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How to stop cats from chewing on cords

My cats have been chewing on various cords throughout the house. The cords to the sound system and the wifi router have been particular favorite targets, and last night they rendered our speakers ...
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Why does our blackheaded python wrap on herself?

Our blackheaded python has been wrapping on our hand but mostly herself when we pick her up. It began when she would be trying to burrow under us if we were seated and picked her up, but now she does ...
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What is this bump on my cat?

She has this bump but it’s sticking pretty far out, I’m a little concerned. She started wiggling around when I tried looking at it. It’s too far from her stomach to be a nipple. Should I take her to ...
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Cat Vomiting Every Day

My cat (approximately 16 years old, short hair, no specific breed, indoor cat) has been vomiting pretty much every day (sometimes multiple times) for almost a month. She had a scare with her kidneys ...
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Cat has a small wound on back of the head, do I need to see the vet?

My 5 year old cat has a small wound on the back of it's head for a about two weeks. The wound has an approximate length of 1/4 inch (6mm) and does not seem to grow. What worries me, is that the wound ...
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My cat waves her tail when I make funny sounds. What does this mean?

My family has a cat and lives a more or less balanced life (from sleeping wherever she wants to being chased by young teenagers and actually waiting for them when they do not chase her fast enough). ...
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Goldfish with white spot/fungal infection/something else?

Anyone know what this is and how to treat it? One has a white lump near its eye, the other some white stuff at the end of its fan tail. Both usually in a pond with others but currently quarantined in ...
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Our cat began hissing at my boyfriend after 6 months

My boyfriend and I adopted a kitten who was 6weeks old. Dixie (the kitten) has always been lovey and sweet to both of us. She was fixed about a month ago and for the last 2 weeks she hisses at my ...
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Rabbit took a sharp downturn after starting new antibiotics

We took our rabbit in a week ago because she wasn't eating much, and the vet said she had an infection in her cheek because of tooth problems (she's had tooth problems for years now). They sent us ...
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My leopard gecko won’t shed his dead skin off! [duplicate]

My leopard gecko, Charlie, is 6 months old. This is his second shed since I got him! And it took him over 24 hours. He won’t even try to get the shed off of him! He has it on his head, and his entire ...
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My 4.3 month old Persian cat passed away suddenly

My kitten was doing well till yesterday evening. But suddenly she started facing breathing difficulty at 07:30 PM in the evening. I called the Vet and told him symptoms which were no running nose and ...
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What is happening to my cats ear?

It started on the inside and now it is all over her ear. The vet told us to put some cream on it. It got worse so we have her in a cone and some antibiotics. Any have any idea? I’m so sad to see my ...
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How to take care of dog's toiletry needs if dog walking is banned?

Most countries seem to allow dog walking during anti-COVID-19 measures preventing the spread of the coronavirus. However, there's at least South Africa where even dog walking is disallowed. The extent ...
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My betta (Robbie) looks dead [duplicate]

My Beta (Robbie) sits at the top of the tank on it's side. I have been having this problem for awhile. I upgraded to a larger tank 6.5 gallons, have a heater and a filter. I clean the water and use ...
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Why is my Pleco turning white, how to improve his health

A few days ago I got a Pleco and some cherry shrimp for my aquarium. Due to my being a complete idiot, the bag with the Pleco fell while I was acclimating the shrimp. In order to keep it alive I put ...
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My cat suddenly started to attack us!

My cat was really calm and very very friendly for a month since the beginning of March. She was sterilized when she was 3, now she is 5 years old. She was always aggressive and does not really like ...
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Cat infected tooth

A stray pregnant cat is visiting us for food, recently I noticed that when she wants to eat she hiss to the food and stop eating. at first I thought maybe she has some bone or something stock to her ...
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Dog with soft mucusy poop

Our dog recently pooped on the stairs which is very unlike her. This was on Friday and it was very soft and brown. This past weekend her poop has still been soft and now has a tinge of green to it. ...
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Rabbits: How to build or find poo-pass-thru flooring for pet rabbits that won't hurt or damage feet with long term usage?

I need to build a vertical rabbit hutch that has enough room for two pet rabbits. In order to do this I need to find a material (or construct something) that will be friendly to their feet since ...
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Dog licking herself when she can't hold it at night

My dog is an 11 year old terrier. She sleeps next to my bed at night and occasionally she wakes me up with the sound of slurping while she is licking her private area. I just let her keep looking ...
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How to stop gray parrot from biting?

So It is a very special case here. My mother bought a gray parrot 1.5-month-old. He was an adorable and very calm bird, At age of 5 months my brother started playing with him aggressively like ...
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My leopard gecko keeps burrowing but not like in sand

My leopard gecko (I think shes a girl but idk) keeps burrowing herself under things. It started with under her reptile carpet so I secured it more, then under a heavy rock which I assumed was to get a ...
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sponges for mechanical particle filters for aquariums

A colleague just started the fun with dealing with a big aquarium (his first). He asked for my advice, and I provided my best. However, being both engineers, we started discussing out-of-the-box ideas ...
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My kitten ate a lemon seed

Not really sure what to do about This. It's only one seed but she's my baby could this cause any issues with her?
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My dog drank alot of laundry run off water should i worry? [duplicate]

He has been drinking the water quite often without me noticing and is throwing up and dry heaving alot and i dont know what to do i cant afford to go to the vet! What can i do for him?
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cats claws becomes less sharper every time they use it

OK so sometimes cats scratches tree in order to keep their claws sharp so is it true that every time a cat or any other feline uses it claw, there claws become less sharper
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How to reconcile two dogs?

Background: I'm visiting my parents for a while, they have a mixed-breed dog who is friendly and i brought mine, a mixed-breed dog too, who is kinda aggressive sometimes with others dogs. Both dogs ...
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Is a kitten nursing on her mother when she's 8 months old a problem?

I had 5 white cats; a mom and her 4 kittens whom I've witnessed their birth. 2 males and 2 females. 3 kittens got lost, and now we only have one female left. She is almost 8 months old and I've caught ...
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How to stop the neighbor's cats attacking ours

We have a couple of one-year old cats. A neighbor's slightly older male cat keeps coming to our garden and viciously attacking our cats (usually takes one of them by surprise, corners it and hits it ...
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Is it Worth Testing for Heartworm is Crate Rest is Impossible?

My mother has a (I am going to say 7 yo) large male dog that last year was unable to naturally control flea infestations. This leads me to believe that it very probably was unable to control internal ...
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What is this on my cats lip?

I don’t know what this is on my cats lip It’s been here about 5 Days I am worried I am going to take her to the vet when I get paid Just want to know if it’s ok for the time being
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Baby gerbils dying while sleeping

This happened years ago, so no pictures. The story: We had a cage with a female gerbil and her babies. There was a coconut shell in the cage with about a fourth of it cut off,and all the the gerbils ...
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Pet Bearded Dragon Attacks when outdoors

I've read in many places that is OK to take your pet beardie out in the garden, providing it's a safe place from predators, to sit a bit in the natural sunlight. Well, my beardie, otherwise very ...
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What is wrong with my snake? Skin problem? Burn?

Yesterday my snake was absolutely fine. This morning I went to pick her up for a handle and I noticed a weird mark on her skin, as I looked closer it appears there's a small amount of blood and the ...
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Cat Keeps Drinking Unattended Drinks

I have a ~4 year old cat of uncertain breed. For as long as I can remember, he's had the rather unfortunate habit of drinking out of cups containing water instead of his own water bowl. Considering ...
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Do fish make noises in order to get attention?

I have a small water tank with few fish at home. There are small stones for decoration, and for several weeks now, I noticed that every time I'm around, the fish go down to the stones and bump into ...
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Do cats meow only for humans?

I have heard that cats don't actually meow in the wild. Kittens only meow to their parents, and the parents to their kittens, and both do it to humans, and that's all. Is that true? If so, is it for ...
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My 19 year old dying cat bit my chest and punctured the skin last night [closed]

My 19 year old cat must have had a seizure the night before last and was twitching and pawing with a blurry gaze on her face. I know it's an end of life late stage kidney failure as the vet had just ...
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Black algae all over tank after 6 months

I started a planted tank with Monte Carlo. Everything was fine till first 4 months and the carpet was also coming up well. But after that black algae started to come all over the substrate and leaves. ...
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Why did our dog hum / moan when hugged or when burying itself under the bed clothes?

We had a dachshund many years ago, now sadly deceased. When she was picked up and hugged or squeezed a little bit more, she would sort of hum/make a deep moan (not a growl). Sometimes she'd do it on ...
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How do I retrain a cat to use the litterbox I prefer?

A friend's cat is going to live with me for the next few weeks while my friend is out of town. This cat is used to using the bathroom in showers, which her usual owner simply cleans out regularly. ...
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Is this cat male or female? [duplicate]

I think it's a male because of the distance between the anus and the opening below it, just want outside confirmation.
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Why are some cats more vocal than others?

To put this in my perspective. I have three cats at home. They are silent, hardly ever meow but will occasionally purr if you stroke them in the right spot. They will also occasionally rub on you but ...
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relocating and been feeding a feral cat [duplicate]

been feeding twice a day a 8 mo old female feral cat.she comes faithfully everyday several times throughout the day. She also sleeps in shelter we made her.She appeared with mommy feral cat. I am able ...
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Cloths for shaved cats

Our Persian cat shaved yesterday and now it's become sensitive about touching and I think also he could become cold at home by this situation, his conditions now and before are like this:   So I ...
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How to stop my cat jumping on my desk

So I have 2 cats A and B. They're both 10 months old and from the same litter. A jumps on my desk, on my bedside table and chest of drawers which results in him knocking over and breaking things. ...
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Why does my cat prefer to stand on her back legs to drink water?

My cat has her designated water bowl, but for some reason, she largely prefers to drink from a 30 cm (12 in) tall water buckets around the house, while standing on her back legs. Is it normal ?
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What is this gray blob that suddenly appeared in my aquarium?

This blob of gray stuff has suddenly appeared in my 10 gallon aquarium where my kids' comet goldfish has been happily living for 6 months. I've also started to see some green algae form along the ...
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Days after our young female was desexed, our older male cat is trying to mount her and will not leave her alone

Monkey is 15 years old with arthritis, cancer (a tumor on his adrenal gland which has been operated on once last year to remove it, and has since returned), pancreatitis and kidney disease as a result ...
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Our cat has dry itchy “eyelids” and keeps scratching them, how to stop this?

Our cat has had an issue with both eyes for the last two weeks. It started with some small eye discharge (similar to "sleep" in our eyes) and infrequently watery however he seems to have taken to ...

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