Why cats go crazy for catnip

Why cats go crazy for catnip

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news on fascinating discoveries, scientific advancements and more. CNN — Catnip isn’t just intensely pleasurable for cats. It’s also practical. When your feline friend rubs, rolls against, chews and licks catnip leaves, it’s not just playful high jinks sparked by the plant’s intoxicating … Read more

Note these 5 most important vaccinations for dogs | Lifestyle News

Note these 5 most important vaccinations for dogs |  Lifestyle News

New Delhi: Anyone who’s ever had a pet knows how important it is to get them vaccinated on time to protect them against all known diseases, whether minor or major one. When it comes to dogs, vaccination is paramount early on, along with periodic booster doses afterwards. The full range of puppy vaccinations begin from … Read more

Birds Living in 2 States May Be Settling in Louisiana, Too | Louisiana News

Birds Living in 2 States May Be Settling in Louisiana, Too |  Louisiana News

HOUMA, La. (AP) — Invasive apple snails may have attracted a South American bird known to live in only two US states to settle in Louisiana as well. The state’s first limpkin census has begun and is expected to last through July, The Courier reports. Limpkins are long-legged, brown and white wading birds with downcurved … Read more

Focus on cats rather than game shooting to cut down animal deaths, RSPB urged

Focus on cats rather than game shooting to cut down animal deaths, RSPB urged

“There is a stark contrast between the RSPB’s interest in shooting and its concern about cats,” said Mr Bonner. “A couple of years ago it is dedicated almost its entire AGM to the announcement of a review of its policy on game shooting. Subsequently it carried out an extensive literature review, a consultation with stakeholders … Read more

California considers banning declawing of cats in most cases

California considers banning declawing of cats in most cases

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California lawmakers could ban the declawing of cats for the convenience of humans, advancing a bill on Thursday to halt what animal rights may say is a painful procedure used primarily to prevent torn furniture and scratched skin. Claws on cats grow from the bone, not skin. Removing them sometimes requires … Read more

CBD marketing for dogs way ahead of the science, experts say

CBD marketing for dogs way ahead of the science, experts say

1/5 Veterinarian and educator Joseph Wakshlag has found success using CBD for a variety of health conditions in canines. Photo courtesy of Joseph Wakshlag NEW YORK, June 24 (UPI) — Dog owners give their furry companions CBD-based products to treat everything from anxiety to arthritis, but just like with humans, benefits of the compound for … Read more

How much does a dog’s breed determine its behavior?

How much does a dog’s breed determine its behavior?

According to the American Kennel Club, poodles, German shepherds and French bulldogs were among the most popular dog breeds of 2021. People pay thousands of dollars for these prized pups to get a dog with the perfect demeanor. New research published in the journal, “Science,” found that breeds don’t determine a dog’s behavior or personality. … Read more

Office Cats Laid Off as Companies Close

Office Cats Laid Off as Companies Close

Zhaocai is out of a job. Two months away from the office and locked down at an unfamiliar apartment, he’s withdrawn into himself, becoming more suspicious of strangers. He spends much of the day sleeping, or keeping to himself quietly. At night, he gets into bed and mewls for attention. Zhaocai is part of a … Read more