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2014-12-03 23:00:56

Yesterday afternoon a 21-year-old woman who had been assisting David Laws, the animal caretaker at a licensed wildlife breeding center entered the enclosure of an adult Siberian Lynx and was

dogs and cats drinking
2014-11-25 08:06:07

Both cats and dogs lap up liquids in much the same way. So why do canines spill so much more water than felines when they drink? As it turns out, there’s a valid scientific reason behind the phenomenon.

2014-11-20 23:06:23

Ashford Global IT, a leading provider of IT training services, has made a generous donation of employee time, money and supplies to the Eustis, Florida-based Cat Protection Society.

2014-11-18 08:28:34

SAN DIEGO, November 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Pet Wireless roars past $60k funding in just four days, with crowdfunding goal

cats are only semidomesticated
2014-11-12 08:47:23

In news unlikely to surprise most cat owners, an analysis of the feline genome reveals that the DNA of the typical housecat differs only slightly from those living in the wild when compared to their canine counterparts.

2014-11-06 23:08:23

FCF facility accreditation is awarded to zoos, exhibitors, sanctuaries and private owners that meet high standards of animal care, husbandry, and protection of the animals and the public.

2014-11-03 23:08:55

The latest facility to be re-accredited by the FCF accreditation committee is Jungle Encounters, owned and operated by Debi Willoughby. Washington, DC (PRWEB)

2014-09-10 23:04:39

Cats kill billions of birds in the United States every year, upsetting the natural environment and hurting bird populations.

2014-09-01 23:03:11

The clinic explains why it’s important to take cats to the vet. Oakdale, MN (PRWEB) September 01, 2014 In honor of National Take Your Cat to the Vet

2014-08-20 16:25:23

Conference call and webcast scheduled at 5:30 pm EDT today. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kindred Biosciences, Inc.


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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