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Taking Care Of Your Maine Coon Cat

Taking Care Of Your Maine Coon Cat

Maine Coon cats are popular cats that are perfect for you and your kids. They are friendly little guys that enjoy the attention from humans. They are lovable and once you are hooked, you are hooked. They love to play with their owners so you can get them for your kids and buy them a […]

Plants That Can Harm Your Pet

Plants That Can Harm Your Pet

With warmer weather arriving in the Northern Hemisphere, most of us will be spending an increasing amount of time outdoors. Our friends down South will be heading into winter, and spending more time indoors. Wherever you find plants, whether indoors or out, you need to be aware of whether or not those plants can be […]

Commonly Known Infections In Turtles

Commonly Known Infections In Turtles

The most common type of infections that occur in turtles is mainly caused by bacteria. To prolong the life of your pet turtle, it’s advisable to learn the signs and symptoms of the prevalent infections. Fortunately, they can be prevented, just make sure you seek the advice of the veteran when you suspect the signs […]

Is Your Dog Smarter Than A Two-Year Old Toddler?

Is Your Dog Smarter Than A Two-Year Old Toddler?

A new study found that family dogs may be smarter than a two year old toddler. By adapting tests designed for studying behavior and psychology of children, researchers have found that the average dog can recognize and reason the gestures and words similar to two year old toddler. Mr. Stanley Coren, professor emeritus at the […]

What Is Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)?

What Is Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV)?

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, abbreviated as FIV, is sometimes referred to as feline AIDS. This is a bit of a misnomer. FIV is actually a feline immunodeficiency virus, a retrovirus which attacks the immune system much like HIV does in humans. Feline AIDS is a different condition, just as AIDS in humans is different from HIV […]