Interesting pets articles

History of cats

Miacis The history of cats begins about 60 million yeasr ago with the weasel-like Miacis. It is believed that this small predator is an ancestor of all now living predators, including dogs, bears, polecats and so on. About 10 million years later the Dinictis appeared – the earlies cat’s ancestor , that looked exactly like [...]


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Choosing a cat

The act of buying a cat should be very carefully considered. Taking a cat and later realizing that you can not take care of it for a reason would be very irresponsible . If you have already decided , you have to think about the breed and the coat color that you prefer. Every breed [...]


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Facts for Dogs – part 1

Several facts for dogs you may not know: 1) It it a mith that dogs see in white and black only. They can see all colors, but not as clearly as people. 2) A couple of dogs and their puppies can have a generation of 66 000 dogs in 6 years. 3) The only place [...]


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Articles for cat breeds

Persian

The Persian is a long-haired breed of cat characterized by its round face and shortened muzzle. Recent genetic research indicates that present day Persians are related not to cats from the Near East but to cats from Western Europe. The researchers stated, “Even though the early Persian cat may have in fact originated from ancient [...]


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Savannah

Origin The Savannah is a domestic hybrid cat breed. It is created by crossing the wild Serval cat with a domestic cat. Created in 1986, this is one of the newest cat breeds. The first Savannah breed cat was also named Savannah and the domestic breed was a Siamese cat. This kind of crossing became [...]


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American Wirehair

History The first American Wirehair cat breed came from a litter of 6 kittens born in Verona, New York. The kitten had a short, wiry coat and even his whiskers were crimped. The litter’s parents were normal domestic shorthairs. A local cat breeder by the name of Joan O’Shea who saw the kitten, realized that [...]


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Articles for dog breeds

Weimardoodle

Overview The Weimardoodle is created by the crossing of two breeds: Weimaraner and Poodle. They are commonly referred to as “designer dogs”. They are not as popular as many of the other crosses. Character The ideal Weimardoodle is muscular, athletic, and hardy. They possess a well-built appearance and intelligent expression. Temperament Affectionate, happy, and loving, [...]


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Pekepoo

Overview The Pekepoo, also called the Peke-A-Poo, is created by the crossing of two breeds: Pekingese and Poodle. They are commonly referred to as “designer dogs” and are one of the more popular crosses. Character The ideal Pekepoo should be well-built, sturdy, and hardy in appearance. They should possess a lively and keen expression. Temperament [...]


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American Eskimo Dog

Overview The exact origin of this breed is unknown, although it is widely believed this companion dog originated in the United States by German immigrants in the 20th century. A Member of the Spitz family, the American Eskimo Dog comes in three different varieties: toy, miniature, and standard. They became extremely popular in the 1930′s [...]


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