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Potentially stray cat keeps coming to my new house, has a head injury, what to do?

Some background: I recently moved into a new house. Since I moved in, a cat (I think female) would show up at both the front/back door and meow. I ignored her initially, but every time I left for ...
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Is this cage too small?

Too small? It has 2 sections, an upper level, and a second floor. It has 2 wooded houses, a stick of chewable things, and food stick, wooded logs, a second food bowl, a wheel, and only has tubes for ...
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Gecko trouble shedding, helped to remove skin but dead ends look like toenails

My Leopard Gecko has had some trouble shedding and I’ve read all about the warm soaks and removing the skin from the toes. I’ve done all this but there are still bits on the end that look like ...
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My 11 yr old Rottweiler has bladder control issues

How do I make sure that he's not developing more problems by cleaning up his urine?
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Can cats identifiy specific tones/frequencies?

I have a cat who lost her eyesight due to blood-pressure complications when she was about 6 years old (she is 8 now). She adapted very well to living without eyesight, to the point where it would ...
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If a rabbit has a collar, at what weight should the collar break so the rabbit will not be strangled?

Caused by this question What kind of information collar fits for a rabbit? I need to know what a rabbit's neck could withstand. If the rabbit has a collar, at what weight should the collar break so ...
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Is there a way to discourage extreme fear of strangers in my two 4 year old cats?

Our 2 indoor cats (same litter) live with three people, one of the three being me. They're fully accustomed to our presence and are very affectionate, asking to be petted, sleeping with us in beds, ...
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Reasons for killer fishes?

I've got a recurring problem with killer fish. In the last 3 years I repeatedly had recurring sudden spikes in fish deaths. Via pure coincidence I found out that it was no strange sickness or water ...
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How can we encourage our kitten to come up to us, if we're unable to get down on the floor with her?

My brother just lost his cat to cancer, he is alone, and really needs companionship of our kitten. She uses her litter box and is eating good. He gave her a room with all her stuff in it. She doesn't ...
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Stray cat and indoor cat [duplicate]

Six months ago I moved to North Carolina. In august I noticed a beautiful stray with two colored eyes. At first I’d have to throw chicken into the woods for him because he would not come close. Over ...
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Adequate UV light for my birds

My vet told me that my birds (parakeets like in the below image) may have calcium absorption problems in the long term because their exposition to UV light is low (they do not receive direct sunlight,...
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Am I feeding ok for my 6 inch map turtle?

Her pellet foods. Her bugco superworms. I currently feed my map turtle 3 worms in the morning and 3 more in the afternoon like 3pm or 2pm and also feed her just a little bit of calcium and vitamin c ...
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Why does my cat want me pet his friend?

My cat will sometimes stand by the door, and want me to follow them outside where there is often one more cats that he wants me to hang out with and/or stroke
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What kind of information collar fits for a rabbit?

My male rabbit all second day escapes the backyard. His wife stays in the garden and he comes back for her all the times. He goes for adventure to the neighbors gardens and the near park. Our direct ...
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My Siamese Eats Like Model

My concern is my 2 year old long hair seal point female cat is light as a bird and in my opinion overly thin. She hides it well under a luxurious coat that in recent weeks seem lackluster at best. It ...
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Is it ok that my puppy needs to very sleepy before they're happy to be alone in crate/pen?

We recently got a french bulldog/jack russel mix puppy of about 8 weeks old. She loves people and loves curling up on your lap to sleep. 3 weeks in (I know not long!) and we are slowly working our ...
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Depressed budgie

I have a female budgie, whom I have had for at least four years. She is in a cage about 3 ft square x 1.5 feet wide with a slightly younger male. They used to groom each other and sing all day long, ...
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What are these little creatures in my aquarium?

I have recently noticed these tiny creatures on the glass and other surfaces in my aquarium. What are they, and where could they have come from? They are about the size of a sesame seed and growing. ...
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Can dogs (and other animals) get lost in the same sense as humans?

A few weeks ago I was out with a couple of dogs in the forest. Since I came from an urban area I had them in a leash. After a while the leashes became quite entangled and the easiest way to untangle ...
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My brand new goldfish is gasping for air

Today I went to the pet shop and got a goldfish. My tank is 20litres and the goldfish is pretty small. When I first got the fish it was gasping and eating the bubbles in the bag I thought this was ...
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How to Limit Puppy's Water Intake?

Q: Does anyone have any strategies for limiting how much water my puppy will drink at one time? My female Yorkshire Terrier is coming on to five months old. Ever since we got her she has always ...
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Cat toilet training with two cats - one gets it, the other doesn't

We have two cats. We bought the City Kitty kit for toilet training. It worked flawlessly for one cat, but only some of the time for the other cat. We made it up to the last ring before she started ...
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antenna catfish With strange white spot and side fin

For two days my fish has had a strange whitish spot on his left side and right side fin. Looking today, I noticed he had it now massively on his right side and the eight side fin looks as if it's ...
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cottontails and domestics [duplicate]

I have interbred domestic rabbits and cottontails for yrs with its first offspring was astonishing to keep the line going. After years of doing so the offspring favors the cottontails upon releasing ...
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Kelpie lookalike?

I like the look of the Australian kelpie and blue lacy breeds, however these dogs are working dogs and at not suited to family backyards. Is there a breed that somewhat looks like these but are ...
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How to get cat to stop howling at my door during the night?

About 6 months ago I had to stop letting my cats into my room because one pees everywhere on everything when I leave my door open, and the other (understandably) can’t hold his bladder all night. So I ...
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Really Red rash looking swollen nipples

My female Pitt just had puppies and she has a really bad I don't even know what it is a rash or I don't know but it's all over her stomach and nipples and her nipples are really swollen bad um I don't ...
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Why does he knock over his heavy refillable water dish

A while back I got this refillable water bottle dish for my cats because I got a second one and they don't mind sharing, my 1.5 year old cat though will sit there and knock it over until all the water ...
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I’m dog sitting for my mom for 10 days but her dogs won’t eat the food she always feeds them

Is this because they miss her or because they are in a different setting? It’s been 5 days and they only really will eat snacks. Just not their food
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Working with fear based puppy before it becomes real aggression

My 7 month mixed breed (lab, cocker spaniel, Pomeranian, and breed groups herding, guard, and sporting, his brother had dna testing) growls, gets stiff and hair stands up when ever he sees someone ...
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Why is the 7 yr old cat pooping all over the house? [duplicate]

This is not a new thing. He has loose stools uses the litter box. There are several times he relieves himself wherever he happens to be when all he has to do is go to the box. He has 2 boxes and ...
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Cat bath and it's ears considerations

We have a lovely Persian cat which likes to go to our yard and sit outside. So we bath him almost every month; this time I was the one who bathed him, so I washed him by pouring water on his head ...
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Something is wrong with my cockatiel

i have a two cockatiels and four budgies. Since i got my 2nd cockatiel i noticed, that she didnt have fethers under her crest. I thought that the reason for is that she is really submisive and let ...
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How do I know if my snails are bleeding? How can I move them place to place without hurting them?

I try not to pull my snails so I wait for them to come onto my hand, but they take so much time, that is what is my difficulty. I want to also be alert to when they bleed, but I don't know where to ...
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leopard gecko's tail fell off [duplicate]

I was down stairs and my mom started yelling "who did this" She said his tail fell off. A couple minutes later I found out my 2-year old sister was trying to pick it up and it was in his cave. so ...
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what can happen if i add too much powder to my kitten formula?

I accidentally been adding 1 table spoon of powder and 2 tablespoons of water to my kitten formula, instead of 2 1/2. My kitten has only pooped once in the 3 days we’ve had him. What can i do to ...
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My rat is drooling/has thick spit and it looks like blood. They are also heaving as if they are trying to vomit

I have a senior rat, about three years in age who just started spitting up/drooling blood like substance, though it looks pinkish, and he will occasionally heave as if he is trying to puke. He is also ...
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Dog DNA test from stool not swabs

Does anyone know of a dog dna test that can provide heritage details from stool samples instead of by mouth swab?
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How do I get my dog to stop eating from being hand fed to ratting out of their bowl on their own? [duplicate]

I have this Bichon cruise poodle mix and as a puppy she was able to eat food on her own and it continued but then one day she just wouldn't eat from her bowl. An there only way she would eat is by ...
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Is it fine if my 2 week kitten hasn’t pooped in 2 days?

I got a 2 week orphan kitty 2 days ago and we’ve been feeding him every 5 hours and stimulating him after, but he only pees, no poop. Now i’m starting to be concerned because it’s been 2 full days ...
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Would sterilizing a male/female cat/dog ruin their sex life?

Are some forms of not too intrusive sterilization for a cat/dog, which would allow them to have a sex life? Are these processes too complicated? Are vasectomies or getting the tubes tied viable?
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Should I use dewormer on my cat?

My cat looks perfectly healthy. But the last time that I visited the vet I received a dewormer to apply to his back of neck. I'm wondering if this is absolutely necessary? I suspect that this is ...
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Two New Kittens [duplicate]

I just adopted two kittens. Sibling brothers. Both of these kittens were born on 11th of September making them about 15 weeks old. They were raised at a horse farm by loving people but I’m worried in ...
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Fish needs light in its tank or not

Do fish need light in their aquarium? I have a fish tank in which there are approximately 10 fish. There is a light on the top of the tank, which I keep on during evening time. I Do not know ...
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How to keep my cat out of the neighbors' house?

Over the last couple of days, our beloved cat has taken to invading the neighbors' house, and literally sleeping in their bed (under the covers!), or tearing holes through their window screens so she ...
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Dog kicking all four paws when playing?

I have a 7 month old Chihuahua male and whenever he's on our bed he kicks all four paws when you are playing with him. We have a female that is his sister but she was born 3 litters before him and ...
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Galliprant & enrofloxacin

Can I give galliprant and enrofloxacin to my 9.8 pound dog. She has a sensitive stomach. I gave her pepcid AC 1hour before enrofloxacin 8:30pm. Its 9:34pm. Is it ok to give her the galliprant. She ...
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What should horse owners do if their property is threatened by bushfire and they are unable to evacuate their horses?

Our state is in a bushfire crisis. The worst in recorded history. Image courtesy of http://google.org/crisismap/australia The problem with evacuating horses is there is literally not enough trucks ...
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Helping outdoor dogs in extreme heat waves

We are in the middle of our worst bush fires in recorded history, fueled by the fact we're in the second year of drought and are having record highs. The other day topped at 43 degrees Celsius and we'...
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Is introducing a ragdoll kitten to resident ragdoll cat in a new house different from other breeds

I wanted to get opinions on introducing a new ragdoll kitten to our 1-year old ragdoll. I’ve been getting some conflicting information on the internet. So we just moved into our new home 2 weeks ago, ...

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