Are cats afraid of water?
Have you noticed how cats like to watch the water, lie in the bath or sink, drink from the tap? Agree, this behavior does not fit with the panic fear of water. So what’s the deal?
In fact, cats are not afraid of water: they are afraid of getting wet! This fear is genetically embedded in them. However, there are always exceptions. We will talk about them below.
Cats are not afraid of water. They are afraid to get wet!
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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 really be a problem (you can’t guess here), then the other risks are exaggerated.
If a cat is domesticated and is monitored (regularly vaccinated and treated for parasites, taken for examination by a veterinarian, do not practice self-walking and does not allow the cat to dig in the bin), it does not pose a threat to the child’s health and there are no restrictions on the child’s communication with no cat. Exception: scratches, but we will talk about them below.
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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 are extremely common. If, for example, the owner takes his pet to the country in the summer, the risk of infection of the pet will increase significantly. In addition, there are parasites that live on the body of the animal constantly.
Recently, however, veterinary pharmacology has taken a big step forward, and the overall availability of antiparasitic drugs has increased. Moreover, with adequate medical care, most parasites today are significantly less dangerous than 30 years ago. But what are they? How can the owner recognize if his pet is infected? What to do if they happen?
WHAT TYPES AND SPECIES OF PARASITES IS ALLOCATED FOR TODAY?
Most often, parasites are distinguished by their location. So, external parasites (ectoprazites) include: Continue reading