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Hey /an/ I want to share my new puppy with you, with some questions I'd like to ask.
His name is Otter and I rescued him from Taiwan. He was just 3 months when he was abandoned at the shelter along with his other siblings. On the day they were going to euthanize him,(each dog only had 12 days) the lady there snatched him out of the shelter for me. He got vaccinated, quarantined, and off he goes onto the plane half way across the world. By the time he got here he's 4 months and its been a month since I've had him.
Any idea what he could be? Hes generations after generations of mutts all mixed up. He may be high energy because he like to make a mess. Not furniture but tissue, his pee pad(which he refuses to use), earphone cords. I give him plenty of toys and walk/run him for one and a half hours each day.
tldr; rescued puppy mixed no idea what he is.
meow meow meow meow meow meow meow meow
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This is the cat I adopted from a rescue. Isn't she cute? Anyways, the lady said she was quiet when I was visiting her prior too adoption. That was true at the foster home, but on the ride home she meowed nonstop. I'm thinking she doesn't like car rides. Well now if we're not in the same room as her, she meows constantly. Otherwise, she's very sweet, quiet and affectionate. Its only night two but I'm worried she's gonna yowl forever. Is she just stressed because of the new environment or does she have separation anxiety or what?
tl,dr: new cat meows whenever I'm out of sight. What's up?
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Hey guys, I need help naming the corgi that's coming next Wednesday. My pets are all named after food, 4 cats, 1 dog (not including the corgi).
Trying to stick with a pastry / baked goods theme.
Cats: Salt, Pepper, Donut, Croissant
Dog (Jack Russel / Beagle mix): Bread
Thinking Crepe for the Corgi, but looking for other ideas.
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My 6-7 month old kittens are OBSESSED with food and spend probably a third of their days scouting or begging for it. They prowl the counters constantly and try to snatch food off our plates despite being discouraged on both counts with squirt bottles. They also frequent our kitchen sink looking for dirty dishes (and with four people in this house, including one dumb bitch who doesn't clean up after herself, it's hard to never have ANY dishes in there) and if they hear the dishwasher opening, they'll come running in hopes that they can sneak a lick off a dirty plate or utensil. Absolutely no food can be left out except for some fruits and vegetables - they'll chew through packaging.
They just seem DESPERATE for food, even right after being fed. As soon as they clean their bowls they'll be in our faces trying to get at whatever we're eating. They're all healthy, vet-approved weights, with two of them leaning towards chubbiness if anything.
/an/, is there anything I can do to abate their insane food drives? I've been hoping they'd grow out of it in time, but if anything it's gotten worse over the months. Tonight one darted in and grabbed a large biscuit off my plate, whereupon I had to chase after him and literally pry it out of his mouth. I don't get mad at them since it's not their fault - they're rescue kittens whose mother died when they were 2 weeks old, and the smallest nearly didn't make it - but it gets tiring to constantly have to be on guard in my own home.
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my 8yo female cockatiel escaped on saturday. i live in a suburban area in NY and i'm extremely depressed over how she's doing in the wild.
All i can think about is how she's out there frightened, hungry, cold, and alone. She's probably going to die depressed and in pain.
someone told me that since she lacks both the mammalian cortex and the neomammalian prefrontal cortex, she doesn't really feel depression, nor emotion. it's all just evolutionary instinct.
So what's the deal, is my bird suffering to her death right now? i don't even know what to think right now.