How to adopt a Persian or Himalayan cat?

What’s the difference between a Persian and a Himalayan? The Himalayan wasn’t recognized until the 1950s when it became its own breed. Today, some registries consider Himalayans to be a pointed Persian, part of the Persian class. In Britain, the Himalayan is called the Colorpoint Longhair. But aside from the colored points, are there any … Read more

Are turkeys Turkish?

What came first Turkey or Turkey? When settlers in the New World began to send a similar-looking fowl back to Europe, they, out of familiarity, called them turkeys. But, every language seems to have radically different names for this bird, and so Turkey the nation is definitely the first and correct usage of the word. … Read more