How to help a cat lose weight?
A sedentary lifestyle rewards extra pounds not only us, but also our pets. Just imagine: in the wild, wild cats get their food daily, travel several kilometers, compete with their…

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How to clean your cat’s ears at home?
How to clean the ears of cats? It would seem that this is nothing complicated. But the procedure has its own nuances, not knowing about which you can harm the…

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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…

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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? Is she safe? You will find answers to all these questions in our article.
What is catnip?
Catnip is a perennial herb of the European-Central Asian species. It is found in Russia, Western and Central Asia, Central and Southern Europe, India, Nepal and Pakistan. Grows on forest edges, wastelands, along roads. Many grow unpretentious plants in the front gardens or at home.

The official name for catnip is catnip (Latin Népeta catária). Obviously, the plant owes its name to a striking effect on most cats: both domestic and wild. However, mainly catnip is used in areas far from the zoo industry: medicine, cooking and perfumery. Continue reading

How to protect a cat from ticks?
In the warm season, many owners take cats for a walk on the grass or take them with them to the country. But outside the apartment, pets are waiting for…

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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…

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Cat Sterilization: Pros and Cons
What is sterilization? What is the difference between sterilization and castration, or is it the same thing? Why sterilize a cat, what are the pros and cons of this operation?…

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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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