I ordered this book from the Guardian Bookstore which cost about $38, including delivery from the U.K. to the U.S. http://www.theguardian.com/books/2023/jan/13/the-year-of-the-cat-by-rhiannon-lucy-cosslett-review-reflections-on-the-feline The Year of the Cat by Rhiannon Lucy Cosslett review – reflections on the feline An affecting memoir that uses cats and our attitudes towards them to explore PTSD, separation, love and family by … Continue reading Review of “The Year of the Cat”
Dog walkers in some parts of NYC make six figure incomes
http://www.nytimes.com/2023/01/22/style/dog-walkers-six-figures-100k-nyc.html How These Dog Walkers Make Over $100,000 a Year It’s all those pandemic puppies. Bethany Lane started dog walking in Manhattan after answering a Craigslist ad. Now she runs her own company, Whistle & Wag, and recently bought a second home.Credit...Calla Kessler for The New York Times By Alyson Krueger Jan. 22, 2023 Dressed in … Continue reading Dog walkers in some parts of NYC make six figure incomes
AirTag helped find a lost dog
macdailynews.com/2022/11/08/apple-airtag-helps-reunite-lost-dog-with-his-owner/ Apple AirTag helps reunite lost dog with his owner Tuesday, November 8, 2022 3:54 pm2 Comments News In Florida, a lost dog and his owner are reunited, and it’s all thanks to an Apple AirTag item – or, in this case, pet – tracker. Rocky was found because he wears an Apple AirTag Deborah … Continue reading AirTag helped find a lost dog
Why is the death of a pet like losing a human family member?
https://apple.news/A-0ytNWawS8e3gke4y6F9HQ BBC SCIENCE FOCUS MAGAZINE ANALYSIS PET GRIEF: WHY LOSING A DOG OR CAT IS LIKE LOSING A FAMILY MEMBER Studies reveal that the bereavement of a pet can be as traumatic as that of a human family member Recently, I discovered an article with the title “Losing a pet can be just as hard … Continue reading Why is the death of a pet like losing a human family member?
Outdoor cats are predators effective enough to wipe out species
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/cat-curfews-creep-in-as-australia-clamps-down-on-wildlife-killers-sbnxgbzjp Cat curfews creep in as Australia clamps down on wildlife killers Identified as the main predator threatening native species, the pets have been hit by lockdowns in many states March 4 2023, The Sunday Times Australia is a big place, but not if you’re a cat. Strict curfews banning pet felines from prowling the … Continue reading Outdoor cats are predators effective enough to wipe out species
Dogs may truly KNOW when we need them most
http://www.cnn.com/2022/11/11/health/grief-dogs-support-wellness/index.html It feels like dogs know just when we need them most. Well, they might, experts say By Madeline Holcombe, CNN Updated 8:23 PM EST, Fri November 11, 2022 When you have a strong bond with your dog, it can often intuit your feelings — and offer you support, experts said.Adobe Stock Editor’s Note: Sign up for … Continue reading Dogs may truly KNOW when we need them most
How do you feel about dogs that are poodle mixes?
http://www.wsj.com/articles/doodle-dogs-poodle-labradoodle-hybrids-backlash-11649948543? ‘I Hate Doodle Dogs’: Endless Poodle Hybrids Spark Backlash The ultra-popular pets have driven a wedge between owners, breeders and people who say they’re tired of seeing the pooches everywhere Luke Kanies and his Australian labradoodle, Westley, go for a walk. KIM OANH NGUYEN By Sarah E. Needleman April 14, 2022 11:07 am ET Since adopting … Continue reading How do you feel about dogs that are poodle mixes?
Protected pathways for wild animals may help them survive — an example
https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/dec/03/how-patch-of-land-landmark-bill-could-save-florida-panthers-aoe How a landmark bill and a small patch of land could save Florida’s panthers The Recovering America’s Wildlife Act would provide $1.3bn annually for wildlife and could speed up completion of a crucial wildlife corridor in one US state Fewer than 250 of Florida’s panthers remain in the wild, according to officials. Photograph: Florida Fish … Continue reading Protected pathways for wild animals may help them survive — an example
The weird thing about cat legs
This is an older article but I found it fascinating so here it is on your screen with my bolding for selected text: http://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/02/the-weird-thing-about-cat-legs/459369/ The Weird Thing About Cat Legs The mystery that spans every feline, from tabby house cats to Siberian tigers. By Ed Yong for The Atlantic Reuters FEBRUARY 2, 2016 I'm standing with … Continue reading The weird thing about cat legs
How long do cats live?
https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2022/06/15/how-long-cats-live/7616721001/ How long do cats live? Here’s how long to expect your feline friend’s nine lives to last. Jacob Livesay USA TODAY So you just adopted an adorable newborn kitten — or maybe you rescued an older cat from the shelter. Regardless of how this critter ended up in your life, it’s only natural to … Continue reading How long do cats live?
Big cats in urban jungle: LA mountain lions, Mumbai leopards
apnews.com/article/oddities-science-travel-c99fa72a760950adf0d1e168a1951219? https://player.vimeo.com/video/718365793?background=1 Big cats in urban jungle: LA mountain lions, Mumbai leopards By CHRISTINA LARSON and ANIRUDDHA GHOSAL June 30, 2022 Los Angeles and Mumbai, India, share many superlatives as pinnacles of cinema, fashion, and traffic congestion. But another similarity lurks in the shadows, most often seen at night walking silently on four paws. These … Continue reading Big cats in urban jungle: LA mountain lions, Mumbai leopards
“Stray” video game an irresistible item to modify
Players are putting their own pets into ‘Stray,’ the cat video game By Jonathan Lee July 26, 2022 at 3:37 p.m. EDT “Stray,” the video game about a nameless feral cat wandering through a city of robots, is one of the summer’s biggest surprise hits. Now, some players are modifying the game to add their own feline … Continue reading “Stray” video game an irresistible item to modify