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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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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How to feed a cat with wet food?
The health of a pet depends largely on what foods are in its diet. High-quality, balanced wet food will help him meet his old age energetic and full of strength.…

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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

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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Cat recovery after surgery
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Idiopathic cystitis in cats
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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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