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  • Do Homeopathic Remedies Control Panic Attacks?
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    Do Homeopathic Remedies Control Panic Attacks?

    8 years ago

    Panic attacks happen more to women than men. We live in a wonderful time when we have more choice than ever about what medications or schools of health we can go to when we are sick, instead of just being stuck with...

  • How Big Does A Red Oscar Get?
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    How Big Does A Red Oscar Get?

    8 years ago

    Oh, they get big, all right. Most people have bad dreams about sharks. In our family, we had bad dreams about Big Dummy. Eventually, for me, the dreams about Big Dummy turned nice, but the name still causes my Mom to...

  • All About Abyssinian Guinea Pigs
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    All About Abyssinian Guinea Pigs

    8 years ago

    All you Abysinians, stand up! The Abyssinian guinea pig is one of the most popular and recognizeable breeds of guinea pig in the world. They can be any color in the guinea pig rainbow and breed readily with other...

  • What To Feed Your Ferret
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    What To Feed Your Ferret

    8 years ago

    Utensils are optional when it's dinnertime for ferrets. After baby ferrets (kits) are weaned, you have to provide all the food Mom ferret used to. However, it's never been easier to provide proper nutrition for your...

  • The Medicinal Properties Of Clove Oil
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    The Medicinal Properties Of Clove Oil

    8 years ago

    Ground cloves surrounded by dried clove buds. Clove oil, also known as clove bud oil, was one of three essential oils a lot of the homeless I knew in England carried around with them (the other two being tea tree and...

  • How To Set Up A Goldfish Tank
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    How To Set Up A Goldfish Tank

    8 years ago

    To be safe, your goldfish need to live in a tank. Although bowls have come a long way with the introduction of Biorb type bowls with filtration, tanks are still the best homes for your goldfish. They provide your wet...

  • What To Feed Your Pet Skunk
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    What To Feed Your Pet Skunk

    8 years ago

    Skunks aren't afraid to help themselves. If this writer was a skunk, I'd write about all of the foods I'd WANT to eat, but not much about the foods I'd NEED to eat. Pet skunks have the same problem of overeating...

  • What To Feed Your Pet Scorpion
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    What To Feed Your Pet Scorpion

    8 years ago

    Sampling the cricket du jour. Unfortunately, when your pet scorpion wants dinner, you just can't pop down to the corner shop and pick up a bag of Scorpion Chow. You can, however, go to a reputable pet shop and buy a...

  • Where To Place Your Fish Tank
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    Where To Place Your Fish Tank

    8 years ago

    You don't want a tank that your floor can't hold up. You're getting a fish tank! That's great! You are entering a hobby full of relaxation, wonder and neat gizmos. But first, you have to figure out where in your home...

  • What Is The Best Housing For A Pet Skunk?
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    What Is The Best Housing For A Pet Skunk?

    8 years ago

    Skunks are used to roaming their territories freely. The best housing for a pet skunk is your house. They are like dogs and cats in that they hate being caged up. If you've ever seen a skunk at the zoo, what is...

  • How To Pet A Ferret
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    How To Pet A Ferret

    8 years ago

    Ferrets love gentle contact, but on their terms. Ferrets are independent, energetic little creatures with a formidable set of teeth. Whenever I tried to pet a ferret, usually all I got was the teeth. This put me off...

  • Differences Between Keeping Cats In America And England
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    Differences Between Keeping Cats In America And England

    8 years ago

    In the UK or the USA, the cat is king. This writer has lived on both sides of the pond and, although the two countries are equal in their love for cats, they are different in the way they care for their cats. Also,...

  • How Fat Should A Guinea Pig Be?
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    How Fat Should A Guinea Pig Be?

    8 years ago

    When an animal normally is round, it's hard to tell when they are overweight. When I had my first guinea pig, I was surprised to learn that they can get too fat. Since they are built like a Tribble from Star Trek,...

  • All About Dog Snoring
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    All About Dog Snoring

    8 years ago

    You can't let sleeping dogs lie when they are loudly snoring. The secret is out...dogs snore. More and more dog owners (or dog slaves, depending on your point of view) allow their dogs to sleep in their bedsfor...

  • What Toys Can I Give My Guinea Pig?
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    What Toys Can I Give My Guinea Pig?

    7 months ago

    Piggies think burrowing and nibbling are fun. A guinea pig's idea of fun differs a lot from other pet's ideas of fun. Although you may come across balls and wheels in pet shops or online stores that say they are...

  • How Much Caffeine Is In Tea?
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    How Much Caffeine Is In Tea?

    8 years ago

    This kitty should switch to tea. Visual from NiceFunnyJokes.com Well, that depends what tea you are talking about. Anything that has leaves from the tea bush - whether black, green or white - will contain some...

  • Using A Cafetiere As A Tea Pot
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    Using A Cafetiere As A Tea Pot

    8 years ago

    This is the thingy I'm talking about. Sometimes, you have to make the best with whatever is on hand. Once, when I was homeless and camped in the woods of South West England to survive, I did not have a tea pit...

  • The Healing Properties Of Chamomile Tea
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    The Healing Properties Of Chamomile Tea

    8 years ago

    Ok -- I don't like my herbal tea THAT herbal! If there is one ingredient that should always be in the medicine cabinets of an alternative healer, that one ingredient should be chamomile tea. It really doesn't matter...

  • Is That A Fishy Smell From The Dog?
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    Is That A Fishy Smell From The Dog?

    2 years ago

    Is your dog emitting a fishy smell? This article is an an overview on your dog's "fishies" -- what they are and what you should do.

  • Living With A Paraplegic Guinea Pig
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    Living With A Paraplegic Guinea Pig

    8 years ago

    Sadly, guinea pigs can't use crutches. FootFoot was never the most active of guinea pigs, especially after her fourth year, but she still could scoot when needed to - especially if there was Romaine lettuce on the...

  • Differences Between Hypnosis And Brainwashing
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    Differences Between Hypnosis And Brainwashing

    8 years ago

    Hypnotherapists are not at all like Svengali (portrayed here by John Barrymore) People often shy away from any mention that they see a hypnotherapist because they think hypnosis is brainwashing. Far from it....

  • Do Scorpions Make Good Pets?
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    Do Scorpions Make Good Pets?

    8 years ago

    Scorpions make good pets -- provided you have realistic expectations You don't often find the words "pet" and "scorpion" together in the same sentence, do you? But there are loads of very loyal...

  • What Are Guinea Pigs Allergic To?
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    What Are Guinea Pigs Allergic To?

    7 months ago

    Guinea pigs can't eat everything. In fact, certain things will make them quite sick. Learn more about recommended diet before you accidentally kill your pet.

  • The Healthy Properties of Nettle Tea
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    The Healthy Properties of Nettle Tea

    8 years ago

    Grasp the nettle -- when it's nettle tea One of my favorite herbal teas is tea made from the top leaves of stinging nettles. Stinging nettles are considered nuisance plants because of the painful sting. But these...

  • What Countries Drink The Most Tea
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    What Countries Drink The Most Tea

    8 years ago

    Now that's a big cup of tea Tea is often thought to be the second most popular drink in the world (the first being water). So, who's drinking it all? Curious, I set off to find out. Besides, I got the title approved...

  • Gods And Goddesses of Tea
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    Gods And Goddesses of Tea

    8 years ago

    Lu Yu, the Sage of Tea "Thank God for tea. What would the world do without tea? How did it exist?" Sir Walter Scott Tea is such a wonderful brew that many cultures and peoples have associated it with...

  • Why Guinea Pigs Eat Poo
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    Why Guinea Pigs Eat Poo

    8 years ago

    Goes in as carrots, comes out as beans It's not actually poo that the guinea pigs are eating. However, it looks like poo and comes out of the same place. And it's actually vital to your guinea pig's health and well...

  • "Chirping" In Guinea Pigs
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    "Chirping" In Guinea Pigs

    8 years ago

    Some guinea pig females will sing like a bird...literally! One day, I was in the living room watching television when I heard weird, piercing chirps from the guinea pig's room (my bedroom). I raced into hear...

  • Are There Any Fish That Don't Die So Easily?
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    Are There Any Fish That Don't Die So Easily?

    9 years ago

    Some fish are mostly idiot proof, like the Betta Wet pets, especially fish are not the most robust of pets in the world. Sometimes, it seems if you just look at the tank funny, the fish will float the next day. Fish...

  • Should I Set My Pet Free?
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    Should I Set My Pet Free?

    8 years ago

    Abandoned dog still waits The statistics are grim. Millions of pets that are turned into animal shelters across the country are put to sleep because there are no homes available. With more and more animals being...

  • How Much Does A Hamster Need To Eat?
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    How Much Does A Hamster Need To Eat?

    8 years ago

    One of the natural wonders of the world is watching a hamster stuff his or her cheeks. They can carry the equivalent of their own bodyweight in their cheeks. Their food bowls are always empty. Depending on what species...

  • "Popcorning" In Guinea Pigs
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    "Popcorning" In Guinea Pigs

    8 years ago

    Who knows what goes on in their minds? Guinea pigs are wonderful, comical fur balls with their own unique body language. If you are not used to guinea pig body language, then some of their activities which are...

  • Why (Or Why Not) Drink St. John's Wort Tea
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    Why (Or Why Not) Drink St. John's Wort Tea

    8 years ago

    Heeeeeerrrrrreeeeee's Johnny! St. John's Wort is one of the most popular medicinal herbs used around the world, especially as a natural anti-depressant. It certainly has one of the most peculiar names....

  • Will Green Tea Raise My Blood Pressure?
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    Will Green Tea Raise My Blood Pressure?

    8 years ago

    If you are prescribed any kind of blood thinner, you are given a long list of foods containing Vitamin K to avoid. Vitamin K is a natural blood thinner. The thought is that any one of these foods can made your blood...

  • What Tea Goes With What Food
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    What Tea Goes With What Food

    8 years ago

    High Tea -- Let's Eat! Why should the wine lovers have all the fun? The right tea can not only blend with your food, but make your meal not just a must, but a real delight. And you won't get drunk, either. We'll...

  • Choosing The Best Tea Mug
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    Choosing The Best Tea Mug

    8 years ago

    The perfect hot tea mug...for some of us Of course, the best tea mugs are free, but if money were no object, then what kind of tea mug would be the best tea mug for you? Even if money IS an object, how can you...

  • What Countries Grow the Most Tea?
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    What Countries Grow the Most Tea?

    8 years ago

    "I wouldn't do that for all the tea in China!" How many times have you heard that expression? A couple of hundred years ago, China was considered the exporters of the world's finest teas. All the tea in...

  • How To Sex Baby Hamsters
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    How To Sex Baby Hamsters

    8 years ago

    Image you can use for comparison When baby hamsters are about a month old, they can be weaned. Not only that, but baby hamsters are pretty precocious. You need to separate the brothers from the sisters or you will...

  • How Big Does A Plecostomus Get?
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    How Big Does A Plecostomus Get?

    8 years ago

    Oh, Pleco! One of the most popular and distinctive family of freshwater fish kept as pets are in the plecostomus family. Usually, they are referred to as "plecos" partly because it's a great nickname and...

  • How To Capture An Escaped Hamster
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    How To Capture An Escaped Hamster

    8 years ago

    Image of Hamster thinking of making a break for it from www.cuteadddict.com You go to feed your hamster and suddenly stop short. Where is the little monster now? You poke through all of the bedding, but your beloved...

  • Why Are Ferrets Illegal In Some Places?
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    Why Are Ferrets Illegal In Some Places?

    8 years ago

    Do you have the legal right to own a ferret where you live? Ferrets make great pets. They are cute, playful and will keep your house free of mice and rats. But are they still more wild than domesticated? Ferret...

  • Pets That Can Be Housetrained
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    Pets That Can Be Housetrained

    8 years ago

    Everything poos -- but can any pet be house trained? For millions of years, when an animal had to poo or pee, they just did and walked away. When you try to house train a pet, keep in mind that you are going against...

  • The History of the Guinea Pig
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    The History of the Guinea Pig

    8 years ago

    Guinea pigs are neither from New Guinea nor are they pigs. Right away, that should give you some indication of the somewhat complicated history of the domestic guinea pig (cavia porcellus). Hang on to the bar and enjoy...

  • You Can Bathe Your Guinea Pig
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    You Can Bathe Your Guinea Pig

    8 years ago

    Photo from Simona's Guinea Pig Site Even the best of guinea pigs needs a bath every now and then. Guinea pigs are like cats in that they love staying clean, but also tend to get into sticky situations where a bath...

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