By 2030, 60% of the world’s population will live in cities, while one in three will share their city with at least half a million other inhabitants. With more and more people living in dense urban settings, what does the future hold for pets?
Pets are not just toys to be played with. On the contrary, 9 out of 10 people think of pets as family and lifetime companions. One of the greatest things you could do is to adopt one from many shelters or adoption centers nationwide. Still, be cautious-it is not always simple to find a pet that suits your lifestyle, especially if you choose a cat.
A Pomeranian dog in Hong Kong grabbed the international media’s attention this week after scientists found traces of coronavirus in the canine. Following confirmation that the dog’s owner was positive for the virus causing COVID-19, the dog was taken from Hong Kong Island to a nearby animal quarantine facility. Subsequent tests performed on swabs collected from the dog’s nose and throat unexpectedly revealed coronavirus.
Even more than a century before the cats dominated the Internet, photographers were already in love with our adorable furry friends and taking many photos of them. French photographer and filmmaker living in Paris, Mathieu Stern found about 120-year-old cat photos in a hidden time capsule in his old family home. He estimates the box dates to roughly the year 1900.
If you have a dollar or two to spare, consider helping cats in Syria. Ernesto (also known as the Aleppo Catman, twitter: @theAleppoCatman) and his friends, the “Aleppo Catmen” are doing amazing work for cats.
Istanbul is really cold these days. There’s also heavy rain. Tonight, When I went out to deliver food to stray cats and dogs, I saw a stray dog and a stray cat was sleeping in the same kennel. They were so adorable. I took photos and videos of these beauties.
Ebo is a smart robot companion for your cat. It is specifically designed to prevent loneliness and boredom of our furry friends while we’re not at home. It is a Kickstarter project. Ebo’s production status is 90 percent completed (as of November 30, 2019) and the shipping will probably be started in December 2019 (according to producers).
Happy World Animal day! I shot these videos below today in Bahçeköy, İstanbul, Turkey. A giant Turkish Kangal dog, a pit bull and another dog are playing. They are all stray dogs and very good friends.
Many of us will have experienced that super friendly cat who seems to love being stroked one minute, only to bite or swipe at us the next. It might be easy at this point to blame it on the cat, but what’s likely happening here is that we’re just not stroking them right.