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As backyard chicken-keeping only becomes more popular, so too does the number of households where chickens have to coexist with traditional pets like cats and dogs. Cats and chickens may seem like natural enemies, but for people with outdoor cats and free-range chickens, habituating them to one another will be a major investment against future
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Jiffpom, the tiny Pomeranian, can potentially earn 5.8M/year – 190X the UK average salary Instagram’s highest earning animal accounts include nala_cat, itsdougthepug and juniperfoxx Pumpkin the Raccoon has 1.3M followers and can potentially earn 748,010/year – 24X the UK salary Other animals cashing in on the ‘gram include marmosets, squirrels, pigs and toads Jiffpom makes
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Disease processes occur in the mouth more than anywhere else in a cat’s body. Dental disease is very common and, if untreated, it can lead to bad breath, swollen and bleeding gums, difficulty eating and oral pain. Cats are secretive by nature, and they often don’t reveal that they are experiencing oral discomfort. Occasionally, cats
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Twenty-one-year-old Cookie, whose peaceful purring melted the hearts of cat lovers, has been crowned the winner of Cats Protection’s Alternative Cat Awards. With its annual National Cat Awards postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic, Cats Protection instead asked the public to send in videos of their feline friend’s antics during the past few months. And
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A Japanese cat may be the world’s first real copycat. Ebisu was able to imitate the actions of her human under controlled scientific conditions. Claudia Fugazza, an ethologist at Eötvös Loránd University, who had been studying dog cognition for nearly 10 years using “Do as I Do” training, discovered this talented feline by accident. As
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When cats are hiders, we often chalk it up to them being “stereotypical, antisocial felines.” But the truth is they might be feeling anxious. They don’t have to feel this way, and letting it go on can actually be dangerous. “Cats in a chronic state of anxiety can get sick, so this is correlated with
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There are often milestone moments in our lives that reshape the path of who we are to become. Such was the case for Paul Santell, a union worker who moved to Queens, New York, in 2011, not knowing anything about animal rescue or stray and feral cats roaming in outdoor communities nationwide. That changed over
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With 2020 looking likely to be the hottest year on record, as predicted by meteorologists, global warming is coming to the boil. Amid concerns around climate change, people are consciously looking to live a more sustainable life and to improve their impact on the environment – with 33%** of Britons becoming more aware of their
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This post contains affiliate links* RompiCatz makes some of the best cat toys on the market. These toys from the creator of the popular Neko Flies are designed to engage your cat’s natural hunting and prey instinct. Ellen understands the importance of mental stimulation and physical exercise for indoor cats. She has been creating toys
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It’s hard these days to not sink into despair at the state of the world, but focusing on gloom and doom scenarios has never helped anyone and only makes things worse. We may not be able to control much, but we can control our thoughts, so why not choose light-filled, positive thoughts? I’m not suggesting
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Advanced veterinary care for her cats, Spike (who had oral cancer) and Holly (who had severe allergies) made Linda Ahrens, 79, want to help pet owners receive the same level of care for their animals. In 2005 Linda asked her daughter, Tracy, about an idea. The Illinois resident wanted to make 24-inch-square flannel quilts that
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Hi everyone, Following on from our post on how to introduce a dog to cats we got this lovely story of Panda & Peppy from Patty E on how successful her own experience was: I just finished reading the article about how to introduce a dog to the cats. I did not have a problem
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A friend recently gave me two cat care guides from the 1960’s. The Common Sense Book of Kitten and Cat Care is from 1966, Cats is from 1969. Looking through the books was a fascinating exercise in realizing how far we’ve come in understanding cats better over the last 50 years. The books got some
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