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Animals Pets

Female cats aggressive towards cat who just gave birth

We have five indoor cats (4 females and 1 male), all rescued as kittens, and one of them gave birth to five kittens yesterday. Now we are witnessing behavior we’ve never observed in all our previous cats, ever: Female cats aggressive towards cat who just gave birth. I tried googling this phenomenon to find out the […]

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Gardening Plants

Vegetable Gardening at Home: How To Grow Bok Choy In Containers

JULY VEGETABLE OF THE MONTH IS BOK CHOY or PECHAY Scientific Name: Brassica rapa subsp. chinensis Family: Brassicaceae (Cabbage family) How to grow Bok Choy in containers is fairly easy. But before that, a little background. The word Bok Choy comes from a Chinese term that literally translates to “blue-green vegetable.” And if you stare at the […]

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Animals Pets

Salt solution does wonders for kitten’s sore eyes

Conjunctivitis or sore eyes can be quite common in kittens since their immune systems are still not well-developed. Fortunately, we have a cure that costs almost nothing but is highly effective: salt solution! Unfortunately, our kittens developed sore eyes, and one of them had it so bad, she could barely open her right eye. She’s […]

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Environment Lifestyle

Eco-Friendly Biking Event Defeats the Purpose

Biking is a wonderful hobby that is hailed by many as a great way to reduce your carbon footprint and keep your body fit at the same time. I love biking, even though here in the Philippines, I never bike along national roads because of the unfortunate hazards and struggles that accompany the activity. However, many biking […]

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Food Review Vegetarianism

What a Vegetarian Eats in Philippine Restaurants

I often make the mistake of not specifying a vegetarian meal when booking flights. There was one time when I meekly asked a flight stewardess on a plane bound for Hong Kong for a vegetarian alternative to the usual “Beef or Chicken?” options. She said they had nothing, so all I was given were I […]