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Photo of the Day – 01/31/17 (“Kitty Power”, 1914)

Daily Photo — “Kitty Power, 1914”

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Sometimes you just need a break and want to look at cute kittens.  Here you so.  If anything, it shows that for over 100 years, we’ve all wanted the same thing — pictures of cute cats doing things..

1914. “Kitten in costume on mule pulling kitten in toy touring car.”  Photo by Harry W. Frees.. 

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Posted by on January 30, 2017 in Daily Photo

 

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The Healing Power of the Purr – Infographic

The Healing Power of the Purr

Many medical professionals are touting the great benefits of pet therapy.  There is scientific evidence that pet owners live longer than those without furry friends, and there is even science behind why we feel better around animals.  Today’s infographic takes a look at that, showing the science behind the calming effect of your cat’s purr. [VIA]

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Posted by on November 21, 2013 in Infographics

 

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Photo of the Day – 7/12/13 (Blended Family, 1914)

Daily Photo — “Blended Family, 1914”

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1914. “Puppy ‘mother’ in costume holding kitten ‘baby’.” Like millions of other kitties, this one was probably adopted. Photo by Harry W. Frees. (This just goes to show that cute animal pictures have been around forever! – NJB)

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Posted by on July 12, 2013 in Daily Photo

 

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Video of the Day – 4/11/13 (Why Do Cats Purr?)

Daily Video — “Why Do Cats Purr?

From Sci Show, today’s video examines the science of and the meaning behind your cat’s purr.  Does your cat really love you and is happy to show it, or is there something else behind that revving feline motor?

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Posted by on April 11, 2013 in Daily Video

 

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Cats v. Dogs — Infographic

Cats vs. Dogs

It’s an age-old question and debate — Are you a dog person or a cat person? (Unfortunately at the moment, the Biblio household is neither.)  Just how different are our furry friends though and what does being a cat or dog person say about us?  Today’s infographic touches on that.  [VIA]

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Posted by on February 11, 2013 in Infographics

 

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Strange Facts About Cats — Infographic

Strange Facts About Cats

Cats.  You either love them or hate em — or they love you or hate you — either way, you have to admit, they are rather unique creatures and definitely individuals!  Today’s infographic is a collection of “str4ange” facts about cats from ThePetsCentral.com:

 
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Posted by on January 22, 2013 in Infographics

 

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