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Advantages of Training Good Pets – Cats

In this article we will go over the basics to your fabulous feline or your cat. Some of the topics we are going over will be, what are some of the basic needs of a cat? Why does your cat scratch at your furniture or chew or your cords to your favorite lamp? What do you have in it for you if you have a good cat. Hopefully this article will answer some of your questions and bring you and your cat closer together.

Despite all stereotypes cats can not just live in a household without a few much needed items, they just are not self-sufficient creatures. Just like all other animals they need their owners to feed and water them and to protect them from dangers outside. Despite what any anti cat lover may say cats also need love from their owners...

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Exotic Birds – Do They Really Make Good Pets?

Exotic Birds - Do They Really Make Good Pets?

Exotic Birds – Do They Really Make Good Pets?

Exotic Birds – Do They Really Make Good Pets?

Exotic Birds – Do They Really Make Good Pets? Adults and children alike cannot help but be drawn to loud, repetitive screaming calls and phrases that magically pierce what is otherwise a quiet and tranquil day. The culprit of such a magnitude of screaming, squawking and mimicking of all variety of sounds, is usually a pet parrot that wants your attention!

Parrots have fascinated us throughout the years due to their high intelligence, gorgeous colors and adoring personalities that simply won’t be ignored. Generations of parrot lovers insist that there is no better pet than a parrot...

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Birds Of The Wild Make Great Pets

Birds Of The Wild Make Great Pets

Birds Of The Wild Make Great Pets

Birds Of The Wild Make Great Pets

Birds of the wild are fascinating creatures.  People devote their spare time to observing wild Birds of the wild are fascinating creatures.  People devote their spare time to observing wild birds in their natural habitats. That is a good thing. Trouble arises when a person wants to domesticate a wild bird.

Some of these species are just not meant to live in a cage. Yes, you can find many species in zoos but these birds are not meant to be pets. There is a lot to know about these species before you go out and try to trap one.

Wild birds include a wide variety of species. In fact, there are 10,000 different species of birds living on the planet right now...

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Why Cats Make Such Good Pets

Why Cats Make Such Good Pets

Why Cats Make Such Good Pets

Why Cats Make Such Good Pets

Why Cats Make Such Good Pets. Cats are very good pets as they don’t require as much attention as other options such as a dog. You don’t have to walk the cat and you don’t have to deal with it barking at everything that happens to walk by your home. Young cats are extremely playful and you can interact with them when you want to. However, most cats are content to play with toys or to be independent.

This doesn’t mean that cats aren’t excellent companions though. They can be silly at times and they often enjoy curling up on your lap and purring. Your cat won’t come running when you are home at the end of day and knock you over...

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Siamese Cats Make Great Pets

Siamese Cats Make Great Pets

Siamese Cats Make Great Pets

Siamese Cats Make Great Pets

“Thai Cats” doesn’t really have a ring to it. It sounds like a cartoon about crime fighting super cats. But “Siamese cats,” now that’s a name that rolls off the tongue.

Siamese cats are a natural breed of feline brought to the West from Thailand. Only in the 19th century the country was called Siam thus Siamese Cats.

Perhaps the most famous of all cat breeds, Siamese are characterized by long, muscular bodies, blue almond eyes, and a short, shiny coat.

This breed is as personable as it is beautiful. They adore people, especially their laps, and they give love just as well as they soak it up. Siamese cats are also very intelligent.

The breed favors high places like book shelves, hutches and top of cupboards...

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Flying Birds As Pets

Flying Birds As Pets

Flying Birds As Pets

Flying Birds As Pets

Flying Birds As Pets. There are a tons of flying birds all over the world and they come in different sizes, colors and species. However, the most common flying birds that we usually see around our house are those small birds like the humming birds. I know you are familiar with humming birds; they are birds that feed on nectar of the flowers. Of course, aside from these small sizes flying birds there are also bigger flying birds like the eagles, owls, ad parrots and all of them are considered as flying birds. Not all birds are flying birds like the penguins, ostrich, and the chicken.

But since we are discussing about flying birds, let’s give more attention to that subject...

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How to care for your Big large lizard pets

How to care for your Big large lizard pets

How to care for your Big large lizard pets

How to care for your Big large lizard pets

How to care for your Big large lizard pets. Choosing reptiles as pets is not a very conventional choice. However, those few who are in love with reptiles and wishes to keep them as a pet have very rewarding experiences. One of the most popular choices of reptile pets are the Big large lizard pets. Monitor lizards are big sized lizards which are known for their intelligence. They are curious and sometimes show more intelligence than mammals. If raised with proper care and patience they can make some of the best pets.

There are a variety of big lizards available and you should choose the one according to the space you can give them and the amount of care you can give them...

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Top 10 Unique Pets

Top 10 Unique Pets

Top 10 Unique Pets

Top 10 Unique Pets

If you are looking for a pet that is creepy and crawly and will be certain freak out at least a few of your friends, you might want to check out one of these unique pets.

Unique Pet #1: Rats

Many people have phobias about rats or associate them with dirt and disease, but rats can actually be great pets. They are very sociable creatures that can be really enjoyable to watch and to interact with.

Unique Pet #2: Tarantulas

While the thought of keeping a spider as a pet may churn some people’s stomachs, tarantulas are very low maintenance pets. You rarely have to clean their cages and they do not need a great deal of food. In addition, most tarantulas are not poisonous or aggressive...

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Big Large Lizard Pets – The Basics

Big Large Lizard Pets - The Basics

Big Large Lizard Pets – The Basics

Big Large Lizard Pets – The Basics

Big Large Lizard Pets – The Basics. There are approximately 5,000 “known” varieties of lizards around the globe and a lot of them have gained popularity with regards to becoming household animals. The number in ratios, shape, color and look is indeed wide that breeders and ordinary pet lovers see big large lizard pets very interesting and for some, they consider their furry friend lizards as their collection.

But there are a few things just one must remember when owning or planning to own a pet lizard. Unlike cats or canines, these animals are often unfriendly. Most lizards aren’t keen on being kept and therefore are aloof, if not apprehensive, to humans...

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Find a GREAT pet sitter

Find a GREAT pet sitter

Find a GREAT pet sitter

Find a GREAT pet sitter

What to check?

Here is an easy way to get the BEST for your home and pets!

A. Word of mouth and references from friends are a great place to start. Ask people you trust if they have used and pet sitters or know anyone who does.

B. Ask the prospective pet sitter for references. A GREAT pet sitter will come with references that you can call and talk to for information. I’ll cover what to ask later in this article

C. Make sure you MEET your prospective sitter in person at your home with your animals. You should trust your gut about the person. Did you establish an easy connection? Does the pet sitter seem eager and genuinely interested in you and your pets? Do your animals appear comfortable with him/her?

Here are questions to ask:

  1. Are you ...
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