This article will list and describe the rare and beautiful breeds of cats that have their origins in Russia.
The body language of cats almost perfectly describes their moods and emotions. Visual signals from the face, for example with ears, eyes, tongue and whiskers, are best read together with body posture and tail position.
Do you know what your cat is trying to tell you? Here is how to decode their language. Pay attention to how cats communicate their emotional state, immediate intentions, needs, wants, and sexual status.
Here's a list of 150+ interesting quotes and proverbs about cats and kittens.
Looking for food-inspired names for your cat? Here is a list of more than 400 cat names, ranging from Gizmo to unique names like Haggis and funny names like Eggnog.
Here's a list of black and white cat breeds.
These 15 sheep breeds are known for producing the highest quality and quantity of wool while demanding the least maintenance.
While the meat of some sheep breeds does not lose taste with age, others grow pretty fast, saving you time and money. The quality of meat sheep breeds offer varies and the ideal breed for you will depend on the goals you have for your homestead or farm.
A talking parrot is an incredibly fun and rewarding pet. This article will list and describe the best talking parrots, including Amazons, the African Grey, Quaker, Ring-necked parrots, and budgie birds.
Green-cheeked conures are small-sized parrots that are widespread throughout South America. They are little birds with gymnastic skills and clownish personalities to amuse everyone.
There are around 570 goat breeds in the world, but only 69 of those are truly identified as "dairy breeds." Some of the best goats for milk include Saanen, Nubian, Alpine, Toggenburg, Sable and Nordic.
Vets and animal organizations do not recommend tattooing a pet, even for identification, let alone for aesthetic reasons. The process requires anaesthesia which can be risky. Moreover, the cat may feel pain and stress from scratching and burning while healing.
Goats have horizontally oriented, oval-shaped pupils which become more rectangular in bright light. They have wide-angled vision with a range of 320-340 degrees. Their slit-like pupils limit distracting light from the vertical direction while enhancing horizontal focus.
Despite their common name, "fainting goats" do not actually faint at all. The condition with which these goats are affected is known as myotonia congenita. It is a hereditary muscle-stiffness disorder caused by a mutation in the gene encoding of chloride channels in skeletal muscle fibres.
Meat goats are very easy to care for. They can be raised with little supplemental grain and minimal shelter. Their small size, adaptability to drastic environmental conditions, huge productivity and excellent fertility make them ideal for anyone looking to raise farm animals.
Did you know that cats have their own advantages compared to dogs in many ways? Here are 15 reasons why cats make an ideal pet.
Plasma is the blood without blood cells. The serum is different from plasma mainly by the absence of fibrinogen and clotting factors II, V, and VIII. This article highlights the differences between plasma and serum.
The main difference between DNA and RNA is that the pentose sugar in the nucleotide of RNA is ribose while in DNA it is deoxyribose. RNA uses uracil as a base while DNA uses thymine. RNA is chemically less stable than DNA.
This article includes a list of debate topics for high school, middle school, and college students in the areas of education, social issues, economics, the environment, history and more.
Did you know that an inadequate diet, diseases, and drugs can cause weight loss in an otherwise normal cat? Find out the reasons why cats lose weight and what can be done about it.
Hairless cat breeds make unique pets. While lack of fur is a result of a natural mutation in some cat breeds, others have been developed by creatively crossing breeds.
Dry mouth is a common problem in many people, especially the elderly and women. More than 400 drugs are associated with dry mouth as a side effect. Most of these drugs are used for common systemic diseases.
If you are a student searching for an interesting science topic, this article includes a list of debates that are ever engaging and almost never near resolving.
Many herbs have anti-inflammatory properties, which make them effective back pain remedies. All of these herbal remedies offer plausible alternative therapies. Some of these herbs may be used along with regular prescription medicines after making sure that the herbs do not interact with other meds.
Drug allergies are an immune-mediated type of adverse drug reactions. Though these reactions are unpredictable for the most part, genetic polymorphisms of certain genes can predispose patients to allergy.
Goats make adorable pets because of their ability to form close bonds with their owners. They are fun, cute, interesting and personable. Most goats are easy to handle and do not require a lot of feed and space. So how about having a goat pet—one like Dan Bilzerian's, the famous internet personality?
Link of common heartburn medicines with the risk of developing kidney injury has gained increased attention from the researchers in the past few years. A recent study reports, yet again, the link of these drug with kidney diseases. This article includes everything you need to know.
Five percent of the currently existing drugs can cause hair loss in one way or the other. This type of hair loss usually involves scalp hair only. Anticancer drugs, blood thinners, oral contraceptives, and drugs for gout are common culprits while there are many others in the list.
Some antibiotics such as tetracyclines can react with calcium present in the milk and other dairy products to form insoluble complexes that are poorly absorbed and have reduced antibacterial effects. This article includes a list of medicines that interact with milk and how to avoid this.
Smelly feet can be fixed successfully at home using baking soda, tea bag, white vinegar, borax, sage tea, or even Listerine. This article lists some easy and effective ways to get rid of stinky, soggy feet.
Findings from more than 24 human studies suggest that holy basil is a safe herb that can be used to help normalize glucose levels, blood pressure, cholesterol levels, and manage other health conditions like asthma, arthritis, acne, hives, influenza, sore throat, and canker sores.
Nausea, vomiting, stomach upset, diarrhoea, weakness, and metallic taste in the mouth are some of the common side effects of metformin. Read on to learn more about other side effects and concerns.
Basil grows best under long days in gardens containing full sun and well-drained soil. However, it can also grow in partial shade and indoors under the right conditions. Here's how to do the growing process right.
The appearance and odor of urine could be an indicator of your lifestyle and health. Medications, food, dyes, pigments, and poisons like phenol can change the color of urine anything from red to green. Usually the cause is harmless. However, it may sometimes indicate an underlying disease condition.
Often, effects of a drug on one’s weight depend on other reasons like aging, diet, medical history, activity, and insulin resistance. Medicines for diabetes, depression, mood disorders, high blood pressure, allergy, and some hormones are some of the meds known to be involved in causing weight gain
A cough is the body’s reflex reaction to try to rid the airways of mucus, phlegm, a foreign body, or other irritants and blockages. A mild cough can be effectively treated at home. This article includes various treatments available over-the-counter and at home.
Parents will not care a lot about what you give them—the thought behind the gift is what will matter to them. This article includes unique gift ideas for parents.
Hair loss is a frequent side effect of drug use, but hair color is another adverse effect that is rare but bothersome. Black or brown hair changing to blond, greying or reddening of hair, and darkening of originally grey hair have been reported in many cases.
If your cat regurgitates partially digested food every now and then, you need not worry, but if your cat is throwing up persistently and you notice blood, bile or foreign objects, take them to the vet. Find out why your cat is vomiting, how to get them evaluated, and how to care for them at home.
This appetizing dish only needs chicken, marinade, and some healthy vegetables to give you an awe-inspiring meal in a very short period of time.
Balanced nutrition is essential, not only to prevent heart diseases or diabetes, but also to maintain skin health. Nutrients are necessary for skin repair, healing, elasticity, and protection from UV damage, which causes skin to look older for one's age.
Bispecific antibodies can bind two different antigens simultaneously. With more than 100 formats in development, they are one of the fastest-growing classes of investigational drugs.
Acne is one of the most treatable skin diseases. Bury the myths and uncover the truth about acne.
Acne is a disorder of the pilosebaceous unit, which is made up of the sebaceous gland, hair, and hair follicle. Today, almost all types of acne and acne scars are treatable if correctly recognized.
Bariatric surgery is an effective method to lose weight and reduce comorbidities. Gastric bypass, gastric banding, sleeve gastrectomy, and biliopancreatic duodenal switch are the common types.
The FDA calls kratom, a popular alternative medicine, an opioid. The herb was associated with 44 deaths. Are you aware of what you are taking as an herbal supplement?
Bearberry, meadowsweet, dill and cranberry are some of the most commonly used herbs for UTI. Additional therapies including use of vitamin C, yogurt, barley water may also prove to be helpful.
More than nine types of vegetarian diets are followed throughout the world for many reasons. This article lists out some important nutritional considerations in any vegetarian diet.
Estrogen replacement therapy have been in use for the treatment of osteoporosis and menopause symptoms. Studies suggest the effectiveness of HRT in preventing dementia if used near the menopause.
Marine compounds that were once known to be toxic to humans have now become life-saving drugs. Many of these are used either as anti-cancer drugs or to relieve pain in cancer.
Link between neurodegenerative diseases and cancer is being studied since more than a decade. Many factors are known common in pathways resulting in these diseases.
Discourtesy is old-fashioned. Let's bring good manners into style by showing respect to our parents.