Animals

October 22, 2020

Watch and Listen To This Hungry Herd of 20 Capybaras as They Eat a Giant Pumpkin

Have you ever seen a group of capybaras eat a pumpkin? Probably not, but the unusual event is surprisingly fascinating to watch. Nagasaki Biopark in Japan recently shared a video of its rather hungry herd of capybaras feasting on a giant, 50 kg (110 lb.) pumpkin. You can watch them as they excitedly approach the gourd and chow down through its skin and pulp.

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October 16, 2020

Cat Takes Shelter From the Rain Under a Sacred Japanese Cat Shrine

Among their many other talents, cats are particularly good at finding the best spots to take a nap. And for one particular group of felines in Japan, there’s no better place than the Miyori Daimyojin shinto shrine in the town of Ishinomaki, Miyagi Prefecture. Also known as Neko Jinja, meaning “the Cat Shrine,” the small, sacred structure offers local cats a place to shelter from the rain.

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October 10, 2020

5 Fun Facts About Maine Coons, the Gentle Giants of the Cat World

Anyone who has ever had a Maine Coon in their life knows that these gentle giants are something special. Their incredible size and loving personalities have made them one of the most popular cat breeds in the world. As one of the oldest natural breeds in North America, Maine Coons are majestic cats that have a delightfully playful side.

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October 5, 2020

20 Adorable Pet Halloween Costumes for Your Favorite Dog or Cat

  Halloween is right around the corner and it's time to start thinking of how you'll celebrate. This might mean brushing up on your pumpkin carving skills or deciding on the ghoulish makeup you'll wear. And, of course, picking out the perfect costume. But while you're settling on your own outfit, don't forget about someone just as important—your pet.

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