To maintain health and beauty, the cat’s coat needs daily care. Animals carry out most of it on their own, performing daily “washing”, but this is not always enough. By helping your pet take care of the coat, you will not only improve the quality of its coat, but also reduce the amount of hair that it leaves on furniture and clothing during shedding.
WHAT ARE CATS?
By the type of coat of cats can be divided into 4 main categories:
Cats without hair (sphinx);
Shorthair (Siamese, Bengal, British);
Half-long-haired (bobtail, munchkin); Continue reading
The development of veterinary medicine of small pets in our country began relatively recently. Even 30–40 years ago, most people did not even think of investing in the treatment of pets. Treated productive and economically useful animals. And if dogs with a stretch could be attributed to this group, cats did not fall into this category. The lack of demand for treatment of domestic cats did not allow the development of veterinary medicine in this area. The lack of knowledge among veterinarians and the general population led to the birth of myths about the impeccable health of cats: “cats practically do not get sick, and if they get sick, it’s incurable.” Unfortunately, the stereotype thus developed to this day prevents many cat owners from paying close attention to the health of their little friends and preventing their diseases. This article will introduce you to the most common cat diseases.
The signs of all diseases can be divided into specific and non-specific. Non-specific signs are manifested by the poor condition of the animal as a whole and are observed to varying degrees in almost all pathologies. These include: an increase in body temperature (above 39 ° C), a decrease in appetite, apathy, and a decrease in social activity. Specific signs of disease directly indicate the area of a possible problem. Continue reading
The quality, quantity and balance of the products that the kitten receives, lay the foundation for its health. It is with him that he will go through life, overcoming his small obstacles. In addition, the degree of digestibility of the feed is very important in providing the pet with the necessary nutrients. From the first months of life, your kitten needs a complete, carefully calibrated diet.
If the animal is healthy, and its gastrointestinal tract (GIT) works like a clock, problems with the digestion of components of high-quality feed, as a rule, do not arise. If the kitten shows signs of digestive upset, then the saturation of the body with nutrients, and hence the full development of the kitten, is at risk.
Signs of an indigestion: Continue reading