The main diseases of cats
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…

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How to remove a cat from a tree?
Talent to climb trees in cats' blood. Even the most well-fed cat can easily climb a tree. But getting down from it is not so easy. Especially when it comes…

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Stages of growth and development of a kitten
A lot of events await the kitten on the way to growing up. Let's take a look at the most significant of them in stages. 1 month Kittens are born…

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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

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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How to make a cat friends with a child?
Making a cat and a child is not as difficult as it might seem. Of course, there are times when this fails and the cat stubbornly avoids the child, but…

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Sterilization and castration of cats: differences and consequences
Caring owners are anxious about the health of their pets and will do everything to ensure that their pets are healthy and happy. It is often not so easy to…

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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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