Study: 'Cats may be the real "Men's Best
Friend"'. click the image below
pay a visit to the startling new
where you a.o. can read an article -
with a lot of photos - about our cattery. If you are able to read Dutch, of
4 October 2007, on the occasion of
World Day for the Animals, we were at kindergarten De Ekkelhof, Drouwen
with Galaxy, the kittens of the I-litter and our New Foundlander Chérie. Clickthe picture below for more
photos of our relaxed stud and brave kittens together with adorable
Cat House on the Kings. 500 cats and
The kittens of our H- and I-litter had
the honour to be proclaimed by our veterinarian 'patient of the week' (in
this 'patients'). Every week a report about one of the patients appears at
the website of 'Arts & Dier'. Click the photo below to read the report
(sorry, only Dutch, but there are pictures too).
Chinese cats grow 'wings'
Tom cats in Sichuan province in southern China have
sprouted wing-like growths on their backs, which locals are
attributing to the hot summer weather and the romantic
attentions of females.
One animal started to develop the "wings" during a
period of hot weather in Sichuan, a large province in
southern China where a devastating earthquake struck
Although the growths appear fluffy, they contain
bone. But veterinary experts say that despite the hard
inner core, the flaps do not harm the cat's quality of
life or safety.
Several animals were photographed with the furry
protuberances by a local newspaper photographer.
"At first they were just two bumps, but they started
to grow quickly, and after a month there were two
wings," said one cat's owner, who was only identified as
"Many female cats in heat came to harass him, and
then the wings started to grow," she told the local
Although Feng attributed her pet's condition to the
stress of a feline love life and the hot Sichuan summer.
However, scientists said the wings had a less romantic
In fact, the hairy growths probably developed because
of unusual grooming habits, a genetic defect or a
hereditary skin condition.
(Telegraph UK, 08.28.08)
Carnival in Kelmis La Calamine
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this unique bird
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below and you will find a lot of information about lovely Siamese-books
About the origin of the Siamese
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Meet Marva Marrow!
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biological catlitter from Sweden
We are very enthusiastic about
it and we will gradually replace our litter boxes by these boxes!
for more info:
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also look at the video
or pay a visit to the website of the supplier Tinika-Import
Socrates Triple Filter Test
Christian the lion - moving!
One evening an old Cherokee told his
grandson about a battle that goes on inside
people. He said, "My son, the battle is
between two "wolves" inside us all.
One is Evil.
It is anger, envy, jealousy, sorrow, regret,
greed, arrogance, self-pity, guilt,
resentment, inferiority, lies, false pride,
superiority, and ego.
The other is
Good. It is joy, peace, love, hope,
serenity, humility, kindness, benevolence,
empathy, generosity, truth, compassion and
though t about it for a minute and then
asked his grandfather: "Which wolf wins?"
The old Cherokee simply replied, "The one
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make a coin with the image of your cat? Or a cat passport or newspaper
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first image for information about the musical
A Christmas book
about Siamese Henry,
written by Mary Calhoun.
like me, a fan of Queen
and Freddie Mercury?
And did you know that Freddie loved cats? Click the image:
in San Diego Zoo showing a
Many cat stamps! (click one of the
about plants that are toxic
How to name
the kittens? Click the
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Hundreds of cat breeds
non-recognized, experimental etc.) with descriptions. Click the
How to give a cat
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for some useful tips!
like to read the Legend of the Japanese
Lucky Cat Maneki Neko
What is your cat's
comparison to the