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Is Killing Cockroaches a Sin?

A Cockroach

The Bible and other spiritual text do not mention specifically the killing of cockroaches or other insects as a sin, so there is no hard and definite answer to that question. Most people would probably not consider killing a cockroach a sin, but it is up to each individual to […]

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How Long Does It Take for a Cockroach to Starve?

A Cockroach

A cockroach can usually live for about 7 to 10 days without water, and can go for at least 30 days with no food before it starves. It is almost impossible for cockroach to starve to death in the wild unless it is enclosed or trapped, because of its uncanny […]

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Are Cockroaches Immortal?

German Cockroach

There are rumors about cockroaches being immortal, and immune to the effects of radiation. There is a popular myth that cockroaches would be the only surviving animal in the event of a nuclear holocaust. The truth is that although cockroaches are very hardy animals, they’re hardly immortal. They can survive […]

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Are Cockroaches Edible and Healthy to Eat?

Roach

Yes, cockroaches are edible and healthy to eat provided that they are cooked properly to ensure that bacteria present on the body is killed prior to eating. You probably consider eating a cockroach disgusting, as in Western society we do not value insects as a food source. But in many […]

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Are Cockroaches Dangerous to Cats and Dogs?

Sideview of a Roach

Generally, cockroaches are not a threat to dogs and cats and they will avoid them in most circumstances just like they avoid humans. Cockroaches view cats and dogs as a threat to their existence that are better off avoided, so they usually run and hide when they detect the movement […]