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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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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How to trim the cat's claws?
Do cats need to cut their claws? If so, how often and how to do it right? We will analyze these questions together! Why should a cat cut its claws?…

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Monthly Archives: August 2019

Do cats need cereals?

Any cat is an obligate predator. This means that she needs a diet based on animal protein (up to 90%). A cat physiologically cannot stay healthy if there are too many components from plant foods in its diet. However, a certain proportion of carbohydrates should still be, and that’s why.

Carbohydrates perform the function of rapidly receiving energy, which a cat needs to break down animal protein. In other words, a small proportion of carbohydrates ensures the normal digestion of animal protein, from which the cat receives energy and building material for the whole organism.

In nature, cats (like other predators) make up for the need for fast carbohydrates through the contents of the stomachs of prey (rodents and birds eating cereals and plant foods). The most common cat prey in nature – the mouse – just feeds on cereals and plant foods. A mouse is a source of animal protein for a cat, but by eating it, the cat also receives a small portion of the grain of their rodent digestive tract. Continue reading

WHY A CAT TAGS A TERRITORY

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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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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Do pets need variety in food?
If dogs and cats could talk, what dish would they order? What if a pet is tired of its feed and wants to try something new? Does he need variety…

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The cat is cold: what to do?
Do you know the feeling when the street is cold, and at home, it seems, is not much better? Heaters, warm rugs and hot tea save the situation. But how…

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Which bowl to choose for a cat?
Proper nutrition is not only the right food, but also the right bowls! Do you know that your pet’s appetite and health depend on their quality? In our article we…

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