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2013-10-29 23:01:35

Animal Support cofounders, Julian Omidi, Maria Abaca, and Dr. Michael Omidi, announce their support of “The Paw Project,” a new documentary film by the charity of the same name, which exposes the cruelty of the feline declawing process. The new movie premiered September 27th at in New York City. (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 The Paw Project, a charity dedicated to ending the practice of feline declawing, premiered a new documentary film on September 27, 2013in New York City. The film...

2013-10-25 23:00:32

Animal Support and its trio of cofounders are contributing to a new free-roaming habitat at The Wildcat Sanctuary, a fully-accredited rescue organization for captive wild cats in need. (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Cofounders of the nonprofit organization Animal Support – Omidi brothers and Maria Abaca -- are sponsoring The Wildcat Sanctuary in its efforts to build a free-roaming habitat in their new Feline Meadows area of the sanctuary. “The Wildcat Sanctuary is a phenomenal organization...

2013-10-23 23:19:23

Aviation Performance Solutions (APS) and International Development of Technology (IDT) announce a new upset prevention and recovery training (UPRT) application for iPad specifically designed for airline and business jet operators. This academic app comprehensively delivers industry-endorsed UPRT knowledge to help mitigate loss of control in-flight (LOC-I), the leading cause of the crash-related fatalities in commercial aviation worldwide over the past 10 years. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB)...

Stressful Petting? Researchers Say Its Okay To Touch Your Cat
2013-10-16 09:29:26

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A research team who released a study last week claiming petting could be stressful for cats is now saying many media outlets reported the story incorrectly. While many used headlines with the theme of “cats hate to be touched,” the international team that conducted the study says most cats prefer to be stroked. The main point of the study, according to the researchers, was to examine how cats get along when alone or with other...

Big Cats Love Calvin Klein's Obsession
2013-10-15 04:12:03

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online While the jury’s still out on which cologne is most appealing to women, researchers from the Bronx Zoo in New York have discovered that Calvin Klein’s “Obsession for Men” is the most effective fragrance on the market at appealing to large feline species such as cheetahs, jaguars and the panthers. Experts from the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) facility began conducting the scent-based experiments starting in 2010, and...

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...

2013-10-03 16:06:02

Research finds cats adapt protein, fat and carbohydrate intake to meet the changing demands of pregnancy and feeding a litter Lactating cats not only increase their total calorie consumption, they also significantly alter the make-up of their diet to meet the demands of feeding a litter, research from the WALTHAM® Centre for Pet Nutrition has shown. The research provides intriguing insights into cats' feeding behavior and strong evidence that they are able to adapt their macronutrient...

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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...

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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