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Delayed weaning reduces behavioural problems in cats

Early weaning increases aggression and stereotypic behaviour in cats, shows a new study from Professor Hannes Lohi's research group. Based on the study conducted at the University of Helsinki, the recommended weaning age ...

UK children need more volunteer male befrienders

Many boys say they would prefer a male befriender according to early findings, funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC). Yet, less than a quarter of UK volunteer child befrienders are men.

Captive hyenas outfox wild relatives

(Phys.org)—When it comes to solving puzzles, animals in captivity are, well, different animals than their wild brethren.

Stress in pet cats—how it manifests and how to manage it

A variety of day-to-day events - from conflicts with other cats to changes in their daily routine - can cause cats to become stressed. This can trigger a number of behavioural changes and be detrimental to their welfare.

Three lions rescued in Albania sent to the Netherlands

Three lions, rescued in October from a private zoo in Albania where they were kept in "hellish" conditions were transported Tuesday to the Netherlands, an animal welfare organisation said.

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