Posts Tagged ‘cats’

Adoptable Pet of the Week: Cisco

Cisco the cat.

Our adoptable pet of the week is a handsome cat named Cisco. Dressed to the nines in his slick, black tuxedo, Cisco is an adventurous young guy, approximately 2 years old. This curious and friendly cat loves to be involved in the action and is the perfect side-kick for almost any activity. He will do…

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A study of twins aims to clarify the roles genes, environment play in autism

At first glance Christopher and Gerald Dixon seem like any other pair of twins. They look alike, dress similarly and play together. But Gerald is autistic and Christopher isn’t. The boys were one of 1100 twin pairs who participated in the largest ever study of Autism in twins, the California Autism Twins Study (CATS). The study found that the environment plays a much bigger role in causing autism than previously thought.

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Adoptable animal of the week: Madison

Oakland North is continuing with our feature. Every Tuesday, Oakland Animal Services will spotlight an “Animal of the Week” that’s up for adoption at their facility.  This week it’s Madison: Madison is a friendly, two year-old cat that loves people. She’s sweet and petite and likes being held. Madison doesn’t seem too fond of other…

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