Felis Essays

  • Persuasive Speech Homeless Animals

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    Introduction Attention Getter: One summer a mother and daughter were living in an apartment complex. They were finally excited that they're noisy neighbors were moving out. They finally had their silence, but they heard a strange noise. They couldn’t exactly tell what it was so they went out looking to check what it was. The mother saw a grey kitty meowing and sitting in the window. They had abandoned her to die. They were trying to break into the apartment to try and get the cat. This had attracted

  • Henri The Existentialist Cat: Bastet

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    Maru. Suprise Kitten. Nyan Cat. Henri the Existentialist Cat. Grumpy Cat. Big names with big claws. Cat videos have been on the rise since 2006 when "Puppy v. Cat" became the first viral cat video exceeding well over 16 million views on YouTube. Since then the cat obsession has grown and lead to cat memes, many of which star "Grumpy Cat" with a snarky remark such as "If you 're happy and you know it I don 't care" or a classic Grumpy Cat line of "I had fun once it was awful", and even explored

  • Felines In Ancient Egypt

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    On a normal day in ancient Egypt, an Egyptian could be found sometime during the day kneeling in front of a statue or altar, lighting incense and praying to their gods and goddesses. One of them being a feline goddess called Bastet along with many other feline gods and goddesses. The ancient Egyptians held felines in high regards and cared for them greatly. Felines were not always praised and holy creatures; after the cats helped them with their rodents and snake problems the felines became more

  • Tissue Lab Report Essay

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    Laboratory Report No. 2: Tissues I. Introduction After the cell, tissue is the second smallest unit of life. Tissues are made up of cells that group together to perform a unified function, tissues in turn make up organs and so on. There are 4 main types of tissues: Epithelial tissue, Connective tissue, Muscular tissue, and Nervous tissue. These types are classified according to structure, function, and location. The experiment focused on viewing real tissue specimens form different organs of different

  • Essay About Mountain Lion

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    Introduction Mountain lions, also known as pumas or a cougar, the Felis Concolor Hippolestes have a very vague history. The fossil record of these large felines is a mystery to many, according to the Mountain Lion Foundation, for two reasons. The first, is that most ancestral cats occupied tropical forests where the environmental factors made it difficult to preserve fossils. The second was that the physical characteristics of these large cats were similar to the capture of prey making it difficult

  • Why Are Sand Cats Endangered

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    at animals, animals can become extinct due to humans and/or science. I am going to look at the Sand cat. Sand cats are wild cats that live in desert. They are currently endangered, their status is Near Threatened. They are scientifically known as “Felis Margarita”. We humans play and played a role on the extinction of the sand cat in many ways. Those roles are and were: the Gulf War, hunting for fur, hunting as a sport, captivity and the pet trade. Science also helps to endanger the sand cats through

  • Fleas And Ticks Essay

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    Fleas and Ticks Cat Flea - Centocephalides felis Appearance Cat fleas are reddish-brown in color, and are about 1/6 inch in length or a little smaller than a sunflower seed. In the larval stage they are only 1/16 inch long worm-like and white. Behavior Fleas are ectoparasites and feed on the blood of birds, mammals, and reptiles. They have a relatively short life cycle and can rapidly reproduce. Once they have attached to a host they will begin feeding. After a female is done feeding she will lay

  • Informative Essay: The Griffith Observatory

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    needed a public park. He therefore donated more than 3,000 acres of Rancho Los Felis in order to have a park named after him. He wanted to make Los Angeles a place that was a happier and finer city. The purpose of the park was for rest and relaxation. Griffith Park became the largest urban park in the U.S. Griffith started to become

  • Essay On Mini Pigs

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    Mini Pig Cost: 250-1,5K Rarity: Not too Rare Mini pigs are pigs that have been selectively downsized over many generations in order to produce a pig that stays small, and can therefore make a great indoor pet. A mini pig will generally grow 12-16 inches and will reach 25-65 pounds; similar to a smaller dog. Mini pigs need a lot of attention; they do best with a companion pig to keep them company. They work well for people with allergies because they have coarse hair, called bristles, rather than

  • Similarities Between Locke And Mill

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    Nick Justice Dr. Felis PAR-101-003 8 November 2015 Mid-Term Paper: Locke & Mill This paper will explain Mill’s argument and then make an argument that Locke and Mill would not agree on the idea of free speech. Prior to comparing them to Locke’s arguments, it is important to understand Mill’s view on free speech. In chapter 2 of On Liberty, Mill concludes that "If all mankind minus one, were of one opinion, and only one person were of the contrary opinion, mankind would be no more justified in

  • Griffith Observatory: Building Observatories In The World

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    Griffith Observatory Did you know that people have been building observatories since the 200s B.C.? An observatory, by definition, is a place or building equipped and used for making observations of astronomical, meteorological, or other natural phenomena, especially a place equipped with a powerful telescope for observing the planets and stars. Human beings have always been interested in the idea of discovering the unknown, and discovering space is no exception. But only through the last few

  • Cat Scratch Disease Case Study

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    usually manifests in children as subacute regional lymphadenitis. Cats are the natural reservoir for B henselae and in developing countries up to 70% of urban domestic cats and 90% of stray cats carry the organism. The cat flea, Ctenocephalides felis, transmits B henselae between cats. The distribution of CSD is worldwide and human disease occurs more frequently in fall and winter months. Bartonella clarridgeiae has been identified as the culprit in isolated cases of CSD. PATHOPHYSIOLOGY Most

  • Malleefowl Taxonomy

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    Taxonomy and Conservation Status The Malleefowl (Leipoa ocellata), an endemic terrestrial bird in the family Megapodiidae and the only extant species in the genus Leipoa, is recognised as vulnerable in the Australian Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 and on the IUCN’s Red List (Parsons, Short, and Roberts 2008). Distribution and Ecology Historically, the Malleefowl was extensive in each Australian state except Queensland, but in 1965, the species became extinct in Northern