Can Your Pet Be Really So Picky?

Written by Julia Imaeva

Most of pet owners know that their much loved four-legged members ofrepparttar family come with a lot of personality and unique, sometimes almost human-like behavior. For instance, my cat would act as a peacemaker when she smellsrepparttar 140975 human fight. If I become angry and start raising my voice duringrepparttar 140976 conversation with someone, she would just jump on my legs and slightly scratch me in an attempt to cool me off. I am sure that people can tell us plenty of such examples of interesting pet behavior. But do they realize that their pets can be very picky when it comes to choosing a new friend?

They do it using such criteria as smell, size, gender, age and even appearance. In fact, they can even discriminate other animals according torepparttar 140977 color ofrepparttar 140978 fur among other things, as I soon discovered about my new cat.

When I first brought home my jet black panther-looking cat Regina, I was so excited to have her in my house until I realized that she might feel lonely and need someone to play with her. So, I started to look around for a good match for her. I opened uprepparttar 140979 flier and foundrepparttar 140980 advertisement for “Very cute cat to good home” and responded to it. Naively assuming that all cats that are cute and mellow will get along just fine, I brought him home. Almost immediately upon bringing him home Regina jumped intorepparttar 140981 air with him screaming and hissing. I was surprised to findrepparttar 140982 ugly side of my otherwise calm and sweet cat’s nature and immediately knew this would not work out. Later there were more cats: a white one, gray one, even multicolored cats, different ages and genders – althoughrepparttar 140983 U.N. or Jesse Jackson would have been proud; it was alwaysrepparttar 140984 same story. Either they would fight or Regina would simply rejectrepparttar 140985 cat outright. I began to think that my unassuming cat was “racist” or maybe just a loner.

Enjoy pets together

Written by Sally Summers

Nothing brings us closer to our kids than sharing and caring forrepparttar belovedfamily pet. And whether your kids are crazy for cats, love dogs or are freaky for ferrets, there are magazines that help you enjoy pets even more -- with hysterical photos of pets caught in action, insightful pet-care advice that help your children learn responsibility and unusual, inspiring and just plain funny pet stories you can share.

Enterrepparttar 140725 fascinating world of cat behaviorrepparttar 140726 leading publication for cat lovers, Cat Fancy isrepparttar 140727 resource for responsible cat owners. Every issue celebrates cats though heartwarming stories andrepparttar 140728 great feline photos. Plus, there's always plenty of information about health, behavior, grooming, nutrition and more.

Understanding man's best friend Learn to interpret your dog's body language, discoverrepparttar 140729 secret tips to train your dog like a pro, keep your dog pest-free and give himrepparttar 140730 care he needs to be healthy and happy with Dog Fancy. Plus, you'll always find entertaining stories and photos you and your children will love.

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