Joseph Casey
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Why does my dog lick her lips while being petted?
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This is an easy question that I speak from experience. It means you've hit a "sweet spot" and your dog likes it. For example, my dog's "sweet spot" is near the base of her tail. It'...

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Why is my cat losing hair in small patches on her head?
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An unhealthy diet, poor health or an undetected disease can all be causes for your cat to lose their hair. As these are all quite broad reasons, it's important to visit your vet to identify the ...

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Worried about domestic cat and urban cat fight
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I would mostly worry about the diseases and death of your cat. If you feel that it is necessary, then call animal control to pick up the other cat (if it isn't yours). If you know the owner of the ...

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My goldfish started growing a flower-like thing on his head and it is now disturbing it during eating
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THIS IS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY! Your fish may be infected with the viral infection called lymphocystis. There is really no direct cure for it, but your veterinarian can suppress the virus until it ...

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My dog is not eating her food
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There is this trick that I have been playing on my dog for quite some time and to be fair, it's kind of funny. The trick is to mix a little (not a lot) of human food into the dog's food. If you put a ...

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Will a single chicken ruin my lawn?
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They will destroy your yard, at least a little bit anyways to get to food! Even if you have a bowl of food for them, they will still stratch at the earth and get living things. According to ...

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My cat's lower canine tooth is loose
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Your cat may have abscess and yes, it would be a good idea to go to an emergency vet if you don't want your cat to suffer. They will most likely prescribe antibiotics for your cat to treat the abscess....

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Are there any species of turtles that won't eat fish?
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Yes, there are a decent amount. In fact, I have a specific species that might work for you: Texas river cooter (Pseudemys texana); they do not eat fish but instead are herbivores. Just keep them well ...

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Why is my dog separating one pup and moving him?
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Going along with what Elmy said in the comments: Mothers can detect birth defects as they can detect cancer in humans, You should get it checked out. It could be that the mother is protecting the one ...

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MY CAT ATE a bit of L'Oreal Paris Oreor 30 Volume Creme Developer will he be fine?
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MEDICAL EMERGENCY! Your cat may have ingested Hydrogen Peroxide which is never safe for cats! Take your cat to the vet immediately as hydrogen peroxide is never safe for cats according to ...

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Which date is the expiration date of this Felix cat food?
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According to koreajoongangdaily.joins.com: Most products still follow the year-month-day order for expiration dates. They may also be labelled “BE” or “BEE,” which stand for “Best Before.” “Consume ...

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My parrot's feathers aren't growing back
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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 ...

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My dog claws at me when he wags his tail. Why does he do this?
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I speak from experience as I have a very playful Hound/Retriever. Usually if they jump and put their front paws on your lap and claw at you, it could be many things, they are trying to hold on, they ...

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My cat gave birth yesterday and she keeps breathing heavily via her mouth
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THIS IS A MEDICAL EMERGENCY! According to https://www.greencrossvets.com.au/pet-library/articles-of-interest/why-is-my-cat-panting/, The only reasons why cats would be breathing through their mouth ...

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What can I do to help my mouse be more tame?
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I want to add something to Mick's comment. When a mouse bites you, it either is playing, feels threatened, is scared, or wants to defend itself. So the best option is to let it crawl in your hand (Do ...

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What are some long term strategy to keep cats off counters?
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Your cat loves to climb. You stated that when you said My cat loves to climb my TV counter. Maybe you could consider getting him a cat tower/tree for him to climb on? It will prevent him from ...

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Building a Termite Farm
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So I am doing pretty good, I have a theory that I think will work. If you want to build a decent termite farm, Then here are your materials. A Power Drill A 1 millimetre drill bit A mason jar with a ...

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Should I free this turtle?
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Going along with what Allerleirauh said, Let me break it down to something more simple. Once you get something from the shelter (Invasive or not), They have already bonded with humans and releasing ...

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Did my turtle die or did it just ran away?
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Were you storing it there temporarily or were you expecting that to be its home. If its wild then dont expect it to stay around as turtles like water. If you have a stream, lake, pond or river nearby, ...

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Should I be concerned if my dog swallowed a battery?
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Following up with what Elmy said, I would also recommend monitoring your pet after the battery is removed to see if they have any other suspicious symptoms. If you want to better prevent battery ...

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Can cats safely eat raw meat?
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According to the "Can Cats Safely Eat Raw Meat" section of the article at faqcats.com: Yes, cats can safely eat raw meat. However, when it comes to ground beef, the meat needs to be fully ...

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Why is my pair of budgies fighting in a nest box?
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Welcome to Pets.SEQ&A. They might be fighting for dominance as most birds will do this. In this case the dominance being who runs the nest box. The best chance would be to put them in separate ...

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Dangers from street-cat bite that left a tiny speckle of blood?
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Never treat a stray bite like its ok and you will be fine. Every time you even see a speckle of blood on your finger from a stray bite, you should still get it checked out. There is always a chance ...

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Why is my cat following and keeping an eye on my other cat?
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Your cat could be protecting your other cat. He could be keeping an eye on her due to previous experiences or an attack. Either that or he just wants to keep an eye on her for the heck of it. I would ...

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I have a Russian Tortoise. Should I let him hibernate from fall till spring without feeding him? Or should I wake him up?
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I would say dont wake him up. If you want to give him food, then stick it in the hole/next to his shell and he will eat when he wants to. However waking him up may scare him or make him mentally ill.

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Did my kitten have a seizure?
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According to vcahospitals.com/know-your-pet/seizures-and-epilepsy-in-cats Idiopathic epilepsy is an inherited disorder in dogs, but is rarely diagnosed in cats. In comparison to dogs, seizures and ...

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My cat had a little bit of lactose-free chocolate milk, should I be worried?
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Following up with bgse; The big No-No for cats is an artificial sweetener called Xylitol. If that chocolate milk contained any of that, then I would take your cat to the vet because too much Xylitol ...

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A sudden death of my catfish
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Ok Number One, I am very sorry for your loss. It is rough when you lose a pet or even an animal that was a part of the family. Number Two, As Omar Saadoun said, Water Shock can occur very easily if ...

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Wild bunny - is she nursing or sick?
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I would say the bunny is nursing however this is a guess. I would say call a vet/animal control and describe it to them and see what they say. However if you feel like its the best choice, then take ...

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Why did my snake die suddenly?
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Hi there jxzzx and welcome to Pets.SE. There are many reasons why your ball python could have died. Here is a list of them: Dehydration: Symptoms include Wrinkly Skin, Lack of appetite, constipation, ...

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