(Picture Credit: Gonalo Barriga/Getty Images) If you go to the dog park you’ll see a wide variety of human and dog interactions and parenting styles. Some people are more attentive. Meanwhile, others sit in the shade, talking on the phone or reading a book, barely paying attention to their dog. Which type of pet parent
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Quaker Parakeet by Yolanda, Saskatoon, Canada Life with companion parrots is a unique pet parent experience. While most people understand how to “go the extra mile” when caring for a dog or cat, we are often mystified on how to truly make our homes a sanctuary for our parrots. Certainly, a spacious cage with plenty
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In a world where we all like to stand out noticeably, a newly born penguin in a zoo environment unintentionally did just that. In Poland’s Gdańsk Zoo, located in the Oliwa forest district of Northern Poland, a pair of African penguins carrying the recessive gene mutation of albinism contributed to the hatching of what is considered
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(Image Credit: Westend61 / Getty Images) Every day, there are thousands of cat videos uploaded to social media accounts all across the world. This is a great thing–who doesn’t love watching cat videos? But sometimes the sheer volume of feline footage can seem overwhelming. So every month here at CatTime, we sift through the huge
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(Picture Credit: Getty Images) Prednisone for cats can treat a variety of illnesses and conditions. Prednisone and prednisolone are steroids used to reduce inflammation, treat some types of cancer, suppress the immune system, and act as an artificial replacement for glucocorticoid when the cat’s body is not making enough on its own. The drug works
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(Photo Credit: Shutterstock) Orange is an optimistic color. It radiates warmth, happiness, and an enthusiasm for life. Not surprisingly, orange cats are often considered friendly and loveable, while white cats are seen as distant and black cats as mysterious. According to researchers at University of California, Berkeley, the color of a cat’s fur can affect
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There’s only one downside to being a cat parent: stinky, dirty litter boxes. In addition to the mess and odor, clay and clumping litters often contain potentially harmful chemicals that have no business near your family. That’s why iHeartCats partnered with PrettyLitter, a revolutionary new product that blows the competition out of the water when it comes to safety,
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When Springtime hits, we see increased activity not only on the human side of the world, but also in the creature, plant, and insect side. Everyone and everything bustles to take in the advantages that warmer weather brings. Things grow beautifully. That’s the wonder of the life we’re blessed with. Grasses and flowers awaken and
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Today is National Pet Day—an unofficial holiday celebrated annually on April 11th that encourages all of us to pay our pets some extra attention. It is also a day to commemorate everything that our pets do for us on a daily basis. If you share your home with a feathered pet, companionship can be filled
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Rat poison is extremely harmful to your dog. Even a small portion of it can be very fatal. If your canine happens to ingest rat poison, it is difficult to tell as symptoms begin to appear only after about 36 hours. It is imperative to detect the signs early and get to the treatment process
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Last Friday, Daniel Suttie and a few of his buddies were returning from a fishing expedition off the coast of Queensland, Australia, when they spotted something unexpected. There, stranded far from shore, was a little wallaby struggling to stay afloat. ViralHog/Daniel Suttie Rather than leave the exhausted animal to fend for himself in the predator-filled waters,
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Early Friday morning, a traffic stop turned tragic when gunfire broke out. Shortly before 2 a.m., officers in St. Petersburg, Florida, stopped a car, but the suspect quickly fled from the scene. K9 Officer Greg Shone and his partner Titan, a 4-and-a-half-year-old Belgian Malinois, began to search the area when they found the suspect and
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(Picture Credit: Albert L. Ortega/WireImage/Getty Images) Dogs like to get the spotlight in movies, but we all know it’s the cats who steal the show when they appear on screen. They can be cute and cuddly, intelligent, and fierce, but they always leave an impression. The cats on this list are some of the most
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