Tag: Cat

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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Select Midwestern Pet Foods’ dog and cat food recalled for potential salmonella risk

Months after Midwestern Pet Foods Inc. recalled dozens of products potentially linked to the deaths of more than 70 dogs, the company is voluntarily recalling select dog and cat food that may be contaminated with salmonella.

The Evansville, Indiana, family-owned company says the new recall is for specific lots and expiration dates of 10 of its dog and cat food brands in a recall notice posted on the Food and Drug Administration website Tuesday.

The recalled products were distributed to retail stores nationwide and to online retailers. Consumers are advised to “not feed the recalled products to pets or any

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Pets of the week: Perd is a people-lover. Rolo is an easy-going cat

JACKSON, MI – Perd and Rolo are just two of the many animals at the Cascade Humane Society that are looking for loving forever homes.

This is Perd. He’s a 4-year-old male pit bull mix with a handsome copper-colored coat. He is housetrained, does great during bath time and enjoys watching TV in his spare time.

Perd is a lover of cuddles, hugs and peanut butter. He loves people, but does not get along with cats. He is also choosy about his dog friends so he would want to do a meet and greet with any dog currently in your

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5 Things Cat Owners Should Know Before Adding a New Pet to the Family

Deciding to add another cat or dog to your family is a choice that feels equal parts exciting and nerve-wracking, particularly if you already have a feline family member at home. You want to make sure that the new addition gets along well with your resident cat, which can sometimes be more involved than you think. Here’s how to help start the new relationship on the right foot.

Choose Wisely

Unfortunately, there’s really no magic formula to determine if your cat will get along with other pets, says Dr. Jennifer Goetz, DVM, and owner of Manlius Veterinary Hospital. However, she

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From Joe Biden’s dogs in disgrace for biting to Larry the Downing Street cat

Major and Champ Biden have moved into the White House  (White House / Adam Schultz)

Major and Champ Biden have moved into the White House (White House / Adam Schultz)

It’s been a busy week for animals in the media spotlight, with Prince Harry taking time out from his explosive interview with Oprah Winfrey to feed the chickens and US president Joe Biden forced to banish his two German shepherds Champ and Major home to Delaware following a “biting incident” at the White House.

For six weeks at least, Mr Biden’s dogs have brought a fresh lease of life to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, tearing around its lawns in pursuit of squirrels after four joyless, pet-free

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