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Confusion over the Term Pitbull/Terrier — Any Difference?

Statistics show that pit bulls are the kind of dog most responsible for dog bites in America. This has made them banned in many places. However, pit bulls are a type and not a breed of dog. This is confusing since there is a breed called the American Pit Bull Terrier. Some breeds look like …

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Can a Rabbit be Scared to Death? Yes or No?

Rabbits are gentle and cuddly pets that can be great children companions. However, have you ever heard of a pet rabbit simply dropping dead, without warning? Evidently, it is a common problem in the animal kingdom, and it is caused by Exertional Myopathy. Other species are afflicted but rabbits are particularly susceptible to this condition, …

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The Difference Between Chocolate and Seal Colorpoints on a Siamese Cat

There are several different varieties of Siamese cats and though they are similar in many ways, they do have their differences, as well. The four traditional colors of Siamese cats are Lilac, Chocolate, Blue, and Seal Points. However, there are some newer varieties of Siamese cats, too. Colorpoint cats more generally are another term for …

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Cat Scratching Her Face and Head — What Does It Mean?

Have you noticed your feline scratching and licking itself more than it normally does? Sometimes, you even see your cats grooming then biting each other. While grooming is perfectly standard behavior for cats, anything in excess may indicate that your cat is suffering from an underlying issue. This post will look at various reasons why …

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