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Brilliant Recycle Bin Turns Bottles Into Food For Stray Cats And Dogs

An innovative Turkish company called Pugedon recently created a genius recycle bin that keeps trash off the streets and feeds stray cats and dogs. Whenever someone deposits a bottle into the bin, a portion of food is dispensed into a bowl at the bottom. All bin operates at no charge to the city of Instanbul, and all recycled bottles deposited cover the cost of the food.
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Kickstarter Aims To Build Giant Hamster Wheel For Felines

Sean Farley from Camarillo, CA recently turned to Kickstarter to raise money for “One Fast Cat”, a giant exercise wheel for cats. Farley says, “House cats possess a natural hunting instinct, and this product helps them expend that pent up energy.” In just 15 days, more than $100,000 has been pledged, ten times it’s original goal. The One Fast Cat costs $199 and will go up once the campaign ends.
[OneFastCat] [Kickstarter]

Veterinarian Sits In A Hot Parked Car For 30 Minutes To Show How It Affects Pets

In the summer of 2012 Veterinarian Dr. Ernie Ward from Calabash, North Carolina sat in a parked car for 30 minutes to demonstrate how hot it really gets inside a parked car, even with all four windows rolled down 1-2 inches. Ward begins the test at 95 degrees and within 30 minutes the temperature in the car reaches 117 degrees, a dangerous temperature for any pet or person.