Cats Sentence Examples
He had only a dog and some cats to keep him company.
It is not worth the while to go round the world to count the cats in Zanzibar.
Such a determination is, however, extremely hazardous, even if it be admitted that the remains of cats from the rock-fissures of Gibraltar pertain to Felis ocreata.
The earliest written record of the introduction of domesticated cats into Great Britain dates from about A.D.
She'd had cats before, but she'd never even owned a dog.Advertisement
As to long-haired cats, there appear originally to have been two closely-allied strains, the Angora and the Persian, of which the former has been altogether replaced in western Europe by the latter.
All manner of breeds of dogs, cats, cows, and horses are bred in similar ways.
She hid in the room most of the day to prevent any more run-ins with cats or models and to think.
Kiera almost missed it as she thought of where the cats had been placed.
It persisted, and she looked down, jumping to see one of several curious cats nudging her leg.Advertisement
And please take some of these damn cats with you.
He closed his eyes and imagined himself to be one of the great cats he tracked in the forest.
This is confirmed by the employment in Byzantine Greek of the term thTros or ioirra to designate domesticated cats brought from Egypt.
Possibly those domesticated cats with unusually short and bushy tails may have a larger share of European wild-cat blood; while, conversely, such wild cats as show long tails may have a cross of domesticated blood.
People who are allergic to cats are actually allergic to cat saliva or to cat dander.Advertisement
Kittens and adult cats love to scratch everything in sight.
If you do not already have cats, free kittens can be a great choice if you truly want a pet and you are willing to do the work if it turns out that your new kitten does have an illness or parasites.
I take it you don't like cats.
We were all as nervous as cats at a dog pound.
The rest of their bodies were unlike cats.Advertisement
Cats have four legs.
The cats … they're domesticated and really very nice.
Two of the cats, young and small enough to be kittens or perfectly sized adult tarantulas, detangled and darted from her pillow to the table.
If not for Romas, there would be no distant planet, spaceships, or tarantula-like cats!
Cats wrestled and played around them while D'Ryn's strict oversight of his and Gage's actions could not be shaken.Advertisement
She rifled gingerly through the boxes, afraid of uncovering a stash of tarantula cats.
There were pets, though - cats and a little Cocker Spaniel that died two weeks after Mom died.
Anyway, I'll take a few cats with me when I find a spot.
He turned to see Yully in the hallway outside the study, holding one of the dozen cats they'd adopted.
She doesn't realize I have nine lives, like my cats.
Darian rose and dusted himself off, thoughts going first to his cats at the cabin and then to the possible guardsmen nearby.
I know you're there, lying in a tree like one of the great cats you track.
Sure, but the only thing in there is mud cats.
It is added that the remains of cats from Roman villas at Silchester and Dursley are probably referable to the domesticated breed.
Here are to be found yak, wild asses (kyang), several varieties of deer, musk deer and Tibetan antelope (Pantholops); also wild sheep (the bharal of the Himalaya), Ovis hodgsoni and possibly Ovis poli, together with wild goats, bears (in large numbers in the north-eastern districts), leopards, otter, wolves, wild cats, foxes, marmots, squirrels, monkeys and wild dogs.
See Jacob Cats, Complete Works (1790-1800, 19 vols.), later editions by van Vloten (Zwolle, 1858-1866; and at Schiedam, 1869-1870); Pigott, Moral Emblems, with Aphorisms, &c., from Jacob Cats (1860); and P. C. Witsen Gejisbek, Het Leven en de Verdiensten;van Jacob Cats (1829).
The cats â€¦ they're domesticated and really very nice.
As a result, both kittens and cats grow up used to being handled, properly house trained and healthy.
I have never known cats to be so cuddly!
I keep scrapbooks, love to read, love cats and cards and skiing, and am not particularly deft at driving or cooking.
Over the next three years, forty-two folded-ear cats were born, and with them a new breed.
We observe cats and dogs acquiring the same second nature.
Jaime adores cats, but hates dogs.
Just like humans, cats have hormones too.
When I was a teen, one of our cats had kittens and her nipples never really looked swollen, yet she was able to easily nurse seven kittens.
LoveToKnow Cats spoke with "Chief Pet Surpriser" Cindy Pederson to learn more about Surprise A Pet and what they have to offer for both cats and dogs.
Constipation is fairly common in senior cats, but your cat's problem does seem to be chronic.
I've never seen my cats behave so territorially, and BeBe has never behaved so timidly.
Whenever possible, I prefer keeping cats inside rather than letting them roam outdoors.
Cats tend to seek out warmth, so the heat feature on a battery operated cat bed will draw your pet to it like a dish of cream.
While most cats enjoy the warmth, some cats really need it.
Senior cats or any feline that suffers from joint pain will benefit from a bit of heat therapy.
The Heated Orthopedic Bed, also from All Pets Considered, is suitable for both cats and dogs.
The PetSafe Wellness Bed for dogs and cats combines heat and vibration for an overall massaging effect.
A number of cats have developed kidney failure in a very short time period after eating these foods.
The hormone swing cats experience during a heat cycle makes their behavior even more unpredictable.
Spaying will eliminate the up and down hormone cycle, and it usually makes most cats calmer.
We don't want her to become pregnant, but we haven't had the extra money to get either of the cats fixed.
It's essential to get at least one of your cats spayed or neutered, or else sooner or later you're going to wind up with kittens.
I won't save your ass, just because your woman likes cats.
The fineness of the hair may perhaps be ascribed to some peculiarity in the atmosphere, for it is remarkable that the cats, dogs and other animals of the country are to 'a certain extent affected in the same way, and that they all lose much of their distinctive beauty when taken from their native districts.
Since in all domesticated cats retaining the colouring of the wild species the soles of the hind-feet correspond in this particular with the Egyptian rather than with the European wild cat, the presumption is in favour of their descent from the former rather than from the latter.
The ordinary domesticated cats of Europe are, however, mainly of African origin, although they have largely crossed, especially in Germany (and probably also in Great Britain), with the wild cat.
According to these observations, two distinct types of so-called tabby cats are recognizable.
One or other of these types is to be found in cats of almost all breeds, whether Persian, short-haired or Manx; and there appear to be no intermediate stages between them.
Cats of the striped type are no doubt descended from the European and North African wild cats; but the origin of cats exhibiting the blotched pattern appears to be unknown.
As to the introduction of domesticated cats into Europe, the opinion is very generally held that tame cats from Egypt were imported at a relatively early date into Etruria by Phoenician traders; and there is decisive evidence that these animals were established in Italy long before the Christian era.
Apart from the above-mentioned division of the striped members of both groups into two types according to the pattern of their markings, the domesticated cats of western Europe are divided into a short-haired and a long-haired group. Of these, the former is the one which bears the closest relationship to the wild cats of Africa and of Europe, the latter being an importation from the East.
In one direction the tabby shows a tendency to melanism which culminates in complete blackness, while in the other direction there is an equally marked tendency to albinism; grey cats, which may be regarded as tabbies whose stri p es have disappeared, forming the connecting link between the tabby and the white cat.
A mixture of the melanistic with the albinistic type will of course give rise to parti-coloured cats.
Turning to the tailless or so-called Manx cats, in which the tail should be represented merely by a tuft of hair without any remnant of bone, it seems that the strain is to be met with in many parts of Russia, and there is a very general opinion that it originally came from Japan or some other far eastern country.
Throughout Japan, China, Siam, and the Malay countries, normal long-tailed cats are indeed seldom seen.
Instead of these are cats with more or less abbreviated tails, showing in greater or less degree a decided kink or bend near the tip. In other cases the tail is of the short curling type of that of a bulldog; sometimes it starts quite straight, but divides in a fork-like manner near the tip; and in yet other instances it is altogether wanting, as in the typical Manx cats.
Unless the junglecat, which is a nearly whole-coloured species, can claim the position, the ancestry of these Manx-Malay cats is still unknown.
Siamese cats may have the tail either straight or kinked, but whether the latter feature belongs of right to the breed, or has been acquired by crossing with the ordinary black and tabby kink-tailed cats of the country, is not known.
In constitution these cats are extremely delicate.
If the frequent presence of a kink in the tail be an inherent feature, the breed is evidently related to the other kink-tailed Malay cats which, as already stated, have a cry differing from that of European cats.
Should this be so, then if the ordinary Malay cats are the descendants of the jungle-cat, we shall have to assign the same ancestry to the Siamese breed.
In old days New Mexico was the home of a breed of hairless cats, said to have been kept by the ancient Aztecs, but now well-nigh if not completely extinct.
Although entirely naked in summer, these cats developed in winter a slight growth of hair on the back and the ridge of the tail.
Except on Charles Island, where settlement has existed longest, little or no influence of the presence of man is evident in the group; still, the running wild of dogs and cats, and, as regards the vegetation, especially goats, must in a comparatively short period greatly modify the biological conditions of the islands.
Australia is inhabited by at least if o different species of marsupials, which is about two-thirds of the known species; these have been arranged in five tribes, according to the food they eat, viz., the grass-eaters (kangaroos), the root-eaters (wombats), the insect-eaters (bandicoots), the flesh-eaters (native cats and rats), and the fruit-eaters (phalangers).
A and B modified cats i is seen when the from Hincks; C modified from Forbes's Brit.
Among the more common species of game are squirrels, opossums, musk-rats, rabbits, racoons, wild turkeys, ", partridges" (quail, or Bob White), geese, and ducks; deer, black bears, grey (or timber) wolves, black wolves and "wild cats" (lynx), once common, have become rare.
Bears, wild boars, hares, wolves, foxes and wild cats are very common, and in the north sables are found in great numbers.
Ducks, wild turkeys, bears and wild cats (lynx) are found, but in decreasing numbers.
The adult stage, for example, has been found in the nasal passages of sheep, goats, horses and even of man, and the larval stage in the pleural and peritoneal cavities of dogs and cats.
The Formosan fauna has been but partially ascertained; but at least three kinds of deer, wild boars, bears, goats, monkeys (probably Macacus speciosus), squirrels, and flying squirrels are fairly common, and panthers and wild cats are not unfrequent.
Horses, asses, cows, deer, sheep, goats, swine, cats and dogs were introduced by the early Spaniards.
The wild animals are bears, wolves, foxes, lynxes, wild cats, badgers, otters, martens, stoats and weasels.
The head is small compared with that of other cats and has no mane.
When caressed pumas purr like domestic cats.
Sosens monkeys and badgers constitute the one possible exception, but the horses, oxen, deer, tigers, dogs, bears, foxes and even cats of the best Japanese artists were ill drawn and badly modelled.
It seems written to expose the corruption of domestic life in Florence, and especially to satirize the friars in their familar part of gobetweens, tame cats, confessors and adulterers.
The importation of stoats and weasels, ferrets and cats has resulted in a process of extermination which has already made it necessary to set aside the islets Resolution, Kapiti and Little Barrier as sanctuaries.
The bison, which once ranged the plains in large herds, have been exterminated; the moose and the elk are found only occasionally in the wilder regions; mountain sheep, antelope, black and grizzly bears, wolves, coyotes and lynx (" wild cats ") are also becoming rare.
Bears, mountain lions (pumas), wild cats (lynx) and wolves haunt the more remote fastnesses of the mountains; foxes abound; deer are found in many districts and moose in the north.
These cats are said by Don Felix de Azara to keep to cover, without venturing into open places.
Deer, black bears and wild cats (lynx) are still found in some uncultivated sections.
The remarkable didunculus occurs in Samoa, and after the introduction of cats and rats, which preyed upon it, was compelled to change its habits, dwelling in trees instead of on the ground.
The numbers of these destructive rodents are kept in check by foxes, dogs, cats and pole-cats, which feed upon them.
Both as regards structure and habits, the leopard may be reckoned as one of the more typical representatives of the genus Felis, belonging to that section in which the hyoid bone is loosely connected with the skull, owing to imperfect ossification of its anterior arch, and the pupil of the eye when contracted under the influence of light is circular, not linear as in the smaller cats.
The birds - the largest factor in the fauna - have become very greatly reduced through the introduction of cats, dogs and pigs, as well as by the constant persecution of every sort of animal by the natives.
In size they may be compared with cats; the long slender limbs are connected by a broad fold of skin extending outwards from the sides of the neck and body, the fingers and toes are webbed, and the hind-limbs joined by an outer membrane as in bats.
It is the northernmost home of the armadillo, ocelot, jaguar, red and grey cats, and the spiny pocket mouse, and in southern Texas especially it is visited by several species of tropical birds.
Vast cemeteries of animals which belonged to the revered species have been discovered; more especially may be mentioned that of the cats at Bubastis, the remains of which, charred by some great fire, until recently filled numberless chambers of crude brick in the ruins at Zagazig.
It thus becomes an easy prey to the marauding creatures - cats, rats and so forth - which European colonists have, by accident or design, let loose in New Zealand.
Pauw was replaced as pensionary by Jacob Cats, and the objections of Richelieu were met and satisfied.
The Carnivora include bears, wolverines, wolves, raccoons, foxes, sables, martens, skunks, kolinskis, fitch, fishers, ermines, cats, sea otters, fur seals, hair seals, lions, tigers, leopards, lynxes, jackals, &c. The Rodentia include beavers, nutrias, musk-rats or musquash, marmots, hamsters, chinchillas, hares, rabbits, squirrels, &c. The Ungulata include Persian, Astrachan, Crimean, Chinese and Tibet lambs, mouflon, guanaco, goats, ponies, &c. The Marsupialia include opossums, wallabies and kangaroos.
Chinchillas and nutrias are obtained from South America, whence come also civet cats, jaguars, ocelots and pumas.
As regards density of colour the skunk or black marten has the blackest fur, and some cats of the domestic kind, specially reared for their fur, are nearly black.
Some small wild cats, very poor flat fur of a pale fawn colour with yellow spots, are imported from Australia and used for linings.
The name has been adopted for the black cats used so much in the trade.
When beetles, or medusae, or cats vary, the range of possible variation is limited and determined by the beetle, medusa or cat constitution, and any possible further differentiation or specialization must be in a sense at least orthogenetic - that is to say, a continuation of the line along which the ancestors of the individual in question have been forced.
The dogs, which prowl in large numbers round the streets of towns and villages, are scarcely domesticated; much the same is true of the cats.
Wild cats, cheetahs and leopards are found, but they are now rare, especially the latter.
The lion is now only found in the northern parts of Futa Jallon; panthers, leopards, hyenas and wild cats are more common and the civet is found.
Of the lower animals, mice, rats, guinea-pigs, rabbits, squirrels and monkeys are susceptible to the bacillus; horses, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, dogs and cats are more or less resistant, but cats and dogs have been known to die of plague (Oporto, Daman, Cutch and Poona).
Similarly nearly all our domestic mammals except the sheep have become feral somewhere or other, whether by intentional liberation or by escape; but the smaller ones more than the larger, such as pigs, goats, dogs and cats.
The best animals, he notes, are a cross between the Bactrian or two-humped and the Arabian or one-humped camel, Sheep, goats, dogs and cats are good of their kind; but not all the last are the beautiful creatures which, bearing the name of the country, have arrived at such distinction in Europe.
Bears are common, and so are a marten, several weasels and otters, and cats of various kinds and sizes, from the little spotted Felis bengalensis, smaller than a domestic cat, to animals like the clouded leopard rivalling a leopard in size.
Civets, the mungoose (Herpestes), and toddy cats (Paradoxurus) are only found at the lower elevations.
Coyotes are very common; wild cats and mountain lions are fairly plentiful.
Anna's sympathies were in time diverted to the school of Jacob Cats, but Marie Tesselschade maintained close ties with Hoof t, who revised her translation of Tasso.
Pigs, cats, dogs and rats have been imported.
Lynxes are found in the northern and temperate regions of both the Old and New World; they are smaller than leopards, and larger than true wild cats, with long limbs, short stumpy tail, ears tufted at the tip, and pupil of the eye linear when contracted.
The skull and skeleton do not differ markedly from those of the other cats.
Their habits are exactly those of the other wild cats.
Having lost his mother at an early age, and being adopted with his three brothers by an uncle, Cats was sent to school at Zierikzee.
For medical advice and change of air Cats went to England, where he consulted the highest authorities in vain.
In 1627 Cats came to England on a mission to Charles I., who made him a knight.
He_ is still spoken of as "Father Cats" by his countrymen.
Cats was contemporary with Hooft and Vondel and other distinguished Dutch writers in the golden age of Dutch literature, but his Orangist and Calvinistic opinions separated him from the liberal school of Amsterdam poets.
Southey has a very complimentary reference to Cats in his "Epistle to Allan Cunningham."
Numbers of sheep are bred on the island, and there are a few cattle and deer, besides goats and wild cats.
Other carnivora more or less common to the colony are the spotted hyena, aard-wolf (or Proteles), silver jackal, the Otocyon or Cape wild dog, and various kinds of wild cats.
Exceptions to this rule, as exemplified by the cats, are due to special adaptive causes.
They are most common on the head, while they constitute the " whiskers," or " feelers," of the cats and many rodents.
This carnivorous adaptation, in which the function is to hold and kill struggling animals, often of large size, attains its highest development in the cats (Felidae).
Deer were found in large numbers in all sections of the state, bear were common in the central and northern parts, bison were found in the south-west, wolves, lynx ("wild cats"), and foxes and other smaller animals particularly of fur-bearing varieties.
The last bear was killed in the Harz in 1705, and the last lynx in 1817, and since that time the wolf too has become extinct; but deer, foxes, wild cats and badgers are still found in the forests.
Foxes, bears, wolves, lynx (wild cats) and otters are very rare, and pumas (panthers) and beavers long ago disappeared.
Fauna.-The animal kingdom embraces, besides the usual domestic animals (as horses, cattle, sheep, swine, goats, asses, &c.), wild boars, deer, wild goats, hares, &c.; also bears, wolves, lynxes, foxes, wild cats, jackals, otters, beavers, polecats, martens, weasels and the like.
Regnard, the French dramatist, found in Lapland (1681) that witches could turn men into cats, and could themselves assume the forms of swans, crows, falcons and geese.
The tiger-cat of the colonists, with weasel legs, white spots and nocturnal habits, is a large species of the untameable native cats.
In 1776 Daries, by observations on himself and on cats, established the mydriatic action of belladonna and other atropaceous plants.
Cats, however, show marked symptoms of cerebral excitement and increase of the reflexes.
You mean cats and dogs could be used to turn their masters into vamps?
In ancient Egypt, cats and dogs were mummified because they were believed to have an afterlife, and Egyptian Gods had animal heads.
Sometimes cats and dogs escape from carriers that have been damaged in transit and become lost inside airplanes or airplane hangars.
Patients often assume that cat allergen is only present in the houses that are homes to cats.
Some house plants, including amaryllis, chrysanthemum, lilies and cyclamen are poisonous to cats but may be hard for them to resist.
A white oral suspension of fenbendazole as a ready to administer oral anthelmintic for domestic dogs, cats, puppies and kittens.
Dogs cats and rabbits suffered from effects including ataxia, hypotension and seizures.
Spotted hyaenas, giant beaver, extinct big cats, extinct species of rhino, extinct giant deer and other deer.
It is common for dogs to cost more to ensure than cats, with extra charges for pedigree breeds or big animals.
Domestic animals include buffalo, which are used as draft animals, fowl, pigs, goats, cats, and dogs.
He lives in Aylestone with his wife Sue, two cats and an English bull terrier called Chester.
Cream is better than milk, as most cats digestive systems can handle the butterfat.
Dogs and cats on the other hand have well developed canines reflecting their natural food in the wild - live prey.
Also big cats who had been fed infected chicken carcasses in a Thai zoo were killed by H5N1.
Male rabbits Male rabbits (bucks) make responsive pets, but have the same drawbacks as tom cats if they're not castrated.
He could probably live with other cats and is used to a cat flap and uses his letter tray.
In addition to cats, dogs, and humans, many animals are attacked by cat fleas and dog fleas.
Rats and feral cats have been introduced and have established themselves in the area, threatening endemic birds.
The industry was set up with the fat cats who don't pay out of their own pocket in mind.
The only solitary cats were tom cats during their reproductive years.
They also have a right to know their medical background, and with them being registered pedigree cats, a right to their documentation.
Cats tend to develop cataracts at an older age than dogs.
We have two Cavalier king Charles spaniels and 4 cats.
This research has overturned 40 years of research based on laboratory strains of feline coronavirus being injected into laboratory cats.
Here's how to make a cats cradle using your fingers.
We had a cat many years ago in Baton Rouge that was " playing " with a spit devil like cats play with lizards.
Also the relationship between the two cats was still a rather distant one.
Cats were first domesticated 8,000 years ago by people in the Far East who considered them to be good luck.
These pellets have been soaked in real lion dung - cats are terrified of lions.
Cats and kittens should be vaccinated against flu and feline infectious enteritis.
The behavior of cats before and after ovariohysterectomy was videoed and was analyzed using a detailed behavioral ethogram.
In order to rigorously evaluate the efficacy of this approach, they have developed a prototype " vaccine " for allergies triggered by cats.
Cats have a third eyelid at the inner corner of the eye.
Windfall fortunes have been handed to the few lucky fat cats in the right place at the right time.
We have had a few peacock feathers around for many years; we used to buy them to play with our cats.
The MP was keen to rehome older cats as she understands the many benefits of rehoming senior felines.
He appears to be at ease with children, adults & other cats so I know he's not feral.
Feral cats and larger predators sometimes feral cats and larger predators sometimes feral or other people's pet cats can be a nuisance.
Nina Jacobs, the theater's publicist, admits to finding the copious media coverage of the cats " rather galling " .
This is when the journey must have become rather grim for the cats.
Cats are very prone to inflamed gums (gingivitis ).
How can human habitation ever be right for cats?
Dogs and cats often carry hookworms (Ancylostoma species ).
We have six for dinner tomorrow, including four cats but boxing day we have a houseful and many of them are vegetarians.
Posters were hung on the walls of cats doing everything imaginable including, of course, the infamous " Hang in there, baby!
The cats have been with us for almost two weeks now, punctuated last Tuesday by a return to the Center for booster jabs.
Until i got jasmine, i had no idea female cats sprayed!
Saturday night karaoke is must for neighborhood cats past their sing song date.
Labrador retriever named Lucy and two cats named Oliver and Sydney.
Cats can raid other cats larders and attack one another.
In Norse legend the chariot of the goddess Freya was pulled by black cats.
All the cats are very lethargic, even the cubs.
Cats with buttons and/or lockets shall be judged as their basic color with no penalty for such locket and/or button.
Its spring steel wire and rolled cardboard create an irresistible lure for cats and great fun for cat lovers.
The crowd turned their heads like mere cats as Default used his musical strings to play with me, his full size marionette.
Longhaired cats need thorough daily grooming to prevent their coats becoming matted.
For example, regular grooming keeps dogs and cats from dropping hairs everywhere and also prevents their fur from getting matted.
Cats, particularly those with Siamese in their family tree, make good mousers.
Anticholinesterase antibodies (AChR antibodies) will be present in cats with acquired myasthenia gravis, but not in cats with congenital myasthenia.
Many of these cats end up being passed from neglectful home to neglectful home to neglectful home, otherwise.
Oldham Cats has all cats and kittens neutered before rehoming and our adoption fee is just £ 30.
Some cats who are not neutered may choose to roam far away from your house.
The only problem is that the evil cats have become quite nimble at catching birds on it.
A chewable, tasty tablet that helps control offensive breath odors in cats.
These cats rarely overeat and will soon let you know how much they want.
Dry food looks less palatable, but many cats eat it quite readily.
Cheyletiella mites (frequently harbored by dogs and cats) Intensely itchy papules appear where the mites have fed on skin.
I personally think that the cats will most likely be laughing into their furry paws.
These are also helpful for cats with a broken pelvis.
However, there were some unethical sellers who would try to trick buyers by concealing large cats in the bags instead of suckling pigs.
Green hair and a pointy nose, Black cats who love to pose, Always pointy nose, Black cats who love to pose, Always pointy hats, With mice and rats.
Actually i'm fed up with cleaning up other peoples cats pooh from my garden!
The outlook for cats which fall prey to the severe disease is very poor.
He should be kept away from other cats for 10 days after the second injection to ensure maximum protection.
I have a yellow Labrador retriever named Lucy and two cats named Oliver and Sydney.
Cats and dogs can become infected this way, or if they eat an infected rodent.
It is said that Siamese were once sacred cats, guarding the Buddhist temples.
Some of it sounds a bit like The Stray Cats with a blasting sax... 15.
Animals used have mainly been cats and monkeys, but chickens and tree shrews also have been used.
I know my cats certainly hate it if we go away and leave them with the cat sitter.
You can't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.
Rub a bar of lemon scented soap on upholstery to keep cats off.
Skinny gray cats weave in and around narrow alleyways, or snooze in steep stone stairwells.
Offerings of cat statuettes and mummified cats, as shown here, were presented at temples.
The current H5N1 strain of avian flu virus does not transmit easily from birds to mammals like cats.
Fleas can cause a lot of irritation to cats and dogs, making them itch and they also transmit tapeworms.
These fleas are the carrier of the most common tapeworm of dogs and cats, Dipylidium caninum.
Cats need more meat than dogs and they also need taurine, which is not found in dog foods.
Cats have a unique need for the amino acid taurine, which is only found in animal, poultry, fish and their by-products.
It would be easy to assume that most people who catch toxoplasmosis get it from their cats.
Strain typing studies have confirmed that domestic cats, big cat and exotic ungulates have been infected by eating tainted beef.
Illogical skeptics will complain that any hypothesis can be induced in this framework, such as a giant purple unicorns or flying cats.
The cats sat, fascinated, on the fence but the ducks seemed entirely unruffled by their attention.
Dietary components have been implicated to be important in the development and management of struvite and calcium oxalate uroliths in cats.
There were bowls, vases, cats, fish and mugs of various sorts.
Attila the Mom 23-6-2006 " Cats are nothing but vicious, destructive vermin " .
They have many predators including weasels, stoats, foxes, cats, owls, hawks, crows and even pheasants.
Nothing is wrong, they look weird to humans, not to cats.
On the trout lake Mark Johnson landed fifteen fish the best a rainbow a very respectable 10lb 8oz using cats whisker.
They think their take on squashed together living in what is now technically a desert, is the cats ' whiskers.
The top view of a Radio Electric Company's crystal set with the cats whisker in the center.
My sister said that one of her neighbor's cats brought an enormous wood pigeon in after forcing it through the cat flap.
In fact, most zoologists assert that cats have the best senses among mammals.
As regards the origin of the domesticated cats of western Europe, it is well known that the ancient Egyptians were in the habit of domesticating (at least in some degree) the Egyptian race of the African wild cat (Felis ocreata maniculata), and also of embalming its remains, of which vast numbers have been found in tombs at Beni Hasan and elsewhere in Egypt.
One of the features by which the Egyptian differs from the European wild cat is the longer and less bushy tail; and it has been very generally considered that the same feature is characteristic of European domesticated cats.
The same author was likewise of opinion that the domestication or taming of various species of wild cats took place chiefly among nationalities of stationary or non-nomadic habits who occupied themselves with agricultural pursuits, since it would be of vital importance that their stores of grain should be adequately protected from the depredations of rats and mice.
The progeny of these cats, more or less crossed with the indigenous species, thence gradually spread over Europe, to become mingled at some period, according to Dr Nehring's hypothesis, with an Asiatic stock.
That these long-haired cats have an ancestry, to some extent at any rate distinct from the ordinary short-haired breeds, is practically certain, and it has been suggested that they are derived from the "manul" cat, or Pallas's cat (Felis manul), of the deserts of central Asia, which is a long-haired and bushy-tailed species with comparatively slight striping.
Although definite information on this point is required, it seems probable that the southern part of North America and South America possessed certain native domesticated breeds of cats previous to the European conquest of the country; and if this be so, it will be obvious that these breeds must be derived from indigenous wild species.
In the "native cats," or dasyures, constituting the genus Dasyurus, the dental formula is i.
Experiments with cats, rabbits, mice, with sheep and cattle, with fowls and pigeons, like the experiments with horses and dogs, fail to afford any evidence that offspring inherit any of their characters from previous mates of the dam; i.e.
Skye Campbell, a client service specialist there, said most of the animals turned in are cats or purebred animals.
You can deter foxes with strong smells such as the repellents used to deter dogs and cats.
It is open to cats rescued as strays by their current owner or felines adopted from any animal welfare organization.
Microsporum canis is the most common cause of ringworm in cats and dogs.
The two sisters were witches, and in the form of cats robbed travelers who lodged under their roof.
Perhaps best-known of the prehistoric cats is Smilodon, the saber-toothed cat sometimes called a tiger.
Serval cats have been persecuted for many years in Africa.
The Sphynx cats that we have today descend from a couple of domestic shorthair farm cats that produced a hairless kitten.
In the days of border raids from Scotland into northern England, the skirl of bagpipes often meant ' The Cats are coming !
You ca n't get eight cats to pull a sled through snow.
These worms live in the small intestine of cats Electron Microscope Image Breed Occurrence There are no specific breed predispositions.
One of my cats has just started the sneezing again but shows no signs of illness.
Cats carrying the virus may not have any symptoms or may have mouth ulcers or ' snotty noses ' which never get better.
Their pitiful plight is the direct result of an un-neutered or spayed cats.
Cats that are bought as pets, not for breeding, should be neutered or spayed at the age recommended by your veterinary surgeon.
If it was n't for the fact I get married in a month I 'd happily be a spinster with cats.
Cats and Dogs are often very stoical about dental pain.
In recent years, Cats Protection has covered the cost of quarantining several stowaway cats.
Senior cats are often more talkative then younger cats.
Droncit is effective against both immature and mature forms of adult tapeworms in both dogs and cats.
Dental disease is very common among cats with tartar build-up being the most prevalent disorder.
Cats and dogs become infected through tick bites or when they hunt or eat infected rabbits, hares or rodents.
All tortoiseshell cats are females, except in very rare cases where the cat has a disorder of the chromosomes !
It would be easy to assume that most people who catch Toxoplasmosis get it from their cats.
He maintained that only human beings can reason, that animals are unfeeling machines; and condoned cruel experiments on dogs and cats.
Older cats too may start to 'miss ' the tray, or may urinate in the wrong place.
As a result both Kittens and cats grow up used to being handled, properly house trained and of course healthy.
All the cats are neutered, fully vaccinated, microchipped and have tested negative for feline aids and leukemia.
All dogs and cats must be vaccinated regularly against rabies.
Older cats can be vaccinated at any age with 2 injections 3 weeks apart.
Prevention Vaccination against tetanus is routinely advised for horses and people, but is not advised for cats and dogs.
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Companion dogs and cats have been stolen or fraudulently obtained by licensed animal dealers and sold to vivisection facilities.
Some cats develop large red, moist and weeping sores (called eosinophilic plaques), on the belly and legs.
The top view of a Radio Electric Company 's crystal set with the cats whisker in the center.
My sister said that one of her neighbor 's cats brought an enormous wood pigeon in after forcing it through the cat flap.
Hank is a zoologist with an interest in big cats and has representatives of all the major species.
After having an allergic reaction when she was young, Allie began to abhor cats.
During the hurricane, it seemed as though the hyperbole, “raining cats and dogs”, was almost accurate.
An idiom to describe heavy rain is, "it's raining cats and dogs!"
Dogs and cats will often retreat when they've had enough.
Cats love a cozy corner for napping, and what's more inviting than that brand-new bassinet?
For most cats, stretching netting over the baby's bed is enough of a deterrent.
Cats are great pets that add warmth and companionship to our lives.
There are many books and websites that show different breeds of cats and that discuss their personalities.
Do you prefer long hair or short hair cats?
Maine Coon cats are very fluffy and known to have a "dog-like" personality.
Persian cats have a distinctive and regal look about them, but may have breathing problems.
Siamese cats are the chatty Cathys of the cat world and for the person who wants a cat that does more than just lay around and sleep all day.
Ask important questions such as how long the owner has been breeding cats in general and the breed you want in particular.
Feline USA has a wealth of information on cats and breeders in the USA.
Cats adore the texture and moistness of wet food, and dry food is very good for their teeth.
Most cat owners feed their cats in the morning, then again in the early evening.
Cats usually pick at their food throughout the day, so you shouldn't be worried about them going hungry when you leave for work.
Cats to begin to lose their senses of taste and smell after passing this age.
Obesity in cats can lead to early death and rapid aging, not to mention a whole host of other health problems.
The species have different breeds, just as dogs and cats do, and these have to come into consideration when choosing who you're going to be taking home with you.
Wild animals have stronger responses to stress than domesticated animals like cats and dogs.
Dogs and cats are some of the most popular.
Even though cats are considered aloof, many cats form special bonds with their owners.
While a cat might not give as much affection as a dog, cats do have distinct personalities.
If you have allergies or you do not care for cats and dogs, you can also consider birds, lizards and small animals like hamsters and guinea pigs.
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Training kittens isn't quite the same as training a dog, but there are some basic trainings that can benefit most house cats.
It is an instinct in cats to bury their waste, so all you have to do is show your kitten the litterbox, and he'll catch on very quickly.
Cats hate how tinfoil feels on their paws, and they'll soon learn to keep out of the area.
Cats scratch as a way to exercise their back and shoulder muscles and shed the old sheathes from their claws.
Cats can be trained not to scratch the furniture, but you have to start immediately and be consistent in your training.
Cats don't like getting wet, but it doesn't hurt them a bit.
Of course, cats have a nice coat of fur, so claws and teeth make little impression.
Cats that aren't brushed as babies aren't usually willing to allow grooming as adults, and it can be a struggle to make an unwilling cat hold still for brushing.
If you already have one or more cats, it's true that a kitten may integrate into the household more readily than an older cat.
Grown cats aren't as threatened by kittens as they are by other adults, and may develop parental affection for a kitten and take it under their protection.
Cats have special nutritional requirements, which are very different from the needs of dogs and people.
Domestication has changed the behavior and appearance of cats, but not their digestive systems.
Cats are obligate carnivores, meaning that they must eat meat in order to survive.
Natural prey animals for cats are rodents, birds, insects, and sometimes amphibians.
It's actually a myth that fish are standard fare for cats.
As cats evolved, their digestive systems adapted to accommodate the available food.
Because the nutrients that cats need are already present in whole prey, their systems do not convert and produce necessary nutrients from their foods, but rely on the prey's digestive system to do this for them.