Archive for May 2007
Here are all the posts written in 2007 May.
A blog on why we love animals so much
Ichimi the kitten was rejected by her own mother. Lost and alone, Ichimi had a slim chance of survival on her own. Luckily, the orphaned kitten was rescued into a loving family. Ichimi’s new family has fostered many homeless kittens, so Ichimi’s arrival at their home was accepted by all of the other pets in […]
Dogs are widely regarded as man’s best friend, although everyone has their own preference for pets. Coming in a variety of different breeds, sizes, shapes and personalities, no two dogs are alike. Whether you’re a fan of big, loyal guardians or small, playful puppies, dogs never cease to bring smiles to our faces. Go ahead […]
Ladies and gentlemen, this just might be the cutest darn thing on the entire internet: 4 impossibly cute, perfectly perched, flying floof balls !
His “wife” is injured and the condition is fatal. She was hit by a car as she swooped low across the road. He brought her food and attended to her with love and compassion. He brought her food again but was shocked to find her dead. He tried to move her … a rarely seen […]
The goldfish (Carassius auratus) was one of the earliest fish to be domesticated, and is still one of the most commonly kept aquarium fish. A relatively small member of the carp family (which also includes the koi carp and the crucian carp), the goldfish is a domesticated version of a dark-gray/olive/brown carp native to east […]
A kitten has survived an unexpected ride from the Kapiti Coast to Plimmerton early this morning after stowing away in a car’s wheel arch. The car’s occupants, who were not cat owners, were surprised to hear meows as they drove south late last night, eventually stopping at the Plimmerton weigh station to investigate said Plimmerton […]
What do cats do when their owners are away? There was one way to find out – cat cams. Fifty house cats in the US were given collar cameras that took a photo every 15 minutes. The results put a digital dent in some human theories about catnapping. Based on the photos, about 22 percent […]
The mysterious mewing in Vickie Mendenhall’s home started about the time she bought a used couch for $27. After days of searching for the source of the noise, she found a very hungry calico cat living in her sofa. Her boyfriend, Chris Lund, was watching TV on Tuesday night and felt something move inside the […]
In an amazing series of photos, a fearless rat stared down a mighty leopard–and the leopard blinked. While the puzzled cat sniffed and watched, the rat helped itself to the leopard’s steak dinner. Full story at [ DailyMail ]
We all know that cats love to hide in small, hard to get in places. Here are some cats playing hide and seek:
Here are all the posts written in 2007 May.
This female tiger plays with baby pigs at a zoo in Chonburi provience, at 80km east of Bangkok. The tigress was born in captivity and breastfed by a female pig for four months. Very cute pictures.
Excerpts from a Dog’s Diary 8:00 am – Dog food! My favorite thing! 9:30 am – A car ride! My favorite thing! 9:40 am – A walk in the park! My favorite thing! 10:30 am – Got rubbed and petted! My favorite thing! 12:00 pm – Lunch! My favorite thing! 1:00 pm – Played in […]
Instructions on how to clean your toilet 1 ) Put both lids of the toilet up and add 1/8 cup of pet shampoo to the water in the bowl. 2 ) Pick up the cat and soothe him while you carry him towards the bathroom. 3 ) In one smooth movement, put the cat in […]
Once a Man decided to turn a Cat out of the house. “Wait”, the Cat asked and invited a Lion as a distant relative to visit its place. The Lion came with reluctance and suddenly saw the Man. “Why, what is he doing here?” the Lion snarled with fear. “He is my servant”, the Cat […]
I could have sworn I heard the can opener. Do they REALLY think I’m gonna come running just becuase they called me? Why doesn’t the government do something about dogs? I wonder if Morris really liked 9-Lives, or did he have ulterior motives? Hmmm … If dogs serve humans, and humans serve cats, why can’t […]
Six-toed kittens are so common in Boston and surrounding areas of Massachusetts that experts consider it an established mutation. The silks created by weavers in Baghdad were inspired by the beautiful and varied colors and markings of cat coats. These fabrics were called “tabby” by European traders. Cat families usually play best in even numbers. […]
Miacis, the primitive ancestor of cats, was a small, tree-living creature of the late Eocene period, some 45 to 50 million years ago. Phoenician cargo ships are thought to have brought the first domesticated cats to Europe in about 900 BC. The first true cats came into existence about 12 million years ago and were […]
Both humans and cats have identical regions in the brain responsible for emotion. A cat’s brain is more similar to a man’s brain than that of a dog. A cat has more bones than a human; humans have 206, but the cat has 230 (some cites list 245 bones, and state that bones may fuse […]
The star-nosed mole, identifies and wolfs down its food in an average of just 227 milliseconds – less than quarter of a second. Scientists have revealed the identity of the fastest eating mammal – the distinctly peculiar star-nosed mole. This mole finds, identifies and wolfs down its food in an average of just 227 milliseconds […]