3 March 2021

Sea Turtles and Tortoises

Turtles are reptiles of the class Chelonia or Testudines, in the class Squamata. They are generally characterized by a bony or cartilage shell evolved from their vertebrae that serves as a protective shield. More commonly, the word “Turtles” is usually limited to sea-dwelling and fresh-water Testudines only. But, recently, non-testudine fresh water turtles have been gaining popularity. In fact, some people refer to them as […]

3 March 2021

Turtles As Pets

Turtles are members of the Order Chelonia or Testudines which are semi-aquatic reptiles belonging to the family Testudines which also consist of crocodiles. They are distinguished by a broad bony or cartilage shell usually developed from their sternum which serves as a protective shield. In the freshwater turtles the upper portion of the shell separates from the lower one and these turtles are commonly known […]

3 March 2021

Hamsters Make Great Pets For Young Children

Hamsters are furry, velvety rodents belonging to the Cricetini subfamily Cricetidae, that contain nineteen species grouped in seven general classes. They have come to be widely established as very popular small, furry pets all over the world. The most famous species of hamster, the Syrian or Greek hamster, is by far the most common type usually kept as pets around the world. The Syrian hamsters’ […]

3 March 2021

Caring For Your Hamster

Hamsters are solitary animals belonging to the cicatricine subfamily Cricetinae which has 19 recognized species in seven genera worldwide. They are now becoming established as popular pets worldwide. Perhaps the most familiar species of hamster in the US is the red or Syrian hamster, which is a more flamboyant kind usually kept as household pets. A number of different colored hamsters, including yellow and black, […]

3 March 2021

The Story of Cats: A Musical History

Cats is a sung Through music, written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, loosely based on the old English poem ‘Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats’ by T. S. Eliot. The song includes some of the traditional nursery rhymes that children are taught in the United States. Some popular nursery rhymes that are often associated with cats and children include “Goodnight, Sleep Tight, and Let’s Fly” by […]

3 March 2021

Cat Behavior – Why Do Cats Prefer to Be Alone?

Cats are independent creatures that rarely live with their human companions. In most cases, a cat will live in its own territory and will not bother its master in the same way as dogs would. However, this does not mean that cats cannot be trained to do anything at all. A cat can learn how to fetch and how to follow simple commands such as […]

3 March 2021

“Cats” Movie Review

Cats is a seductive, colorful, and beloved musical written by Andrew Lloyd Webber, first published in 1939. Its themes are predominantly of domestic cat behavior, with touches of eroticism and mysticism. It tells the story of a cat named Mitty, who travels with her owner, a millionaire playboy named Max, across the country and back home. Along the way they experience various adventures and run […]

3 March 2021

Types of Dogs Breeds

The domestic dog is a large and, usually found spread throughout the globe, which was domesticated for the purpose of companion and affectionate companionship. The first dog evolved from an extinct, ancient wolf with the modern domestic dog being the descendants of this animal. Throughout history, dogs have been domesticated and used for a variety of purposes ranging from hunting, herding, tracking, and companionship. The […]

3 March 2021

A Brief History Of Dogs

Dogs have played a large part in human history, dating back as far as tracking and courting animals. With that said, dogs do have their place in society and many consider them a loyal friend and playmate. The word “dog” does not come from any type of dog breed but instead is derived from the Old English word “Dug.” The domesticated dog is actually a […]

22 February 2021

Pets and Their Health Benefits

Pets are those animals that people keep as pets for other people. In some countries, particularly the urban ones where there is a high rate of obesity and diabetes, people usually keep dogs as pets as well as cats and ducks. A pet, or domesticated animal, is an animal kept mainly for the company of humans or for entertainment and not for a work or […]