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How to Make Vet Visits a More Pleasant Experience for Your Pet
Offbeat  (tags: visits to vet, pets, pet carrier, carrier, animals, cats, dogs, humans, interesting, safety )

Lone
- 1 day ago - beachesvet.com
If your pet's carrier or crate only comes out when it's time to visit the vet, he or she may develop a negative association with it. As soon as the carrier makes an appearance, your pet might just decide to curl up under your bed
Letter: Can Dogs Experience Regret?
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, regrets, guilty, animals, dogs, humans, interesting, pets )

Lone
- 1 day ago - theatlantic.com
William Brennan writes that it is a myth that our dogs can experience guilt. Okay, but how about regret?
One Of The Great Civil Rights Songs Of The Early Sixties   video
Offbeat  (tags: Songs of Civil Rights Moverment, Eyes on the prize, we shall overcome, Magic Staples.americans, culture, government, humans, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, unusual, usa, video, world )

Fiona
- 14 hours ago - youtube.com
Songs such as this gave a "community" feeling to everyone involved in the Civil Rights movement. Mavis Staples sings this one "Eyes On The Prize" beautifully. I remember singing this by the hour as well as "We Shall Overcome".
Teen Sentenced to 6 Months for Smuggling Tiger Cub Across Border
Offbeat  (tags: tigers, smuggling, wildlife, protection, cubs )

Cher
- 4 hours ago - seattletimes.com
When Luis Eudoro Valencia was caught at the border last summer with a tiger cub riding shotgun on the floorboards of a Camaro, he held himself out to be a naive 18-year-old who had bought the wild animal on impulse after seeing one being walked
Older Cats With Behavior Problems
Offbeat  (tags: older cats, behavior problems, decline in functioning, cognitive functioning, cats, FCD, animals, health, pets )

Lone
- 4 hours ago - aspca.org
As they age, cats often suffer a decline in functioning, including their cognitive functioning. ItâEUR(TM)s estimated that cognitive declineâEUR"referred to as feline cognitive dysfunction, or FCDâEUR"affects more than 55% of cats aged 11 to 15 years
   

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