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2014-01-22 12:25:40

World's Best Cat Litter(TM) Kicks Off Year-long Celebration of Cat Ownership at San Diego Cat Show and Dance Party SAN DIEGO, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Move over, dog lovers! San Diego will be the center of the cat-owning universe on January 25th when World's Best Cat Litter(TM) joins thousands in celebrating the first-ever #IMACRAZYCATLADY Day! World's Best Cat Litter(TM) is kicking off a year-long celebration of proud cat owners with #IMACRAZYCATLADY Day events set to take...

Selkirk Rex Cat Officially Its Own Breed
2013-06-24 09:27:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com – Your Universe Online For over 20 years cat lovers and breeders have recognized the Selkirk Rex, or the poodle-haired cat, as its own breed. Now, scientists have finally agreed with these fans, formally classifying the interesting looking animal as its own breed. This means that every Selkirk Rex roaming the planet can be traced back to a single cat named “Miss Depesto” who was born in Montana in 1987. Though they are sometimes confused with other...

Genetic Analysis Shows Reasons Behind Selkirk Rex Curly Hair
2012-10-31 04:52:21

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Appearance plays a large part in choosing a mate, whether that is your human spouse or your animal pet. Many human societies place a high value on curly hair for appearance — as generations of perm-offering hair dressers can attest. It should be no surprise that pet owners and breeders are attracted to curly haired animals more frequently. Three curly-haired varieties have been recognized and developed into competitive breeds...

2008-11-25 17:52:15

A pedigreed Persian cat from Raleigh, N.C., has received its 39th Best in Show title at the 2008 International Cat Show in Atlanta. Brandon Moore, 22, said his 1-year-old black Persian, named Santos, was named the top cat from a pool of 730 during the weekend by judges from the Cat Fanciers' Association, the Charlotte (N.C.) Observer reported Tuesday. Moore and the cat's other owners said Santos has been named Best in Show at 39 of the 40 cat shows he has participated in, including shows in...


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2007-12-13 13:41:36

The Burmese is a breed of domestic cat split into two subgroups: the British Burmese (traditional) and the American Burmese (contemporary). The ancestry of all Burmese cats can be traced back to Thailand. The breed was recognized in America in 1936 and in the UK in 1952 by the respective cat Fancier's Associations. The first Burmese cats were seen only as Chocolate Siamese, because of their brown coloring and their Siamese features. Originally this breed was exclusively brown, but they...

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2007-10-29 11:05:48

The Norwegian Forest Cat is a breed of domestic cat native to Norway. The breed is very old, and occurred as a natural adaptation to the cold climate of the region. It is a sturdy cat with a heavy coat, equipped to survive harsh winters. The Norwegian Forest Cat was not regarded as anything other than a standard house-cat until the 1930s, when it became a popular show cat. World War II caused the breeding practice of this cat to decline, until the 1970s. Although they resemble the...

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Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.