Why do cats rub on their feet?
Why do you think the cat rubs against the owner’s feet? Creeps in? Asks for pens? Hints that it is time for lunch? Or maybe there is no reason and…

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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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Is it possible to walk a cat?
Spring is slowly but surely coming into its own. With the arrival of heat, cats are increasingly basking on the windowsill in the sun, and their owners are wondering: maybe…

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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 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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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 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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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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