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First off, you're working under a completely wrong assumption: that sucking milk from a teat or a bottle is less work for the tongue than lapping up water from a bowl. Puppies don't have the muscles necessary to suck from a nipple in their lips. Instead, they curl their tongue around the nipple in a U-shape and suck the liquid with their tongue, as opposed ...


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Partial answer as per my recent update to the question. This is just taken from observation on how this specific case played out, and I'd assume is highly dependent on the personalities of the cats involved. We found a good home for the senior cat in question, where he was introduced to a 17 year old female, and a 6 year old male. First direct contact was ...


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Betta average lifespan is about 2-3 year, although they can live longer. If you don't know exactly how old it was, you could be expect him to be having his last months. Getting the best water quality and the less stressful environment will definitely give him better chances of having a very good life.


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This answer is part of Pets Spring Cleaning Campaign. This question is old, but this answer will still help people with the same problem. This is the comment of the original poster converted to an answer so that future users can find it easier. I wasn't overreacting. I went to another vet and ran blood tests, all parameters were normal; also, did x-rays I ...


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This answer is part of Pet's Spring Cleaning Campaign. This question is old, but this answer will still help people with the same problem. It depends on your dog. For example, one (or both) ears drooping is very common in strays as described by hospitalveterinariglories.com: There are different conditions that can cause a dog to have one ear up and the ...


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If the feather follicles are damaged in certain areas, then it's impossible for the feathers to grow back. Your bird will not have any luck in having all feathers again. I would recommend taking your bird to the vet to stop your bird from further plucking her feathers. According to this article at backyardchickens.com: If the feather follicles are damaged ...


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