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2011-10-22 07:05:00

Unintended consequences extract high price: Best Friends Animal Society http://www.bestfriends.org points out poisons set out for cats cannot be made risk free for other animals and it may be directly ingested by peoples' pets as well as animals other than cats. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) October 22, 2011 Intentional poisoning of free-roaming cats, done in some areas of the country with the intent of protecting birds, unintentionally threatens both pets and wildlife, according to animal welfare...

2011-05-09 12:43:32

A new University of Florida study shows cats are the dominant predator to mockingbird eggs and nestlings in urban areas, prompting conservationists to urge pet owners to keep felines indoors at night. The findings challenge assumptions that urban areas are places of refuge for nesting mockingbirds, a species researchers say plays an important role in controlling insect pests and serving as environmental indicators for metropolitan areas. "I thought the cats probably really hammered them...

2011-04-08 08:57:00

MT. RAINIER, Md., April 8, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On April 27, 2011, Alley Cat Rescue (ACR) will be hosting its second annual Free Feral Cat Spay Day to encourage the veterinary community and the public to end cat homelessness and to decrease shelters' euthanasia rates by practicing trap-neuter-return (TNR). TNR is the humane management of feral cat colonies or community cats, where cats are caught in humane traps, spayed/neutered, vaccinated, ear-tipped and returned to the site....

2010-12-09 12:32:00

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hollywood has some new stars in town and they're pretty cool cats - literally! Last night, Friskies® brand cat food premiered "Cat Diaries: The First Ever Movie Filmed by Cats" and gave viewers a look into their magical world. This short film features documentary style footage taken directly from cats, who donned video cameras on their collars to provide around-the-clock coverage of their daily lives. From apartments to homes,...

2010-12-07 06:50:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Penni Moore (Design Coordinator, CPHS Additions Project) was a few days from committing to a cat containment purchase for their organization when she happened upon the CatsOnDeck website and, as she puts it, "I went into a full stop mode! The typical method of containment for groups such as ours is the cat condos, which are usually metal, relatively small, and the only view is through a wire door in front. In other words, they're in a metal...


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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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Word of the Day
callithump
  • A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.
'Callithump' is a back-formation of 'callithumpian,' a 'fanciful formation' according to the Oxford English Dictionary. However, the English Dialect Dictionary, says 'Gallithumpians' is a Dorset and Devon word from the 1790s that refers to 'a society of radical social reformers' or 'noisy disturbers of elections and meetings.'
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