Learn more about this fascinating cat through the link below, readers: COMMON NAME: Caracal SCIENTIFIC NAME: Caracal caracal DIET: Carnivore SIZE: Two feet to 3.5 feet long WEIGHT: 25 to 40 pounds IUCN RED LIST STATUS: ? Least Concern CURRENT POPULATION TREND: Unknown What is a caracal? This medium-size wildcat roams the savannas, deserts, and forests of much of Africa and … Continue reading Stalking the Wild
Have you ever heard of the Sand Cat? If not, this link will tell you more about this beautiful little desert feline. And if you are wondering how this information could possibly apply to fiction, check out Andre Norton’s novel Beast Master*. There is a very big sand cat in that story. One who is … Continue reading Sneaky, Sandy Felines….
The Internet allows for some truly creative people to have fun cutting and rearranging various films and episodes. The examples below are just two of the most recent videos to catch this author’s eye. And before you ask, no, I am not trying to find AMVs that take liberties with the Star Wars* franchise. They … Continue reading Fun with Star Wars
Now here’s an idea! This Nova Scotia bookstore not only helps patrons find new novels to enjoy, but new pets to take home. You can walk in and buy a book at the same time you adopt a feline companion. Or you can buy one and pet the other, should that be your preference. If … Continue reading Cats and Books – What More Could a Reader Ask For?
Have a need for speed? Then take a look at these ten purr-fectly amazing facts about the fastest animal on land! Cheetah Facts: 10 Interesting Facts about Cheetahs | Interesting Facts Written by admin Cheetahs are the fastest land animals. This is one of the well-known cheetah facts that is sometimes disputed. Ok, we know that the Peregrine … Continue reading Some Fascinating Facts about the Cheetah
Click the link to learn more, readers: Do big cats get hairballs? March 22, 2018 NOEL KIRKPATRICK Ah, the hairball. A gross, wet glob of hair that your beloved cat throws up, often into one of your favorite shoes. While we know that domesticated kitties get hairballs — and they should really only get one … Continue reading Is That a Hairball?
Even if you are not a cat person, you may find the ten items below of interest. Not only will they come in handy for fiction, but if your next door neighbor asks you to take care of the cat for a week, these could help make the job run more smoothly! 10 Facts About … Continue reading Ten Purr-fectly Fascinating Facts about Cats
The picture of war is one of horror, darkness, and loss. While not inaccurate in itself, this image does leave out a few important facts. Even in the midst of degradation, humiliation, and human horror, there are quiet moments. There are scenes of kindness, concern, and love. Amidst ruin and desolation, there is hope. If … Continue reading War Photos – Soldiers and Their Cats
We have all heard tales about pets saving their owners from fire, drowning, and even heart attacks. Some of us have actually received aid from such devoted furred and feathered friends. It is not an unusual story; though it is almost always heartwarming, it has also become expected. Thus when we hear stories about wild … Continue reading Animals to the Rescue!
It is things like that that make me wish there were more scientists who would ask whether the world is better off following certain animals’ extinction. Can you imagine how many crops would be trampled and/or eaten by wandering Brachiosaurs, readers? I love dinosaurs as much as the next author, but really, who wants to … Continue reading Cloning Cave Lions – What Could Possibly Go Wrong?