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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. Bird-X explains why keeping cats inside is important not only for the environment, but for both cats and people. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 On September 9, the Smithsonian Institute wrote a story on “The State of the Birds 2014,” discussing ways people can help protect endangered species of birds. One of these tactics is for people to simply keep...

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 Day, which took place on Aug. 22, Animal Emergency & Referral Center of Minnesota (AERC) is offering a few reasons why pet owners should make veterinarian visits a priority for their cats. Many people don’t take their cat to the vet because “there’s nothing wrong” or “it’s too much of a hassle,” but they wouldn’t decide...

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. (KindredBio, NASDAQ: KIN), a biopharmaceutical company focused on saving and improving the lives of pets, announced today that its pivotal field study (KB010) of CereKin, an interleukin-1 inhibitor for the control of pain and inflammation associated with osteoarthritis in dogs, did not meet its primary endpoint. The randomized, double-blind,...

2014-07-15 23:00:57

The Big Cats and Public Safety Act would prohibit hundreds of state licensed and federally inspected zoological parks, nature centers and private facilities from owning or breeding lion, tiger, leopard, jaguar, cheetah, puma or snow leopard—some of the most threatened feline species on earth. Washington, DC (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) warns that SB 1381, The Big Cats and Public Safety Act, introduced July 29, 2013 by Senator Richard Blumenthal of...

cats need more food in winter
2014-05-29 05:38:38

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Most pet owners feed their animals the same amount of food every day, regardless of the season. A new study from the University of Liverpool, however, reveals that this might not be the right strategy for our feline friends. The findings, published in PLOS ONE, show that cats eat more during the winter in the wild, so owners should feed them accordingly. A team of researchers from the University of Liverpool's School of Veterinary...

2014-05-26 23:02:01

The Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) annual convention will be held in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona. The gathering begins Thursday, June 19 and runs through Saturday, June 21 at the Scottsdale Cottonwoods Resort and Suites. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) May 26, 2014 The Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) annual convention will be held in beautiful Scottsdale, Arizona. The gathering begins Thursday, June 19 and runs through Saturday, June 21 at the Scottsdale Cottonwoods Resort and...

2014-05-04 23:00:09

The Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) will teach its highly acclaimed Wild/Exotic Feline Husbandry Course and its Wildlife Conservation Educator’s Course on Wednesday, June 18 at the Cottonwoods Resort and Suites in Scottsdale, Arizona. Washington,, D. C. (PRWEB) May 04, 2014 The Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) will teach its highly acclaimed Wild/Exotic Feline Husbandry Course and its Wildlife Conservation Educator’s Course on Wednesday, June 18 at the Cottonwoods Resort and...

2014-04-30 23:00:57

FCF analysis of H.R.1998 concludes it will harm feline genetic diversity and highly endangered felines could even disappear from the public eye. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 The Feline Conservation Federation (FCF) warns that H.R. 1998, The Big Cats and Public Safety Act, introduced May 15, 2013 by Howard “Buck” McKeon of California, will actually harm conservation breeding and educational display of endangered species and deny the public opportunities to view these big...

2014-04-25 23:04:16

ZenaBed Orthopedic Cat and Dog Grounding Beds are made especially for companion animals who are suffering from various illnesses. Green Valley, AZ (PRWEB) April 25, 2014 Studies have shown that connecting to the natural energy of the Earth has many health benefits. There is a fast growing movement called grounding or earthing, and products have been created to help individuals take advantage of the natural health enhancing techniques. Natural Wonder Pets recognized these advantages and...

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...


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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