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It is written in the epigraph to the editorial  about dogs: ‘… he renders services that have made him man’s best friend.’ This is true; but if dogs are friends, cats are not only our companions but also children, grandchildren and loved ones, which is increasingly important in view of the increasing overpopulation and gender imbalance [2,3].
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2. Jargin SV. International Conflicts and
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Economics of Northern and Western Asia 2019;28(2-
3). Nova Science Publishers, Inc.