Declawing Your Cat Is Inhumane and Painful

Posted by Roses on March 3, 2011
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young-giMany people consider their cats part of the family. They’ve became integral parts of our lives offering love and companionship. Yet, De-clawing them has became as common as spaying or neutering.

If you’re considering De-clawing our cat, there’s some things you should know about the surgical process. It’s not simply a type of manicure as most people might think. It is a very serious, painful surgery and it will takes weeks for your cat to re-cooperate! In some countries De-clawing is considered an inhumane mutilation and it is actually illegal!

A cat’s claw isn’t a toenail, it is adhered to the bone, sort of an extension of the bone. De-clawing involves literally amputating the last bone in your cats paw! It is comparable to removing the last joint on all of a humans fingers! And, even worse it’s not just one amputation, it is literally ten amputations in one surgery!

In rare instances De-clawing has damaged the tendons in the cats legs making it painful for them to walk! In even more common instances the …

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Animal facts Trivia

Posted by Roses on March 21, 2010

In the Guinness Book of World Records the largest dog that was ever recorded was in 1989 who was named Aicama Zorba of La-Susa was an eight foot and three inches and weighing in at over 343 pound English Mastiff.

Aicama Zorba of La-Susa

Aicama Zorba of La-Susa

Zorbra was from London, England is no longer in the Guinness Book due her death but there has never been another one to take her place yet. Now that is a big dog I wounder if this is where they got the ideal for Clifford the Big red dog for children?

princess-teacup-chihuahua

princess-teacup-chihuahua

Well we have the largest dog so how about the smallest dog now.
This little thing only measures in at 6 inches that is from his tail to his nose. It is a chihuahua. Can you just think how small it would look against Zorbra?

Click on the picture and read how big this little girl is.

I think these types of breeds well all Chihuahua’s really looks like rats for some reason and are most of the time …

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Mike the Miracle headless chicken

Posted by Roses on March 7, 2010

Can a chicken live for a long period of time with out its head? Looks like they can.   Usually this is not really the case… they can stagger around for no more then 60 to some times 90 seconds due to the nerves jerking.

A rooster in  Fruita, Colorado on September 10th of 1945 named Mike lived for a total of 18 months and he was headless or nearly so. WOW I bet he  ran into walls. Wonder how he ate?   That is a very fascinating thing,  and so many things goes through your head on how and why this might  happen. Here is  how it did  happen.

Mike the Miracle headless chicken

Mike the Miracle headless chicken

Lloyd Olsen was sent out by his wife to get a nice pan fryer.   Keeping  in mind that his  mother-n-law (who loved chicken necks)  was coming for dinner, and  he wanted to be on her good side,  he tried to get high enough on the neck so there would be a nice neck piece for his dear mother-n-law.

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Pictures and Information About White Bengal Tigers

Posted by Roses on February 8, 2010

These tigers are in danger and not many are alive today due to hunters there are only 200 white tigers alive in the entire world it has also been studies that only between 5000 to 7000 wild tigers are left in the world.

White Bengal Tiger

White Bengal Tiger

In India within the last 100 years only ten white tigers have been seen.

White Bengal Tiger Cub

White Bengal Tiger Cub

Tigers love to live alone, the mother tiger stays with her cubs till they are big enough to care for themselves.

Within the past 70 years three tiger subspecies has went into extinct. The Javan, Bali and the Caspian tigers are no long in the world today.

There are many organizations that are trying to get the population of these rare and magnificent animals back up in numbers to help them survive.

White Bengal Tiger

White Bengal Tiger

The White Bengal Tiger is built differently then most tigers. here is a picture showing how they are built.

Bengal Tiger body

Bengal Tiger body

Help save these beautiful creatures before it is too late.  Every dollar counts and …

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Training Your Dog to Obey

Posted by Roses on January 6, 2010
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Learning to train your dog to obey may feel a little like a psychology class, but luckily it is relatively simple and fun. The key to getting your dog to obey your commands will be a technique known as “positive reinforcement”. This entails rewarding your dog for doing the things you command him to do. Rewarding your dog does not only mean giving him a treat, but should also include gentle and reassuring petting, and nice words and body language.

The first thing you should train your dog to do should be to come to you. Let’s go over what you should do to train your dog to come to you. Start off in a safe environment with a leash, like your backyard, and call out the command clearly to your dog. The command should be the same sound every time so the dog learns to recognize that command. If your dog does not respond at all to your command, try tugging gently on the leash and walking a few steps back as your dog …

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Understanding Feline Diabetes

Posted by Roses on January 4, 2010
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There are two types of Feline Diabetes Mellitus. They are: When there is less creation of insulin inside the body and When the body can’t manage the body’s cell in a proper way.

Though this disease can occur in any cat of any age group but it is more prevalent among the older cats and the male gender.

Diabetes can also take place due to drug intake or illness which damages the original emission of insulin or the tissues that gets affected.

The Signs and Symptoms of Feline Diabetes:

1. When the amount of urine and thirst increases.
2. When the body can’t manage glucose it looses weight.
3. Nausea feeling.
4. Not feeling hungry.
5. Feeling weak
6. The skin gets bad
7. Problem in breathing
8. Lack of fluid

Diagnosis of the Disease:

At first cats suffering from this disease will be tested for the level of sugar in both blood and urine. This is done to check the increase of blood glucose level in the body.

Treatment of the Disease:

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All About Catnip And Cats

Posted by Roses on November 26, 2009
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Ever wonder about the effects catnip has on some cats and whether or not the tempting treat is harmful for your pet? Research has shown only about half to two-thirds of felines have a reaction to catnip while it has no affect whatsoever on the rest of the population. That is because the gene responsible for the reaction is inherited and not all cats possess it to pass it on to their offspring.

Many pet owners enjoy watching their cat’s natural high after ingesting or sniffing catnip. The reactions vary from rolling around on the floor, excessive pawing and uncontrolled friskiness. This behavior will last anywhere from five to fifteen minutes before wearing off. It is extremely rare for a cat to have a negative reaction, however, there are some cats who become aggressive and will fight after their exposure to catnip.

If you are unsure of your pet’s reaction, it is recommended you try a small amount on the animal in an isolated area to gage their reaction. Though part of the reason for

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The Leopard Gecko Makes A Great Pet

Posted by Roses on November 25, 2009
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Most of us are familiar with that cute talking gecko on all the GEICO commercials. This little guy may be great at helping to boost car insurance sales, but can he be a good house pet? Absolutely! In fact, some would say that the gecko – particularly the Leopard Gecko – is the perfect house pet.

Though there are several species of geckos, the leopard gecko is the most popular pet choice for various reasons. These likable creatures are fairly docile, take up little space, require a simple diet, sport a huge variety of colors and patterns, and can live beyond 20 years, Wow!

Having a gecko as a pet means having a nocturnal reptile that enjoys warm temperatures between 70 – 90 degrees Fahrenheit, as well as the company of at least one other of its kind. Ideally, there should only be one male per 15 – 20 gallon tank.

When you put male and female geckos together, you’ll likely have to deal with more than you bargained for once the offspring come. That’s …

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Siamese Cats

Posted by Roses on November 24, 2009
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The Siamese cat originated in Thailand where they had long been one of the most popular cat breeds. It was believed that the Siamese cat could protect people and places from evil spirits and so they were often used in monasteries and palaces for this purpose. The Siamese cat was also believed to bring good luck to their owners.

In 1884 several Siamese cats were given to a British general. It was the first time this breed of cat was seen in England. Soon afterwards immigrants brought the Siamese cat to America. Today the Siamese cat is one of the most popular breeds of cats in the world and certainly one of the most recognized.

Not all Siamese cats are the same color though most of them have light colored bodies with darker colors around their legs, paws, tail and face. Their eyes are usually slanted.

Siamese cats are especially known for their communications with their owners. They truly enjoy interacting with humans and are very vocal. In fact, the Siamese cat is known as

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Getting The Perfect Dog House

Posted by Roses on November 23, 2009
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Many things need to be considered when looking for a doghouse. You will need to think about the size of the dog, cost you can afford, what climate you live in and what materials were used to build the doghouse. Another thing you need to think about is the general appearance of the doghouse.

One of the most important things to consider is the size of your canine companion. Is the dog a pup? If so what will be the end result when it has finished growing? You may even need to buy a small doghouse now and then upgrade to a bigger size when your dog grows a little.

What about cost, not everyone has won the lottery so you need to find a reasonably priced doghouse in your budget. There are many doghouses on the market with many different prices.

Do you live in the desert or at the North Pole? If in the desert or somewhere warm you will want a doghouse with lots of ventilation, or in a cold climate you …

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