They comfort us; they keep us grounded us in our routines, and that's quite a lot to expect from just one companion.
Why Do We Eat Turkey on Thanksgiving?
We can't think about Thanksgiving without thinking about turkey. But when turkey become the Thanksgiving Day staple?
The Real Reason We Don’t Eat Turtle Soup Anymore
Turtle soup declined in popularity in the twentieth century with the rise of more affordable foods.
Why Your Cat Thinks Your Belly Is Playdough
You get comfortable lying on your couch with your favorite snuggie, about to return to the show you're currently binging. Then, like clockwork, your cat joins you, only..
Researchers Say There Are 5 Types of Cat Owners
Just as there are different types of cats, there are different types of cat owners. Recently, researchers have found that they fall into one of five categories. They range..
Read This if Your Cat Is Having Litterbox Trouble
Cats are usually pretty easy to train when it comes to kitty litter. They are biologically used to covering up after themselves so they normally tend to keep their business in..
So Wrong It’s Right: Good Wildlife Photos, Bad Timing
Both professional photographers and total amateurs take a bad picture from time-to-time. While most poor photos elicit a sigh of frustration and end up in the garbage bin,..
A Man Built A Bird Feeder That Accepts Bottle Caps For Food
Hans Forsberg worked with robotics on industrial applications and learned how he could put his knowledge to fair use.
Cats and Sinks: a Love Story
Have you ever felt like your house was suspiciously quiet and figures it's because your cat was up to no good? Of course, you have. You know the drill, you start walking..
Things Humans Do That Annoy Dogs
Despite the love we have for our dogs, we sometimes do things that annoy the hound out of them. It might be unintentional, but these things can nevertheless be annoying or..
These Are The 5 Smartest Animals On The Planet
Yes, humans are pretty smart, but we're not the only intelligent creatures out there. Research shows that animals are far smarter than most people think. Primates use tools..
Your Dog Is Stalking You for a Reason
Any dog parent, at one point or another, will notice their dog following them around the house. It might not be immediate, but if you stay in a certain room for more than a..
Want to Be Happier? Help a Senior Pooch
Rescue and shelter groups always need volunteers for animal caregiving; fundraising, and admin assistance.
Walking Your Dog on a Hot Summer’s Day? Here Is How to Keep It Cool
Air conditioner is the number one essential in summer. But alas, it's only available indoors and we're doomed to sweat our skin off when we walk our dogs. But you should also..
Do Dogs Really See the World in Black and White?
You may have heard once or twice that dogs don't see the world the same way we do. And we're not just talking about having a lower point of view, we're talking about..
Interesting Facts About Turkeys
Turkeys are the "It" bird this season, and there's more to know about them than the right temperatures and ideal baking times.