At the tip of each whisker there is a sensory organ called a proprioceptor. The proprioceptors send messages to the cat’s brain and nervous system. A cat’s whiskers are so sensitive that they can even register slight changes in air currents. Whiskers help a cat to navigate in narrow or dark areas.
Vital Statistics: Place of Origin: Zimbabwe Group: Sporting, Guard dog Height: males 25-27 in., females 24-26 in. Weight: 70-85 lbs. Life span: 11-13 yrs. Trainability: high Good with children: yes, but supervise with toddlers Good with other pets: yes with other dogs, other animals may stimulate prey drive What are the origins of the Rhodesian […]
National Pet Month is observed in the UK in April and in the United States in the month of May. The purpose of National Pet Month is: to promote responsible pet ownership to make people aware of the benefits of pets for people and people for pets to increase public awareness of services available from […]
In some instances, cats and birds can live together. Much depends on the cat’s personality and how high the prey drive is. Cats are predators, birds are prey. If you take the time and have patience, you might be able to teach them to tolerate each other. It’s advisable though to take precautions. Try putting […]