First aid kitten
The first year of life is a particularly important period for a kitten. It was at this time that the musculoskeletal system formed, the Immune system grew stronger, socialization took…

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Parasites in cats
Even 30 years ago, according to veterinarians, in the territory of Eastern Europe, about 90% of cats were constantly affected by several types of parasites. And even now, parasitic diseases…

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Cat digestive health
Each owner of a cat first of all needs to take care of the health of its digestive system. Only if the pet’s gastrointestinal tract is healthy will it receive…

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castrated animals

Castration, sterilization, aftercare

For starters, let’s figure out the terminology.
Castration is the removal of reproductive organs. In males, the testes (testicles) are removed, and in females, the uterus and ovaries are removed. The purpose of elective surgery in animals is to correct sexual behavior and eliminate the ability to reproduce offspring. Sterilization is a procedure aimed solely at eliminating or temporarily inhibiting the reproductive function of animals; sexual behavior and all secondary sexual characteristics remain unchanged. In the case of surgical intervention, manipulations are performed that are not related to the removal of the testes and ovaries.

Thus, sterilization of animals is inappropriate, since it does not meet the task – does not change sexual behavior and does not eliminate other unpleasant sexual characteristics (male urine retains a pungent odor). In the vast majority of cases (99%), veterinarians resort to castration of animals: castration of females and castration of males. Continue reading

Sterilization of cats and castration of cats
Pet owners who do not plan to raise their pets offspring should consider castration or sterilization. However, the owner must carefully prepare for these procedures. Decide on the age of…

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Caring for a cat after surgery
Unfortunately, often, instead of reliable facts, the owners learn frightening myths that can prevent them from properly caring for the animal. But there are fundamental facts that cannot be neglected.…

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Features of the behavior of cats and the main cat team
Like a dog, a cat belongs to the so-called companion animals and lives in close proximity to humans. However, at the same time, it does not lose its natural instincts…

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What should be prepared for the appearance of a kitten house?
Examine the shopping list for the kitten and make a plan for preparing the apartment for the appearance of a small tenant. Surprisingly, such a small pet will need a…

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