Where cats are more popular than dogs around the world

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There are only two types of people in the world: cat people and dog people. Data from Euromonitor, a market research firm, suggest that these differences extend beyond individual preferences and to the realm of geopolitics: it turns out there are cat countries and dog countries, too. (Video)

 

 

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Growing trend among young singles who treat pets like girlfriends and boyfriends

Lucy, a 1 year old Burmese Mountain dog and her owner Alfred Pretrone.

There’s “something special” about Lucy, says Alfred Pretrone about his female companion. She’s good-looking, “chill” and she makes the stress melt away at the end of a long day. But Lucy isn’t Mr. Petrone’s girlfriend. She’s his dog.

 

 

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How the internet of everything can make a difference to your pets

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Petnet SmartFeeder

The Internet of everything is all the rage now. New solutions continually pop up in a bid for more control over your home. Petnet, a smart pet-device maker based in Los Angeles, intends for its connected devices to make a difference to your dogs and cats.

 

 

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Sweaters made from your pet’s fur!

Do you love your cat or dog so much you would immortalize him or her into a soft cuddly sweater?  A professional cat groomer, Danelle German, based in Simpsonville, S.C. had large amounts of fur she would dispose of from her grooming clients’ Persians and Angoras.  She started to spin that fur into yarn.  From that yarn you can knit that yarn into warm, cute little sweaters, mittens, hats, or whatever you would like. (Pics)

 

 

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Study: High Levels of Flame Retardants Found in Dogs

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High levels of chemical flame retardants found in pet dogs.

Levels of flame retardants that are five to ten times higher than typically found in humans have been found in the blood of pet dogs, researchers at Indiana University have discovered. Dogs could be the canary in the coal mine for how accumulating polybrominated flame retardants will affect humans.

 

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IKEA Experiment: 100 Cats Released in Store Overnight Just to ‘See What Happens’

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Cats in an Ikea store in the UK.

An English IKEA decided to release 100 live cats overnight. Why? Why would you question such a thing? The video is the most amazing and life-affirming event. Ever. Embrace it. Watch it a thousand times. Watch it ten thousand times. (Video)

 

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