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Blind Dog and His “Seeing-Eye Cat” Set Sights On New Forever Home

Blind Dog and His “Seeing-Eye Cat” Set Sights On New Forever Home

19 days ago   |   iHeart Dogs

During a winter cold snap in Canada, the animal lovers of Saving Grace Animal Society in Alix, Alberta, were out delivering supplies to families needing assistance when a...
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Texas Passes Lifesaving Microchip Scanning Bill Into Law

24 days ago   |   Alley Cat   |   2 articles

In a lifesaving win for animals, Texas has officially passed into law a bill requiring animal shelters and releasing agencies, including rescues, to scan an animal in their...
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Absence of known feline MYH7 and MYBPC3 variants in a diverse cohort of cats with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy

1 month ago   |   Animal Genetics

Summary Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy is the most common cause of heart disease in the domestic cat with a genetic predisposition in a few breeds. In the Maine Coon and Ragdoll...
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Sharing the Turf - Territory Explained

Sharing the Turf - Territory Explained

1 month ago   |   Cats International

The wild counterpart of the domestic cat has a large territory, with males patrolling about 150 acres and females, about 15 acres. With the provision of food by humans and the...
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Sharing the Turf - Scent Messages

Sharing the Turf - Scent Messages

1 month ago   |   Cats International

It is essential to understand the importance and function of feline scent marking if we wish to control the behavior. All cat owners have observed rubbing behaviors performed...
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Feline Happiness - The Familiar and Routine

Feline Happiness - The Familiar and Routine

1 month ago   |   Cats International

There's a tiny tiger in every house cat. This little predator patrols their territory with a diligence and regularity that would win the admiration of any police squadron...
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Sleeps and Naps: Feline Style

Sleeps and Naps: Feline Style

1 month ago   |   Cats International

Cats are the world's best sleepers. They slumber away about 60% of their lives-16 hours out of 24. At this rate a nine-year old cat has been awake for only about three years!...
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Feline Grooming

Feline Grooming

1 month ago   |   Cats International

There's no doubt that cats are self-cleaning. They spend about one-third of their waking hours grooming themselves. Unfortunately much of this grooming time seems to be spent...
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Bringing Home Baby

Bringing Home Baby

1 month ago   |   Cats International

Cats and babies can be great together if the proper precautions are taken. A new baby means major life changes for everyone in the family. Help your favorite feline prepare for...
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Cast Your Vote for Alley Cat Allies' 2021-2022 Calendar Cover Cat

Cast Your Vote for Alley Cat Allies' 2021-2022 Calendar Cover Cat

1 month ago   |   Alley Cat

We need your help to pick the “cover cat” for Alley Cat Allies' 2021-2022 Calendar. Vote for your favorite feline now! We've received so many wonderful photos to consider for...
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How Many Birds in the World?

How Many Birds in the World?

According to a recent study*, there are about 50 billion living birds in the world, six times as many as there are people. It was not easy to come up with that figure but the... Read more ...

On the Horizon: A Greener Approach to Fleas & Tic Control

Climate change has allowed parasites to spread to new regions, posing a significant threat to global livestock. New methods of flea and tick control can slow the spread of... Read more ...

13-Year-Old Rescues Missing Senior Dog & Helps Him Find His Way Back Home

13-Year-Old Rescues Missing Senior Dog & Helps Him Find His Way Back Home

When their small dog named Jersey went missing, Amy Cerelli and her boyfriend panicked. It was unlike the senior pup, and he had a hard enough time getting around as is. Even... Read more ...

Best Bird of the Weekend

Happy belated Father's Day to all our birding patriarchs out there. The irony of a free day to do whatever you might want when migration excitement has already petered out has... Read more ...

Birdlife at the Shaw River

Birdlife at the Shaw River

Due to the fact that we live near the coast in Broome we often choose to head inland to a river or an ephemeral wetland whenever we can to go birdwatching and or camping. There... Read more ...