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Breed profile: The Devon Rex

Natural mutation The first Devon Rex arose out of a completely natural mutation. In 1960, Miss Beryl Cox witnessed the birth of the first of this breed in the English county of Devon. The mother was a normal-coated stray who ...

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Nine ways to keep the peace between cats

So you want a second cat, but you are a little worried about the possibility of having cat fights in your home. More than one cat in a home may lead to jealousy and stress, but there are ways to ...

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Diabetes in pets

Diabetes in pets can be controlled through veterinary care and by following a strict diet, much like humans need. The causes and resultant symptoms of diabetes are similar, although not the same, in humans and pets. Dogs usually have type 1 ...

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Dealing with a cat bite

Cats have sharp teeth and will bite when upset. Statistics show that up to 80% of cat bite wounds become infected. This is because cats have sharp, needle-like teeth that can cause deep puncture wounds which are not always easy ...

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Food for older cats

Dietary proteins are needed to help maintain muscle mass and a good immune system to fight infections. It is therefore imperative that a senior cat’s diet contains a high percentage of a good quality protein that is easy to digest. ...

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Wildcats

A subspecies of the wildcat, the European wildcat is found across Europe and in some parts of Asia Minor. They resemble domestic cats and are closely related to the African wildcat, the Asian wildcat and the Chinese Mountain cat. Genetic ...

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52 happy mondays from Montego

Montego Pet Nutrition is celebrating the launch of their new packaging with a promotion to brighten anyone’s day – especially their Mondays! Montego will be delivering 52 Happy Mondays to one loyal consumer, who stands in line to win 52 ...

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The AnimalTalk Top 100

The Animaltalk Top Dog 100 Ratings Danny is a real cuddle bug, Adam chases hadedas in the garden, Kinko loves nothing more than playing with his rubber chicken toy, while Finn is happiest when enjoying his favourite snack (which is ...

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Easter and Mad Hatters Parade

Calling all Bunny Believers, our supporters and local community to join the Society for Animals in Distress for a fun-d-filled event. The Society for Animals in Distress (SAID) is egg-cited to invite the public to their Mad Hatters and Easter Parade ...

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Animals of Cape Town need you

The animals of Cape Town need your assistance Day five of the devastating fires raging on the Cape Peninsula and firefighters have finally managed to get the blazes under control. More than 2,000 career and volunteer firefighters fought the flames ...

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