US dogs and cats in numbers
The number of pet owners in the United States more than tripled between 1970 (67 million) and 2012 (164 million). In other words, in 2012, 62% of American families have…

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Favorite swan of Anna Pavlova
The name of the greatest ballerina Anna Pavlova is known not only among people interested in ballet, but also people far from this art. Her stunning miniature Dying Swan brought…

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Dog for apartment
Very often, people in big cities do not have the ability to fully walk dogs, and many of the dog breeds (large and small) require regular physical activity and exercise.…

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Undeservedly Forgotten Canaries

It so happened that now in our country the most popular pets are cats and dogs. Almost no one is interested in such amazing things as aquariums, terrariums, few contain rodents or birds. No, of course they are, but their number is not comparable with the army of cats and dogs. Naturally, most veterinary clinics are focused specifically on these animals. As a result, it is rather difficult for lovers, for example, birds or rats, to find like-minded people or get qualified advice or help.

These are canaries, if someone does not understand … but more on that below Continue reading

10 little-known facts about cats

The fact that cats along with dogs are one of the most popular pets is a generally accepted fact. Have you ever wondered how much we know about these creatures? We are talking not only about the habits of cats, about health or behavior, but also about interesting historical episodes from their lives. And today – 10 little-known facts that will make you look at your cat from a different angle.

1. Initially, it was believed that for the first time cats were domesticated in Egypt, where they were elevated to the rank of deities. Continue reading

Japanese feline paradise

For many hundreds of years, humans have endowed cats with mystical qualities. Somewhere people loved them, somewhere they hated them, once they deified them, and once they were afraid, but they never remained indifferent to them.
Cat cults have survived for many centuries and have successfully survived to this day. One of them still exists in Japan, where it is believed that white cats are a symbol of integrity, black cats give protection from evil forces, and tricolors bring good luck. Continue reading

How cats fall
Most members of the feline family tend to view the area from a height. Large forest cat lynxes spend most of their time in trees, in ambush or in pursuit…

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Carnivore Plague
Carnivore plague (infectious catarrhal fever) is an acute viral disease characterized by fever, catarrh of the mucous membranes, pneumonia, skin exanthema and damage to the nervous system The causative agent…

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Carnivore Plague
Carnivore plague (infectious catarrhal fever) is an acute viral disease characterized by fever, catarrh of the mucous membranes, pneumonia, skin exanthema and damage to the nervous system The causative agent…

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What colors do dogs see?
Dogs, like most other mammals, have no color vision. Yesterday in 1909, it was established that dogs do not distinguish colors, but only respond to the degree of brightness, in…

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