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Feeding Ducks Bread is Very Bad for Them, DONT!

Feeding Ducks Bread is Bad, Don’t feed them it. The RSPB has said people should never feed chips, crackers, cereal, sweets and mouldy food to ducks They warned that feeding ducks are likely to fill up on tasty white bread, which has no real nutritional value, instead of eating more healthy types of food.   RSPB spokesperson said: “Feeding ducks on the park pond, geese and swans on rivers – is often the first contact children have with wildlife. But it is important [...]

Is the Earth Flat or is it all Bunkum?

Is our planet a Flat Earth? All members of the Flat Earth Society claim to believe the Earth is flat and not spherical as is normally depicted in the various medias. Walking around on the planet’s surface, it feels flat and also looks flat, so they say all evidence is to the contrary and the earth is not round as depicted in satellite photos of Earth showing it as a sphere, to be fabrications of a “round Earth conspiracy” started [...]

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Pet Valentines Day Gifts for Your Precious Lovable Friend

Pet Valentines Day Gifts Valentine’s Day is nearly here, and many of you will be giving your pets a special gift or treat. There are so many holiday-themed pet gifts it makes your head spin — lots of lovey-dovey, heart-shaped this or that for your pet. But not all traditional gifts are safe. With food or treats, for example, ingredients such as chocolate, xylitol and grapes can be toxic to cats and dogs. Catnip Pickle First, we’ll break from the traditional red or [...]

WARNING Bread for Wild Birds and Ducks is BAD

Bread for wild birds and ducks is a no no By being fed bread birds and ducks can develop a health condition which can prevent them from flying.Victims may be unable to find more nutritious natural food, and could starve to deathBird experts are telling well-meaning families to stop throwing starchy scraps to birds in general on park ponds, lakes and rivers. They say that it is healthier to feed them balanced food which is cheap to buy. It is an excellent [...]

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Adopting a Stray Dog, The Stresses and Rewards

Adopting A Stray Dog. The stresses and rewards of taking home an abandoned dog. Life has been changing rapidly and it’s hard to keep up. One of the biggest changes has been adapting to my new family, a 12 month(ish) old stray dog called Charlie. In November 2017 I was coming to terms with the end of my marriage. I have two cats already who I love to pieces. My parents came over from England to visit. We took a trip to the [...]

Killer Whales Talking to Their Trainers

Killer Whales Can Talk? Whales are known for their good communications skills which allow pods to ‘talk’ to each other through clicks and singing, even when they are up to 100 miles away from each other. But a new experiment has shown the creatures are also apparently capable of copying human speech, a feat that was previously believed to be limited to primates, birds, elephants, dolphins and seals. Scientists say they have taped a killer whale named Wikie speaking the words ‘hello’ [...]

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Aquascaping, The Art of Aquatic Plant Arranging in Aquariums

Aquascaping The art of arranging aquatic plants, rocks, stones, or driftwood, in an aesthetically pleasing style within an aquarium ie gardening under water. Aquascaping designs include a number of distinctive styles, including the garden-like Dutch style and the Japanese-inspired nature style. Usually, an aquascape houses fish and plants, although it is possible to create an aquascape with just plants or rockwork or other hardscape with no plants. Although the main aim of aquascaping is to create an artful underwater landscape, the [...]

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Blind Cats – How to Help Your Cat With This Condition

Blind cats, things to do and note. It is important to know that cats normally adjust well to blindness, whether partial or a complete loss of vision. That’s because a blind cat quickly learns to rely on their other senses. You will need to make adjustments to your home and it may take a few weeks for your cat to adapt, but with a little help from you and plenty of TLC, your cat will not stress. Signs of Blindness Some cats lose [...]