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Best Cat Toys

June 27, 2021 by · Leave a Comment 

Before you get your new cat, there are a lot of things to think about. And more important than you think is figuring out how to select cat toys.   How to choose the toys for your cat depends on your goals.  Toys for cats girls and boys are the same. And toys for cats more […]

Beautify Your Tropical Aquarium With Decorations

December 27, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

When it is time to begin setting up your new tropical fish tank and embarking on your new hobby as a keeper of fish, one of the first areas that many people think about is the aquarium decoration. Embellishing your new fish aquarium with decorative touches is not only aesthetically pleasing, but it has some […]

A ‘So Happy’ Cat

December 2, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

‘So happy’ So Happy, c.1958 Andy Warhol When I came across this lesser known artwork by Andy Warhol, I just had to share on this blog. Isn’t it super cute? I love the happy cat sounds around his head, .. ha ha.. It’s funny that I’d never seen it before – it’s one of Warhol’s […]

Pond Fish – Basic Care

December 1, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Fish. For most people the only thing they know about these scaly creatures is whether they taste better with lemon or tarter sauce. For Pond owners however, a little more information is needed. If you’re a new Pond owner who has just purchased, or are thinking about purchasing, Koi, goldfish or other pond fish you […]

Best Horse Toys – Ways To Alleviate Boredom In Stall Bound Horses

November 8, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

Horse toys are important for horses confined to their stalls for long periods of time. It prevents the restless equine from picking up bad habits out of boredom Bad habits are difficult to break. They can cause great distress for: • The horse owner • the boarding stable owner • and the horse Below are […]

Choosing The Right Toys To Keep Your Pet Bird Happy And Healthy

August 26, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Stacy Richford Many birds become very unhappy rather quickly due to the boredom of sitting in an empty cage. Birds have very active minds and strong beaks they need to work out in order to help keep them occupied and happy. Boredom is one of the reasons why many birds become pluckers and pull […]

How To Setup A Freshwater Tropical Fish Tank

August 10, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

by Mike Magnum This is an 11 step guide to setting up a freshwater aquarium in your home. Equipment you will need: Aquarium Aquarium gravel Aquarium filter Replacement filter media Heater Other decorations (such as plants) Chemical test kits Fish food Aquarium vacuum Fish net Glass Scrubber 5-gallon bucket Pasta strainer STEP 1: Realize the […]

How To Set Up A Quarantine Tank For Tropical Fish

July 28, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

by Mike Magnum Do I Need A Quarantine Tank? Ah, yes, the often dismissed but very necessary part of the tropical fish hobby, the infamous quarantine tank. Do you really need one to be successful in this hobby? For freshwater fish you may be able to get by without having one. Freshwater fish are generally […]

Bird House Building

June 25, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

by William Teleo Birds are great additions to your backyard. Putting up bird houses is an excellent way to attract them. However, not all birds opt to nest in bird houses. Birds differ in their habitat preferences and only cavity-dwellers are probably interested in the bird shelters in your backyard. As it is, these cavity-dwellers […]

Saltwater Aquarium Plants… Here’s What They’re About…

June 21, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

by Sam Weston Saltwater aquarium plants add color and interest to your marine tanks and form part of any well thought out marine tank. But that’s not all they do. Macroalgae and marine plants will also make the ecosystem in your tank healthier. Macroalgae are particularly beneficial as they provide a natural form of filtration […]

The Canister Filter – Any Use In A Saltwater Aquarium

May 14, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Peter B. Cunningham The canister filter has been in use for decades. Freshwater aquarists were the first to make use of them and they still do. Then along came the marine aquarium and the canister filter was employed to support those to. Canister filters have been around for so long that they are now […]

Must Have Cage Items For A Happy Hamster

May 4, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

No matter what kind of cage you choose for your hamster, be it a wire cage, plastic cage, or an aquarium, there are certain things that you must put in the cage in order to keep you hamster happy and stress free. Hamsters are extremely susceptible to stress so it’s important you do all you […]

How to Choose a Dog Bed for a Large Dog

January 12, 2008 by · Leave a Comment 

By Caitlina Fuller Do you have a large dog and want to buy him a dog bed? If so there are some basic things you will need to know about buying a dog bed for a large dog. There are all kinds of designer dog beds on the market but that doesn’t necessarily make them […]