing and active. Thanks!"
Jan says, "Wonderful doing business with this company. I had read the prior reviews before purchasing these products and found the 5 star review to not only be helpful but right on spot as to the excellent product (with extra's thrown in!) and great customer service in helping me with question I had. I have done a lot of research on Hermit Crabs in order to take the very best care of my crabby and find Crabotanicals to be the most knowledgeable and nutrition minded! Thank you I will for sure be a return customer!"

Read more reviews here.