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Buying a Chinchilla – Some Mistakes to Avoid

  When buying a chinchilla it is important to remember that they are considered an exotic pet. The maintenance of exotic pets is different than say, a dog or a cat. With a dog or a cat, you don't have to spend a lot of time caring for them as you would a chinchilla. In addition to spending more time with a chinchilla, you will have to spend more money.   Let's dive right in.   Avoiding Mistakes when Buying a Chinchilla   You will need to spend more money on a chinchilla because they are a specialized pet. And specialized pets cost more because they require different maintenance than regular animals.   Before buying a chinchilla, please keep in...

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Maine Coon Cat – You Should Consider One

  Have you ever heard of a Maine Coon Cat? Are you looking to get a new cat soon? Great! You may want to consider this one. There are many pure bred breeds of cats that can be found in this country, each with its own characteristic appearance, temperament and history. Think carefully about what characteristics you would like to see in your new companion. This cat breed could be the right one for you.   Let's dive right in.   Taking a look at a Maine Coon Cat   The ancestry of these big, hearty cats from New England is unknown. Most likely they came across from Europe with the early settlers as working cats on the ships.  ...

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Cats and Hunting - How They Learn to Do It

  Cats and hunting go hand in hand. They are famous for hunting mice and rats for as long as cats and people have been together. As strange as it may seem to some people, cats are not born knowing how to hunt. It is a skill they learn from watching their mothers. If the mother cat is a good hunter, then her kittens will learn to be good hunters.   Let's dive right in.   Learning about Cats and Hunting   Interestingly, when it comes to cats and hunting, kittens seem to learn the best from their mothers. They do not seem to learn as well or as quickly from watching other adult cats.   At about five or...

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Custom Dog Tags – Looking for the Right Ones

  Have you been looking and shopping for custom dog tags, without finding what you’re looking for that suits your dog’s personality? Did you know that you can choose your exact specifications, give them to a manufacturer, and they’ll produce a dog tag to your liking. Some retailers even specialize in custom tags.   Let's dive right in.   Looking for the right Custom Dog TagsDo you like the look and feel of stainless steel, brass, or aluminum? Or perhaps you are not picky, and just need a plastic tag. Plastic won’t last quite as long, but they are inexpensive and easily replaceable.   A metal or plastic dog tag shouldn’t cost more than $40 in most cases, and in...

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Border Terriers – Some Major Concerns with Them

  If you want to have a small but sturdy pet dog, then Border terriers might be the one's for you. This pet is no delicate lapdog. A Border terrier is full of fun for the whole family. But you should do some research before getting one!   Let's dive right in.   Some Major Concerns with Border Terriers   Before getting a Border terrier dog, however, you might want to consider some of the major concerns regarding the breed. This will help you weigh the pros and cons and will let you make an informed decision that will be best for you and your family.   Here are some concerns regarding Border terriers:   1.Temperament   When people talk...

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