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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Pets and Animals

The Health Benefits of Keeping and Interacting with Pets

The significance of human-animal bond has been accepted the whole time, across cultures, and in modern research. Yet, attachment with pet animals has been undervalued. Ancient people valued the connections between humans and animals. In recent years, increasing research evidence confirms the physiological, psychological, and social benefits of communications with animals and the healing potential of animal-assisted programs in a…...
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Pets and Animals

Make Sure Your Cute Little Bunny is Not an Exotic Pet

When people hear the term “Exotic pet” they automatically think of a Capuchin monkey, an alligator or a raccoon. Some are baffled to find out that bunnies are exotic pets too. According to Dr. Kevin Wright, a vet specialized on exotic pets, “an exotic pet is any species that is not one of the nine major domesticated species that comprise…...
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