Reading Your Bird’s Body Language

Understanding what your pets are telling you can be a real challenge, even if they can talk. After all, few parrots communicate their feelings with words, although at least one African gray has been known to loudly announce, ‘I’m bored!’ when he were being neglected. Luckily your bird’s body language speaks just as loudly as…

Stop Birds from Biting

One of the biggest problems bird owners have with their pets is the tendency birds have to bite. Birds bite for a variety of reasons, which makes breaking this bad habit a bit of a challenge. Luckily, it is often possible to stop birds from biting. Newly weaned baby birds often turn from adorable cuddle…

The Abyssinian Cat Breed

If you’ve always thought cats were too snooty and unaffectionate, you haven’t met an Abyssinian. These cats are very personable and affectionate animals that love to interact with their families.  The Cat Fancier’s Association classifies the Abyssinian as a part of the Championship Class, along with thirty six other cat breeds. This breed is often…

The American Curl Cat Breed

Curl cats are a national treasure in the United States. Their quirky and lovely curled ears have made them one of the most distinctive feline species, but there’s so much more to learn and appreciate about this breed of cats named American Curl cat. The American Curl has grown from humble origins to be recognized…

The American Shorthair Cat Breed

If you aren’t familiar with pedigreed cats, you may be under the impression that the American Shorthair is a fancy name for an alley cat. However, the American Shorthair, which was called the Domestic Shorthair until the nineteen sixties, is a pedigreed cat that meets a specific standard. These cats, which are classified as a…