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Posts tagged cats

April 25, 2011

 

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Is There Any Danger In Sleeping With Your Pets?

Are there health risks associated with sleeping with your pet?

November 11, 2010

 

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Cats On The Prowl

Why does your cat get up and leave the room only to return a short while later?

November 9, 2010

 

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How To Grow Your Own Catnip

Catnip is a great treat for your favorite cat. The best news is that catnip is easy to grow!

October 21, 2010

 

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Why Do Cats Have Slit Pupils And Humans Have Round Pupils?

You probably have noticed that cats have slit pupils and humans have round pupils. What are the advantages of each pupil shape?

September 3, 2010

 

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Why Do Cats Blink?

If you own a cat you know that they have a very distinctive blink. Learn the purpose behind this symbol.

August 13, 2010

 

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Why Do Animals Have Lighter Fur On Their Bellies?

Animals have mastered blending in with their surroundings. Yet, why do some animals have lighter fur on their bellies than on their backs?

July 12, 2010

 

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How And Why A Cat Purrs

When a cat is happy they will purr. A Moment of Science examines the theories and causes of purring.

July 2, 2010

 

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Owning A Pet Is Beneficial To Your Health

Do you own a pet? Chances are you're healthier than a friend who doesn't own a companion animal.

February 4, 2010

 

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Cats And Colors

Have you ever wondered why your cat cannot see color?

November 12, 2009

 

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Cats And strings

Most cats and kittens love to play with string, but if a feline begins to swallow string, it could become a deadly game.

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