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Does Location Affect Your Pet’s Life Expectancy?

The difference between living in abject poverty and pestilence and the comfort of a rich gated community can be attributed to a fortunate role of the genetic dice. That is, you're lucky you were born …

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Are You Ready to Help When Others Need You?

Many of you wrote to me last week about my article on Random Acts of Kindness. Most people agreed that it is the "doer" of the good deed who reaps the most benefit. One reader remarked that when we ar…

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Which Species Die—or Kill—for Love?

We've all seen those beautiful penguin photos, beaks together forming a heart, on Valentine's Day. And don't get us wrong; we love how adorable and sweet nature can be. But just for fun, we thought we…

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Patient Cat Resists Playful Puppy (video)

This little cat is not amused by his canine pal's insistent puppy-love. But what he lacks in amusement, he makes up for in patience. Related Dog Helps Feed Baby Goats Bunny Has Epiphany About…

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Animal Angels: The Mouse That Saved a Life

As the Holiday season is among us, and so many heart-felt comments about my article last week on the amazing story of Animal Communication and the beautiful  black Leopard , I thought my Care2 friends…

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How Do We Age?

In animals the onset of aging is tied to physical evolution. Each animal has evolved to a given life span that accords best with its survival. Nature does not allow gross imbalances to persist; all …

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My 8-Year-Old’s Determination to Help Dolphins

During November, in honor of Thanksgiving, it seems quite popular to engage in the “Gratitude project,” an online movement in which participants express appreciation each day for something or someone …

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10 of the World’s Tiniest Mammals (Slideshow)

The blue whale is the world's largest living mammal: you've likely heard that fact so many times that you could recite it in your sleep. But have you ever stopped to wonder about the other end of the …

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Alicia Silverstone Fights for Farm Animals

By Jaime Warburton, Ecorazzi Alicia Silverstone adds another notch to her already impressive vegan belt as the spokesperson for Farm Sanctuary’s new Compassionate Communities Campaign (CCC).  Their…

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7 Amazing Overpasses for Animals

Wildlife overpasses, green bridges, and ecoducts all refer to structures that have been built over roads to allow wildlife to cross safely to the other side of the road. The bridges are for the animal…

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Thank you! Merry Christmas!

I was going to say pickle his ginger....at least that is a Foodie approach to the subject ;O)