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6 Tips to Ensure Your Indoor Cat Is Not Bored

A few weeks ago, my friend Christine (who is an avid cat lover) called me and said, “I think my cats are bored. Do you know what I can do to make them happy?” Well, it is pretty easy to keep a cat entertained. I'll give you some good tips right now on how to deal with that. Make sure the environment is stimulating - This means an environment with plenty of things for cats to do - windows to look out of, things to watch, safe toys to play with and places to climb.
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Designer Mix Breed Dogs: Most Common Breed Mixes

Breed mixes are becoming more and more popular and even getting designer names such as “Blends” as opposed to “Mixed Breeds”. Most of the blends are smaller breed dogs and most are mixed with a poodle. Most of these are relatively low shedding pets and may be good choices for families with allergies.
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Tips for New Tanks

"New tank syndrome" is the term used for fish mortalities that occur when too many fish have been added to a new aquarium that has not had enough time to establish a good bacterial population. A new aquarium usually takes about 3 to 8 weeks to become established. The best ways to avoid new tank syndrome are: 1) starting aquariums with hardy fish species; 2) using some biological filtration media from an established aquarium that has not had any major disease problems; and 3) checking ammonia and nitrite levels routinely, especially during the cycling period.
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8 Signs of Dog Illness You Should Recognize

There are 8 common signs of illness that you need to be able to recognize in your dog. Many signs are nonspecific and can be associated with several different diseases. Each of them is significant and should prompt your concern. Let's to through each of them so you will know what are potentially problem signs: 1.
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