Interesting animal tidbits

Golden Ray photos of amazing mass migration

August 11th, 2008 by

This is simply amazing!

Amature photographer Sandra Citrelli stumbled upon this mass migration of the golden rays as she was searching for whale sharks off the northern tip of the Yucatan Peninsula.

She said: “It was an unreal image, very difficult to describe. The surface of the water was covered by warm and different shades of gold and looked like a bed of autumn leaves gently moved by the wind.

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Earth hour and sneezing panda

March 31st, 2008 by

What were you doing last Saturday from 8PM - 9PM?  Did you observe Earth Hour?

Manila during Earth hour


On a not-entirely separate note, a friend showed me this video of a sneezing panda (or was she having the hiccups?) It’s cute! Hopefully we can maintain a good environment for ourselves and animals like these.

Holistic dog food

March 27th, 2008 by

koffeeMy pet Koffee has not been eating much the past few weeks. It seems like his bowl always has some leftovers and other times, he would seem totally uninterested with the food. I only give him dog food because it’s the easiest for me to prepare and for consistency - I heard that some pets get picky and only eat certain favorite foods. But now i’m thinking, could the food be boring him? He has been eating Holistic Recipe’s Lamb and Rice with Green tea for a few months now. I was so tempted to go out and buy him some of the more “tasty” (and more expensive) dog food like eukanuba, science diet or royal canin, but finally decided against it because of the price and the smell of the you-know-what after he eats other dog food. Also, the main reason why I chose to give Koffee Holistic in the first place was because I believe that it would be healthier for him and it’s not as expensive as the other holistic brands like the one from Fromm Family Recently, I heard that Ellen Degenres is also endorsing a new holistic dog food called Halo.

Oh, going back to Koffee… I made sure to give him his deworming meds to make sure that he isn’t sick with some parasite and then I tried to trick him into taking some vitamins by coating some of his fav treats with it and i think it helped a bit. At least he is getting some energy from the vitamins and hopefully it would also increase his appetite. Nowadays, i notice that there are still some leftovers in his bowl but whenever i sit down and watch him, he would walk over to his bowl and finish it up. Could it be that he is just asking for attention? :( I haven’t been spending much time with him… with all the school, work and other activities lately.

groomer reality TV show

March 26th, 2008 by

I just found out about the launch of “Groomer has it” reality TV show on Animal Planet Channel. I suspect it is like “Project Runway” for dog groomers. And guess who’s hosting it? Our fav fab five guy Jay!

I personally don’t think it’s a good idea to put high pressured individuals in high pressure situations to work with animals that are not their own pets. Although these dogs may be mild mannered and are generally calm, you won’t really want to agitate them with frenzied activities and people working on them in that kind of environment. Well, that’s just me. I hope i get to see an episode or 2 of the show some time soon… I have thought of having my own pet grooming store before, so this should be interesting. Most of all, I hope no animals were hurt in the filming of the show. *wink*

praying doggie

March 25th, 2008 by

conan the praying doggieRead about this very interesting story of a chihuahua named Conan, who “prays” to get some treats from his Buddhist monk master. Conan even has a special spot where he prays and has become quite an attraction in the Japanese temple. You can read the full story here.

Thanks to prettyugly for sharing this bit with me!

trick or treat?

October 17th, 2007 by

I saw this hilarious entry from ataraxia’s blog and thought it would be a great advance Happy Halloween entry. Seems like even our little pets are into the trick-or-treating spirit. :)

bunny ears

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 10th, 2007 by

Although I am a little late with this… but in honor of breast cancer awareness month, the rest of the blogs for the month will be pink!

Do take the time and educate yourself with important information about Breast Cancer for yourself and for your loved ones.

Here are the sites you might find helpful. - National Breast Cancer Month Awareness site - National Breast Cancer Foundation Inc.

On a lighter note, look who else is sporting the pink ribbon! Grabbed this from the Hello Kitty Blog about the Pullip and Hello Kitty doll entry.

hello kitty pullip

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