A Portrait of the Earth! Planet Earth is home to the millions of species of life, according to science. Animals are found on land, in rivers, lakes, and oceans, as well as in the air. Let’s get to know them better!

8 Strange Animals You Didn’t Know Even Existed

Life on Earth doesn't cease to amaze us with the diversity of its species. Some are familiar to everyone while some others are unusual and not well-known; some are cute, others are ugly. There also are some strange animals on this planet that you probably have never heard of. Let's take a look at some of them. 1. Pink Fairy Armadillo This cute…

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Cat People Are More Intelligent Than Dog People, Study Finds

A study in San Francisco has shown that cat people and dog people have distinctly different personalities. The study found that dog lovers tend to be more lively and outgoing, with more energy and have a tendency to follow the rules very closely. While cat lovers were more introverted, open-minded and were generally more sensitive than dog lovers. The study also showed that cat lovers…

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Rescued Stray Kitten Growing up with 5 Ferrets Thinks She’s a Ferret Too

Animals are amazing creatures that, unlike humans, are not familiar with such things as hatred, prejudice, and social stereotypes. Even despite the natural order of things, some seemingly incompatible animal species can perfectly get along if they grow together from an early age. I’m sure you have heard about cats and dogs growing up together like the best friends, even though these two…

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How to Understand Your Cat’s Language

Why does a cat meow? To communicate with other cats? No, it is her way of interacting with humans. Then how cats interact with each other? Cat's language is composed of vocalizations, body postures, and sent signals. Basically, there are four kinds of meows a cat produces. Murmur patterns which include purrs and trills Vowel patterns include all variations of meows Articulated patterns which include…

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Blackfish: the Startling Documentary That Exposes the Truth about Captive Animals

Animals should be protected while living in freedom as well. How do we go about this? It’s harder than it seems. If you want to take a closer look at this conundrum, examine the latest controversial film and movement. The movie Blackfish exposes the truth of Sea World. Let’s face facts, it exposes a great deal of what society is doing with animals…

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The Healing Power of Animals

Anyone with a pet would agree that animals have healing powers. They fill your home with love, they bring families together and studies have also shown that they can improve your health. As Florence Nightingale stated back in the 1860’s- “a small pet is often an excellent companion for the sick, for long chronic diseases especially.” Today, we still know this to be…

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7 Reasons That Adopting a Pet Is One of the Best Decisions You Will Ever Make‏

For many of us, it has been a part of daily life. For others, it was an unrequited dream, hindered by parental, spatial, or other restrictions. And for lots of others, it has just never occurred as a concept. And yet, having a four-legged companion (or a winged one, or one who lives in the water) can actually be very beneficial to anyone,…

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The Touching Story of Loukanikos and Other Greek Riot Dogs

It was a quiet day in May 2014, when the Greek riot dog that had been on Time's "Personalities of the year" list in 2011, was sleeping peacefully as his heart stopped beating on the couch of his human caretaker. The dog's name was Loukanikos, the Greek word for "Sausage." He was 10 years old, and he will be remembered. Loukanikos will be…

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Can Pets Really Enhance Mental Health and Wellbeing?

 It’s thought that about 450 million people worldwide have a mental health problem and, closer to home, one in four British adults will experience some sort of mental disorder each year – with depression and anxiety the most widespread. Along with more traditional treatments such as talking therapies and medication, Caroline Griffith, animal well-being expert and Communications Manager at natural and raw pet food manufacturer Natures…

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