Does a cat need vaccination?
 This issue is often discussed in specialized forums and distributed in veterinary clinics. It would seem that with walking cats everything is clear. They are in daily contact with other…

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Does a cat need vaccination?
 This issue is often discussed in specialized forums and distributed in veterinary clinics. It would seem that with walking cats everything is clear. They are in daily contact with other…

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Obesity in Cats: Symptoms
In the previous article, “Obesity in Cats,” we talked about the causes and treatment of the disease. In it, we noted that obesity develops gradually: from insignificant weight gain to…

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How many cats sleep?

Only a sleeping cat can be sweeter than a cat! It seems that we will never tire of being touched by funny sleep poses, a pink nose, soft paws … But how cute cats are yawning! Fortunately, you can admire these species almost endlessly, because cats simply love to sleep. Have you ever tried to calculate how many hours cats sleep per day? It is interesting!

If pets fought for the title of champion in sleep, cats would have every chance to win! Surprisingly, on average, a cat sleeps 2.5 times more than its owner. When you wake up early in the morning to work, be sure: your pet will definitely get enough sleep for you!

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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

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

Cystitis in a cat: what to do?
What to do if a cat has cystitis? If your cat shows symptoms of cystitis, contact your veterinarian as soon as possible. He will examine the pet, conduct tests and…

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The cat jumps on his face and bites!
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How to clean your cat’s ears at home?
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How is the Don Sphinx different from the Canadian?
Sphinxes are amazing cats that leave no one indifferent. Some fall in love with the breed at first sight. Others exotic appearance at first discouraged. But once they hold a…

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