The Three Best Kitten Breeds Ever
July 25th, 2014
Chances are that by now you’ve heard this reason for spaying your dog: so she won’t have puppies because animal shelters are overflowing with animals. “Yes,” you say to the screen in front of you, “but why should I spay my dog?” As much as you care for the good of society, you’d also like to know why a spay would be good or bad for your dog personally. Here are some ways a spay would affect you or your dog (and not society). Pros She’ll be less likely to develop certain types of cancers and diseases related [...]
July 22nd, 2014
You’ve decided to adopt. Congratulations! After probably years of thinking about it, months of weighing the pros and cons, weeks of excited chit-chats with friends about which breed to get, and days of preparation, you arrive at the shelter and they ask, “Are you looking for a cat or a dog?” Wait, that’s it? Cat or dog? In many shelters, those are your only choices, but that isn’t necessarily so everywhere. While nearly 70% of American households have either one cat or dog, the emergence of alternative pets are on the [...]
July 14th, 2014
While rats are known for being very clean, you may still find that the area around their cage can begin to stink just a few days after cleaning. Instead of cleaning only once a week, it’s best to devote a few minutes each day to cleaning. Along with routine cleaning, there are several other ways that you can keep their habitat smelling fresh so that both you and your rats are happy. Train Your Rats to Use a Litter Box One of the most effective ways of keeping a rat cage [...]
July 3rd, 2014
Humans aren’t the only species known to self-medicate with drugs and alcohol. Several animals get high on a regular basis while living in the wild. Many animals will seek out the drug, and keep returning to it after becoming addicted, or because they just love getting messed up. Here are 5 animals that often get high when their drug of choice is available. Horses A horse’s drug of choice is a legume with nicotine-type effect called spotted locoweed. In many pastures, spotted locoweed will be the only green plant left when the [...]
July 3rd, 2014
You remember the Golden Rule: do unto others as you would have them do unto you. If you have found a stray dog that does not have a name tag, do what you can to reunite it with its (probably frantic) owner; after all, that’s what you would want if the situation were reversed. Call an animal control company like All Wildlife Animal Eviction. That is probably what the owner will do if unable to find the dog in or around the neighborhood. Give the dispatcher your cell phone number and [...]
July 3rd, 2014
Before you feed those table scraps to your dog, you should know that some human foods and drinks can be harmful. While some foods require consumption of large quantities, others are harmful and even fatal in extremely small amounts. Here is a list of foods that can prove fatal to your dogs. Alcohol Some people think that it’s funny to give their dogs small amounts of alcohol. Sadly, that practice can lead to brain and liver damage. It can also lead to alcohol poisoning if too much is consumed. It doesn’t take [...]
If you’re one of those people who really like ancient Egypt and you want to have an intelligent, furry companion to follow you around, then you should get an Abyssinian kitten! These kittens have a lot of energy, and they learn very quickly, so you can train them to do a lot of things. They stay high-maintenance until you train them, but afterwards they make great companions!
You might think of the American Shorthair as the most generic cat breed, but it definitely has its perks. Wouldn’t you just love to have an adorable tabby kitten? Most of the tabbies you see on commercials and television programs are American Shorthairs. These kittens are very friendly, very intelligent, and very low-maintenance, so you don’t have to worry about them destroying your house. They’ll love you and play with you.
Ragdolls get their name because they go limp when you pick them up. They usually have very calm and gentle temperaments. They have really long hair, so they’re really fluffy and you will have to help them with their grooming. But you don’t have to worry about them much otherwise. They readily give affection and will make a great companion for just about every household.