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  1. my two cents
    How Much Will a Pet Actually Cost Me?The truth hurts.
  2. niche drama
    The Cat Wine Industry Is Fraught With DramaYou don’t say.
  3. How Dogs React When Their Humans Break UpYou’re in this together.
  4. Empathetic People Make the Best Dog WhisperersThe more empathy you have, the better you may be at decoding dogs’ facial expressions.
  5. Kids Like Their Pets More Than They Like Their SiblingsObviously.
  6. Your Dog Really Loves Reggae MusicMusic — especially reggae and soft rock — helps dogs relax, a new study shows.
  7. Thanks to Canine-Cognition Research, Everyone Now Wants Their Dog to Be a GeniusThe growing interest in animal intelligence has spilled out of academia and into the real world.
  8. best bets
    Glossier’s First Store, Colorful Champagne Glasses, and a High-End Dog EmporiumWhat’s new in New York stores.
  9. pets
    Humans and Cats Have a Strange, Complicated HistoryHow we got the house cat.
  10. cat beauty
    Your Cat’s Tongue Is Basically a Tiny Detangling HairbrushScience!
  11. trump’s america
    After the Election, the White People of Los Angeles Adopted PetsAnd I was one of them.
  12. These Scientifically Soothing Videos Are Made to Calm Stressed PetsAnd they’re narrated by Doctor Who’s David Tennant.
  13. look book
    The Veterinarian Who Won’t Touch Snakes“A dog or a cat is not going to say ‘Thank you’ afterward, but you know you’ve done good by it.”
  14. parenting
    Sorry, But You’re Not Your Dog’s MomYou can trust your pet, but you can’t trust children.
  15. You Probably Shouldn’t Let Your Dog Kiss Your FaceContrary to popular belief, a dog’s mouth is not cleaner than yours.
  16. Apparently Dogs Can Tell Time With Their NosesEach day wears a new smell, and its hours mark changes in odors that only your dog is noticing.
  17. pets
    Pit Bulls Turn Out to Be Unexpectedly ChillChihuahuas, on the other hand, are tiny tough guys.
  18. influencers
    This Cat Rolling Around in Glitter Is the Best YouTube Makeup TutorialLook, it’s the exact pet you wanted when you were 8.
  19. Feeder Puzzles Let Cats Perform Their Birthright As HuntersKitty CrossFit.
  20. These Noble Scientists Want to Help Dogs Live LongerPlease give them any and all funding they require.
  21. Scientists Want You to Mail Them Your Dog’s SpitThey’re hoping dog DNA will help them understand some human diseases.
  22. Your Dog Wants Praise Even More Than It Wants a SnackWho’s a good boy?
  23. You and Your Dog Share a Language: The Feelings Written on Your FacesScientists are trying to systematically decode canine facial expressions.
  24. We’ve Run Out of Time to Save the BulldogsWe’ve bred them into terrible health over the years, and now it may be too late to undo our mistake.
  25. Consider a Pet Llama or Wallaby, Scientists SuggestLooking beyond cats and dogs for a more exotic animal pal.
  26. Are Pets As Happy As Their Owners Think They Are?A new book explores the “ambiguous ethics” of pet-keeping.
  27. Fill Your House With Microbes and Live With an Animal, Say Yale ResearchersBacteria are good for you. At least some of them.
  28. Cats Are Living Longer, So Now Vets Have to Figure Out Cat GeriatricsOlder, wiser, still grumpy.
  29. It Seems That Cats Are Very Into NutritionNothing tastes as good as a balanced diet feels.
  30. You Can Train Your Cat to Do Your BiddingDogs aren’t the only ones who can learn.
  31. Your Dog Has an IQWhat new research on canine smarts may one day reveal about human intelligence.
  32. Demi Lovato Returned Her New Cat After One DayShe was allergic.
  33. What Does a Dog See in a Mirror?What a classic experiment can — and can’t — tell us about a creature’s sense of self.
  34. This Is Why So Many Labrador Retrievers Are So Very FatGenes found in obese Labs may help scientists better understand how to help some obese humans.
  35. getting it
    My Boyfriend Isn’t My Best Friend — My Cat IsAs my relationship status has changed, my cat’s life has too.
  36. Your Dog Hates HugsThis is terrible news.
  37. Is There Really Such Thing As a Cat Person?The link between pet preference and personality isn’t as clear-cut as people like to think.
  38. weddings!
    Why Your Pet Should Be Invited to Your WeddingMy bridesmaid, the red hen.
  39. These Are the Top Words People Say to Their DogsYou. Good. Gonna. Yay!
  40. parasites
    Cats Might Be the Reason Some People Are So TerribleIn a new study, a third of people with a tendency toward angry outbursts also had a cat parasite infection.
  41. Paying $100,000 to Clone Your Dog Won’t Give You Your Dog BackThe behaviors, and even looks, may be very different from the dog you knew.
  42. What Makes One Animal a Pet and Another a Pest?An animal behaviorist on the surprisingly blurry line that separates the two.
  43. pets
    Please Pay No Mind to This Anti-Cat PropagandaThe claim: Dogs love their humans more.
  44. break-ups
    Hey, Ryan Adams, Mandy Moore Wants Pet Support Don’t be a deadbeat cat-dad.
  45. 33 Gift Ideas for Hobbyists and Pet Owners Cat-yoga mats and kayak-canoes for everyone.
  46. sleep
    This Narcolepsy Researcher Has a Narcoleptic DogActually, it’s his second narcoleptic dog.
  47. pets
    This New Study Says Pet Dogs Are QuittersDogs — always looking to humans to solve their problems. 
  48. animals
    Some Animals Can Suffer From Mental Illness, TooScientists are starting to investigate this at a genetic level. 
  49. q&a
    She Had a Cat Hair Ball in Her Vagina — or Did She?We caught up with the xoJane essayist. “Now I wish I’d taken a picture of it,” she said.
  50. pets
    How to Speak CatWatch the latest Science of Us animated video, this one all about kitty communication. 
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