Category: Pets Paradise

The 10 Best Indoor Hanging Plants to Elevate Your Space

Maybe your green thumb is itching for a new plant baby or you want to make your home lush and vibrant…but you lack the floor space for free-standing potted plants. One easy solution? Indoor hanging plants. Suspended from your ceilings, they’ll add the touch of green you’re after, without taking up any of your precious floor space.

But like all indoor plants, choosing one to start with can be daunting. Which plant is best for your home? How much light will it need? What kind of pot should you use? Is it pet- and kid-friendly? You might have as many

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NYC-contracted animal care centers plagued by old pet food, expired medication and humid conditions: audit

Things can get a little sticky in city-contracted animal shelters.

An audit released Wednesday by Comptroller Scott Stringer found unacceptable temperature and humidity levels in Animal Care Centers of NYC operations in three boroughs, with additional issues involving pet food past its “best buy” date, peeling paint and expired medications.

The report cited issues with the temperature and humidity in 60 of 81 shelters visited last year, with missing or non-working monitors cited in 16 instances. The number of rooms outside the acceptable humidity range was 44 across the two rounds of visits.

The American Veterinary Medical Association recommends a

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29 Amazing Facts You Never Knew About Your Cat

Cats are among the world’s most popular pets, and it’s not hard to see why. They’re diligent about keeping themselves clean, don’t need to go outside for walks, and their enviable nap schedule means you don’t have to feel guilty about leaving them alone for the day when you head to work. But even for the most dedicated pet owners, there’s plenty about their feline friends that remains a mystery—until now, that is. With the help of animal experts, we’ve rounded up 30 amazing cat facts you never knew, from what those purrs really mean to how they move. And

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How COVID accelerated a 20-year surge in demand for pets

The COVID-19 pandemic is driving up demand for pets. “The truth is COVID accelerated, what’s been a 20-year surge in demand for pets, particularly dogs,” Mark Cushing, CEO of the Animal Policy Group and author of “Pet Nation: The Love Affair That Changed America,” told Yahoo Finance’s “On the Move.”

“There are pockets in the Deep South, Lower Midwest and Southwest where shelters are full of animals,” Cushing says. But in the Greater New York area, “Most shelters are out of dogs by noon on Saturday. If you’re looking for a dog you better get there on Thursday or Friday,”

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How to help Creek Fire victims in Fresno and Madera counties

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The Creek Fire is on target to become one of the most destructive fires in the central Sierra in recent history, already burning over 175,00 acres. More than 45,000 people have been evacuated across Fresno and Madera counties, with more under evacuation watches as the fire grows.

Because of COVID-19, relief workers are taking extra precautions to

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