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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Caring for a cat after surgery
Unfortunately, often, instead of reliable facts, the owners learn frightening myths that can prevent them from properly caring for the animal. But there are fundamental facts that cannot be neglected.…

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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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Domestic cat: basic qualities of cats

Of all the animals domesticated by humans, perhaps, it is the domestic cat (scientifically – Félis silvéstris cátus) that today has one of the most privileged positions. And, like a dog, it belongs to the so-called companion animals, living in close proximity to humans.

However, she does not lose her natural instincts and is able to effectively catch small game. There is still debate in the scientific community over whether a cat is completely a domestic animal or whether it can be attributed to the so-called “semi-domestic” species. Be that as it may, the history of the partnership between a cat and a person goes back more than 10 thousand years, and most researchers agree that this partnership began in Nubia or Egypt.

The first documented mention of cats dates back to the 2nd millennium BC. e., when in ancient Egypt to protect granaries from rodents, steppe cats began to be widely used. Then the Phoenician sailors brought cats on their ships: new pets effectively fought with mice and rats and were unpretentious. And since the Phoenicians swam around the then known world, the cat settled on all its shores. But where does our affectionate pets? Continue reading

Castration, sterilization, aftercare
For starters, let's figure out the terminology. Castration is the removal of reproductive organs. In males, the testes (testicles) are removed, and in females, the uterus and ovaries are removed.…

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About cat pregnancy
A kitten in your house is an absolutely independent creation, full of trust in people. His body is weak and defenseless, inaccurate and awkward movements. But time is running out,…

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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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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…

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