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What to Look for Before Buying a Kitten

By Melanie of BurmeseAustralia.com.au If you are thinking about getting a kitten there are a few pointers I can give you as to what to look for. First and foremost: Please remember that purchasing a kitten is a LONG TERM decision. When you purchase a kitten you must be aware that he or she will grow up. They are not going to stay a kitten for ever. You should purchase your kitten with the thought that you are likely to have...

New Kitten Names – Mythology, Literature, an...

Not sure what to name your new cat or kitten? Here are some of the great names I’ve compiled over the years. More to come! Mythology Names  – Girl Kittens Aja – forest goddess from Yoruba mythology Aphrodite – Greek goddess of love Anat – ancient Semitic goddess of fertility and war Artemis – Greek goddess of hunting, wilderness, and wild animals Astraea – Greek goddess of justice Athena...

The Holocaust at Miami Dade Animal Services

The Holocaust at Miami Dade Animal Services There is a great tragedy that has been on-going in Miami Dade county, and in spite of protests, petitions, and calls for action, it continues. The Miami Dade Animal Services (MDAS) shelter currently has a 91% kill rate, which is the highest of any shelter in the country. In 2009, more than 20,000 animals were euthanized out of 27,000, of which 85% were considered healthy and...

“This isn’t your only job?” R...

The other night someone asked in my kittencam chatroom: “You mean this isn’t your only job?” and I had to laugh because this is a common question. People seem to think that breeding is a very profitable undertaking– when it is anything but. I breed for one reason: a love for the old world Siamese breed. I have been breeding dogs and cats since before I could walk and my first word was...

Feline vocal communication study.

ScienceDaily (July 13, 2009) — Anyone who has ever had cats knows how difficult it can be to get them to do anything they don’t already want to do. But it seems that the house cats themselves have had distinctly less trouble getting humans to do their bidding, according to a report published in the July 14th issue of Current Biology. The rather crafty felines motivate people to fill their food dishes by sending...

Cats & Cold Weather

The Cats and the Cold Weather Cold weather can be hard on cats, just like it can be hard on people. When the thermometer dips below freezing, it is important to protect your cats from the cold spell. The most important is to keep your cat indoors. Probably the best prescription for winter’s woes is to keep your cat inside with you and your family. Being outdoors, unattended, does nothing to improve the quality of your...
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