It’s hard to imagine a cat without a luxurious mustache! However, nature did not invent them for beauty. Century after century, the mustache helped cats survive in the wild, and today, domestic hunters can not do without them either. So what is their function? About this in our article.
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 eyes, on the chin and even on the paws. More precisely, it is correct to call them not “mustache”, but “vibrissa”. These are sensitive, hard hairs that are longer than the coat. There are about 40 pieces of such hairs on the cat’s body, and only 24 of them are on the face. Continue reading
On the Internet you can find many pictures in which cats and ferrets play together, bask together on the same couch and even eat together. But this does not always happen. We will talk about how ferrets and cats coexist under one roof in our article.
Domestic ferret and cat
Cats and ferrets have a lot in common. They are ideal for home maintenance: they are compact, do not require long walks, are very affectionate, active and just love to play.
For many owners, such a duet becomes a real salvation: hyperactive pets themselves entertain each other, which is very useful after a long day’s work. But there is another side. Both ferrets and cats are predators by nature, and not just predators, but competitors. In the wild, they lead a similar lifestyle, prey on birds and rodents. And also those and others have a difficult character, are demanding and, as a rule, do not give offense. Continue reading
There is a popular belief that only cats can put marks on the corners of walls, doors or furniture, while females do not observe such unforgivable behavior. However, this is not so at all, it happens that a cat marks itself like a cat. The pet approaches the fifth point usually to a vertical surface, raises its tail, shakes it and releases a few trickles of urine. And she doesn’t just pee at all (the little need of the female is seated), so the mustachioed prankster puts her “brand” marking on the surface that interests her. In this article, we will understand why the cat marks the territory, and also find out how to deal with such behavior.
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