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2014-03-31 23:33:11

The Christopher Oliver Agency is launching a donation drive for the non-profit animal rescue organization, Dallas Cat Lady Adoptions. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 The Christopher Oliver Agency is kicking off the Dallas Cat Lady Adoptions spring donation drive to raise money for the non-profit organization dedicated to finding homes for cats and kittens and promoting the Trap-Neuter-Release process to assist in the reduction of homeless cats by spaying and neutering and education of...

2014-03-29 23:00:38

The Christopher Oliver Agency has donated a responsive design website to Dallas Cat Lady Adoptions, a non-profit organization dedicated to finding homes for cats and kittens in the Dallas area. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 29, 2014 The Christopher Oliver Agency is launching the newly redesigned dallascatlady.org website for Dallas Cat Lady Adoptions. The new website features a responsive design enabling the site to resize and reformat itself depending on the device accessing it. The new...

2014-03-26 23:23:43

Best Friends Animal Society http://www.bestfriends.org explains why the best chance for survival of neonatal kittens born outside is to keep them with their mother, and also shares resources on how to foster baby cats. Kanab, Utah (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Twelve years ago, it seemed like the right thing to do. Janice Dankert found a litter of tiny kittens under her porch and her first response was to scoop them up. “I hadn’t realized that free-roaming female cats -- who haven’t been...

2014-01-16 08:24:57

The Makers of Fresh Step® Litter Unveil the Best Original, Scripted Cat Films - in 3D - and Marini Debuts the Latest in Feline Fashion to Benefit the ASPCA® OAKLAND, Calif., Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cats have done it again... clawing their way from the wildly popular internet meme to the prestige of the silver screen, this time commanding critical acclaim for their original, scripted independent feline flicks in 3D. Gilles Marini, recently featured in People Magazine's...

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...

2013-05-20 23:01:11

Exotic feline fans from around the world will gather in the nation´s country music capital for three days of felines and fun during the annual convention of the premiere wild cat organization, the Feline Conservation Federation. (PRWEB) May 20, 2013 Thursday, June 6th, exotic feline enthusiasts from around the world will gather for three days of learning, networking and fun during the annual convention of the Feline Conservation Federation (FCF). Federation members own and work with...

Cat Microbiomes Stem From Diet
2012-10-23 21:20:18

April Flowers for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online What grows in the gut, for animals and people, is affected by diet. Beginning at birth, gut microbial colonies, known as gut microbiome, start forming. The composition of these colonies plays a big part in how the immune system develops and is linked to the later onset of metabolic diseases such as obesity. Cats are carnivorous and common wisdom holds that the healthiest diet for them is one of high-protein. A new study from...


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Feline Roundworm, Toxocara cati
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Feline Roundworm (Toxocara cati) is a species of parasitic nematode widely distributed through cats and other felids. It is one of the most common nematode of cats. The adult worm is localized in the gut of the host. In adult cats, infection is typically asymptomatic, meaning there are no symptoms. However, massive infection in juvenile cats can be fatal. The adult feline roundworm may be brownish-yellow to cream colored to pink and may be up to 4 inches in length. It has a short, wide...

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2007-12-13 13:23:12

The Abyssinian is said to have originated from the breeding of an Egyptian kitten and an English tabby. The Egyptian kitten, Zula is believed to be the ancestor of all Abyssinians in Europe, the Americas and Australia; however it is likely that as many as three other Abyssinians have been mixed into the gene pool in America. It is one of the most popular shorthair cats in the United States, and it is rumored that there are still wild Abyssinians in some parts of North Africa. An...

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2007-01-19 12:34:51

The ocelot (Leopardus pardalis) is a wild cat distributed over South and Central America and Mexico. It has been reported as far north as Texas and in Trinidad, in the Caribbean. It can be up to 3 ft 2 in (100 cm) long, plus 1 ft 6 inches (45 cm) tail length, and weighs 20 to 33 pounds (10 to 15 kg). The ocelot is mostly nocturnal and very territorial. They will fight fiercely, sometimes to the death. This is most likely in territorial disputes. Like most felines, they are solitary,...

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2007-01-19 12:29:45

The black-footed cat (Felis nigripes) is a small wild cat distributed over South Africa, Namibia, and Botswana. Some are distributed into Zimbabwe. The habitat of this cat species is dry semi-desert and savannah. With an average mass of 3.53 lb (1.6 kg) it is one of the smallest living species of cats. Females have an average weight of 2.87 lb (1.3 kg), males 4.19 lb (1.9 kg). The head appears oversized relative to the rest of the body. The fur is cinnamon buff to tawny or off-white with...

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2006-12-26 11:07:01

The Eastern Cottontail (Sylvilagus floridanus) is a New World cottontail rabbit, and a member of the family Leporidae. It is one of the most common rabbit species in North America. These rabbits are chunky red-brown or gray-brown in appearance. They have large hind feet, long ears and a short fluffy white tail. The bottom is hairy. There is a rusty patch on the tail. They can be found in meadows and shrubby areas in the eastern and southwestern United States. They can also be found...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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