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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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
The average life span of a street cat is 6–7 years. A domestic cat is less susceptible to the effects of negative environmental factors that reduce its lifespan, and under favorable circumstances can live up to 20 years.
However, at the age of 7–8 years old, aging processes start in the body of a domestic cat, which lead to a significant deterioration in the quality of life and, as a result, a decrease in its duration.
The ability to assimilate food, in particular fat, fat-soluble vitamins and protein, is reduced;
Intestinal motility and resistance worsen;
The quality of feces is deteriorating; Continue reading