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Archie "I've become fascinated with tracking Archie, but it is so worrying."-- Iain SimpsonMany notable individuals and organizations long have touted the benefits of modern technology but when it comes to improving the lives of cats their proclamations ring especially hollow. Show More Summary
Fur from any of these furry creatures can be transformed into a $200 keepsake by Analog Watches. If you think you and Fido are inseparable now, wait until you see the new product being offered by Analog Watches. The Philadelphia-based...Show More Summary
In what can only be described as a truly harrowing scene, a team of herpetologists at Zoo Knoxville in Tennessee came into work March 22 to discover that 33 of their reptiles had died overnight. A total of 52 animals lived inside the particular building where the incident took place, meaning that more than half of the lives were lost. Show More Summary
Book tours can be tiring, but there’s nothing like being inspired by the work of the people of The Penn Vet Working Dog Center in Philadelphia. I had the pleasure of spending the afternoon there–basically an exercise in intellectual and emotional rapture. In general, here’s what they do: “Our goal is to increase collaborative research, […]
"There is a popular stereotype of the unsocial or aloof cat." Kristyn Vitale Shreve, Ph.D. candidate at Oregon State University, knows this misconception better than most. She—along with fellow researchers—recently conducted a studyShow More Summary
Scientists are helping cats clap back against stereotypes that felines are uncaring
If the "hunting for status" hypothesis is correct, then shaming could be an effective strategy for those opposed because shaming tends to erode the status that trophy hunters seek.
As the late Tom Regan stressed, "...the only adequate moral response to vivisection is empty cages, not larger cages." Animals in all human dominated venues need more freedom.
A new book called The Inner Life of Cats blends science and stories and shows that these fascinating, mysterious animals are sentient individuals who are loving and social beings.
Is it the sight of the cat, the sound of a cat, or the smell of a cat that excites dogs the most? The answer might surprise you.
Pet expenses are generally not tax deductible. The IRS does not consider pets dependents the way human children are, and the cost of their care doesn’t qualify as a deductible expense. But that doesn’t mean you can’t get pet-related tax deductions. Show More Summary
Stereotypes about cats and their personalities abound—calicos are feisty, orange tabbies are laid back. The Cat Fanciers’ Association has even put together a Breed Personality Chart. The problem with stereotypes is that when looking at an individual, they tend to be wrong as often as they are right. Enter science. Show More Summary
I used to think Tristan didn’t have favorite music. Then I discovered that we just hadn’t played it for him yet. Between us, Mr WayofCats and I have overlapping and eclectic tastes. We had the misfortune to spend formative decades … Continue reading ?
20 yr old female, spayed at age 1. Began urinating on kitchen counter top. Using foil to deter her from getting up. What could cause her to start this?
Dog With Blog Dog With Blog - The world as the dogs sees it. “I’ve been told that people in the army do more by 7:00 am than I do in an entire day But if I wake at 6:59 am and turn to you to trace the outline of your lips with mine I...Show More Summary
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This new website teaches people how to understand their dog's behavior and is meant for dog guardians, trainers, groomers, veterinarians, and anyone else who interacts with dogs.
Two giant corporate players have been making veterinary headlines as of late. Mars, Incorporated, the candy maker (M&M’s, Snickers, Twix, etc.), pet food manufacturer (Royal Canin, Pedigree, Iams, Whiskas, etc.), and owner of Banfield Pet Hospital with its... Read More
Dog With Blog Dog With Blog - The world as the dogs sees it. Late last night on Instagram, a little kitten asked this dog, “What’s The Most Beautiful Thing You’ve Read?” The unassumingly innocent question sent this dog tumbling down the rabbit hole. Show More Summary