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Are there any special considerations for adopting a cross-eyed cat?

A short discussion in chat made me wonder: do cats that are cross-eyed require any special care? Source: dailymail.co.uk Does it affect the cat's balance (or negatively in any other way)? Can (or ...
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Will my hamster take damage if I film him with an active IR camera?

I'm currently using my Raspberry Pi combined with a NoIR camera module as a camera to livestream my hamster's home to my mobile phone. Now, the IR-camera itself does not output any good pictures at ...
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What is a rabbit's field of vision, range and visual acuity?

I have a pet house rabbit, rabbit eyes are pretty much on the side of their head. They also have great big ears. What can a rabbit really see? How well can they see? Can they see 360 degrees?
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Should I be concerned that my dog's right eye is reflecting green in the dark when his left eye doesn't?

Whenever I would take flash photos, or when my dog's face is shone in light, his right eye would reflect greenish light. The other eye has no reflection of light at all. I hadn't really thought about ...
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What is cats' color vision?

A couple of existing questions, answers and comments How can I train my cats to only eat from their own bowls? and Can cats see optical illusions the same way we can? involve cats' color perception. ...
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Do dogs really only see in black and white?

Do dogs really see in black and white only, or can they see certain colors? Have any "color blindness tests" been done on dogs? One possible test I see is to train a dog to point to a pattern, and ...
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Cloudy blue-ish eye with redness inside eye of a puppy

We have a new puppy and he seems to have a cloudy/blue-ish eye (in one only). It's not bothering him in anyway as far as we can tell; he plays/eats/etc. all as expected. We had one vet have a look ...
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Dog hyper focused on shadows, lights and reflections

This is a strange one so bear with me. In short, our dog (Aussie) is hyper focused on lights and reflections. She spends 90% of the day staring at the ceiling or walls, either barking or growling... ...
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Do dogs see television and computers the way we do?

Do dogs see television and other "screens" the same way we do? For example, if they see a dog on TV, would it look to them like a dog on TV without any "distortion"? The reason I think there may be ...