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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 »

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 »

The oldest known domesticated dog remains are over 14,000 years old. The dog died young and is unlikely to have been much use to humans. Nevertheless, it was buried in an elaborate grave alongside two humans.

Origin of the domestic dog The dog diverged from a now-extinct population of wolves 27,000-40,000 years ago immediately before the Last Glacial Maximum, when much of the mammoth steppe was cold and dry. The origin of the domestic dog includes the dog’s genetic divergence from the wolf, its domestication, and its development into dog types …

The oldest known domesticated dog remains are over 14,000 years old. The dog died young and is unlikely to have been much use to humans. Nevertheless, it was buried in an elaborate grave alongside two humans. Read More »

Scientists came together in a unique study that observed exactly 1,893 dogs pooping among 37 different breeds of dog, and found that dogs have “magnetoreception”. Apparently while they are calm, they poop facing north or south. Quite a few other mammals do this too.

Dogs defecate in accordance with earth’s magnetic field, research finds For years, scientists have known that several species spontaneously align their bodies with the earth’s magnetic field when engaging in certain behaviours. Now, a team of 12 scientists from universities in Germany and the Czech Republic have come together in a unique study that observed …

Scientists came together in a unique study that observed exactly 1,893 dogs pooping among 37 different breeds of dog, and found that dogs have “magnetoreception”. Apparently while they are calm, they poop facing north or south. Quite a few other mammals do this too. Read More »

That since domestication, dogs’ eyes have changed. Dogs now have eye muscles that make them more expressive and infant-like. These same muscles are absent in wolves, their closest relative.

Dogs’ eyes evolve to appeal to humans If a dog has eyes that seem to be telling you something or demanding your attention, it could be evolution’s way of manipulating your feelings. Researchers have found that dogs have evolved muscles around their eyes, which allow them to make expressions that particularly appeal to humans. A …

That since domestication, dogs’ eyes have changed. Dogs now have eye muscles that make them more expressive and infant-like. These same muscles are absent in wolves, their closest relative. Read More »

When President Gerald Ford wanted to end a conversation in the Oval Office he would signal Liberty, his golden retriever, and she would go to the guest wagging her tail, creating a natural break.

Liberty (dog) Susan, Betty and President Gerald Ford with Liberty and her puppies at the White House in 1975 Honor’s Foxfire Liberty Hume (February 8, 1974 – 1984) (AKC Registration Number SB578950) was the Golden Retriever Presidential pet of Betty Ford and Gerald Ford. Liberty was born February 8, 1974 and given to the president …

When President Gerald Ford wanted to end a conversation in the Oval Office he would signal Liberty, his golden retriever, and she would go to the guest wagging her tail, creating a natural break. Read More »

A cat in Wisconsin, saved her human family by pawing at them when they were feeling sleepy and got them out of the house. First responders did a test and revealed that the house had a dangerous level of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Hero cat named Grace saved couple from carbon monoxide poisoning Kevin and Annette Shanahan are lucky to be alive. One night last month Annette, of Reedsburg, Wisconsin, woke up in tremendous pain. “I had gotten up because I thought I was having a heart attack,” she told ABC News. “You’re so fuzzy you can’t make …

A cat in Wisconsin, saved her human family by pawing at them when they were feeling sleepy and got them out of the house. First responders did a test and revealed that the house had a dangerous level of carbon monoxide poisoning. Read More »