Month: September 2021

The sleek, silhouetted form of the black cat has long proved alluring to pop culture artists and writers, especially those working in the medium of moving pictures. Whether starring in movies, popping up in TV shows or even lighting up the social media scene, here’s a salute to 10 sophisticated black cats on screen. Felix
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blue-throated macaw pair; photo courtesy CLB Foundation We are returning to Bolivia this month to highlight another organization that does important scientific work to support endangered species, CIESA – the Endangered Species Research Center. CIESA is the first Research Center in Bolivia in the Beni region to gain approval from the General Directorate of Biodiversity
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If I had my way, Halloween would be celebrated year round. So it goes without saying that I love spooky stuff — and if cats are involved, even better! I came across artist Braden Duncan’s work while perusing Etsy, and was immediately drawn in. Her art combines her love of pop culture, mythology, mysticism, Steampunk,
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This month the Society for Companion Animal Studies (SCAS) announced record-breaking attendance at its virtual 2021 conference, held online on Sunday 19th September. Attendees from twelve countries including the UK, USA, Belgium, Netherlands, Ireland, Estonia, the Philippines, India, Mexico, Mauritius, Nigeria and Ghana participated in the virtual event, learning about new research and programmatic advances in
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An animal rights group captured a heartbreaking video of an orca whale named Kiska slamming her head against the walls of her enclosure. Dubbed “the loneliest whale in the world,” Kiska lives alone at Marineland in Niagra Falls. The other whales held there have died over the years, including five of Kiska’s babies. In the
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Cat book author and feline furniture designer Kate Benjamin lives with a clowder of black cats. Seven in all, with delightful names such as Jeremiah Beandip, Horacio Queso and Pico de Gato. She refers to them as her little house panthers, a term of endearment that has become a universal, modern-day homage to these felines
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Feature Image: Unsplash The cat is known for being a picky eater. Your cat must get the nutrition she needs to keep her in great shape. Upgrading her diet can help. As pet parents become more aware of the ingredients found in commercial pet foods, they want higher-quality wet and dry meals for their pets.
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Hundreds of birds migrating through New York City this week died after crashing into the city’s glass towers, a mass casualty event spotlighted by a New York City Audubon volunteer’s tweets showing the World Trade Center littered with bird carcasses. This week’s avian death toll was particularly high, but bird strikes on Manhattan skyscrapers are
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(Picture Credit: Alx Nachev / EyeEm/Getty Images) Declawing cats was only ever a flawed, human, quick-fix for a misunderstood — or, completely not understood — issue. Now, animal behavior experts in Pittsburg are fighting the good fight in order to abolish the practice, alongside city officials. $500 fine for declawing a cat in Pittsburgh https://t.co/mSKSnYwxZP
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Webinar: The Grey Way: Keeping it Clean–Tips & Techniques for Maintaining a Healthy Environment for Pet Birds with Lisa Bono, CPBC Date: Friday, Ocotber 1, 2021 Time: 12:00 pm PDT (double-check your local time with this time zone converter) Join us for a FREE, live, interactive webinar hosted by Laura Doering, former editor of Bird
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