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Tumblr Dives Into European Folklore About Evil Whales (Thread)

Whale, whale, whale, if it isn't another thread viral animal thread... we love those! It all started with a viral tweet from Twitter user Mx. Leah Velleman, in which they brought up the fact that Europeans avoid using the word "bear" in fear of summoning them. Instead, they call them "brown one" or "honey-eater." Pretty interesting right? And we thought we were superstitious!

Turns out, there's an even more wild European theory about evil whales, from Iceland. If this isn't already fascinating to you, we're not quite sure how to help you because, friends, this is about as cool as it gets. Get yourself ready to go deep diving into the depths of the unknown

iceland folklore about evil whales - thumbnail of text "Icelandic folklore requires you avoid saying the names of evil whales, otherwise you'll draw their attention. fidoruh Yall have evil whales?"
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"Dogs are colorblind", "You can't teach an old dog new tricks" and other common myths we all believe in are being debunked by veterinarians from the Animal Medical Center in New York City. 

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Famous Mythical Creatures Of Every US State (Illustrated)

Welcome to the American bestiary catalog! A catalog full of animals, birds, and other interesting natural (or sometimes imaginary) phenomena. 

According to this 12th century author, the purpose of bestiary is "to improve the minds of ordinary people, in such a way that the soul will at least perceive physically things which it has difficulty grasping mentally: that what they have difficulty comprehending with their ears, they will perceive with their eyes."

Thanks to CashNetUSA, for assembling all the greatest mythical creatures within the US, and illustrating them so wonderfully! 

If you're living in the US, share what mythical creature your state is famous for! 

Story via CashNetUSA

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8 Misconceptions About Cat Neutering

There are countless benefits to neutering or spaying your cat, and the advantages of the procedure certainly outweigh the disadvantages. However there are many misconceptions about the impact and expectations surrounding this procedure. Following are eight common cat neutering myths and why they need to be debunked.

Via: The Purrington Post

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8 Craziest Myths About Cats Throughout History

Since time immemorial, civilizations across the world have been devising myths about these curious creatures, ranging from superstitions about their supposed luckiness to stories of them playing fiddles, hanging out in cradles, or sailing the sea with owls in pea-green boats. Here are some of the more curious beliefs different cultures have held about felines throughout history.

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Have some crack down with top canine myths, all checked by dog host, Frank. Brought to you by Bark:

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