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A disgusting insect, with flat sides and long legs, blood-sucking and incredibly bouncy – can you imagine that? Fleas are ubiquitous parasites that can live without food for several months and propagate extremely rapidly. Fleas in cats – is a real problem, because their painful bites can be dangerous to pets. How can you help your pet get rid of these parasites forever?
It is absolutely ok to worry about your pregnant cat and about unborn kittens, but the most important thing you need is to focus on getting prepared. Before the labor pregnant cats are usually anxious and need maximum attention from their owner – that is why it is so important to think about purchasing medications and materials in advance. Sure it may turn out so that you won’t use some of them. However, it is important to stock up on everything you may need, as in emergency case you won’t have time to do that.
The main thing you should remember: the delivery process in cats is absolutely natural – it’s a magical moment and a true miracle, especially to the owner! You shouldn’t worry and show your nervousness, because in such an important situation the cat would sure feel the mood of the owner. When the course of pregnancy and delivery is normal with no pathologies, everything just happens by itself, without the intervention of the owner. In case something goes wrong – the only thing you should do is to call the vet.
Diabetes is a serious disease that requires skilled and expensive treatment. Fortunately, diabetes in cats, unlike diabetes in people is treatable in most cases. However, it is important to go to the clinic on time and strictly follow all the recommendations of your vet.
Pregnancy in cats is a wonderful time full of tenderness and care. A miracle is happening inside your pet: tiny embryos are slowly turning into baby kittens due to titanic efforts of their mother's body. Caring owners should help their pets providing them with everything necessary and creating favorable conditions for the whole period of pregnancy.
Cats are independent and proud animals in any situation. They are singles – so no wonder cat mating is less about dating and more about military actions. And, unfortunately, owners can never be sure what the result will be: bites and scratches or little pretty kittens. But acting right the owner may significantly increase the chance for success.
Scratches, bites, torn clothing and a scared pet sitting in the corner… You know, what we’re talking about? It means you might have tried to give your cat a medicine without frightening your cat and staying safe and sound. Minimum of physical coercion, maximum care – and the success is guaranteed.
1/3 of the planet population suffers from various kinds of allergies! No wonder the disease is popular among pets also - allergy in cats is one of the main reasons for visiting vet clinics. How to help your pet having detected allergy symptoms and whether it is possible to defeat the ailment?
Luxurious coat, doll face adorable little ears and eyes wide open of Persian cats conquered the hearts of millions all over the world! And now add to all that some charming markings, emphasizing the beauty of a fluffy cloud – and you can see a Himalayan cat!
These charming short-tailed cats are more than just pets. Japanese people believe these cats are best talismans! For their mystical services Japanese Bobtails gladly accept affection, warmth and, of course, love of their owners. A beauty with black spots on the coat is believed to protect the house from devilry, cats with bright red markings are believed to protect from the evil eye and diseases, and tricolor cats attract good luck and financial prosperity.
Diet therapy is an integral part of the treatment and prevention of most diseases. In some cases, only a balanced diet for cats appointed by the veterinarian allows to reach a stable long-term remission. Adherence to the feeding regime can’t be ignored, just like the duration of the diet therapy course, even if the state of your pet has significantly improved.
A fat cat with a shiny coat, lazily waddling from side to side makes many people feel affection and delight: “Oh, what a pretty pussy cat, it must be loved and cherished by its owner!” Fat cats and their slender female owners is a favorite subject for thousands of photographs posted on entertainment sites. Along with this cute photo gallery new sad stories about cats appear on forums: “neutering is dangerous”, “feed manufacturers should be judged”, “veterinarians are incompetent”, “my cat died of heart/liver/kidneys failure” and so on....
Through years a cat is associated with something mysterious and a bit magical. Many legends are created about these graceful animals who didn’t want to become slaves for humans, but managed to be friends. One of the mysteries associated with cats is fantastic endurance of these animals. In ancient times, people even believed that cats are able to reincarnate. Why do cats have 9 lives? And who gave them such a gift? We can only guess, trying to find the answer in the eyes of these mysterious animals shimmering like precious stones.
Small size, unobtrusiveness, self-sufficiency and pleasing appearance made a cat one of the most popular pets for a modern man. Every year, millions of dollars are spent on various studies, which aim to learn more about the physiology and psychology of cats. Even more impressive sums are spent on domestic cats by their owners wanting to create comfortable living conditions for their pets. We know almost everything about cats living next to us. But the origin of cats is hidden from people by the dust of centuries. Who were their ancestors? Why the first domesticated cat crossed the threshold of human habitation? Reliable and not yet proved information collected around the world, are like a puzzle unwilling to merge into a single picture.
British Shorthair is a national treasure in England. These kittens impressed not only the Old, but the New World also. Felinologists are proud of their selection work, because Nordic temper of British cats coupled with their impressive look makes this breed one of the most popular in the world. Just one touch to this amazing coat - and you will never forget this feeling. And just one look into their eyes – how can your resist the charm of a true Cheshire Cat?
Many owners know the feeling of lightness and tranquility they experience stroking their cat after a hard day. Gentle purring, warm coat and friendly look bring confidence and cheer up. Which way can cats cure people, if they do? Are these small predators beneficial to the physical and emotional condition of the owner? Maybe it's just a myth or a result of auto-suggestion?
Residents of Ancient Egypt believed that the universe was created by a pantheon of gods - all-powerful and uncompromisingly violent to any disobedience. Animals and plants were believed to be multiple incarnations of higher powers, their flesh and even parts of their bodies. Animals that were considered sacred were “tuned” to a specific channel through which they could communicate with the gods, and the gods, in turn, could look through their eyes on the humanity. Egyptian god Ra and goddess Bastet looked at the world through the cat eyes, and people could make their prayers heard via cats.
Lush coat is a real pride of whiskered kings and queens. Flowing, soft and shiny coat of a Persian cat caresses your skin when you play with this cat. Touching a warm plush coat of a Briton can be compared to touching the clouds! But sometimes this splendor may cause certain inconvenience both to the cat and its owner. In such cases some grooming and getting a new hairstyle is an easy way to get rid of a coat for some time.