Category: Pets Paradise

Animals stolen from Preuss Pets in Lansing

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LANSING, Mich. (WLNS)— Two animals were stolen from Preuss Pets on Friday by two different people. Owners of the popular pet store are asking the community for help in finding one of those animals.

The incident happened around 4 pm on Friday and it was caught on camera. General store manager, Kirbay Preuss says a snake was stolen but they need help identifying a man that took a gecko.

Lansing police are looking for the man in the picture below. You

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Hank and more pets up for adoption in Phoenix-area shelters

Every year, approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter shelters nationwide, according to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. Of those, about 3.3 million are dogs and 3.2 million are cats.

Each week, The Arizona Republic highlights a handful of the many pets up for adoption at Valley shelters. To check the status of a specific animal, please contact the shelter directly.

My Friend Ben: An affectionate friend 

If you're interested in My Friend Ben, please go to azfriends.org to fill out a consultation form and then head to the adoption center at 952 W. Melody Ave. in Gilbert.

My Friend Ben (Ben, for short) is an adorable little 2-year-old, 8-pound Chihuahua looking for his forever home. Ben is very affectionate and loves his people but he seems

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Why are pets so good for mental health? Science explains

It’s no secret this past year has taken a toll on our collective mental health. Between lockdowns that shut down social life and the uncertainty of a world racked by Covid-19, it’s been a lot.

But for millions of people around the world, there’s one factor that’s helped keep them afloat: their pets. Humans have forged stronger bonds with existing pets and adopted new animals at a rapid pace during the pandemic.

The benefit of a pet is something you might feel, but it’s harder to explain exactly why you feel that way. To remedy that, Inverse spoke with

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How Much Do These Unusual Pets Actually Cost?

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People and animals have long cohabitated with one another for both survival and friendship. While cats and dogs are what come to mind when we think of getting a new pet, many people are drawn to more exotic and unusual pets that might stretch the boundaries of typical pet expectations. From rodents and reptiles to mammals and marsupials, exotic animals often fetch a hefty price for pet owners with particular tastes.

Find Out: How Your New Cat or Dog Will Impact Your Wallet

While the animals on this list are legal in some states, many

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15 Cat Breeds That Didn’t Exist 100 Years Ago

With cute furry faces and mischievous characters, it is no wonder cats sit in second place in pet popularity, with a 2016 survey suggesting a quarter of U.S. homes enjoy a kitty’s company.

Like all other pets, new cat breeds can both naturally occur and be developed deliberately.

As a result, there are now scores of different breeds, meaning there is a perfect pussycat suited to every taste.

Newsweek picks out 15 cat breeds that have only come to exist in the last century.

American Curl

American Curl cat
Close-up portrait of a white American Curl cat with blue eyes. The American Curl
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