Do cats have memory?
Do cats have memory?
11.08.2014 / Comments (0)

 We know a lot about physiology of domestic animals, but we know so little about cat’s memory, especially about storage and playback of information stored – all that is a mystery to be discovered. However, research conducted in this area, is enough to find the answer, whether cats have memory and in what way it is different from those people have.

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Why cats are said to have 9 lives?
Why cats are said to have 9 lives?
12.05.2014 / Comments (0)

 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.

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Origin of cats
Origin of cats
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 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.

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Felinotherapy: how can cats cure people?
Felinotherapy: how can cats cure people?
08.05.2014 / Comments (5)

 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?

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Cats in ancient Egypt
Cats in ancient Egypt
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 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.

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