Author: Nicole Walker

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

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

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 are kept by humans and are usually members of the household. Pets have been domesticated since time immemorial and can be found in various forms, from wolves to dogs, cats, birds, etc. A pet, or domesticated animal, is typically kept for the owner’s business or entertainment as opposed to as a lab or agricultural animal, sheep or animals for meat. […]