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2014-03-31 12:27:31

Bayer HealthCare and the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) equip veterinarians with solutions to overcome an alarming trend--declining feline veterinary visits in spite of a growing cat population. SHAWNEE, Kan. and HILLSBOROUGH, N.J., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association (JAVMA)--the prestigious, peer-reviewed animal health journal--published in their April edition, the findings of a feline health study conducted by...


Word of the Day
attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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