Getting into a new hobby is exciting. If you are a beginner, there is a lot to learn and a lot to see, and there are tons of questions to ask. The most common question aquarium hobby starters have is what kind of fish tank should be their first one. The short answer is that you should choose one that is easy to set up and maintain. But which one is that? Let’s find out.
Surely you recognize the situation — just when you begin to fall asleep, your dog asks to be let out. He whines, cries, barks and you give up. Later, when you are finally falling asleep again, he asks back in. It’s horrible, but there is a way out of it.
Finding a good cat breeder isn’t easy. Among the list of many places to get a healthy kitten, cat breeders rank at both the very top and the very bottom.
In our country, there is a song where a cat tells the story about his life and mentions that he used to see over a kilometer at night and three at dawn. Impressive, even though it is only poetry and likely some other round number would be used if the author preferred miles over kilometers. Regardless, are cats really good at seeing distant objects? Could they see over a mile? How far can a normal cat see? As it turns out—not very far.
A cat not using its litter box is among the most commonly reported cat behavioral problems. The good news is that in most cases the problem is easy to fix. It is often only necessary to identify and resolve the cause of the problem: additional training or re-training to use the litter box is rarely necessary.
Do you have an older cat in your household? Thanks to advances in veterinary medicine, a 15+ year-old cat is no longer a rarity. That being said, cats can be considered seniors as early as seven years of age; in fact, wild cats rarely live that long. The result is that a cat may spend more than half of his lifetime as a senior, and there are a few things to keep in mind when you share a home with a senior cat
Do you hate it when your cat comes to you, sniffs your nose in greeting, then turns his back on you and sticks his butt right in your face? Is that impolite or what? Well, actually, it is extremely polite and shows the great respect and trust he has in you. Not all cat owners are lucky enough to get such appreciation.
Of course, we are aware that fish are completely unlike “traditional” pets in many different ways. But there are many benefits in keeping aquarium fish as pets. For many people, fish might be a better choice than a cat or a dog.
How many cat breeds do you know? The first that come to my mind are Persian, Siamese, British Shorthair, and Maine Coon, but this is where it usually stops, simply because there are not as many cat breeds as there are dog breeds.
Cat owners usually feel pride when someone compares their pet to its larger counterparts, such as tigers, lions, or pumas. “Look at that little tiger sleeping beside the chimney,” a visitor might say why eyeing your cat lying by the fireplace. “See how calm he is? I bet his inner lion just can’t wait to […]