Don’t Sleep With Your Pet, You Make Catch Something

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You could get sick letting your pet sleep with you. 

Letting sleeping dogs lie in your bed can make you sick, research suggests. Pet owners may increase the chances of contracting everything from worms to the bubonic plague. Of the 250 known diseases transmitted from animals to humans, more than 100 of them come from domestic animals, researchers say.

 

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Sundaland Clouded Leopard – Newly Identified Species Filmed for First Time

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A newly identified Sundaland clouded leopard, caught on camera for the first time ever, stalking through the Dermakot Forest Reserve in Borneo

The Sundaland clouded leopard, a newly identified and little understood species of big cat in Borneo, has been filmed for the first time.

The leopard, a healthy-looking animal a metre long (3 feet) and weighing about 40 kilograms (90 pounds) was caught on video at night at the Dermakot Forest Reserve in Malaysian Borneo’s Sabah state.

 

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Tattooed Cats in Russia

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Dazed and Tattooed

Still dazed after being anaesthetised for three hours, a pedigree pet is hauled upright to show off its new tattoo.

The controversial “body enhancement” was carried out on Mickey – a rare Canadian Hairless breed also known as a Sphynx cat.

His female owner was said to be delighted with the Tutankhamun design inked on to his chest at a tattoo parlour. She said: “I wanted something new and different for the times we live in.”

But horrified animal rights campaigners have slammed the sick fad in Moscow as barbaric – and fear it could catch on among wealthy pet owners in the West.

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Man Stuffed Cat Inside ‘Bong’

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After this kind of torture the poor cat needs to change its name from shadow to puffy

A man who tried to mellow out his cat by stuffing her into a homemade bong is facing criminal charges-and catcalls from animal lovers. Authorities cited a 20-year-old man on suspicion of animal cruelty Sunday after catching him smoking marijuana from a contraption that had a cat stuffed inside its 12-inch by 6-inch base. Continue reading… “Man Stuffed Cat Inside ‘Bong’”

Handbags Made From Recycled Pet Fur

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If you thinking making clothes out of human hair is weird how would you feel if I told you humans are making clothes from their pet’s fur? It isn’t much different from using sheep’s wool or natural animal fibers from Alpaca, Angora, Llama or Camel. Right? Danelle German doesn’t think so.

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