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How Smart Are Cats?

While cats and dogs have been rivals on several occasions, only a handful of tests and studies are done with cats to learning about them truly. But how smart are our feline friends? Cats are actually intelligent. They are quite independent, and they can understand a whole lot of things. They even have excellent short-term …

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Hours after being adopted from an animal shelter, 21-pound cat Pudding with saved her owners life. While suffering a diabetic seizure, Amy Jung’s newly acquired cat pounced his weight on her chest and began swatting her face and biting her nose until she gained consciousness.

Good kitty: These 6 ‘hero cats’ saved the humans they loved It’s not unusual these days for family pets to attain Internet fame — but this week, Tara the “hero cat” is reigning as queen over them all. A one-minute surveillance video captured the normally mellow family cat saving her human family member, a 4-year-old …

Hours after being adopted from an animal shelter, 21-pound cat Pudding with saved her owners life. While suffering a diabetic seizure, Amy Jung’s newly acquired cat pounced his weight on her chest and began swatting her face and biting her nose until she gained consciousness. Read More »

Icelandic horses are not allowed to leave the country. If they do, they are banned from returning. This is because Iceland is an island so they have limited diseases, and this is another measure to prevent it.

Icelandic horse The Icelandic horse is a breed of horse developed in Iceland. Although the horses are small, at times pony-sized, most registries for the Icelandic refer to it as a horse. Icelandic horses are long-lived and hardy. In their native country they have few diseases; Icelandic law prevents horses from being imported into the …

Icelandic horses are not allowed to leave the country. If they do, they are banned from returning. This is because Iceland is an island so they have limited diseases, and this is another measure to prevent it. Read More »

Baby owls sleep down on their stomach because their heads are too heavy. They do that until they are large enough to sleep upright.

Baby Owls Sleep Face Down Because Their Heads Are Too Heavy #TuesdayThoughts: baby owls sleep like baby humans; a few hours at a time mostly during the day. Baby owls also show high levels of REM activity during sleep. As they get older owls seem to dream less… pic.twitter.com/D0AZNZdCNI — Pulp Librarian (@PulpLibrarian) March 10, …

Baby owls sleep down on their stomach because their heads are too heavy. They do that until they are large enough to sleep upright. Read More »

Harlequin shrimps diet consists only of starfish. They often hunt in pairs and will drag a starfish back to their cave and eat it alive. They have also been observed to bring algae and other greens and force feed the starfish in order to keep it alive.

Harlequin Shrimp: The Ultimate Care Guide Introduction Many people are turning towards invertebrates as a way to spice up their aquarium. If you have a saltwater setup, Harlequin Shrimp are an excellent choice. They are hard to resist; they have such a captivating appearance that you could fall in love with at first sight. This …

Harlequin shrimps diet consists only of starfish. They often hunt in pairs and will drag a starfish back to their cave and eat it alive. They have also been observed to bring algae and other greens and force feed the starfish in order to keep it alive. Read More »

Meet the Moscow Water Dog, a now extinct breed commissioned for the Russian navy for the purpose of water rescues, that was so aggressive it would bite drowning victims instead of saving them

Moscow Water Dog Height: 26-30 inches Weight: over 100 lb Lifespan: 8- 12 years Group: not applicable Best Suited For: not recommended Temperament: aggressive, dominant, independent Comparable Breeds: Newfoundland, Caucasian Shepherd Dog Moscow Water Dog Basics If you’ve never heard of the Moscow Water Dog, you’re not alone. Not only was this breed never bred …

Meet the Moscow Water Dog, a now extinct breed commissioned for the Russian navy for the purpose of water rescues, that was so aggressive it would bite drowning victims instead of saving them Read More »

Researchers taught African grey parrots to buy food using tokens. They were then paired up, one parrot given ten tokens and the other none. Without any incentive for sharing, parrots with tokens started to give some to their broke partners so that everyone could eat.

Parrots Will Share Currency to Help Their Pals Purchase Food Parrots go bonkers for walnuts. After snatching the seeds, these brightly plumed birds crack into them with glee. When offered the nuts as a prize, parrots will do tricks, solve puzzles and learn complex tasks. They’ll even trade currency for them in the form of …

Researchers taught African grey parrots to buy food using tokens. They were then paired up, one parrot given ten tokens and the other none. Without any incentive for sharing, parrots with tokens started to give some to their broke partners so that everyone could eat. Read More »