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Emotional cats

Emotional cats. Even the smallest of the felines – perfection. (Leonardo da Vinci)

Emotional cats. Even the smallest of the felines – perfection. (Leonardo da Vinci)

Emotional cats

If you want to see your reflection – Look into the eyes of a cat.
If you want to see the universe – Look into the eyes of a cat.
If you want to see God – Look into the eyes of a cat.
If you want to see a cat – Look inside yourself …

Dogs and cats can exhibit a wide range of emotions, straightforward man. And the way they do it, makes most of us smile. One can only speculate about the reason for their surprise. The gray matter of cats have some resemblance to the human brain. While experts debate about the depth and range of emotions, they confirm that cats often have the same emotions as humans, such as happiness, excitement, playfulness, depression and anger. Any cat lover can confirm from their four-legged friends the presence of all these emotions, if not more. Be careful with angry cats. Unhappy cat can pee on your favorite chair, throw toilet paper roll and even break the dishes. Also, cats purr not only when satisfied, but when they feel pain or under stress.
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Looking like Alien Cat Matilda

Alien Cat Matilda

Dark, glassy eyes like saucers, Alien Cat Matilda

Alien Cat Matilda is a truly unusual cat. With dark, glassy eyes like saucers, 2-year-old, striped, more like a charming extraterrestrial creature than the usual representative of the cat family. She lives with her two owners and their dogs. Her owners have created a page on Instagram, where Matilda has more than 41,000 fans. They created a page in order to get help to cover all medical expenses, which Matilda needs. Besides, the owners plan to donate extra money to animals charity. Interestingly, Matilda was born just on Valentine’s Day, 2013. The kitten was adopted by the family at her 12 weeks age. Then the eyes of Matilda were totally normal, but she somehow screwed up her eyes from time to time.
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Ingo and Poldi friends forever

Ingo and Poldi friends forever. Wildlife photographer Tanja Brandt

Wildlife photographer Tanja Brandt. Ingo and Poldi friends forever

Ingo and Poldi friends forever

Dusseldorf based wildlife photographer Tanja Brandt passionately loves dogs, as well as cats, birds and all animals. But still it was her favorite dog who inspired Tanja to begin capturing precious moments of life. Tanja Brandt says “My big passion since I could crawl in diapers, were dogs. Animals in general – especially birds of prey and predator cats, and dogs in particular. I think I speak their language”. Dogs photos of photographers fascinated her. She thought that with a professional camera it would not be a problem to take high quality photographs. So, she grabbed the camera and went off with her dogs…
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Little-known fruit and vegetable hybrids

Little-known fruit and vegetable hybrids. Pineberry

Pineberry. Little-known fruit and vegetable hybrids

Little-known fruit and vegetable hybrids

The Pineberry – a strawberry cultivar with a pineapple-like flavor, white coloring, and red seeds. The pineberry first appeared in the 1750s in Europe, as a cross between an American wild strawberry and a Chilean strawberry. Fruit hybrids have nothing to do with genetically modified instances, it is a merit of breeders. Clementines, tangerines, Pineberry, have excellent taste, but in addition, they are also good for health. Hard to believe, but the history of breeding dates back to the Neolithic period, when man had to choose the best seeds for future crops. However, in those days, nobody even suspected that this simple method can change the flora in the healthy direction. Selected seeds each time give more and better crops.
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Flower landscape of Lake Geneva

Poppies. Flower landscape of Lake Geneva (Lake Leman) in Switzerland

Poppies. Flower landscape of Lake Geneva (Lake Leman) in Switzerland

Flower landscape of Lake Geneva
Known also as Lake Leman, the French lake in Switzerland and France, is one of the largest lakes in Western Europe. The beauty of the coast of the lake is well known and flower landscape attracts many tourists and travelers. By the way, Mary and Percy Shelley, as well as Lord Byron had a vacation in these places and wrote ghost stories, one of which became the basis for the novel Frankenstein. Besides, Vladimir Lenin rented a chalet on the French coast near Geneva. And actor Charlie Chaplin spent his final years and died in Vevey (a memorial statue). Also, Pop singer Phil Collins lives in a house overlooking the lake. Group Queen had recording studios (which are still in use today) in Montreux. In addition, there is a statue of singer Freddie Mercury, who also owned a home in Montreux, on the northern shore of the lake. And finally, Ex-Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher lives with his family near the lake.
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Beautiful Calibrachoa – decorative garden plant

Beautiful Calibrachoa

Decorative plant – Beautiful Calibrachoa

Beautiful Calibrachoa

The impressive cascade of small bells of different colors in hanging baskets – that’s the beauty of Colorful Calibrachoa. This basket plant used for landscaping balconies, terraces, southern windows and grown as garden plants. And genus of Calibrachoa belongs to the family of Solanaceae. Also, it is a perennial plant. Most plants of this kind are similar to the varieties of petunias, but they are not petunias. Despite the fact that some botanical textbooks call this plant petunia. However, in 1990 scientists proved that Calibrachoa differs from petunia in DNA structure. In particular, Petunias have 14 chromosomes, while Calibrachoa has 18. Undoubtedly, it is a completely different plant, although related to each other. By the way, Calibrachoa got its name after Mexican botanist Antonio de la Cal y Bracho, who lived in a 19th-century.
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Adorable Sea Sheep

Adorable Sea Sheep, or Leaf Sheep – Sea Slug Costasiella Kuroshimae

Adorable Sea Sheep, or Leaf Sheep – Sea Slug Costasiella Kuroshimae

Adorable Sea Sheep
Have a look at this interesting sea dweller – Slug Costasiella Kuroshimae, reminiscent of a cartoon sheep, or even an anime cow, according to opinions of some people. The mysterious sea creature is found in South East Asia at a depth of 10 meters. It feeds on marine plants. The length of tiny creature is 1 cm, but it can grow up to 5mm. Costasiella kuroshimae is a species of sacoglossan sea slug, a shell-less marine opisthobranch gastropod mollusk in the family Costasiellidae. The type locality is Japanese Kuroshima, Taketomi, Okinawa, as well as near Indonesia and the Philippines Islands. The Leaf sheep is one of the rare animals that can perform photosynthesis. When they eat algae, they suck out the chloroplasts and incorporate them into their own bodies in a process called kleptoplasty. This process, which otherwise can only be performed by single-celled organisms, essentially makes them solar-powered slugs.
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