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  • Tail Signals C Cats
    415 words
    Topic: Cats General Purpose / Goal: To inform Specific Purpose / Goal: I want my audience to understand three interesting things about Cats. Thesis Statement: Three interesting things to know about cats are their intelligence, tail signals and that they are territorial animals. INTRODUCTION I. Attention Getter: you see them every where you look, sometimes out playing or other times in a house. II. Preview Statement: I am going to share three areas of information about cats. A. Cats are very inte...
  • Domestic Cats And Indoor Outdoor
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    Over the years, I have noticed that there are three types of domestic cats. There are indoor domestic cats, outdoor domestic cats, and indoor-outdoor domestic cats. Though these cats would look very similar if all these cats were clean and sitting next to each other, they would also be very different. Indoor cats are generally very clean, since they do not have to work for their food. The excess time allows them to clean and pamper themselves on a daily basis. The fact that they are usually fed ...
  • House Cats Unlike Other Domesticated Animals
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    CATS Small, mainly carnivorous animal, Felis cats, member of the family Felid ae. It is a popular household pet and is useful for killing mice and rats. A cat's body is extremely flexible; its skeleton contains more than 230 bones and its pelvis and shoulders are loosely attached to its spine. The cat's powerful musculature helps its great leaping ability and speed. The cat's sharp, hooked, retractile claws are sheathed in a soft, leathery pocket at the end of each toe and are extended for fight...
  • Luck For Black Cat
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    What is superstition According to The Little Oxford Dictionary, superstition is "belief in the existence or power of the supernatural; irrational fear of the unknown; a religion or practice based on such tendencies; widely held but wrong idea". Let us examine that definition in depth. First, there is "belief in the existence or power of the supernatural". This means that there is believed to be some force that can influence the events on the Earth. Second, there is "irrational fear of the unknow...
  • Lives Of Cats And Dogs
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    "More likely the cat was just unlucky" (l. 1-2). In this narrative poem "Curiosity", by Alastair Reid, he gives a dissertation on cats and dogs. Cats are adventurous and dogs do not take chances. Reid uses symbols Have you ever heard the saying "curiosity killed the cat" (l. 1)? and allegory to disclose the theme that life can be more fulfilling if one opens the door to new and different prospects. In "Curiosity", Reid describes the lives of cats and dogs as though they are everyday people. Cats...
  • Walled The Cat
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    The Black Cat The Black Cat, by Edgar Allen Poe, is a story about a man whose love for animals is overcome by an extreme hatred toward the creatures. What goes around comes around is a saying that would most effectively convey the message of this story because Poe implies that people will inevitably suffer the consequences of their actions. Through the careful construction of plot, the ongoing use of irony, and the rapid development of character, Poe captures the reader's undivided attention and...
  • Perceptive To His Wife's Needs
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    Cat in the Rain The short story, 'Cat in the Rain'; , by Ernest Hemingway describes the stereotypical relationship between two married American tourists, one of whom is striving to recover a 'poor kitty'; . This seemingly mundane plot becomes symbolic and purposeful as the reader gazes beneath the surface to find the true intent of the short story. There are three characters in Hemingway's story which help convey these meaningful analogies; in addition, the cat, the American woman, and the Ameri...
  • Certain Cats With The Corona Virus
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    Louise Pasteur, a Frenchman who was neither a physician nor a veterinarian moved into the spotlight to help find a vaccine for Rabies. He began the study of Rabies when two rabid dogs were brought into his laboratory. One of the dogs suffered from the dumb form of the disease: his lower jaw hung down, he foamed at the mouth, and his eyes had a rather vacant look. The other dog was furious: he snapped, bit any object held out to him, and let out frightening howls (McCoy 65). Through the studies a...
  • Images Of A Customer's Cat
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    Helmi Flick lives in Bedford, Texas with her husband, Ken, a freelance writer who also does the lighting and cat wrangling for her, plus her 4 cats. Having spent 30 years of her working life in administrative office positions in computers, medicine and law, Flick came to her new career by the route most people only dream of: by turning something she loved to do into a new profession. After years of photographing her own cats and those of friends as a hobby, Helmi was encouraged by her husband Ke...
  • Virus From The Infected Cat
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    Feline Immunodeficiency Virus Feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV) is one of the top five killers of domestic cats in the U.S. In fact 3% of healthy cats were reported to have contracted the disease in the year 1999. FIV is a fatal disease and interestingly enough most FIV cats don't die of the disease it self by by other infections caused by their lowed immune system. FIV causes a deficiency in the immune system and makes cats very susceptible to a huge variety of medical problems basically beca...
  • Black Cat By Edgar Allan Poe
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    "The Black Cat", by Edgar Allan Poe "The Black Cat", a short story by Edgar Allan Poe, is about a man who is in jail confessing to murdering his wife. He starts of by stating that he was happily married to a nice beautiful woman, and the couple had many animals. Among those animals was a black cat named Pluto and this cat is the narrator's favorite animal. The cat and the narrator established a great relationship and are almost inseparable. The narrator soon becomes an alcoholic and one day he r...
  • Cat's Litter Box
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    While there are many books and articles depicting toilet training techniques for cats, not all of the information provided can work out. There are several things that will depend on your cat and his / her personality. Teaching your cat how to use the toilet involves operant conditioning. In this case, the cat's owner started off her program by removing the cat's litter box and placing it in the restroom next to the toilet, making sure her pet knew where it would be at. This is called shaping. Af...
  • Several Cats In Your Household
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    Give your cat a manicure, its best to start when its a kitten. Take your cat to a professional groomer or do it yourself. Get your cat accustomed to having you touch its paws. You will need to have a good source of light and you will want to be able to gently, but firmly, control your cat. Only trim the very tip of the cats nail. Scratching and stretching are a natural part of being a cat. You cannot punish your cat for scratching with his claws, however you can provide your cat with a place to ...
  • Why I Love Cats
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    Reason I love Cats. The first day I brought Mimi home, I regretted it immediately. She was a kitten then and was crying all the time. It was my first cat and I did not know what to do. I kept thinking that there must be something wrong with her. I wanted to bring her back to the pet shop but I decided to just wait and see what happen. Finally Mimi got used to her surroundings and she became my best friend. Caring for a cat means much more than simply making sure they have plenty of food and wate...
  • Look For The Cat
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    Cat Scratch One Thursday afternoon I and some friends were going to go out to play baseball. They weren't ready yet so I went to the park to wait. There was an all white cat, with short hair, and green eyes. It looked just like my old cat that ran away. I thought to myself for a while. Than I decided to bring it home just to see if I could keep it. It was a long walk. I thought for sure it would get away from me. It didn't though. As I walked with it it looked like it was getting at me. So I got...
  • Leader Of The Black Cats
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    Alley War II Me. I'm an ordinary guy. Living an everyday life. Everyday I wake-up at 9 o' clock to watch the morning shows. After that I would usually go take a shower then eat breakfast. I'm mostly in my apartment all day till 5: 30 pm that's when I go to work. That's the most interesting part of my day. I work at a low-key restaurant in the center of Chinatown. I am responsible for the dishes, sweeping, mopping mostly the cleaning. That is not what I consider the fascinating part of my job it ...
  • Clinical Signs Of Feline Heartworm Disease
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    Canine vs. Feline Heartworm: Same Parasite / Different Disease Feline Heartworm disease has caused headaches for veterinarians since it was first recognized in 1921. Although feline and canine heartworm disease are different they do have some attributes in common. Both are caused by the parasite, Dirofilaria immitis, and vectored by the mosquito. However, Veterinarians, accustomed to canine heartworm disease and the symptoms and diagnostic tools that go along with it, are not recognizing that he...
  • Recent Photograph Of Two Domestic Cats
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    How To Talk to Your Cat is a fabulous book. While it was meant for children, to explain their cat's behavior, I really learned a lot. The book is very attractive. The cover illustration is larger than life and somewhat childlike. It is bright yellow with a large cat smiling in the center. The cover would entice a child to open it up and take a look. The rest of the illustrations are similar. They are sketches of cats, showing the different meanings of the positioning of their whiskers, legs, ear...
  • Big Cats Prey
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    (1) dodo n., an extinct flightless bird, once a native of the island of Mauritius. Discovered 1598, extinct by 1681. In the year 1598 AD, Portuguese sailors landing on the shores of the island of Mauritius discovered a previously unknown species of bird, the Dodo. Having been isolated by its island location from contact with humanity, the dodo greeted the new visitors with a child-like innocence. The sailors mistook the gentle spirit of the dodo, and its lack of fear of the new predators, as stu...
  • Ross And Red And Danny
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    I read the book Big Red by Jim Kjelgaard. It is a realistic fiction about a boy named Danny who lives with his dad way out in the woods. He gets a champion Irish Setter named Big Red and calls him Red. They go hunting a lot and Danny really loves Red. Big Red would make a good movie because it's really interesting and there's lots of action that happens. Like when Danny firs brings Red home, Red runs after a grizzly bear that is really mean and stuff and he runs after it for hours and Red traps ...

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