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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains why dogs may stare at wall and why cats dislike making eye contact? Is it okay to throw house spiders outside? Spiders come in when they have enough insects to eat. Some people who see a spider in their house, feel that leaving it outside…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains what a cat’s behaviour says Why do cats have slits in their ears? Upon closer inspection, you may have noticed a small pocket at the base of the cat’s ears. This pocket is called Henry’s pocket and is a skin fold that’s also present in…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains about pampering cats, the behavioural changes they undergo and many other cat-facts. How to make your cat like being held and picked up? Some cats don’t like to be held or picked up. Adopted cats might also not like being touched, as they do not…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka talks about fish and aquarium. Also gives tips on how to stop cats from chewing wires? Do fish sleep with their eyes open? Fish sleep is different from human sleep. Humans sleep to get a period of rest. For fish, sleep means a period of lowered…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka talks about cats’ adoption and its behaviour  Should you feed milk to stray cats? The traditional image of a cat licking from a bowl of milk is a misleading one. While some cats may like it for its taste, many do not find it easy to…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka talks about  vaccination schedule for pups and leash-training cats At what age can you take the community pups to get their rabies injection? The following is the vaccination schedule you can follow for pups: 3 weeks – Deworming the pup for round worms and hook worms;…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about animal shelters, adoption drive and euthanasia What is the difference between animal cruelty and neglect? Animal cruelty can be of two types: Active (commission) and passive (omission). Passive cruelty, also known as neglect, includes instances where there is a lack of action, rather than…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks more on cat’s behaviour Why do cats hate baths? Probably because wet fur is so annoying. A cat’s fur takes much longer to dry than a dog’s. Why do cat’s stretch so much? Like in humans, stretching feels good. It increase the blood flow, stops…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka speaks about the intelligence of Dogs, Wolves, Cockatoos and Squirrels Cockatoos are pretty but do they have any special skills? Cockatoos have been nicknamed “animal master-burglars” because they can pick almost any lock. In a University of Vienna study, an adult male cockatoo named “Pipin” retrieved a…

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By Maneka Gandhi In this week’s Pet Talk, Maneka explains about how smartness differs from one animal to other. People would rather eat sheep and goats than dogs because there is this belief that they are brainless and have no emotions. According to the scientists of the University of Cambridge, sheep can even recognise human…

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