Do You Know What's In Your Pet's Food?

How would you like to live out your entire life eating a commercially prepared food that comes packaged in a bag, box or can? Would you miss the variety of fresh meats, vegetables and fruits? Would eating dead processed food with very little nutritional value support your good health and promote longevity? I cannot speak for anyone but do know that I would not look forward to eating something like Cheerios for my entire life!

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Feline Leukemia Virus (feLV) Natural Treatment

One cool September evening, a group of boys were walking through Philadelphia’s Fairmount Park on their way to their friend’s house. With approximately a little more than half a mile to go, they noticed a kitten had picked up on their trail and was slowly lagging behind, but they didn’t think much about it. Later that evening when the boys exited their friend’s home they saw a kitten lying on the ground and walked over to inspect it.

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Cat Litter Related Pet Health Problems

For the record, I am not a superstitious person by nature, but I am also not inclined to tempt fate either. Therefore, I am not sure what category this seeming dichotomy would fall under. I had been putting off writing the Feline Leukemia Natural Treatment article for a number of years. After it had been posted on my website, this little voice sounded off in the back of my mind with, “Are you sure you want to do this?”

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Companion Animal Wisdom

There is absolutely no doubt that animals are in our world for a purpose that goes far beyond our human comprehension. It is my belief that they are natural teachers and healing agents here to show us much about living, loving and dying. But, we must drop our alleged superiority in order to learn any thing from them. Every companion animal I have selected or that has selected me has brought invaluable teachings

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Domesticating Feral Free Ranging Cats

There are a number of things that must be taken into consideration before anyone decides to play the Good Samaritan and rescue an adult free ranging stray cat that may be visiting their home. Unlike house cats, feral free ranging cats lead extremely active lives while covering their very large territories and domesticating them requires extra special care.

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Cat Treats The Fox

My neighbor's cat came for a quick visit one day. He spent about an hour or so with me, and had a nice meal before heading out to do whatever it is that cats do.

Shortly after he exited my house, I walked outside and discovered he had made sure I too was fed before taking off.

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Let Nature Take Its Course?

Some Facts: In the 1950’s the Giant Canada Goose (Branta canadensis maxima) was believed to be extinct because of over-hunting, and loss of their natural habitat. In the early 1960’s a flock was found wintering in Minnesota. Through controlled game laws and a concerted effort by many states the “hunting” populations increased.

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Newly Hatched Goslings

Molly and Sir Goose returned to their annual nesting site. My roof was the initial place selected, but I opted to persuade Molly to relocate to the ground. She opted to follow my lead and chose the basement window well as her new nesting site. The wall of my house provided safety for one side, and the Grandmother walnut tree along with the ferns provided seclusion.

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