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Why Do Americans Mutilate Their Cats?

by Neil Bamforth Onychectomy, popularly known as declawing, is an operation to remove an animal’s claws. Particular victims of this cruel act are domestic cats. Although common in the USA,…

Beach In West Wales Invaded By Dozens Of Octopus

by Michael John Scott While it’s not quite the Norman conquest, another sort of invasion is worrying locals in West Wales. It appears scores of octopuses have “walked” out of the…

Testing Your Dog’s IQ

I gave Apollo, my boxer, an “IQ” test the other day (yes, I was procrastinating), and it confirmed what I have been saying ever since he moved in with us…

Siamese Twin Crocodiles (video)

Nature and her wonders, even the strange ones, are something to behold.…

When is it time to say goodbye to my beloved pet?

One of the most painful times in my life are those times when I have to send my dog to the Rainbow Bridge. The decision is the hardest, never…

The Oatmeal: My dog: the paradox

Dogs: you'll never meet a person that's so happy to see you.…

My Name is Bree: Please Adopt Me

Bree is a 16 week old Brussells Griffon/Terrior Mix. This lil girl is full of spunk and play. She has a wonderful personality and sooo much love to give.…

Critter Talk: Drought and Anthrax

When environmental stress levels rise (drought, heavy rains, and soil disturbances are often to blame) anthrax spores become active and capable of infecting any warm-blooded animal.…

The World of Owning Horses

When my daughter was born, I had no idea how our world would change. I knew it would change some , but not like this.…

The Sad, Secret Life of Feral Cats

Stray and feral cats are everywhere it seems and doubtless you will run across one at some point. These roaming felines are often misunderstood. …

Please Help Find Charlie a Home

Well, let me introduce you to your new best friend Charlie, a gorgeous, young female American Pitbull Terrier.…

Two Words: SHARK WEEK

You thought the London 2012 Olympics had folks in a frenzy? The Super Bowl for people who enjoy the terrifying predator-prey relationship between seals and sharks has begun.…

Critter Talk: Getting the Crazy Cat into the Carrier

How to get your cat into the carrier without serious injury to you or the cat.…

Critter Talk: Do Animals Go to Heaven

One of the more common questions that I get when I am present during a euthanasia is,"Do you think animals go to heaven?"…

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