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Repost : Mews: Christmas Guide for Catlovers and Owners Part 2

Hi everyone, Due to popular demand here is part 2 of our Christmas gift guide! This time we have made the effort to find more international and US items based on feedback from readers. There are of course still plenty of UK ones as well. 😀 In the first section we will cover the gifts… Continue reading Repost : Mews: Christmas Guide for Catlovers and Owners Part 2

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Repost (from The Dodo) : SeaWorld’s Children’s Book Ironically Reveals Everything Wrong With Captive Orcas

Couple weeks ago, I've read new about Closing down of Sea World Indonesia at Jakarta, due to their terminated contract with Ancol, along with controversial way from Sea World international about how they kept Orca in captivity and used them in a show. It's not right. Certainly, they treat them mistaken, in how they lived,… Continue reading Repost (from The Dodo) : SeaWorld’s Children’s Book Ironically Reveals Everything Wrong With Captive Orcas

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Toxoplasmosis in Cats

What is toxoplasmosis? Toxoplasmosis is a disease caused by a single-celled parasite called Toxoplasma gondii (T. gondii). Toxoplasmosis is one of the most common parasitic diseases and has been found in nearly all warm-blooded animals, including pets and humans. Despite the high prevalence of T. gondii infection, the parasite rarely causes significant clinical disease in… Continue reading Toxoplasmosis in Cats

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No De-claw!

Why Do Cats Need Their Claws?

Life with Cerebellar Hypoplasia Cats

I once read that a cat’s claws could be considered the “Swiss Army knife of the feline toolbox.”

At first glance, that can seem like a bit of an overstatement. I also realize that this topic can be highly controversial in the cerebellar hypoplasia community. I’ve met folks who have tremendously different opinions: Folks who have no qualms with declawing their cats, and folks on the other end of the spectrum who believe it’s wrong to trim your cat’s nails.

No matter which camp you’re a member of, take a moment to brush up on how cats use their claws. It may help you better understand your cat’s behaviors and needs.

So why exactly do cats have claws and how do they use them? Here are four reasons:

Attacking Prey

Outdoor Cats: For cats who live or roam outdoors, claws are an essential tool when dealing with prey. Cats…

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Ric O’Barry: From dolphin trainer to a dolphin activist

Ric O’Barry - "I feel somewhat responsible because it was the ‘Flipper’ TV series that created this multi-billion-dollar industry (oceanariums). It created this desire to swim and kiss dolphins. It created all these captures" Many adults and children are like enjoy seeing Dolphins or Orca jump meters high above water, play hoops with their snouts,… Continue reading Ric O’Barry: From dolphin trainer to a dolphin activist