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2014-03-10 08:25:42

Petmate revolutionizes cat play category, will unveil all-new program at Global Pet Expo 2014 ARLINGTON, Texas, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Petmate, a leading maker of innovative products for pet families, has partnered with renowned cat expert, TV personality, author and animal advocate Jackson Galaxy to shake up the cat play category with an exclusive line of advanced products. The Jackson Galaxy Collection by Petmate line can be seen at Global Pet Expo 2014 Booth #2935....

An Unstroked Kitty Is A Happier Cat, Says Study
2013-10-07 14:30:34

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It’s long been understood that cats and other pets can reduce stress in their human caretakers. Yet, there has been little understanding of how our affections toward our feline companions affect them. That is until now. A new study says that slow petting and stroking that is so beneficial to humans could be absolutely nerve-wracking to the animals on the receiving end. Researchers from Austria, Brazil and the UK say they were...

The Cats Will Kill Us All!
2012-08-07 14:51:43

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online I can see it in her eyes. Every morning after I wake up and sleepily stumble into my kitchen to pour myself a glass of water or grab some clean clothes from the dryer. After all, who folds clothes anymore? As I make my way through the house, she lies in wait, crouched in pouncing posture, head poking through the living room blinds just so, keeping an eye out for the squirrels which enjoy a daily breakfast at the dried corn...

2010-12-19 00:26:43

Whirling, Twirling, Zipping, Zooming, Flashing, Fluttering Feline Toys Keep Both Pets and Retailers on their Toes as "ËœElectronics' Prove to be the Gift of Choice San Rafael, CA (PRWEB) December 17, 2010 Despite a challenging economy in 2010, pet owners are defying all odds this holiday season and generating a wave of excitement around a relatively new category of pet gifts -- electronic interactive toys such as those by Petlinks. The trend in gifts for pets has been building...

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2010-09-09 08:10:00

Almost three out of four cats in a new study wore collars consistently during a six-month study, suggesting that most cats will tolerate a collar even if their owners are skeptical about its success. In fact, in almost 60 percent of cases, the animals' tolerance of collars exceeded owners' expectations that their cat would keep the collar on without much trouble. The researchers suggest that, armed with this data, veterinarians should include a discussion about the importance of...

2010-05-10 09:00:00

ST. LOUIS, May 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The cats are back! Housecat Housecall, one of the first reality-based cat television programs, is returning to Animal Planet for a third season of providing cat-owning families with resolutions for addressing their various cat behavioral concerns. This season, which begins June 5th, features an exciting and diverse group of cat lovers including a legendary Broadway performer, a Major League Baseball manager and producer, choreographer and celebrity...

2009-12-07 12:24:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- "You can't teach an old dog new tricks," it's often said. In fact, you can. However, old myths about pets continue to be passed down from generation to generation. "While some myths are harmless, others can be dangerous if pet owners believe them and act on them," says Mark Nunez, DVM, president of the CVMA. "That's why it's important to check with your veterinarian to find out if a commonly held belief is really true." Untrue myths about cats...

2009-11-10 08:20:00

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever wonder what your cat does all day when he is home alone? Wonder no more. Friskies® brand cat food finally answers the question that many cat owners have always pondered: What does my cat do when I am not at home? Dedicated to providing cats with vast sensory experiences to help them be happy and healthy, Friskies is announcing the results of a first-of-its-kind cat "focus group(1)" that reveal there's more to life than a cat nap...

2009-10-05 17:59:04

A California woman said bringing a pair of kittens into her house had an unexpected side effect -- turning her Siberian husky into a foster mom. Sarah Kidder said she came across the kittens and their guardian, a male cat she said she believes to be their father, while walking her 12-year-old dog, Tamerack, near her Oakland home last month, the Oakland Tribune reported Monday. Kidder said she discovered the cat and kittens had been abandoned by neighbors who moved away. She said she brought...


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2007-01-19 12:22:03

The cat (or domestic cat, house cat) is a small carnivorous mammal. A skilled predator, the cat is known to hunt over 1,000 species for food. Intelligent, the cat can be trained to obey simple commands, and has been known to teach itself to manipulate simple mechanisms. Cats use more than one hundred vocalizations and types of body language for communication. Like horses and other domesticated animals, cats can sometimes become feral, living effectively in the wild. Feral cats will often...

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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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