Interesting pets articles

10 Most Popular Cat Breeds in The World

sphynx

Here are the top 10 breeds that you can choose from. 10. The Sphynx The so called “Hairless cat” is a rare breed of cat known for its lack of a coat, which makes the cat quite warm to the touch. Sphynxes are known for their extroverted behavior. They display a high level of energy, [...]


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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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10 Most Popular Dog Breeds

Dogs are among the most popular pets in the world, but which is the most popular dog breed. Most sources share the same list of dogs referring to the American Kennel Club. Here is the list: 10 Shih Tzu DNA analysis placed the ancestors of today’s Shih Tzu breed in the group of “ancient” breeds [...]


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Articles for cat breeds

American Curl

History The American Curl cat’s history begins in June 1981 in California, where Joe and Grace Ruga found a stray kitten that had long, silky hair. What was unusual about this kitten was its ears – the tips were curled backwards. This kitten was called Shulamith and all American Curl cats can be traced back [...]


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Bengal

History The Bengal cat breed is a perfect example of man’s need to breed a domestic cat that has the look of a wild jungle cat. In the 1960′s, there was an accidental mating between and Asian Leopard Cat and a black, shorthaired domestic cat at Jean Sugden’s home in California. She made no further [...]


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Siamese Cat

The History of Siamese Cats It is believed though it is not exactly known that this breed of cats is descendant of the sacred temple cats in Siam now called Thailand. They were called “Moon diamond” in Siam. Legend has it that they keep away evil spirits and bring good luck to their owners and was [...]


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Articles for dog breeds

Papillon

Overview The Papillon originated in the 16th century, a popular lap breed of nobles and aristocracy in Europe. The French translation of Papillon is Butterfly, which they resemble with the white blaze on the forehead as the body, and the fringed ears as the wings. They are quite often considered to be a dainty breed, [...]


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German Shepherd

Overview This breed was developed in the 19th century by Max Von Stephanitz who is considered to be the father of the German Shepherd. Revered for their versatility as companion and for their dedication to work, this breed has the distinction of being the first dog ever used as a guide for the blind. Today [...]


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Alaskan Malamute

Overview Alaskan Malamutes are large working dogs. They have been used through the years as sled dogs, but aren’t naturally as fast in the long run as there blue-eyed competition (huskies). Originally bred as a sled dog they were taught to think independently which sometimes results in them being a bit stubborn. Absolutely magnificent coloration [...]


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