Interesting pets articles

Facts for cats – Part 2

… 11. Cats sleep 16-18 hours a day. When not sleeping they are just lounging half of the time. 12. The oldest cat in the world lived 34 years. 13. Among all mammals the cats have the biggest eyes, compared to the body. 14. While sleeping the brain of the cats is just as active [...]


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Top 10 Most Expensive Cat Breeds in the World

Cats are among the most popular pets in the world. In USA only they are topping the list of total number of owned animals and are close second in the list of the number of owner households. Depending on their rarity and purity their price can vary. Here is the list of most expensive cat [...]


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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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Articles for cat breeds

Aegean cat

Origin The Aegean Cat is originally from the Cycladic Islands in the Aegean Sea, where they naturally occur. This is believed to be one of the rarest breeds, because it is among the newest breeds. Aegean Cat has only recently begun to be bred systematically. They are much liked for their character and intelligence. In [...]


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Ragdoll

The Ragdoll is a cat breed with blue eyes and a distinct colorpoint coat. It is a large and muscular semi-longhair cat with a soft and silky coat. Developed by controversial American breeder Ann Baker, it is best known for its docile and placid temperament and affectionate nature. The name “Ragdoll” is derived from the [...]


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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

Siberian Husky

Overview The Siberian Husky originated in northeastern Siberia as an endurance sled dog. In 1909 large numbers of this breed arrived in Alaska to participate in sled racing. The Siberian Husky’s endurance, stamina, and strength quickly made them a popular breed in the Arctic region. Character The Siberian Husky is a compact and strong working [...]


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Bull Terrier

Overview The Bull Terrier is a cross between the Bulldog and the Old English Terrier with a bit of Spanish Pointer in his bloodline. This breed originated in 1830 to attack bull in this sport of combat. They were soon replaced in 1850 with the White Cavalier and have since been used for many different [...]


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Bullmastiff

Overview The Bullmastiff makes a great companion, and guard dog. Although intimidating at times, this breed can be very affectionate. Loving human attention, this breed is calm, gentle, and even-tempered. Character Being shy around strangers, this dog should be properly socialized during puppyhood. Used many times as an alert or guard dog, this breed should [...]


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