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…

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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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Food Allergies and Food Intolerances in Cats
Allergy, the famous “disease of the 21st century,” is found not only in humans, but also in pets. For example, itching and skin irritation in cats can be symptoms of…

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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

Bezoar in cats
What are bezoars? Why are they formed and what is their danger? How to protect your pet’s health? About this in our article. Bezoara: what is it and why are…

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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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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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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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