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2014-03-26 23:00:55

With Easter approaching, Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota wants to remind pet owners not to bring home Easter lilies if they have a cat. Oakdale, MN (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota wants to remind pet owners everywhere not to bring home Easter lilies if they have a cat. Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota understands the importance and significance of an Easter lily, but Easter lilies have been found to be...

2014-02-20 23:30:34

'Tails of the Painted Cats' artwork cats are back for the fourth consecutive year, raising funds for the shelter cats and community outreach programs at Cat Care Society (CCS) in Lakewood. Lakewood, CO (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 Cat Care Society (CCS) has selected the artists and finalized artist sponsorships for the 2014 'Tails of the Painted Cats' lineup of one-of-a-kind, larger-than-life artwork cats. The announcement is made by CCS President Diane Stoner, who says,...

controlling feline obesity
2014-02-11 09:25:06

University of Illinois College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences (ACES) Just as with people, feline obesity is most often linked to excessive food intake or not enough physical activity. Attempts to cut back on calories alone often result in failed weight loss or weight regain in both people and their pets. So how do you encourage your cat to get more exercise? Researchers from the University of Illinois interested in finding a method to maintain healthy body...

2014-01-30 23:31:51

Hey Cat Lovers! "For the Love Of Cats" is finally here from the MustLoveCats family, and in association with Pita Cat. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) January 30, 2014 MustLoveCats.net & MustLoveCats.info is proud to announce the release of their first eBook - "For The Love of Cats!!!!" "Our readers, followers and fans have inspired us to create our Cat Lovers eBook, it has the key topics about cats. From its early domestication, to cat personality, myths, behavior,...

Aren’t We All Just Giant Versions Of Our Domestic Feline Friends?
2014-01-13 07:34:47

[ Watch the Video: To Our pet Cats, We're Just Giant Versions Of Them ] Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cats have been man’s other best friend for thousands of years, with the first felines coming into the lives of humans at least 9,500 years ago, based on a grave unearthed in 2004 in Cyprus that contained the remains of a cat with its possible human master. Since then, cats have spread to Egypt and throughout the rest of the world and have quickly become...

2013-12-26 23:20:03

ThunderWorks, the leader in pet anxiety relief products, provides natural alternatives to calming meds along with New Year’s safety tips. Durham, N.C. (PRWEB) December 26, 2013 As pet parents celebrate the arrival of a New Year, ThunderWorks reminds all pet parents that New Year’s Eve festivities can contribute to increased stress and anxiety in our dogs and cats. Particularly loud noises from celebratory fireworks, banging pots and pans and party poppers can seriously scare household...

2013-12-21 23:02:43

The Wildlife Conservation Educator's course helps wildlife educators develop effective conservation messages that enlighten the public and bring understanding of complex environmental issues. (PRWEB) December 21, 2013 On Sunday, January 12, 2014, Big Cat Habitat and Gulf Coast Sanctuary in Sarasota, Florida, will host the Wildlife Conservation Educators Course. This Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) “how to” continuing education class is taught by Debi Willoughby, a...

2013-12-19 23:30:08

ThunderWorks reminds all pet parents to keep pet safety top of mind as holiday festivities commence. Durham, NC (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 The holidays can be a wonderful time of year for families and friends to get together and celebrate. However, for pets, holidays can pose additional safety threats and spur on anxiety. Many times, dogs and cats can become anxious or fearful of party guests, visitors and unfamiliar decorations such as trees, blinking lights and holiday figures. As a...

Cat Own Ignorance Unplanned Litters
2013-12-17 13:38:38

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new UK-based study has found cat owner ignorance could be resulting in the unplanned births of over 850,000 kittens in Great Britain each year. Published Monday in the Veterinary Record, the study is based on data from nearly 720 cat-owning households collected via a cross-sectional telephone survey. Almost 60 percent of these households had a female cat and about 13 percent of these owners said their female cat gave birth to one of...

Cat Domestication Started In China
2013-12-17 10:31:08

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online According to new research published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, cats were drawn to human settlements near the ancient Chinese village of Quanhucun more than 5,000 years ago, a development which may have eventually led to their domestication. "Our data suggest that cats were attracted to ancient farming villages by small animals, such as rodents that were living on the grain that the farmers grew, ate...


Latest Felines Reference Libraries

Arabian Mau
2013-06-11 13:21:21

The Arabian Mau is a breed of domestic cat that originated from the Arabian Peninsula. This breed was developed by Petra Mueller, who sought to bring together the best traits of the desert cat, which is known as a landrace. The breed is known as a natural breed because of this ancestry, but is only accepted by the Germany based World Cat Federation (WCF). It first received its recognition as a provisional breed in 2008 in Dubai at the International Cat Show. The Arabian Mau varies in size...

Flat-headed Cat, Prionailurus planiceps
2013-05-01 15:13:33

The flat-headed cat (Prionailurus planiceps) is a species of wildcat that can be found in a fragmented range that includes Borneo, Sumatra, and the Thai-Malay Peninsula. It prefers a habitat within primary and secondary rainforests. It is often found in areas with abundant freshwater near lowland or coastal areas. Vigors and Horsfield, who classified it in the Felis genus, first described this species in 1827. In 1951, the flat-headed cat was merged with the fishing cat, which shares some...

Bay Cat, Pardofelis badia
2012-11-05 11:43:24

The bay cat (Pardofelis badia) is a species that is native to Borneo. Its other common names include the Bornean marbled cat, the Bornean cat, and the Bornean bay cat. Although the bay cat is extensively distributed across many habitats on the island, it is rarely seen. Some of its preferred habitats include tropical and lowland forests, and possibly rocky areas with limestone near the coast of the island. It can be found at elevations between 1,600 and 5,900 feet, although these estimates...

African Golden Cat, Profelis aurata
2012-05-22 08:32:53

The African Golden cat (Profelis aurata) is a wild cat that can be found in West and Central Africa. Its range extends east from Senegal into Kenya, and from the north, it extends from the Central African Republic south into Angola. It prefers a habitat in tropical rainforests but can also be found in bamboo forests, cloud forests, or high moorland habitats. It can be found living in areas at sea level up to 9,800 feet above sea level. Although it is closely related to the serval and the...

American Cheetah, Miracinonyx trumani
2012-04-25 12:15:48

Miracinonyx, commonly known as the American Cheetah, is an extinct genus of large cats. It was native to North America during the Pleiotocene era(1.8 million to 11,000 years ago). The American cheetah held at least two species in its genus that are similar to modern cheetahs, including Miracinonyx inexpectatus and M. trumani. Similarities distinguished by bone fragments include a short face and nose for better breathing, and elongated legs used for swiftly hunting prey. These similarities are...

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