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Monthly Archives: January 2021

Indoor cats tend to be drawn to floral arrangements. Photo credit: Blue Cross Animal Hospital

Fatal Flowers? Keep Lilies Away From Cats!

(PET CARE/CATS) With Easter just around the corner and lilies in full bloom, it's important to learn about the dangers of bringing lilies into your home. Many pet guardians do not realize that lilies, particularly Easter, Tiger, Asiatic, Day, and Japanese Show lilies, are poisonous and potentially deadly to cats. If a cat ingests or comes into contact with any part of the lily plant, including its pollen, he/she could possibly develop kidney failure and die within several days. — Global Animal

20 Greyhounds Bundled Up For Winter (GALLERY)

(DOG PICTURES) It may be cold outside, but these Greyhounds know a thing or two about staying warm. And somehow they still rock turtlenecks better than most humans. — Global Animal

How Does Wildlife Cope With Cold Winter Weather?

(WILDLIFE/ABOUT ANIMALS) Winter weather can be brutal for humans and pets alike, but what about for wildlife? How do our wild animal friends fair in colder weather? We may never be able to gauge each animals' subjective experience, but it's clear different species have a variety of ways of withstanding the cold. While some warm-blooded animals hibernate or exhibit torpor (a state of decreased activity), other animals--like the arctic fox--have physically evolved to adapt to colder climates. Read on for more of the interesting ways that various animals deal with harsh winter conditions. -- Global Animal

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