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The Latest craze hopping across the nation

Calling all rabbit owners, grab Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail, rabbit jumping has reached the UK.

In this new pet craze rabbits compete against others on a course, which contains a series of small hurdles. Most breeds can take part in the sport, although Dutch rabbits and the Lops are particularly well suited. Training can begin with getting the rabbit used to a harness, which is used to guide the rabbits around the course, and then the animals can be tempted over small jumps with their favourite treat. In more advanced competitions, the rabbits are timed over the course and receive penalties if they make contact with any of the jumps.

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Feed birds stale cat food instead of throwing the stealth cat food away. Stale cat food can be placed outside on a flat surface or in a bowl.

It has become a common practice to put stale cat food and other food scraps into the mesh bags that onions are sold in and tying the bags outside for birds. This can be dangerous for birds, because their feet or legs can become trapped in the mesh.

Birdseed can be mixed with the stale cat food for the birds. People should be careful about leaving cat food outside for birds since cat food can attract raccoons. A property near a population of raccoons with cat food outside for stray cats or for birds can quickly be overrun with raccoons which can carry rabies and their notorious for making messes by overturning trash cans.

Which hobby allows you to meet people and simultaneously study birds and their species? Only ornithology! If there is any one you know who is also into this, present them with a birthday gift which can be used when they are spending time carrying out their hobby. What types of gifts do these people like? To understand this, study the kind of things they use when they go to watch the birds.

Next to gardening, bird watching is the most accepted of hobbies, and since these avian creatures come in a myriad of colors and sizes, it is almost impossible not to enjoy watching them. All it takes is just a bird encyclopedia and a pair of binoculars for bird watching.

If you wish to have a ferret, you will in all likelihood have more luck buying them from a breeder or an animal shelter instead of a pet shop. This is because it needs some time and effort to care for these pets particularly since they call for constant attention.

10 gallon aquariums need as much setting up as you would have to do if you owned a much large size aquarium. Certainly if you want to see the fish and marine life you put into a 10 gallon aquarium to thrive then creating their ideal environment is essential.

Having a 150 gallon aquarium provides you with the opportunity to keep a wide variety of different species of fish, if you wish. If you want to turn your hobby, from just keeping tropical fish into one where you have a complete reef environment, then having a 150 gallon aquarium will allow you the chance to do this.