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Helping Cat Lovers Love Cats More – Cat Litter Box Solutions

Cat lovers are rampant out there… What’s not to love, right? A beautiful, sassy animal that’s loving, fluffy and classy all at the same time… That’s a cat for you, and the independence and panache they put out are completely intriguing and endearing simultaneously. However, when you own a cat, whether it be an exotic cat or an “alley cat”, then you’re probably dealing with the same problem every other cat lover struggles with…the cat litter box! Myself, I haven’t had the blessing of a cat in my life for nearly 20 years now, and I’m certain things have changed in the cat box [ ... ]

Cougar in Niagara Falls, Canada

A few months ago, I was coming home on a country road that leads to the suburbs in Niagara Falls. It was about 3:00am, pretty cold, and what do I see? A mountain lion (also called cougars or pumas) that had just crossed the road in front of me. It was on the left side of the road on the shoulder going into the brush. I happened to be on the phone with a friend and told them what was going on. The big cat just looked over it’s shoulder at me as I drove past it slowly. It was definitely a [ ... ]

Looking for Pet Cat Supplies?

If you’re a cat owner, no doubt you are always on the lookout for great pet cat supplies. Right? I know it – If you’re anything like me, I’m constantly checking to see if I can’t find a great deal on pet food, cute clothes, games that involve my pets or treats! What I did find for you cat lovers out there is the neatest cat furniture at Outdora.com in their pet cat supplies section. Check out one of their adorable beds (left)…too cute – and you could hide some of their toys in the drawer below or treats… What I didn’t expect to [ ... ]

Bring the Exotic Home with an Abyssinian Cat

The Abyssinian cat is an Egyptian breed, whose build is in between that of the typical American short-haired and the Siamese, but still on the fine-boned side, with a long tail tapering to a point. Abyssinian Cats have almond shaped eyes, but with colors such as green, gold, copper or hazel. Large ears standing at alert are typical, and cats that are shown have large tufts of hair at the tips. Their coat is bright and short, silky and dense, owing similar markings to that of the African wild cat. Colors include reddish brown or “ruddy”, cream, red, blue and fawn in [ ... ]

A Canadian Lynx as an Indoor Pet?

I just found out that one of my newest friends, Dani, had a Canadian Lynx as a pet…Not only that, it was an indoor cat! I asked her to fill us in on having a Canadian Lynx as a pet. This is her account: Firstly, his name was Snaggletooth, and I rescued him from a breeder in Iowa. I found his information online and called him to find out more about owning a lynx. I had always thought how wonderful it would be to own a big exotic cat. I went with a lynx because he would mature around 65lbs., which is equal [ ... ]

Dangers of Hybridizing Lions & Tigers

I was unaware of the intense problems that occur when hybridizing lions and tigers. I have heard of ligers and tigons and even seen photos, and everything looks hunky dory, but behind the scenes we need to know what is going on with these albeit beautiful animals. Check out this video to find out to get informed: If we don’t speak up and spread the word, who will? These animals cannot speak for themselves, except through their suffering! That’s not fair and the entire thing is unnatural. Spread the word, this post and the video above to others to educate them about this issue [ ... ]

Animals Have Feelings – You Can Be Sure of That!

To all of those “experts”, who say that animals don’t have feelings…I turn my nose up at you! You really need to see this video before you make any more judgments! (My good stumble friend, kelliannie, shared this video with me, and it brought tears to my eyes!) *** A little background: I realize this video has no sound, but it is certainly not even needed! This video is of a lion named Christian. Apparently, he was rescued by these two men, and then set free back into the wild. This is a reunion 1 year after his release. *** This reunion is so touching, and truly [ ... ]

Majestic Animals of the Amazonian Rainforest

Some of the most amazing animals with vivid coloration and patterns come from the Amazonian Rainforest… Many of the world’s most endangered animals also hail from the Amazon… *** Amazon Rainforest Animals by Lucien Oliveira Most of the world’s rainforests are located in Central and South America, West and Central Africa, and Southeast Asia. They are very wet areas near the equator that give true meaning to the expression “world of abundance”, an expression that reflects on the variety of rainforest animals. Brazil holds 30% of all tropical rainforests that remain on Earth, and they are represented by Amazonia. The Amazon rainforest animals are part [ ... ]

Care, Protect and Play With Your Adopted Apartment Pet

Whether you have a dog, cat, bird, hedgehog, snake, lizard or hamster…Make sure you realize that they are an integral part of your family! Take care of them and their environment for an ideal relationship and keep them happy! You have made a vow to care and protect your adopted creature! Live up to it to the absolute best of your ability! *** Pets Are People Too….Wait……..Uh……. by Jeff Swett Okay, so animals aren’t actually people, but they have feelings like we do. Which makes them like people, doesn’t it? If a group of us were sitting around the living room [ ... ]

Plan To Avoid Some Wildlife On Your Camping Trip

Camping is good, wholesome, family fun…But, it is important to be aware of the wildlife around you, especially if you are in bear country… Grizzlies can be especially dangerous! Grizzly Bear Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Ursidae Genus: Ursus Species: U. arctos Subspecies: U. a. horribilis Conservation Status: The Grizzly Bear is an Endangered species. American Black Bear Scientific Classification: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Ursidae Genus: Ursus Species: U. americanus Conservation Status: The American Black Bear is a species considered to be of least concern in regards to it’s conservation status…That’s great news! *** Wildlife To Avoid On A Camping Trip by Darren Lintern Going on a camping trip can be on [ ... ]