YND Podcast Episode 12: Holistic Tips and Why Your Cat Has a Split Personality

by Angela Ardolino

Did you know that cats need just as much care, attention and enrichment as dogs? In this episode, Jae and Adrienne from Two Crazy Cat Ladies talk through some of the most common misconceptions about cats, including their levels of independence, the advantages of keeping a cat inside or outside, and more. They also address some frequently asked questions about litter box training, giving your cat vertical space, and dental health. 


Episode Recap:

  • It’s challenging to find natural alternatives specifically for cats (1:25)
  • People assume cats are completely independent, but that’s not the case (5:25)
  • It’s not healthy for cats to roam outside unsupervised (7:08)
  • Give your cats vertical space and enrichment (9:54)
  • Cats are both predators and prey, so they have unique needs (13:51)
  • If your cat is peeing outside the box, it could be a sign of a health issue (18:01)
  • Try a wood-based litter instead of clay (22:49)
  • Look for supplements that are specifically made for cats (26:11)
  • Don’t forget to take care of your cat’s dental health (27:50)
  • How to learn more from Two Crazy Cat Ladies (31:26)



About Angela Ardolino

Angela Ardolino Author Photo with Odie the Schnauzer
Angela Ardolino is a holistic pet expert who has been caring for animals for over 20 years. She operates a rescue farm, Fire Flake Farm, in Florida. In addition, she owns Beautify the Beast,  a natural pet salon and shop. Moreover, Angela got her certificate in Medical Cannabis Biology and Therapeutic use from the University of Vermont School of Medicine. Next, she founded Hemp Dog Health to provide high quality, all-natural medical cannabis products designed specifically for pets. 

Accordingly, she uses Full Spectrum Hemp Extract on all her pets at her rescue farm every day since 2016. Angela has five dogs. Odie a 12-year-old mini-schnauzer, Nina an 8-year-old Doberman. Jolene a 7-year-old mutt, Maza a 7-year-old mutt, and Rhemi an 8-year-old poodle. In addition, she has 4-10 more any time she is fostering or boarding. She is a member of the Society of Cannabis Clinicians and the Veterinary Cannabis Association. In fact, Angela has educated hundreds of medical doctors and veterinarians on the therapeutic uses of medical cannabis on animals.

The Two Crazy Cat Ladies Headshot
About The Two Crazy Cat Ladies

The Two Crazy Cat Ladies™ are cat advocates, social media influencers, bloggers and content creators. They offer a full line of natural supplements [Feline Essential™] made to help treat and prevent many common health issues in cats. In 2015, motivated by the lack of available resources for natural feline health, Jae & Adrienne dedicated their lives to learning and sharing all they can to help cats live the longest, healthiest and happiest lives possible. They host regular live shows on social media to connect with cat parents and answer questions they have about their kitties as well as sharing tips about cat health and happiness via blogs and videos. Also – worth mentioning – they always have a cocktail in hand.