Cats against Christmas trees!
New Year without a Christmas tree - is it possible? Many cat owners think so. They saw how a carefully decorated Christmas tree crashed to the floor under the onslaught…

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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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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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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? About this in our article.

What is sterilization?
Sterilization is a surgical operation to remove the gonads: testicles in cats and ovaries in cats. The procedure takes place under general anesthesia.

When sterilizing a cat under anesthesia (general or local), the testes are removed through a small incision. There are no stitches left after the procedure: only the thread on the spermatic cord, which naturally resolves over time. For cats, this operation is easy and takes only a few minutes. Continue reading

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 wash cats?

It would seem easy to bathe a cat. But when you get down to business, a number of questions pop up. For example, what temperature should water be, what means is better to use for bathing, to wash a pet in the bathroom, or to use a basin? And is it even possible to bathe cats? About this and much more in our article.

Washing cats: is it necessary and how often?
Cats around the world are known for their cleanliness. But even if the pet never leaves the apartment, harmful bacteria and germs that are spreading through the air, daily settle on his fur coat. When licking, they enter the cat’s digestive tract and, as they accumulate, undermine the immune system and lead to chronic diseases. Continue reading

How to walk a cat?
In a previous article, we discussed whether to walk a domestic cat. If you approve of walks, be sure to read the rules of walking. They will help protect your…

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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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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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How to make friends with a cat?
How to make friends with your cat? Weird question? Unless at first glance! Cats are pets with character. Sometimes they don’t have a soul in you, and sometimes they don’t…

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