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How to ensure that my cat always remains indoor, no matter what?

There's not a lot you can go behaviorally speaking that's going to give you any level of surety. The "teddy doorman" approach is likely to be highly hit-and-miss - she's afraid of the teddy not the ...
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Can spider habitat be repurposed to be used as an aquarium?

No, it's not worth the risk. Any aquarium needs to be watertight. With 100% certainty that is will hold said water for 20+ years. For that they use glass that will hold the pressure of the water ...
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Do aquarium turtles require basking every day?

Ok, I will leave the filter- and space-questions to others (I am not too good at those when it comes to turtles), but pointers about the light and the sitting on the flowers: About the light: Turtles ...
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How can I improve my relationship with my Husky, and it's living situations

First I think you are doing great with training and playing with your dog. The thing with puppies is that they are like little children, it takes time to teach them. For some it will be few days, for ...
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What are reptile caves made of?

Caves for reptiles can be made of lots of materials and the ones you buy are often made of: Plastic, often molded into shape and covered by sand or other materials to give a nice surface. Styrofoam ...
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Is there a slope of ramps that a cat will walk down, instead of jumping down from a high landing?

We ended up buying a modular cat condo that includes stairs, given the idea from @lpytel They use it just at intended.
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Is there a slope of ramps that a cat will walk down, instead of jumping down from a high landing?

At the shelter where I volunteer, we don't use ramps for older\overweight cats but we do give them "stairs" wherever possible. I put it in quotes because sometimes the stairs are a scratching post ...
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Colour for turtle pond

Most liners for ponds are black or grey; this is mostly for UV protection to make the liner last longer in the sunlight. Pre-formed ponds are often black for the same reason, but they can be painted ...
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Why does my African clawed frog keep banging into the tank glass and pawing at the corners with his front feet?

In my experience, it sounds quite normal. I've kept African clawed frogs, and sometimes they go on a swimming frenzy where they seemed to "claw" (with their hands) at the aquarium glass. Mine also had ...
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What kind of basking areas exist for turtles?

DIY hanging kind of cage A cage from egg-crate-grid is resting onto two bent pipes. The pipes are hooked onto the tank's edges. The pipes are secured with screws to not disconnect. The cage holds ...
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is it a bad idea to let my tortoise explore my room while supervised?

If he's out for a short period of time (a few hours max), you shouldn't worry about the temperature/humidity. As for the cats, I personally have never had one but it may be likely that it can't be ...
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Do turtles need direct sunlight?

Turtles need to get dry once per day. They only take a sun bath at secure points. This means points, where they have the possibility to fall/drop into (almost deep) water to hide from predators. This ...
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Can boa constrictor imperator live happily in vertical vivarium?

It would probably be ok for a young and juvenile snake, but might be too small for an adult snake. Young boa constrictors are at least semi-arboreal and many people report that their snakes like to ...
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How to ensure that my cat always remains indoor, no matter what?

First, you should trust your cat some more. You write: Just two days back, Bhutu had escaped to a part of roof which is slippery and has slope. A fall would have meant sure death and I had to risk ...
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How can I improve my relationship with my Husky, and it's living situations

i also have a husky puppy, he is 16 weeks now. He started teething earlier than expected and seemed to gravitate to my coffee table and my socks rather than the chew bone i bought him. So, i switched ...
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How can I improve my relationship with my Husky, and it's living situations

Your husky is still a puppy. She will most likely grow out of some of these habits, such as the biting. She could be just teething. My puppy used to do that, too but eventually grew out of it as she ...
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