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You enjoyed the last cats in boxes videos and many of you commented that your own cats love them too. Here are three more cute videos. Page 1 is a whole team of cats kicking the ball around and sometimes getting it into the box. Page 2 is a kitten that got into a box and looks like he’s planning to stay there. Page 3 is a cat who gets into a …

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Certified Kosher (View Certificate) Weight Watchers Points: 2 Nutrition Facts Serving Size: 1 Pouch Servings Per Container: 7 Amount Per Serving Calories 90 Calories from Fat 10 Total Fat 1g Saturated Fat 0g Cholesterol 0mg Sodium

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It is the middle of summer and this might leave some avid coffee drinkers in a bind! In the early morning, a cup of warm brewed coffee is still nice but what about during the middle of the afternoon when it is 90 some degrees outside?
Many people do not want to partake in warm beverages during this time but still crave the flavor and caffeine from coffee.
A great alternative, that many stores offer, is iced coffee. Everyone is getting in on the game from Starbucks to McDonald’s. The down side …

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A thin lining, called the peritoneum, fills the abdominal cavity of all dogs. If there is an injury, this membrane can become inflamed.

The inflammation can be severe, or moderately so, depending on the specific injury. Do not be surprised if your dog responds while touching them on the stomach, this condition can be very painful.

Watch your dog closely, some of the symptoms you can expect to see are: fever, arrhythmia (abnormal heart rhythm), vomiting, increased heart rate, dog assumes ‘praying’ position for relief, lowered blood pressure and signs of shock.

Peritonitis …

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We all know that lawnmowers are noisy and use gasoline from imported oil which leads to all kinds of bad things. Why not do it the natural way? Rent an eco-friendly goat. For as little as $1 a day the goat will happily munch on your green and will even give you free fertilizer. Now what could be a better deal than that? Photo credit: Jon …

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Babies are small people but big consumers! From diapers to pacifiers to all those beeping plastic toys, babies can really put a dent in your wallet and affect the planet. But parents can make eco-friendly choices that will save money and be better for the environment. Here are some suggestions.

1. Breastfeeding your baby greatly reduces waste. If you practice “ecological” breastfeeding, you do not need to invest in pacifiers, bottles, rubber nipples, containers of formula, and other wasteful items that can’t be recycled or re-used. Think about the waste you …

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Hair color at home can be a success if you know what you are doing. It is important to choose the right hair color for your skin tone.

There are so many different shades of hair color on the market today that it is easy to get overwhelmed when trying to choose the right shade.

If you are thinking about going blond, look at your skin tone. If you have sallow skin with yellow undertones, then deep gold shades of hair color should be avoided.

If you have pink skin, stay away …

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The universal sign for choking is hands clutched to the throat. If the person doesn’t give the signal, look for these indications:

-Inability to talk
-Difficulty breathing or noisy breathing
-Inability to cough forcefully
-Skin, lips and nails turning blue or dusky
-Loss of consciousness

The Heimlich maneuver is an emergency technique for preventing suffocation when a person’s airway (windpipe) becomes blocked by a piece of food or other object.

It can be used safely on both …

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The Center for Biological Diversity filed a petition to the Secretary of the Interior through the US Fish and Wildlife Service. They want the Endangered Species Act to list the San Bernardino as threatened or endangered. San Bernardino flying squirrels live on mountaintops. Species living at high altitudes are thought to bear the impact of climate change …

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