Cats

How to Calm Cats

There are a variety of factors that cause a cat to behave in a manner that’s scared, anxious or simply on edge. They can vary for every cat and range from simply wanting attention to traveling to being around new pets or people or just because of visiting a veterinarian. There are several things that people can do for controlling…...
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Dogs

How to Stop Dogs from Chewing on Household Items

Regardless of age, chewing is a natural behavior that can be seen in dogs. There are many things that a dog can accomplish by chewing. The jaw of the dog is strengthened; teeth are cleaned and chewing helps the animal in relieving stress and combating boredom and anxiety. However, while puppies and older dogs find it enjoyable to chew whatever…...
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Cats

Strange Cat Behavior

People who own cats know that sometimes, the pet’s actions don’t make any sense. Animal lovers accept their cat’s quirks without really knowing what they mean. Trying to understand a strange cat behavior or figuring out what a cat is thinking can give you a headache. Waqar Hassan Hassan is a Blogger, Author, Entrepreneur and the Administrator of OnzineArticles.com. He…...
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Pets and Animals

Big Felines as Pets: A Very Bad Idea

Lions and tigers are magnificent creatures, truly beautiful animals. They are particularly cute when they are young and playful. So, people sometimes feel tempted to keep big felines as pets. It’s been estimated that between 11000 and 12000 tigers are kept as pets in the USA. Hooria Hassan Hooria is the Co-Founder of Burgeoning Technologies, the parent company of OnzineArticles.com…...
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Cats

Cat Grooming Tips For A Shiny and Soft Coat

The fur that exists on the bodies of cats not only add beauty to the animal, but also acts as a layer of protection for their skin and is responsible for regulating their body temperature. The overall state of health of a cat can be judged by looking at the condition of their coat. The cat will be able to…...
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Pets and Animals

Dressing Up a Pet: Adorable or Cruel?

Dressing up a pet on various occasions is one of the most loved acts for many. It’s been estimated that in the USA people just spent around $370 million in cute outfits to dress up their pets for Halloween, 65% more than in 2010. Last year, 300 million were expended in outfits for dogs and cats. 15% of Americans bought…...
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Dogs

How Old is My Dog?

Eight in ten people consider their dog a member of their family. So, it is not surprising that43 percent of dog owners celebrate birthdays, according to a study done by Purina Pet Institute. The celebration includes a new toy, or a special trip to the park. But a doubt will emerge if, for instance, I try to calculate how old…...
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Dogs

Is There Such Thing as a “Dangerous Breed”?

In 2012, animal lovers from all over the world were heartbroken when they learned Wicca’s story. Wicca was a pitbull from Canada, who was euthanized just for being a pitbull. The city of Montreal killed the dog, ignoring thousands of requests to save her life. It all started when Wicca allegedly bit a woman and subsequently nipped an ambulance technician…...
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Pets and Animals

Rules For Choosing The Right Pet

Whether it’s an individual or a family, having a pet can be a source of fun, joy and comfort, but that’s only if they choose the right pet. Pets can be a source of learning opportunities, unconditional love and a connection to nature, especially for children. They can be great companions for parents and adults. The choice of a pet…...
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Pets and Animals

The Top Exotic Yet Bad Pets

 Credit: PattybrdarPhoto Potential pet owners will have a large variety of animals at their disposal when they go pet hunting, but this wide range makes it difficult for them to actually settle on one. A number of animals out there will prove to be a great addition to the household and will become part of the family in no time…...
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