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Parasite-free birds are healthy

Parasites are by definition organisms that live off their host species without benefiting the host in any way. Most wild birds live permanently with a number of parasites, and so long as their numbers are small the host can cope ...

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kitty’s basic lessons

We all love kittens and we love well-behaved cats even more. This is the second in the series of things you should be teaching your kitten. Once your new kitten has settled in with her new family, there are a ...

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10 cool things about the honey badger

1. Clever Houdini The honey badger is indeed a really clever creature and has a mastermind when it comes to planning an escape from an enclosure. They’re known to use implements, such as rakes and spades, and natural objects like ...

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Such a bully!

Bullies come in all shapes and sizes to antagonise others, and you’ll even find them in the park where you planned a peaceful walk with your dog. Whether it is other people or their dogs, don’t be intimidated by these ...

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Keeping guinea pigs

Guinea pigs can make adorable pets for both children and adults. They are fairly quiet (except at feeding time!) and don’t need a huge amount of space to remain happy. Follow these tips to keep your pet happy and healthy. ...

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12 tips for feeding your cat

Cats are notoriously finicky creatures. Your cat can also be quite a snob when it comes to her food and water and will easily turn up her nose when something is not to her liking. These guidelines will help you ...

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My pet has been diagnosed with cancer!

Firstly, cancer is a syndrome, not a final diagnosis. Cancer can be divided into benign (slow to spread and producing a few inflammatory proteins) and malignant (faster to spread and infiltrating surrounding tissue, often producing inflammatory proteins that affect the rest ...

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Taking care of her paws

Aren’t your cat’s paws just too cute for words? Do you also find yourself playing with the underside of her feet, because you just can’t resist touching them? You might think twice about touching her paws when you read these ...

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The raw truth

You love your pets and only want the best for them, and one of their basic needs is quality food. With so many options to choose from, the decision of what to feed is not easy. So many pet owners ...

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Is your cat stressed?

It may be hard to imagine that your cat dozing in the sun is suffering from stress, but living in a human world puts all sorts of pressures on our animals of which we may not be aware. While it ...

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