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2013-09-24 10:33:27

From Journal of Feline Medicine and Surgery (2013) The Feline Vaccination Advisory Panel of the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) issue new guidelines on vaccination schedules for feline patients based on risk assessment. The guidelines offer recommendations for vaccination of household pet cats, shelter house cats, and cats in breeding catteries. Updates to the guidelines include information on: -Vaccination frequency and interval -Core vs Non-core antigens...

2013-09-23 23:22:03

My Cat from Hell Behaviorist Reminds Public – TNR Best Way to Help Feral Cats Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Jackson Galaxy, the cat behaviorist responsible for ensuring cat guardians and their cats coexist peacefully on the popular Animal Planet show My Cat From Hell, lends his support to National Feral Cat Day (October 16) in a new PSA filmed for Alley Cat Allies, the nation’s largest advocacy group for cats. “We are thrilled to work with our friend, Jackson Galaxy, on...

2013-09-19 23:27:49

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is submitting the Triple F to companies for their review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 "Years ago, after learning of a colony of feral cats living on school grounds, I began to leave food for them, eventually graduating from bowls to a simple cat-food dispenser," said an inventor from Louisville, Ky. "However, as my wife suggested, most of the food was scavenged by raccoons. I felt a deep concern for the cats, so I continued to feed...

Mice Aren't Scaredy-Cats When Infected By Toxoplasma
2013-09-19 13:05:53

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Known to cause spontaneous abortions in pregnant women or death in immune-compromised patients, the parasite Toxoplasma gondii has an even stranger effect in mice – it takes away their fear of cats. The fearless mice are a boon to both cats, which get an easy meal, and the parasite, which gets access to the cat's intestinal track – the only place the parasite can sexually reproduce. According to a new University of California,...

Big Cat Genomes Sequenced
2013-09-18 04:22:22

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In conservation efforts aimed at protecting endangered species, a group of international scientists has mapped the genome of the Siberian, or Amur, tiger. The findings, published in Nature Communications, reveal clues to how the big cat evolved to become a top predator with a carnivorous diet and superior muscle strength. According to National Geographic, the Siberian tiger is the largest tiger subspecies. The animals weigh as much...

2013-09-17 23:28:37

GoodKitty.com donates $1 of every pink cat pen sold to to help find a cure for breast cancer. Livermore, California (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 Newly launched cat gift site http://www.GoodKitty.com commits to donating $1 of every pink jingle cat pen sold to help finding a cure for breast cancer. In addition to GoodKitty's existing philanthropy program that donates 5% of all sales to support cat rescues and other organizations helping cats in need, GoodKitty.com will also donate $1 for...

2013-09-10 23:01:10

The PAWS Pet Company, Inc. (OTCQB:PAWS) (OTCPK:PAWS), announced it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Pharmacy Development, Inc. dba MESA Pharmacy, of Irvine, California as part on its new strategy to be a dominant player in the delivery of pharmaceutical products to consumers. Palo Alto, CA (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 The PAWS Pet Company, Inc. (OTCQB:PAWS) (OTCPK:PAWS), announced it has signed a letter of intent to acquire Pharmacy Development, Inc. dba MESA Pharmacy, of Irvine,...


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Maltese Tiger
2013-11-04 11:04:14

The Maltese tiger, also called the blue tiger, is considered to be a tiger with a morphed coloration. It is claimed to inhabit the region of Fujian Province, China. Sightings of Maltese tigers in Korea and Burma have also been reported. The term Maltese derives from a domestic cat that has slate grey fur. Cats of this coloration are abundant in Malta, therefore, this variation of tiger has acquired its name. In support of the blue tiger principle, many breeds of felines have this...

Dragon Li
2013-06-12 16:16:03

The dragon li, also known as the China Li Hua or the Li Hua Ma, among other names, is a domestic cat breed that originated in China. This natural breed is a descendent of a wild natural breed, or landrace, and occurs in dynastic culture and Chinese folklore. Although it goes by many names in its native China, which has caused some confusion, it has more recently been called the dragon li or the Chinese Li Hua in recognition of the cultural popularity of the Chinese dragon. The dragon li is...

2013-06-12 16:11:04

The bambino cat is an experimental breed of cat that was registered with the TICA under the designation Experimental Bambino in 2006. This breed is a mix of the munchkin cat and the Sphynx cat. It received its name from the Italian word bambino, which translates to baby in English. Like the Munchkin breed, the bambino cat is short and has large ears. Its skin is like that of the Sphynx cat and is pink or white in color, but this also means that it requires frequent bathing in order to keep it...

Burmilla
2013-06-11 15:47:50

The Burmilla is a domestic cat breed that was developed in 1981 in the United Kingdom. Unlike other breeds that were developed by breeding two distinct cats in a controlled environment, this breed was accidentally created when a lilac Burmese and a Chinchilla Persian, both pure bred cats awaiting breeding partners, encountered each other after a domestic worker left the door separating the two cats open. The resulting litter of four kittens was born in 1981. This breed is accepted by the...

Aegean Cat
2013-06-11 15:27:32

The Aegean cat is a landrace breed of domestic cat, occurring naturally on the Cycladic Islands in Greece. Its development as an official breed began in the 1990’s, when breeders associated with the new Greek cat fancy began breeding it. Despite this, large organizations do not accept it as a legitimate breed. It is said to be quite popular in Greece and is a common choice for pest control in many areas there. The Aegean cat is a medium sized cat with a strong body and healthy features....

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