Good Reasons to Keep Your Cat Indoors

For many cat owners, the choice of whether to keep their cat indoors or to let it roam free at least part of the time is difficult. Some cat lovers believe keeping your cat cooped up indoors all of the time amounts to cruelty. Other cat lovers argue that the dangers of allowing domesticated cats to run in the streets far outweighs any potential benefits for the cat. From the title of this piece, you can probably guess which side of the issue I’m going to side with. But I think it’s important for people to realize how dangerous things can be for cats on the streets.
The Disease Factor
Cats that spend even part of the …

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African Grey Parrots–5 Things That Really Matter to Your African Grey

African Grey Parrots are some of the most intelligent, well spoken, and beautiful pet birds available for adoption today. Because of their many fine qualities they are also one of the most sought after parrot species for pets.
With proper care their life span can easily exceed 50 years. And here are 5 things that you can do for your Grey that really matter. A Great Home-The bigger the space you can provide for your Grey, the better its physical and mental health, general disposition, and interaction with you are likely to be. The minimum size for housing should be large enough for your bird to fully spread its wings while facing any direction in the …

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How to Get Rid of Barking Dogs

A dog’s bark is a warning sign that should be heeded by the animal’s owners. It can signify the dog’s longing to play with the owner, displeasure (or hunger), or the presence of an intruder. Useful as a dog’s bark is, it gets rather annoying when it goes on for some time, especially during the wee hours of night. Instead of getting insomnia from the noise, better pull the plug on excessive barking and fast.
Every Bark has a Reason
When stopping a dog’s barking episode, you must learn to identify its needs. Remember, a dog does not bark without reason. It always points to something, which is equivalent to human speech. As the owner, it’s your …

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Cat Training Basics

Before you train your cat, you will need to know about a cat. If you want to train your cat to sit, beg, and roll over, you should probably switch for a dog. In most cases, a cat is designed much differently than a dog in psychology and behavior. This is why some people either love cats or dislike cats; it is usually one or the other.
When it comes to training cats, we just want them to do the basics. These types of things would be to use the litter box rather than on the floor in the closet. Another of these items would be to not shred everything they come in contact with; this …

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Cat Vaccinations

Some people don’t realise that kittens and cats need regular vaccinations just like puppies and dogs do. By getting routine vaccinations for your feline companions will greatly reduced their risk of getting several feline diseases.
A kitten should be vaccinated around nine weeks old and a second round of vaccinations should be given at 12 weeks. Then they should have a booster vaccination yearly. These regular boosters will give your cat protection against cat “flu”, feline parvovirus and feline leukemia.
Below are some of the diseases and vaccinations that your cat should have to keep them healthy and fit.
Feline infectious enteritis also known as FIE is a severe and often fatal internal infection. It is caused by …

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Arthritis Pain Medication For Dogs

One of the most common arthritis drugs for dogs is a non steroidal anti-inflammatory drug called Rimadyl and it was created for relieving pain and inflammation in dogs. Research has proven that it provides relief for osteoarthritis symptoms. Rimadyl has fewer side effects than other similar drugs on the market today, and for that reason, it has become a popular choice for pet owners.
Rimadyl, however, is a drug; not a cure, and every drug has some kind of harmful side effect. Regardless of the fact that Rimadyl is highly effective at reducing swelling, inflammation, and pain, and can make coping with pet arthritis more bearable, it does not treat the disease itself, and therefore is …

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Oscars Fish

Some people say that oscar fish are ugly,my wife is one of those people she is always complaining how ugly she thinks my oscar fish is. I on the other hand think they are elegant,clever and very handsome fish,just like a pet dog my oscar fish knows who i am and always swims to the front of the tank when he sees me.
Anyway enough of that,here are a few tips on looking after oscar fish. When you first set up your tank wait at least 6 weeks before adding any oscar fish and regularly check the water quality until stable. Don’t add any more than one or two fish at a time and wait till …

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