January 2017 2
If you are someone who is interested in learning how to raise your own chickens and produce your own eggs, you are in the right place! The new fad of eating organic foods and knowing exactly where they came from is important and beneficial to health and sustainability. Raising chickens of your own is a great way to be sure the foods you are eating are antibiotic free, organic, and healthy. The downside is that this comes with vast responsibility. You need to take care of your chickens, feed them, and clean their cages. Their home, or chicken coop, is the location the chickens spend the most time in, so an adequate one should be used. Though you have many choices in your chicken coop, there are clear benefits of chicken nesting boxes. These nest boxes are durable, easy to clean and assemble, and decrease t (more…)
Millions of people in the United States have a pet, or pets, that they consider to be one of the family. The economy being what it is, veterinary care for a dog, a cat, or any other type of pet is often too expensive for the pet’s family to afford. It is estimated that of all households in the U.S., about 46.3 million own a dog, which transfers into between 37% and 47% of American homes that house at least one canine cutie.
Because $13.59 billion is spent on the veterinary care of American pets every year, pet health insurance plans have been devised to make health care for pets easier on their owners. There are several different programs availa (more…)
We Love Our Doggies
How many presents for your pets did you have under your tree this Christmas? If you are part of a family that has nearly as many gifts for the pets as you do for yourself, you are likely also the kind of family that has a favorite animal medical center where you go whenever your […]
When you have a household pet, chances are that you consider them to be part of your family. Given this, you likely take them to the vet on a regular basis and make sure that their shots are up-to-date. In addition to taking care of your pet’s health and well-being by only feeding them quality […]
Did you know that nearly 50 million U.S. households own a dog? That’s nearly 50 percent of all households! Dogs are our companions and tried and true friends. They greet us when we get home, they love on us when we are sad, and they are always up for a walk or belly rub. If […]
- The Hunt for ‘Fire Cats’ Amid Northern California Ashes
In a neighborhood razed by fire, a woman is tracking and trapping house cats that fled in October and still elude their owners. [...]
- CryptoKitties, Explained ... Mostly
Why are $20 million and 180,000 people suddenly in the market for digital cats? We gamified the blockchain. [...]
- For Cat Lovers, a Book on the Guardians of the Liquor Cabinet
Brad Thomas Parsons’s “Distillery Cats” profiles the felines who patrol the world’s great distilleries. [...]
- Why Cats? Why Not Cats?
The photographer Julius Motal stumbled upon a cat night at a Brooklyn bar. From there, he rode the wave from one cat extravaganza to the next. [...]
- Why Cats? Why Not Cats?
The photographer Julius Motal stumbled upon a “cat night” at a Brooklyn bar. From there, he rode the wave from one cat extravaganza to the next. [...]