Fire Belly Newt Sorcerer by Lily Seika Jones, 2020 Frog by a Dandelion with Flies by Jan Van Oort (1877 - 1938) The Toads' Tea-party by Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) Caecilian by Cindy Hitchcock Illustration from the book Marvels of Animal Life by Charles Frederick Holder, 1885 The Incident at Seasalter Beach by DD McInnes Kaplumbağa … Continue reading Animals in Art: Amphibians and Reptiles
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When the American Museum of Natural History needed a guide leaflet for their dog exhibit, they went to their reptile/amphibian guy. Zooming in on a few images within the text: Zooming in on some of the dog breeds pictured in the above pages: I like "spaynell".
Depiction of a walrus by someone who had apparently never seen a walrus from the book Icones Animalium by Conrad Gesner, 1560 Two illustrations featuring lunar animals and landscapes inspired by the Great Moon Hoax of 1835 by Leopoldo Galluzzo, 1836 Sakuur by Keenan Taylor Water Sprite in the Bay by Jaroslav Panuska (1872-1958) Untitled … Continue reading Animals in Art: Imagined
Some key takeaways from cat studies presented at a recent pet food forum: Starting at one year of age, cats fed kibble are heavier than those fed canned.Protein digestibility increases in kibble fed cats after one year of age then remains consistent. Protein digestibility in canned fed cats is consistent over the life of the … Continue reading Treats on the Internets
(Stock photo via Pexels) We've all likely read that highly (or ultra) processed foods are generally not healthful for us and that we should reduce the amount included in our diet. Kibble is a highly processed food and for many pets, it constitutes nearly 100% of their diet. Cancer researchers at the Medical University of … Continue reading Kibble Study Underway at MUSC
Two illustrations from the book Colouration in Animals and Plants by Alfred Tylor, 1886 From Memoirs of the Carnegie Museum, 1902 From The Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London, 1907 Two illustrations from the book Mammals of Eastern Asia by GHH Tate, 1947 From the book Notes on the natural history of common British … Continue reading Scientific Illustrations: Animal Parts
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The Stroll by Gertrude Abercrombie, 1943 Felt cat by Katerina Kozunenko Cat sculpture, Iran, 19th Century (Image: Musée du Louvre/RMN-GP/Hervé Lewandowski) Kogane mushi こがねむし (Gold Beetle) by Utagawa Kuniyoshi, ca. 1843 Cat by S. Mitsuda Illustration featured on the cover of the book Insondables Mystèresby Jean-Jacques Sempé, 1993 Tadukhippa and the Sculptor by DownUnderPharoah, 1999 Midnight … Continue reading Animals in Art: Domesticated Cats
(Stock photo via Pexels) For the months of January through September 2021, 112 animals died in the care of Memphis Animal Services (MAS) based upon the shelter's own reports. Out of the 112 "Died in care" animals, 52 were kittens aged "up to 5 months". All deaths are listed in the "In Shelter" column, none … Continue reading Memphis Animal Shelter Statistics Examined