cats and dogs


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cats and dogs

n. slow-selling or undesirable merchandise. During the Christmas season, the merchants try to get rid of all their cats and dogs.
See also: and, cat, dog
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In truth, it was raining cats and dogs, such belligerent shower all unprovoked by him who had picked no quarrels nor even been aware of his enemies until they assailed him.
Yet, in general, I like cats and dogs very much indeed.
They seem only to exist so that cats and dogs may gain credit for killing them and chemists make a fortune by inventing specialties in poison for their destruction.
Generally speaking, whites, younger Americans, higher-income families, and those who are married are more likely to own both cats and dogs.
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About five million cats and dogs are killed every year in the U.
In another presentation, Dennis Ownby, chief of allergy and immunology at the Medical College of Georgia, described his examination of the relationship between exposure to cats and dogs during the first year of life and the risk of allergy at age 6-7 years.
Americans spend $20 billion annually on their pets, and more than 90% of pet owners take their cats and dogs to veterinarians for preventive care, according to the American Animal Hospital Association.
To cut down on the millions of impounded animals, both the American Veterinary Medical Association and the Humane Society of the United States now support the practice of neutering cats and dogs early, before the conventional age of 6 months.
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Comfort Zone Promotes Positive Behavior in Cats and Dogs Using Natural Pheromone Technology
Pets are not as common a companion for single people; people who are married are much more likely to own cats and dogs than those who are not.
During recent fires, McGehee's Leona Valley kennel has taken in dozens of cats and dogs - even goats and chickens.