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Pet History Archives

From Feral to Friendly: The Cat’s Tale

scotwildcatWe Americans love cats. There were an estimated 95.6 million cats owned in the U.S.A. in 2012, according to The Humane Society.1 Pictures and videos of cats flood the Internet. A certain meme even claims that the Internet is made of cats. But these domesticated cats with which we live have not always been as they are now. Their domestication is a long, mysterious tail tale. Continue reading From Feral to Friendly: The Cat’s Tale

A Journey Through History- A Story About Domesticated Dogs

old dog manDogs get a lot of credit, and as they should. They have been there in our most intimate moments the ups and the downs, the good times and the bad. Even though they can’t speak a single word, through their giant eyes they convey a world of compassion, caring, and empathy. They are the guardians of our homes, protectors of our loved ones, and workers of our farms. Through the thousands of years of loyal companionship it is only right to journey through history to learn how man’s best friend became man’s best friend. Continue reading A Journey Through History- A Story About Domesticated Dogs