Category Archives: Pets

How to Trim Your Cat’s Nails

Once you see it done successfully, you'll feel better about clipping your cat's nails on your own. A desire to scratch is one of the cat's most basic, natural instincts.  And for you, the cat owner, protecting your furniture and your family from being scratched is one of your basic instincts. The best way to avoid…
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The Water Garden – Care & Feeding of Pond Fish

Keeping fish is a natural part of having a water garden. In addition to their appeal as pets they are a part of your pond's ecosystem. In order to maintain the health of your fish some basic precautions are necessary. It is important to keep the right amount of fish for the pond size, feed…
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Making Homemade Cat Food: Recipes, Benefits and More

These days, there’s a good chance the content of your cat’s bowl has been mass-produced by a multinational company, like Purina. But factories are often located in countries with limited controls — even for products intended for human consumption. As a result, many people are returning to the basics for their pets. If you would like to surprise your kitty with…
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Dog Meat Is Finally Banned From Yulin Festival In China

A huge victory for animal lovers around the world – dog meat has just been temporarily banned from the infamous Yulin Festival in China that has already taken the lives of thousands and thousands of innocent canines. The ban will come into effect on June 15 – that’s one week before the start of the…
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Reasons Why Your Dog May Have A Dry Nose

6 Reasons Why Your Dog May Have A Dry Nose There are times when a dog's nose is dry which is perfectly normal and therefore there's no reason to be concerned about it. However, there are other times when a "dry nose" might be an indication there could be something going on and therefore you…
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What You Need to Know About Dog and Cat Nutrition

What You Need to Know About Dog and Cat Nutrition Food is the foundation of health. How long an animal lives and, most important, the quality of its life, depend greatly on the quality and quantity of the food that it eats. Simply put, food is body-fuel, and provides the energy needed for an animal…
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Playtime With Your Cat

Play time offers physical and mental benefits that keep your cat entertained and can help eliminate destructive behaviours like clawing. Once upon a time – and not so very long ago – cats were mostly outdoors critters. They weren’t kept as household pets nearly as much as is common these days. In those not-so-long-ago days,…
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5 Great Ways To Keep Pet Hair Around The Home Under Control

Keep Pet Hair Around The Home Under Control Our dogs and cats give us so much pleasure but on the downside, they do tend to leave a few muddy paw prints around the place and quite a lot of their hair on the furniture, carpets and curtains. However, cleaning up after a pet is just…
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Bengal Cat – Breed Information

Any Bengal cat owner will agree that, whether you're drawn by their beautiful coat or tempted by their cheeky sense of humour, you'll certainly have your work cut out for you if you welcome one of these mini leopards into your home. Bengal Cat History A new and controversial breed, the Bengal is fast growing…
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Spring Plants That Are Dangerous for Pets

10 Spring Plants That Are Dangerous for Pets Spring has finally sprung — but some of the flowers and plants growing in your garden or blooming in your vases could cause serious harm to your pet. Lilies You may be tempted to decorate your home with a beautiful bouquet of lilies, but doing so could…
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Pit Bulls: Myths and Facts About Mighty Pit Bulls

Mention the words “Pit Bull,” and an intense debate will almost inevitably follow. Unscrupulous breeding by less-than-upstanding citizens, negatively sensationalized (and often false) media accounts, and longstanding myths surrounding these types of dogs have led to their vilification. Some people, in response to misperceptions about the breed, believe that all Pit Bull-type dogs are to…
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10 Things People Do That Dogs Can’t Stand

Hugging [caption id="attachment_10105" align="aligncenter" width="640"] I am not enjoying this hug. Photo Credit: Diana Mulvihill/The Image Bank/Getty Images[/caption] It's really cute to look at photos of people hugging dogs, but the reality is not so comfortable. Dogs generally do not enjoy hugs, especially from strangers. Placing your arms around a dog's neck or body may…
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Arrange the Best Cat Accommodation for Your Kitty

Cats are very sensitive about leaving the place where they spend major part of their lives. They do not object with the fact that you will be at work away from home for a few hours. They know very well that you will come home at the end of the day and feed them. Cats…
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Help Your Pet Rabbit Get Fit And Active

How To Help Your Pet Rabbit Get Fit And Active It is a good idea to weigh your rabbit every six months or so once they are fully grown, and compare the tally on your scale to the ideal for your rabbit’s breed and build! If you are not sure what constitutes a good weight…
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Human Foods to Avoid in Cat’s Diet

Cats can like human food as much as they like their own food. But not all human foods make good cat treats. When you’re sitting at the dinner table and your cat comes ambling up, eagerly eyeing your meal, it can be tempting to slip him some of your food. It’s important to know, though,…
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Caring For Older Cats

Cats can live to a ripe old age - over twenty in some cases - But did you know that your cat is considered 'mature' after the age of eight? As they age, your cat will require a little more monitoring and attention in order to be on the look out for any warning signs…
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