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Domestic Cat Facts

Domestic Cats   Common Name: Domestic Cat, House Cat Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata (Vertebrata) Class: Mammalia Order: Carnivora Family: Felidae Genus: Felis Species: catus   Misc.:One of the most popular pets of all times, there is currently more than 100 million animals in existence worldwide. Humans spend more than $1.5 billion dollars per year feeding their feline companions, and more than $200 million per year on cat litter! There are more than 30 different breeds of domestic cat and it is Read More

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Cat Documentaries

  http://youtu.be/izqCgnEEKwc   Cats : Documentary on the Widespread Popularity of Cats in the Western World by Joanna Lumley.     If you love cats and documentaries about cats, you will love this video.  Use Chromecast to stream it from your phone to your T.V. Want to give the best catnip on the planet to your cats or as a gift?  Visit the Catnip Cartel, run by Big Cat Rescue. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joanna_Lumley #UNSelfie, #GivingTuesday Read More

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Cat Chat 27

Meet Scott Giacoppo from Washington Humane Society   http://youtu.be/u-SyKeiJsfs   Audio Podcast of Cat Chat 27  or subscribe in iTunes here.   Meet Scott Giacoppo from the Washington Humane Society in D.C. and find out what this life long cat advocate as seen in the way of changes for cats in shelters, adoption programs, community cat programs, feral cat, trap, neuter, vaccinate, return programs, fostering cats and kittens, and even the challenges involved in mountain lion sightings around our nation's capitol. Friend Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 30 2013

  Please leave wildlife alone! A baby bobcat was euthanized by the Health Department in South FL on Friday because a person picked the kitten up, thinking it an orphan, and she and her neighbor were both bitten. They called Animal Control, who was closed all weekend, so we couldn't reach them until today. They said that since there is no quarantine time known for rabies in bobcats, the Health Department made them euthanize the kitten so the head could be cut off and tested for rabies. Bobcats almost never contract rabies, and the women Read More

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Today at Big Cat Rescue Sept 9 2013

"Silent Killer" Health Problems Increasingly Affecting Cats   Warns Veterinarians     All About Cats Veterinary Hospital is warning cat owners that "silent killer" health problems are common for cats of all ages, including those in their prime. While it may be common knowledge that humans need regular health screenings to detect underlying disease, cat owners may be surprised to learn that the same is true for cats. Just as humans receive regular blood pressure and cholesterol checks, the cat clinic recommends that Read More
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