How to feed an elderly cat?
Age-related changes are characteristic not only of us, but also of our pets. Cats in old age are not as active as before. Their "weak" places are vision, hearing, joints…

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Can cats use catnip?
Catnip - what is this plant? Why do some cats literally go crazy after smelling it, while others are completely indifferent to it? What effect does mint have on pets?…

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What are some cat toys?
Toys are an integral part of a cat’s happy life. And the more of them, the better. But going to the pet store for a new thing, you can get…

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How to care for a cat after sterilization?

Sterilization (better known as castration) is the removal of the gonads by surgery. The operation is performed under local or general anesthesia, and after the procedure, the animals need some time to recover. How to facilitate this period for your four-legged friend? We learn to properly care for a cat after sterilization.

So, the procedure is already behind and now you have a weakened pet in front of you. What should I pay attention to first of all? We move in two directions: we make sure that the pet does not get hurt under the influence of anesthesia and that it does not lick the wounds.

The effect of anesthesia can persist for a day after the operation, and during this period the cat will have impaired coordination. Therefore, the pet should never be placed on high surfaces (bed, chair, etc.), otherwise it may accidentally fall. Continue reading

How to feed a cat with wet food?

The health of a pet depends largely on what foods are in its diet. High-quality, balanced wet food will help him meet his old age energetic and full of strength. But even superpremium products can cause gastrointestinal problems if they are not properly combined with dry food or natural nutrition.

Rules for feeding cats wet feed
the pet should always have access to clean drinking water;
an opened can of canned food should be stored in the refrigerator for no more than 2 days, after this time, the half-eaten leftovers must be discarded;
mixing wet and dry food is not recommended – they should be given in different feedings;
if your pet eats natural products, and you want to add wet food to his diet, you must first consult with a specialist who will help you create a balanced menu for the cat. Continue reading

Cat recovery after surgery

Any surgical intervention is a big stress for the animal’s body. How quickly the pet recovers depends on the complexity of the procedure and the quality of postoperative care. How to do everything right and help the cat recover faster?

1. Strictly follow the recommendations of your veterinarian.

The word of a veterinarian is the law. Follow the recommendations and do not self-medicate. If the doctor prescribed antibiotics to the cat, give her antibiotics, and exactly as many days as it should be, even if it seems to you that the pet has already recovered. All appointments must be observed – the success of rehabilitation depends on this.

2. Monitor the condition of the pet. Continue reading

How to make a cat and kitten friends?
To make friends kittens among themselves is easy. They are so sociable, curious and they have nothing to quarrel about! But the situation is different when a new kitten appears…

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Why are cats afraid of water?
Cats are afraid of water - and everyone knows that! That's just ... why does a neighbor's cat just love swimming? Perhaps not all cats are afraid of water? And…

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Cat refuses food: what to do?
Fasting days may please you, but not your cat. If a pet refuses to feed, he has serious reasons for this. What to do in this situation? 1. Checking health.…

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Idiopathic cystitis in cats
There are diseases whose causes are very difficult to trace. A striking example is idiopathic cystitis. In our article, we will talk about its symptoms, prevention and the most likely…

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