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2014-06-17 04:58:51

Gerard LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Fur trapping records across North America have shown the population of wolves in a given area has a dramatic effect on smaller animals, according to scientists. The study included areas from Alaska and Yukon to Nova Scotia and Maine. In areas where wolves are present, red foxes are favored. In areas where wolves are absent, coyotes are favored. Coyotes outnumber foxes an average of 3-to-1 where wolves are present. However, in the...

2014-05-08 08:56:02

As a fresh wave of extinctions sweeps through the ranks of Australian native animals, scientists are deploying their most powerful weapon yet in the struggle to understand and head off the wipe-out. Progress in developing the first nationwide database of Australian mammal observations, and understanding what is driving the dramatic rate of disappearances, will be reported to a national conference in Canberra today. With a hundred marsupial species at risk of extinction across the...

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,...

Feral Cats Urban Coyotes Turf Division
2013-11-13 15:42:45

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new Chicago-based study has found feral cats and urban coyotes typically have separate ranges, with the cats sticking closer to residential areas and the coyotes preferring urban parks and green spaces. The study’s lead author Stan Gehrt, an associate professor of environment and natural resources at The Ohio State University, said feral cats probably avoid urban green spaces because of the urban coyote population. “(The...

2013-09-23 23:22:03

My Cat from Hell Behaviorist Reminds Public – TNR Best Way to Help Feral Cats Bethesda, MD (PRWEB) September 23, 2013 Jackson Galaxy, the cat behaviorist responsible for ensuring cat guardians and their cats coexist peacefully on the popular Animal Planet show My Cat From Hell, lends his support to National Feral Cat Day (October 16) in a new PSA filmed for Alley Cat Allies, the nation’s largest advocacy group for cats. “We are thrilled to work with our friend, Jackson Galaxy, on...

2013-09-19 23:27:49

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp is submitting the Triple F to companies for their review. PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) September 19, 2013 "Years ago, after learning of a colony of feral cats living on school grounds, I began to leave food for them, eventually graduating from bowls to a simple cat-food dispenser," said an inventor from Louisville, Ky. "However, as my wife suggested, most of the food was scavenged by raccoons. I felt a deep concern for the cats, so I continued to feed...

Feral Cat Population Control
2013-08-16 12:18:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Feral cats live shorter, more disease-ridden lives than the average house cat, and a new study points to a path to more effectively control and reduce feral cat populations. According to the study published in the Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, giving feral cats a vasectomy or hysterectomy is a more effective method to reduce a feral colony than traditional neutering or using lethal means. While the...

2013-08-05 23:05:01

National animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society http://bestfriends.org challenges call study asserting unowned cats must be "eliminated to manage the public health risk of rabies transmission" when only one case of human contacting rabies from cat has been documented since 1960. Kanab, UT (PRWEB) August 05, 2013 National animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society is demanding answers following the recent publication of an article calling for the...

Parasites Found In Cat Poop May Pose Serious Health Problem
2013-07-10 08:36:41

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Cats deposit approximately 1.3 tons of feces into the environment each year in the US alone. As OB/GYN doctors have known for a long time, that poop is carrying a parasite that is harmful to pregnant women. As well, cat litter parasites have been associated with an increased risk in suicide in woman. A new study, published in Trends in Parasitology, reveals that this may indeed be a vast and under-appreciated public health problem....


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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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