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    Why can’t you get your cat to follow orders?

    Cats are not like dogs. It is much harder to make them obey; they are headstrong and seem almost to be lazy. Quite often we become the servants of the cat, rather than the other way around. Take the cat Conrad for example. He lives with a human named Truls. Conrad is a rescue animal […] More

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    Louie the Cape Coral cat is so popular, he has over 10 owners

    Realtor Lenora Marshall was showing a house that was for sale on her own Cape Coral, Florida, street about six years ago when something gray darted out of one of the empty rooms. The potential buyers were surprised, and asked Marshall if that gray flash they glimpsed was a cat. “That’s just Louie,” Marshall recalls telling them, […] More

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    Anti-vaxxers have a new target in their sights – pets.

    Curious about anti-vaxxing but not sure whether you want to risk the lives of your children on a vague vogue? Well: why not practise on your dogs first? That’s right: anti-vaxxing for animals. An accoutrement as chi-chi as any doggie waistcoat, is now a thing. Cats are not immune either, with various websites now alleging […] More

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    Cat Gets His Own Yoga Mat So He Can Work Out Next To Mom

    “Whether he is in the same room or on the opposite side of the house sleeping, he will get up and join me while I work out.” For the longest time, whenever Autumn Pregizer would pull out her exercise mat, her cat Mango would immediately climb onto it with her. He loved hanging out with […] More

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    Meet Africa’s Smallest Cat… And also the deadliest… The Gyra!

    The world’s deadliest cat isn’t a tiger, lion, or puma. It’s not that really mean back-alley cat behind your house, either. It’s this tiny feline fighter called the Gyra! Without a doubt, some of these enormous felines can definitely be deadly. Lions, leopards and cheetahs are all huge cats with quick reflexes and powerful bites. […] More

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    Penguin Jumps on Board Research Boat to Say ‘Hello’

    This cute little penguin jumped on board to say hello to an Australian research crew working in Antarctica! Together with UOW: University of Wollongong, Australia and Australian Antarctic Division the CSIRO is developing new tools to assess the risk of pollution to the environment. The stunning moment was caught by researcher Matthew McKay, and after being shared by Australia’s Commonwealth […] More

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    China’s youth is obsessed with a new trend – ‘cat-sniffing’

    HANGZHOU – Zhou Shuaibo loves sniffing his orange tabby cat and spends hours playing with it every day. Burying his face in the fluffy body of his cat and inhaling deeply while stroking its tummy, Zhou is one of China’s many youth who engage in ‘cat sniffing’, a term coined for those who obsessively smell […] More

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    Feral Kitten With Saddest Eyes Never Knew What Love Was

    Sometimes, we don’t choose our pets — our pets choose us. Such was the case with an adorable kitty named Mami, who happened to have some of the saddest eyes we’ve ever seen. Poor little Mami was found, along with her mom and two brothers, in the dumpster of a high school during the middle […] More

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    How scientists taught monkeys the concept of money. Not long after, the first prostitute monkey appeared

    You may have thought things like currency or money are concepts known solely by man – something which differentiates humans from animals. Some might have a sense of ownership, besides of course territory, but trading and the likes haven’t been observed in any other species besides homo sapiens. However, in 2005, an economist/psychologist duo from […] More

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    Meet Messi, The First Domesticated Puma!

    According to the 2017-2018 National Pet Owners Survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association (APPA), 68% of U.S. households, or about 85 million families, own a pet. Considering that 56% of U.S. households had pets in 1988, which was the first year the survey was conducted, this is a moderate increase. When we think […] More

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