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The world’s largest pet food manufacturer is backing a controversial startup pursuing lab-grown mouse meat

An animal-free pet food startup called Wild Earth recently scored $450,000 from Peter Thiel. The company's current products are made with koji, a type of fungus, but Wild Earth has plans to make pet food from cultured mouse meat. Other startups aren't pleased.

A parasite found in cat poop has been linked to a higher likelihood of entrepreneurial behavior in people who get infected

People who test positive for Toxoplasma gondii are more likely to start their own business than uninfected people, a team of researchers found. Humans can become infected with Toxoplasma gondii if they consume contaminated water or ingest something that came into contact with cat feces.
Dogs are not the most expensive pet to care for.

Pets are like children to many Americans — here’s how much pet owners spend on average each month

Americans spend an average of $126 every month on their pets. From cats and dogs to fish and reptiles, here's how much pet owners spend every month to take care of their animal.
Watch out, Mickey.

Disneyland is home to a squad of feral cats who have free rein in the park — and you can adopt one if you work there

Disneyland has a large population of feral cats who help to control pests in the park.

How cats see the world compared to humans

Artist Nickolay Lamm consulted hypothosizes how cats view the world compared to humans. They can see better in the dark but are nearsighted.

The evolutionary reason why dogs are more responsive to humans than cats

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