His First Friend is a Cat

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I believe that our cat helped our youngest son learn how to walk. [ Read More ]

Lions, Tigers, And Scorpions… Oh My!

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Moving to Arizona comes with an unspoken tacit agreement that in exchange for no tornadoes, earthquakes or shoveling snow, you are willing to deal with an occasional scorpion in your home. [ Read More ]

Strawberry Goes To College [VIDEO]

Justin tells the tale of getting a turtle as a little kid and learning that turtles live a VERY long time! He’s outgrown the pet and now has no idea what to do with it.  So, what does one do with an old turtle?  Send it to college! [ Read More ]

Goldie The Chicken

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Our little pet chicken, a Rhode Island Red, was called Mrs. Golden, or sometimes just Goldie. She strutted around our 10,000 square meter block as if she owned it. [ Read More ]

Is My Boyfriend Cheating on Me?

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My boyfriend sent me this picture. I have a feeling he’s cheating on me. [ Read More ]

How To Administer Medication To Your Cat Without Taking Some Yourself

Have you ever tried to give your cat medicine? Do you find it a hopeless task, tantamount perhaps, to making a hole in water? Well, don’t look here for any help. I can’t do it either. [ Read More ]

Rats and Snakes [VIDEO]

Emily remembers one of her first loves from a science class along with all the lab-animals involved! [ Read More ]

The Bird-Call Clock

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Bird-watching is my passion, and my wife has always been impressed by my ability to identify each species solely by its song. [ Read More ]

The Kingfisher Gets the Last Laugh

A few years ago, my family and I were enjoying lamb chops for a lunch at a nature reserve in Singapore. As we started to eat, we noticed a kingfisher watching us from a tree. [ Read More ]

In Dog Language

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This sign is not only talking to people, but to their dogs as well. Pretty convenient in case a dog knows how to read. [ Read More ]