December 30, 2016

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An orange male cat sitting in a litter box.

Does Male Cat Urine Smell Stronger?This is a page about, "Does male cat urine smell stronger?". Intact male cats have a high level of Felinine protein in their urine which accounts for its much stronger smell than that of neutered male or female cat urine.


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Doughnut Love MonstersThese cute, enhanced doughnuts make a surprising, delicious Valentine gift or dessert. This is a page about doughnut love monsters.


Starting Seeds with Winter Sowing

Start Seeds Outdoors With Winter SowingThis is a page about start seeds outdoors with winter sowing. Using this method you can skip the grow light regime of seed starting. Plant seeds in plastic containers and see the results.


Two different breeds of dachshunds

Differences Between Standard and Miniature Dachshunds?This is a page about differences between standard and miniature Dachshunds. Certain dog breeds have been bred to have two distinctive sizes; the larger a standard and the smaller a mini version. Other than size their appearance is basically the same.


A cat looking intently at a burning candle.

Removing Candle Wax From My Cat's Fur?This is a page about removing candle wax from my cat's fur. A cat's need to check out everything can sometimes put them in a hazardous spot, such as too close to hot melted candle wax.


A Dachshund Chihuahua mix dog sitting on a deck.

Do Mixed Breed Dachshunds Have Stronger Backs?This is a page about, "Do mixed breed Dachshunds have stronger backs?". Dachshunds and several other breeds are genetically predisposed to back issues including pain, lameness, or paralysis.


A ferret in a wire cage.

Freshening a Ferret CageThis is a page about freshening a ferret cage. While ferrets make excellent pets, you do need to deal with their musky odor.



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Snack Stand as Kids Money MakerMy daughter sets up a table on Tuesdays and Wednesdays and sells small munchies like fruit snacks, baggies of oyster crackers, and a drink; hot cocoa in the winter, lemonade in the summer.


Paper cups for muffins or cupcakes on top of glass jars.

Paper Muffin Cases as Jar CoversPaper muffin cases plus an elastic band make useful quick jar covers for home made jams, jellies, chutney and other preserves. Pretty them up with ribbons bows and hand made labels to give as gifts.


Extending The Bloom Season Of Roses - bud on young rose plant in pot

Extending The Bloom Season Of RosesThere are several ways to extend the harvest season for vegetables. The same applies to the bloom time of flowers. I usually don't do this. Today, I did find the need for an emergency extension for one particular rose.


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Refer Customers for Free ServicesCheck with your local cable/dish service and internet service, as well as your newspaper. In my area, if you refer someone to them, and they mention your name, you get 1 month free service. Last year, I got 1 free month of the newspaper, 1 free month of TV and 1 free month of internet, for a total value of $108.



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New Name for Craft Business?I have a hobby type business called "Taurus Jewels". Unfortunately I am at a point where I want to change this and call it something else.


Selling Antique Furniture on the Internet  - photo of furniture

Selling Antique Furniture on the Internet?I am a small semi-retired antique furniture dealer in Toronto. I am very interested to know if there are other web-sites other than KIJIJI and Craig's List for selling my pieces? Currently, I am only using these two sites, I don't know about any others. I hope somebody may have some ideas.


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Old Dog Peeing in His Bed When Alone?Our dog Jake, who is 11, recently started to pee in his bed when we are gone. He even does it now when only one person is home and in the shower. His blood work came back good from the vet. He can make it all night without peeing when we go to sleep. What can we do to correct this?


What Is This Houseplant? green leafed plant with scalloped edges on top leaves

What Is This Houseplant?I just got a new job and the office has a plant. It was in pretty sorry shape when I found it, but after watering it for a few days it is coming back to life. Anyone know what it is/any care or feeding tips?


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