Weaning kitten from mother
Weaning is the transfer of a kitten to self-feeding and adaptation to life without a cat mom. The most favorable for this is considered the age of 10-12 weeks. By…

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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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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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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 others act like an alarm clock in the middle of the night, suddenly deciding to knead their feet on their master’s belly. But if you delve into the matter, we will find that many of the “strange” habits are not at all strange. These are echoes of instincts that in the wild save feline lives. For example, do you know why a cat is burying a bowl of food? If not, we will tell you about it!

Cats are great hunters. But even ideal predators have bad days. In the wild, cats do not always come back from hunting carrying prey in their teeth. Sometimes they come with nothing. For such cases, in order not to die of starvation, cats create reserves for themselves. After a successful hunt, they bury the remnants of food – so deep that other predators did not smell it. Continue reading

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

Sensitive Digestion Cat Feeding
At the age of 2-3 months, the kitten is usually excommunicated from the mother cat and begin to offer additional food: wet and soaked in dry water. It was then…

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Weaning kitten from mother
Weaning is the transfer of a kitten to self-feeding and adaptation to life without a cat mom. The most favorable for this is considered the age of 10-12 weeks. By…

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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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How to independently monitor the health of a kitten
The health of the kitten is very fragile, so it is extremely important to carefully monitor it. To be sure that the pet is not sick, make it a rule…

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