Cats can be distracted and redirected toward better behavior too – Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman

Cats can be distracted and redirected toward better behavior too
Mat-Su Valley Frontiersman
Get some foam or pom-pom cat balls or crumple paper or aluminum foil into balls and have them ready to toss across the room when you enter. Her first reaction should be to chase the ball and not scratch in response to your arrival in the room. She

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39 Thinks You Have When You Don’t Have A New Year’s Eve Kiss…Again

I dont think it’s humanly possible to emphasize just how much I dislike New Years Eve.

Coming second to Valentines Day, New Year’s Eve is the holiday I love to loathe. Its full of couples wearing matching sparkly outfits and party hats, and making decisions to take their relationships to the next level in the new year( gag me ).

Hell, the first article I ever wrote for Elite Daily was a listing of New Years Eve ideas for the single girl homebody whod rather chill in her PJs at the stroke of midnight than be surrounded by slews of vomit-inducing, blithely cuffed couples.

In case you couldn’t tell, I was very single then, and I’m still very single now.

Singles experience the holidays much differently than couples do. They turn on themselves and feel ashamed for being single moreso than they do any other time of the year. For that reason, the midnight kiss, that stupid, f* cking, pent-up-for-no-reason, isolating midnight kiss, might just be the most dreaded moment of the entire year for singles.

So, lets get one thing straight-out here, coupled-up daughter: I dont care how cute the imprint of your purple vacation lipstick looks on BAEs cheek. Save that sh* t for a photo op because I truly dont need my supposedly “special” night to go down in history as the nightmare in which I got second-hand salivated on by one of the millions of people ferociously making out around me.

Im already going to have to spend it warding off a bunch of uglies( Yes, the unfortunate truth is that regardless of how you want your New Year’s Eve night to turn out, if you are single and you do decide to go out, its never really the hot ones who accidentally fall onto your lips. It’s the uglies ).

Anyway, here are all the supposes that go through your head when you don’t have a frog to kiss on New Year’s Eve, AGAIN, for, like, the millionth day 😛 TAGEND

1. All right, I built it.

* Scans room and insures all couples and ugly single people*

2. Is it too late to turn back?

3. Ugh, whatever. I’ll simply be drinking from this wine bottle all night. Cheers, everyone.

4. How did I end up constructing it to 25 years without having a single good NYE kiss?

5. Am I that ugly that no one attractive wants to kiss me?

6. Yep, all the good ones are lesbian, or straight, but taken.

7. F* ck this sh* t. Im going to expend my next New Years at the local animal shelter adopting a million cats, because clearly, thats my pre-determined destiny.

8. I knew I should have stayed home with my pillow pet and bottle( s) of Cabernet.

9. I literally dislike every single person at this party.

10. No , no , not every UNCOUPLED person. Just every damn person. Single people, youre my people.

11.* Phases to couple to the right :* You suck; run die.


13. Eh, at the least Im not kissing anyone in this room because theyre all horridly disgusting.

14. Except for that brooding hottie in the corner. Who is HE?

15. I need to find a way to kill my sex drive for the night.

16. Merely for tonight, though, because for the most portion, I enjoy being a horny little minx on the reg.

17. Ok, quick, Sheena, find something to think about.

* Thinks about Dad .*

18. EW.

19. OK, glad I get that out of my system.

20. Ugh , now I feel dirty. Like, need-to-take-a-shower dirty.

21. Its always been funny to me how no one bothers to talk to me all night, yet somehow, a straight male strategically pops up within a three-foot radius of me at 11:59: 50. Whats up with that?

22. What am I supposed to do at midnight?

23. Should I merely stare at the ground?

24. Shall I blow sadly on my noise-maker?

25. Or blow somethin else, if ya know what I entail?

26. Nah.

27. If I have to ring in the new year pushing some heinous dudes face away from me yet again, I will severely slap everyone with a f* cking restraining order.

28. Even the ones who dont to continue efforts to kiss me.

29. Just because its 12 oclock doesnt mean you can be rapey.

30. This isnt the one minute of the year you simply to happen to get a free face-rape pass.

31. Yknow, whoever hurled this party should have provided all the chicks with a whistling so we could blow it every time person tried to get near us.

32. OMG, its almost midnight.

33. When the clock strikes 12, heres what Im going to do : Im going to make a beeline for the nearest bathroom and simply station myself in there. With my wine bottle, obvs.

* Opens the bathroom doorway and determines a couple having sex*

34. ALL RIGHT THEN. Never mind.

35. This is slightly worse than last year, but better than two years ago. Three years ago wasthe win, by far.

36. Ok, I’ve decided that NEXT year is likely to be MY year.

37. Itll be the year that hot, tatted-up guy rocking that whole Johnny-Depp-distressed looking will finally emerge from the corner and lock lips with me.

38. ILL have the last laugh. Youll see.

39 . … But until that day arrives, you can find me in the corner, talking to myself, with a champagne bottle in one hand and my phone in the other( because I’m texting my ex ).

* Midnight approaches, takes a swig from the wine bottle, falls the bottle and falls to the floor .*

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Tigers declared extinct in Cambodia

Conservationists say Indochine tigers are functionally extinct as they launch action plan for reintroduction

Tigers are functionally extinct in Cambodia, conservationists confessed for the first time on Wednesday, as they launched a bold action plan to reintroduce the big cats to the kingdoms woods.

Cambodias dry woods used to be home to scores of Indochinese tigers but the WWF said intensive poaching of both tigers and their prey had devastated the numbers of the big cats.

The last tiger was insured on camera trap in the eastern Mondulkiri province in 2007, it said.

Today, there are no longer any breeding populations of tigers left in Cambodia, and they are therefore considered functionally extinct, the preservation group said in a statement.

In an effort to revive the population, the Cambodian government last month approved a plan to reintroduces the beasts into the Mondulkiri protected forest in the far of east the country.

The plan will see a chunk of suitable habitat carved out and protected against poachers by strong law enforcement, officials told, and action to protect the tigers prey.

We want two male tigers and five to six females tigers for the beginning, Keo Omaliss, director of the department of wildlife and biodiversity at the Forestry Administration, told reporters. This is a huge task.

The government needs $20 to $50 m for the project, he told, adding talks had begun with countries including India, Thailand and Malaysia a small number of wild tigers to be introduced.

Conservation groups applauded the plan.

Its[ the tiger] been hunted to extinction because of weak law enforcement and the government is now reacting, told Suwanna Gauntlett, of the Wildlife Alliance.

Deforestation and poaching have devastated tiger numbers across Asia, with recent estimations from the International Union for Conservation of Nature putting the global population at only 2,154.

Countries with tiger populations – Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Russia, Thailand and Vietnam – in 2010 launched a plan to doubled their numbers by 2022.

Officials from the 13 countries are set to meet from 12 -1 4 April in Delhi to discuss the goals.

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The Hottest Christmas Gifts For The Weirdest People In Your Life

Christmas is typically a joyous time of year except when it’s time to shop for the weirdo in your life.

Weirdos are hard to shop for most of the stuff they desire can seem bizarre, wacky or downright kooky to more normal types.

Shopping for a weird person seems strange, but it doesn’t have to be daunting. Not with HuffPost Weird News.

Here are 34 bizarre gifts that are sure to please the kooks in your life no matter who they are.

Trust us: When it comes to weirdo, we know what we’re talking about.

Tipsy Elf Costume

Drink a little too much at your Christmas party? Let one of Santa’s elves carry you home . Actually, if you wear this to the party, you’ve likely already drank too much.

Flame Thrower

For the person who has everything: A flame thrower to burn up those items. Yes, there’s no better style to heat up those cold wintertime nights than your own personal flame thrower. It certainly adds a new facet to outdoor grilling. Amazingly, you are legally to purchase flamethrowers under federal statute,according to The Fiscal Times. Forty states have no laws against owning the weapon and possession is only a misdemeanor in countries like California where they are restricted.

Modern Nativity

Finally, a nativity scene that reflects the modern world we live in. This “modern nativity” features Joseph and Mary taking a selfie with Baby Jesus while a shepherd posts the magical birth online. Oh, and those three wise men? Now they’re Amazon delivery guys on Segways. Tradition be damned.

Christmas Car Tree

Some people are really into Christmas, so much so they are willing to drive around with a Christmas tree strapped on their automobile . It actually lights up thanks to a plug-in that goes into the cigarette lighter. I only wouldn’t set the presents under this tree. Christmas, so much so they are willing to drive around with a Christmas tree strapped on their automobile . It actually illuminates up thanks to a plug-in that goes into the cigarette lighter. I just wouldn’t put the presents under this tree.

Greyson Baby Doll

Parenthood doesn’t have to be alienating. Not with an E.T. dolldesigned to look like one of the gray foreigners that supposedly crashed in Roswell, New Mexico, back in 1947. It’s cute. It’s cuddly. It’s kinda creepy, but not anatomically correct( unless aliens don’t actually poop ).

Vladimir Putin Scratching Post

If Donald Trump can scratch Vladimir Putin’s back, why can’t your cat scratching everywhere else. Yes, all cats will be rushin’ to employ this scratching post of the Russian despot ,~ ATAGEND even though others would rather scratch his eyes out.

Baby’s 1st Festivus Bodysuit

Finally, a newborn outfit for the rest of us. “Seinfeld” fans are sure to appreciate this stylish “Festivus” outfit for newborns . Of course, considering the way they exclaim, you may not want to them to participate in the feats of strength or airing of grievances.

Inflatable Darth Vader

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, a guy named George Lucas decided to let his “Star Wars” characters be merchandised in any way possible. Virtually 40 years later, we have this 16-foot inflatable Darth Vader holding a candy cane. “Luke, I am your cash cow.”

Beard Bib

Some weird gifts are actually weirdly useful, such as the Beard Bib . Hook it to a mirror with suction beaker and it will catch all the facial hair before it gets stuck on the sink. I assume it could also work for puking, spittle, last night’s dinner and other things you don’t want in the sink, but that’s a little gross to be considered.

Moose Foot Rest

After a hard day, there is nothing like resting your feet on a moose-shaped Ottoman. And there is probably nothing in your home that matches a moose-shaped Ottoman . Just a warn: If you get this for Christmas, your children will never let you get rid of it.

Bathroom Golfing Game

Practice your putt while you poop?Hopefully you don’t miss either endeavor.

Donut Mug

It’s a “hole” new style of enjoying coffee and donuts. The Donut Mugcomes with a special compartment under the mug that holds a reasonably sized donut so you can use your other hand for more important tasks — like picking out another donut. Sadly, technology has not advanced enough to make a donut mug capable of holding a cruller or a bear claw. Science processions on.

Green Cthulhu Ski Mask

A Cthulhu is a fictional ogre created by author H.P. Lovecraft that has been lovingly crafted into this green ski mask .~ ATAGEND Don’t be surprised if people mistake you for Zoidberg on “Futurama” or if they just stay away from you solely.

Mini Flame Thrower

This Mini Flame Thrower is a wonderful gift for aspiring pyromaniac. Don’t worry: The flash paper being implemented in the device burns promptly — it’s just for magic tricks, people. Don’t use it around the Christmas tree, or in the house, or at the gas station, or pretty much anywhere else.

Giant Mangetic Car Bandage

This bandage-shaped magnet is designed to fit over vehicle dents. Of course, it also calls attention to the dents. And if you park your car in a place where there are automobile thieves who are also fans of weird gifts, you’re likely to be ordering lots of replacing vehicle bandages.

Teeth Cup

This cup actually bites! But not in a bad way. The Teeth Cup is a standard tea cup except the top is surrounded by molars, bicuspids and canines. It’s sure to bring a smile to the dental hygeinist or creepy goth in your life.

Bouncy Bands

Does your child have a lot of nervous energy in class? Help him or her relieve some of it with Bouncy Bands . They attach to school desks so that kids can bounce their feet compulsively while waiting for the bell to ring. Plastic support tubes keep the bands from slipping down to the floor. The producer claims this product works softly but he doesn’t know my kids — or yours!


Santa knows that sometimes the best gifts are for things you want to hide — like your weed. The SneakGuardis a sinsemilla safe designed to protect marijuana from mold, stealing or humidity. You’d have to be a dope not to want one( see how we did that ?).

Toilet Shot Glasses

Drink more than a few shootings and your head objective up in the toilet. So why not start there as well? These toilet-shaped shot glasses are sure to get partygoers flushed with excitement.

Crazy Cat Lady Tree Ornament

Crazy Cat Ladies: They’re in your neighborhood, probably in your family and definitely in your hair if you share a laundry room. Now they can be on your Christmas tree with this Crazy Cat Lady Tree Ornament . All the elations of a real Crazy Cat Lady without the swooning smell of feline urine. One tip-off: If you have a real cat dame visiting your house, set this decoration in the back of the tree merely to be safe. You don’t want to offend a crazy cat lady — ever!

Cat Unicorn Shower Curtain

Some products elude any rationale as to how they were created. Was there a marketing session? “We’re not meeting the needs of people who want to combine cats, unicorns and mermaids, people! ” “Maybe a shower curtain? “ “Jensen, you’re a genius.”

Hand Turkey Statue

Hand turkeys are a common art project for school kids, but few of them are as elaborated as this statue that blends a turkey head with a human hand. Or as creepy. Yep, definitely creepy.

Life Preserver Bottle Cover

Why a life preserver for a bottle of wine? If you have to ask why, you’ll never understand.

Potty Texter

Texting in a bathroom isn’t easy. You have to hold the phone with both hands, leaving nothing to hold a glass of wine( or anything else ). The Potty Texterapparently constructs it easier to answer nature’s call while answering emails or checking out social media feeds. Just promise me you won’t use this to do a Facebook Live feed, please?

Tactical Kilt

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If you’re in a situation where you’re wearing a kilt, it’s not a bad notion for it to be camouflaged( why call attention to yourself ?). The Tactical Kilt is especially handy since it had pockets and compartments that allow you to hide weapons, the better to protect yourself if people make fun of you.

Fortune Teller Tumbler

Some people look for happiness in the bottom of a glass. Now you can see the future. The Fortune Teller Tumbler uses the same “technology” of the Magic 8 Ball kids toy to answer life’s most pressing topics. “Am I going to get stupid drunk tonight trying to get a decent fortune out of this glass? ” “All signs point to yes.”

Portable Breathalyzer

Drinking more during the holidays? The AlcoMate portable breathalyzer can come in handy. However, take it from me: People get awfully competitive when you have a portable breathalyzer: Everyone will try to beat the other person’s rating and the only one who wins is the Uber driver.

Balls Deep Fishing Tackle

Know someone who is nuts about fishing? They is absolutely appreciate these sinkers shaped exactly like testicles. In fact, they will be hooked line and sinker, maybe in a way that is a little disturbing. Hey, it’s Christmas!

Candy Canes You’re Probably Afraid To Try( With Good Reason)

Yes, you will probably be sick of peppermint-flavored candy canes by the time Christmas rolls around — unless you try these first. It’s not being vague to say that these alternative candy canestaste just as good as they voice( ick !). Hey, it’s more likely to make bad children rethink their ways than a lump of coal.

Poop: The Game

Just to be clear: Poop is a game ,~ ATAGEND not actual poop itself. The game necessitates players to get rid of their “poop” cards without clogging the toilet. Surely, there are crappier gifts to get.

Brew Ha Ha! Card Game

The world can always use more drinking games, but activities like brew pong and one-quarters seem like a trash when you’re drinking decent craft beer. Brew Ha Ha !is more like Mad Libs gratify Cards Against Humanity meet brew. Players pick cards featuring different — and weird — tasting notes. Blend the cards into ridiculous descriptions of each beer. Then once you sampled all the beers, describe each player as if the latter are a brew. Character assassination never savor so good.

My Treepod

The Treepod is a combination tent and hammock. It hangs from a tree or from a base you can order separately so that the tent never hits the ground. This could be handy if you’re out in the wild and don’t wishing critters crawling into the tent with you. If you do want critters crawling into the tent with you, I can’t help you there.

Pokemon Cookbook

“Gotta cook ’em all! ” To be honest, The Pokemon Cookbook doesn’t tell you how to cook Pokemon, just how to stimulate food items that look like Pokemon. Kind of bait-and-switch, if you ask me. Meanwhile, I still have to find a Bulbasaur for Christmas dinner.



In a world where millions of people believe plainly fake news tales( as opposed to cleverly written weird gift guidebooks ), it is more important than ever to teach skepticism to young children. The BeanBoozledgame does merely that: Half the beans are tasty and the other half are flavors like lawn clippings and dog food. It’s the best way to teach kids things aren’t always what they seem.

Cats Health Tips: Pay Attention to Your Cat’s Stuff!Keeping Your Cat Healthy: All About Caring For …

Cats Health Tips: Pay Attention to Your Cat’s Stuff! Keeping Your Cat Healthy: All About Caring For …

Cats Health Tips: Pay Attention to Your Cat's Stuff!
Keeping Your Cat Healthy: All About Caring For ...Cats Health Tips: Pay Attention to Your Cat’s Stuff!
Keeping Your Cat Healthy: All About Caring For Your Pet Stuff! – Do you know? Just keep cleaning your Cat’s stuff is not enough to keep them healthy. You’ll also need to pay attention on the details of your Cat’s stuff. For example, how long your cats hav…

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How to Have Your Senior Cat Live Longer ( love your feline friend and want…

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You love your feline friend and want...How to Have Your Senior Cat Live Longer (

You love your feline friend and want them to have a long life with you. There are ways to help them live even longer while still being healthy. Cats tend to live longer lives than other animals, but that doesn’t mean they don’t get the same health problems and diseases as them. These issues can come on suddenly as they get older, but it can be decreased by bringing them to the vet on a regular basis.

They may not act like anything is wrong, but it’s hard to tell since they can’t talk. Many senior cats get issues that you can’t detect easily. Having them come in for regular visits lets the vet establish a baseline for them so it’s easy to see if anything has changed at future visits. This will allow us to perform tests right away for further investigation.

Many cats get arthritis and dental disease as they age, so it’s necessary to treat it early on. Your cat might need to come in twice a year depending on what their symptoms are and how old they are.

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