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→  July 31, 2014   

Shelter dog saves nearly 1,000 homeless cats

Source: Life With Dogs January 4, 2014 Posted by Melanie in Dog News, Heroic Dogs, Photo Article, Rescue Many of you may be familiar with Ginny, the Schnauzer/Siberian husky mix whose life-saving skills were legendary. When she was adopted from a shelter, she paid the good deed [...]

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These 16 Dogs Are Heroes. They Are Also Pit Bulls.

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The importance of physical maturity in the horse

Source: horsetalk.co.nz By Narayan Khalsa on Jun 16, 2014 in Featured, Training & Husbandry A horse with a club foot. And why we wait to ride One of the core principles in Natural Horse Care is allowing a horse to physically develop before mounting them. Little is known or respected in this regard as, all too often, [...]

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Brighten up your cat’s day, every day!

Source: RSPCA Insights 3 June 2014 Whilst dogs are being treated to long walks, games of fetch, tasty tidbits and a good belly rub; what can we do to brighten up our cat’s day? Day 1 – Hide and sleep Cats aren’t much interested in playing hide and seek but they love a great hiding [...]

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Cat behaviour and psychology

It is sometimes suggested that the cat is not a naturally sociable animal, which may come as a surprise to many cat owners! Cats hunt on their own and prefer to defend themselves individually and so they are sometimes falsely accused of being loners. However, in a wild setting, [...]

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10 Most Dangerous People Foods for Cats

Feb 23, 2014 by Diana White in Womanitely Any cat owner can tell you that cats frequently prefer people food over their own meals. It’s not surprising to find a cat stealing bites from someone’s plate. While this practice may be cute, it can also be dangerous. There are several foods that have [...]

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10 Important Things Pets Can Teach Us

Feb 8, 2014 by Diana White in Womanitely Everyone knows that owning a pet can help reduce stress and improve the quality of life for many owners. Whether you own a cherry shrimp or a Clydesdale, each pet has something unique to offer to their caretakers. In fact, here are 10 things that [...]

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9 Ways to Know That You Are Ready for a Pet

Feb 17, 2014 by Jennifer Houston in Womanitely It doesn’t matter how practical or logical you are otherwise – as you walk past a pet store window, there will always be times when you will want to throw caution away and head in to take that cute little kitten with white paws home [...]

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10 Reasons Your Children Should Own a Pet

Feb 10, 2014 by Jennifer Houston in Womanitely Decade after decade, the debate continues – is it good for children to grow up with pets?  There are many positive reasons why children should own pets.  Not only do pets teach children many life skills, they are also wonderful friends. Check out 10 reasons [...]

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10 Insects With Comic Book Superpowers

by Gregory Myers July 27, 2013 via ListVerse You may think of insects as just minor irritants, but many of them have amazing powers that you would sooner expect from a superhero than a tiny bug. 10. The Orchid Mantis Looks Like A Flower The orchid mantis is referred to in scientific literature as Hymenopus coronatus. [...]