Bengal cat
ORIGIN Bengal cat, bengal - a hybrid of domestic (Felis silvestris catus) and wild Bengal cat (Prionailurus bengalensis). The story of the appearance of a Bengal cat deserves special attention…

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What you need to know about cat health? Self-monitoring and routine inspection
For the loving owner of a domestic cat, there is nothing more important than her health. Often the owners perceive the pet as a full member of the family and…

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Why does a cat bury a bowl?
Cats often surprise their owners with strange habits. Some refuse to drink from a bowl, but stubbornly attack the tap. Others arrange the most rigorous test drive for fillers. Still…

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Why does a cat have a mustache?

What is the name of a mustache for cats and what are they?
The mustache in cats grows not only under the nose, but also on the forehead, near the eyes, on the chin and even on the paws. More precisely, it is correct to call them not “mustache”, but “vibrissa”. These are sensitive, hard hairs that are longer than the coat. There are about 40 pieces of such hairs on the cat’s body, and only 24 of them are on the face.

Unlike simple hair, vibrissae are surrounded by hundreds of nerve endings and muscle fibers, and their root goes deep into the tissue.

Each vibrissa is a separate organ of touch, which 24 hours a day uninterruptedly transmits a signal to the animal’s brain. Vibrissas are present not only in cats, but also in many other mammals, including dogs. Continue reading

Cat Food

The rules for feeding cats living indoors are based on an understanding of their physiological and behavioral characteristics. What features are typical for domestic cats and what kind of care do they need?

What are the needs of cats living at home?
Such a cat is limited in movement and spends most of its time sleeping and eating. Her inactive lifestyle is reflected in many physiological processes in the body. Low activity can lead to disruption of the gastrointestinal tract, deterioration in stool quality and the appearance of a sharp, unpleasant odor from the tray.

In addition, domestic cats are more prone to overweight and obesity. Therefore, the caloric content of the diet of such a pet should be reduced, and its composition should include a prebiotic that contributes to the normal functioning of the intestine. Continue reading

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 place and the psyche formed. On the way to growing up, the kitten expects a lot of amazing discoveries, incredible adventures, but at the same time there are dangers, many of which people simply do not notice. So contact with an ordinary central heating battery for your little pet can result in a burn, and familiarity with the doorway – a tail injury.

What to do if trouble has come?

Burns
Most often, cats suffer from thermal burns. To protect your pet from damage, you should think in advance how to limit its access to heating appliances. Enclose the central heating batteries with special screens, and when cooking, carefully monitor the movements of the kitten so that it does not jump onto the hot surface of the hob. Continue reading

Cat and baby in the same house
Are cats dangerous for children? There are people who are sure that cats are dangerous for children. What if an allergy? Suddenly worms? Suddenly fleas? But if an allergy can…

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What vaccinations do kittens need?
In the first weeks of a kitten’s life, a cat-mother takes care of his immunity. But after weaning from his mother, his natural defense weakens and needs additional support. What…

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Feeding cats: the right food and diet
Eating or underfeeding? Of course, the reverse process can also take place - the animal’s underfeeding, which leads to starvation and depletion (cachexia) of the pet with all the ensuing…

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EGYPTIAN CAT
The Egyptian cat (Egyptian Mau) belongs to the group of medium-sized short-haired cat breeds. A distinctive feature of this cat is spotty color and a peculiar pattern on the head.…

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