Cats care

Curiosities about white cats

13 December, 2018
White hair cats are one of the most admired in the animal world. Some think that white cats are the result of multiple genetic mutations, and yet it has been found that the first breeds of cats that populated the planet had mainly light colours or a mixture. When you are looking for information about cats, many of the most curious secrets have to do with the colour of their fur. Today we are going to see what is said about white cats, with some of the curiosities that you might not have[...]
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Poisonous plants for cats

29 November, 2018
Sometimes your kitty can be very attracted to plants and get carried away by the natural urge to chew them. Although most of the plants that are within our reach are completely harmless, there are some species that can be very dangerous for our health, and that you should always consider when caring for your kitty. We do not know how to differentiate when a plant is poisonous, so it is the responsibility of humans not to leave plants that do us harm within our reach. Do you know which are[...]
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Why does my cat hiss at me?

22 November, 2018
Cats hiss the humans when they are very upset or because they are scared. This form of communication is common when the situation escapes our control, for example if something we do not like or when we find a threat. Does your kitty hiss at you a lot? It may be that you are doing something wrong, and that your pet is warning you, or because it is not in good health. Discover what are the main causes why a cat usually hisses so that you are also alert and know how to care for a cat. Reasons[...]
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How long is the pregnancy of a cat?

15 November, 2018
Like pregnancy in other animals, the pregnancy of a cat can have a variable duration that depends on the age of the cat, the number of kittens that your cat is going to give birth to, and the physical and health conditions of the future mother. The duration of pregnancy of a cat is between 58 and 66 days approximately, although it is very complicated to know the exact time of conception, since the pregnancy symptoms do not become evident until a few weeks later. Once the ovum has been[...]
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How to pet a cat

25 October, 2018
Cats love to be caressed, but as soon we look for human care, we may get tired of being touched and end up biting or scratching without warning. The thing is that petting a cat may seem simple but requires technique and some tricks to extend that moment of contact with your kitty. There are some places where your kitty loves to be pet and others that we don’t want you to touch for anything in the world. If you also want to learn how to pet your cat, these tricks will be a great help to[...]
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How to know if a cat is in heat?

27 September, 2018
The moment comes when every cat begins its reproductive stage, known as oestrus, presenting unusual behaviour for humans. Oestrus is a stage through which both male and female cats go through, although in the case of young kittens the process becomes much more evident. If you believe that your cat could be in heat, discover all the information about cats that help you detect symptoms, when this stage begins, how often it repeats, and what care you should give your pet. What is oestrus in[...]
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What to do when a cat is scared by fireworks

20 September, 2018
The vast majority of cats are afraid of the loud noises produced by fireworks. This irrational fear can lead us to hide, and even to escape, taking advantage of an oversight of humans, which could cause us to lose our way by not knowing how to return home. This light and colour that you humans like so much can be a very annoying for us cats. Keep in mind that our hearing is much more developed than yours, and at times of celebrations we are very frightened. If your cat is very scared and[...]
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Diabetes in cats: How to detect and treat it

6 September, 2018
We cats are prone to suffer from Diabetes Mellitus type 2 if we do not take care of ourselves properly. Obesity, poor diet and even our genetic make-up can be some factors that determine the onset of this disease. Looking out for the possible symptoms that can present in cats is very important for detecting the disease on time. Do you think your cat might have diabetes? We will tell you how to detect diabetes in cats and how to care for a cat that has this endocrine problem. How to detect[...]
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Can cats eat tuna?

23 August, 2018
Tuna is the basic ingredient in many feeds and wet food for cats. But can cats eat tuna just like you humans do? Surely you will have realized that your cat loves the smell and taste of tuna and persistently asks you to share whenever you have some at home. If it were up to us, we live exclusively on tuna, although we know that we cannot in fact do this. Today we will tell you whether cats can eat natural tuna and canned tuna and in what quantity. Learn what problems cats that mainly eat[...]
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Feline immunodeficiency virus: how to detect it

27 July, 2018
Feline immunodeficiency virus, or feline AIDS, is a disease that is highly contagious amongst us cats and is caused by a virus that in the majority of cats can affect our immune system slowly but fatally. It is very important that everyone thinking about adopting a new pet knows about this disease and its symptoms in order to be able to detect it. Because cats who are FIV carriers can be prevented from passing the virus on to other felines, knowing a few basic steps for caring for a cat is[...]
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What to do with your cat during holidays?

20 June, 2018
Holiday season is approaching, that time of year when humans spend extended periods of time outside the home and they ask themselves what to do with their pets while they are away. Leaving your cat at home, asking someone to look after her, or even taking your cat with you on your trip; there are many convenient options for you to choose. If you are still not sure what you are going to do, let’s look at the advantages and the steps for caring for a cat that must be taken into account in[...]
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How to take your cat to the veterinarian

23 May, 2018
Having to get in the carrier is a real odyssey for many cats, but if on top of that it is to go see the veterinarian, our stress level goes sky high and we can become very grumpy and even aggressive. Regularly visiting the veterinarian is very important for properly caring for a cat, but if we cats have a really hard time while outside, the visit itself can be detrimental to our health. This is why there are some tricks for taking a cat to the vet so she is calm and as stress-free as[...]
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Is bathing your cat necessary?

9 May, 2018
Cats are the cleanest pet you can have in your home. We spend a lot of time cleaning ourselves throughout the day. Still, on occasion we may appear a little dirtier than we would like and a little help never hurts. Bathing a cat is only recommended in very specific cases, and just like with other cat care tips, bathing must be done while keeping your pet's comfort in mind. As a cleanliness expert, given that I spend many hours a day cleaning myself with great care, today I want to share[...]
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How to search for a lost cat

27 April, 2018
What can I do if my cat is lost? This is a question all you humans ask when you have to look for your missing cat, but it never hurts to know what steps to take, among the other ways you care for your cat, so you are prepared even before the situation arises. We cats are curious animals and occasionally we sneak off. The problem is when we cannot find the way back home. When your cat is missing you must remain calm and take the proper course of action to find them as soon as possible. Look[...]
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How to take care of a cat when she vomits

20 April, 2018
We cats vomit more than you might think, although in most cases we do not have a serious problem or illness. However, you humans can't help worrying when you see your cat vomit, and the importance of knowing how to take care of a cat when she has vomited - and when to see the veterinarian without delay - cannot be overemphasised. Today we will look at the most common reasons that felines vomit and the steps to follow in each situation. Take note of how take care of a cat when she has vomited[...]
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Why does my cat sleep in the litter box?

13 April, 2018
It is very normal for some cats to sleep in the litter box when they are kittens. But one thing about cats that we should all know is that if an adult cat tends to spend too much time in his litter box, something is not right and he needs urgent care to solve the problem. If you notice your cat spending a lot of time in the litter box and even sleeping in or near it on a regular basis, you need to observe his behaviour in order to identify the specific problem and solve it straight away.[...]
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How to show your cat your affection

9 March, 2018
Cats are much more independent pets than dogs. But the fact that they do not need constant cuddling and petting from their family does not mean that they do not enjoy it just as much. There are cats that seek out human contact more often and others that only do so on a few occasions. Still, even the most independent cat needs to be shown affection. For cats, love is shown in small gestures that are learned little by little. Communication between cats and humans is complex, but once we learn[...]
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Why your cat is sometimes aggressive

23 February, 2018
The first thing you should keep in mind when dealing with us kitties is that we’re nothing like dogs. Having information about cats before embarking on the adventure of getting one is always a good idea. This time I want to tell you why your cat can,  at times, be somewhat aggressive. Along with your effort to teach us to use the sandbox and dealing with our territorial desires, one of the clashes between humans and kitties is possible feline aggression. Although hunting and aggressive[...]
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Diets for cats with special needs

9 February, 2018
Humans, I hope that by this time you are clear about how to care for a cat. Our diet must always be balanced, provide us with the energy and nutrition our small bodies need. Regardless of whether or not your kitty has special needs, you should pay special attention to your diet so that we don’t get too fat and stay as healthy as possible. Now then, if your kitty has a chronic illness, food intolerance or is overweight, you will have to provide a diet that meets our needs. But, do you know[...]
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How to care for your Siamese cat!

25 January, 2018
So, you’re thinking about getting a Siamese cat as a flat mate. Congratulations, it is the most affectionate cat breed you will find. In fact, given the fascination of Siamese cats with humans, it is known as "the dog of cats". They don’t really like to go outside, but when their human takes them out for a walk, the Siamese cat is delighted. What's more, your kitty will even let you use a leash for long walks without feeling any temptation to escape. Your good luck doesn’t stop[...]
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How to survive Christmas with your cat

22 December, 2017
It’s Christmastime! The time when our humans build an amusement park inside the house for us… I mean, they decorate the house with Christmas decorations ;). We just adore this time of year, because we have ourselves a great time “tearing up” your decorations. No, we don’t do it to misbehave, we just simply love having so many “toys” so close within a paw’s reach But not to despair, humans, I’m also here to give you a few little tips to enable you to survive Christmas with your[...]
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Why does my cat lick itself a lot? Is that normal?

1 December, 2017
Humans, by now you should know that we cats spend hours and hours grooming ourselves. It’s completely normal for us to lick our bodies to get ourselves good and clean and in good condition. What’s more, you shouldn’t worry if you notice us spending 6 to 12 hours a day on our personal grooming, because that’s what we normally do. You should only devote some special attention to us if you find that our licking is resulting in little sore place on our skin or bald spots on our tummy, legs[...]
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Cats and cold weather. Advice for keeping us toasty warm

23 November, 2017
Humans, if you get cold in wintertime, we do too. We cats don’t get along with cold weather well at all, and if you pay close attention to us, you’ll notice that we spend the cold months of the year in search of sunlight, the warmest nooks and crannies in the house, the radiators and any hiding place where we can find some warmth. Help us out to keep us from spending this winter ice cold. It’s really easy. It’s very important that you bear in mind how we’re eating. If you usually[...]
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Cat vaccines: Which ones must your cat have and when?

10 November, 2017
Progressively more and more cat vaccines are being put on the market, but did you know that not all of them are necessary? It’s important for you to rely on a qualified veterinarian to first examine your kitty and then tell you what vaccines it actually needs, when they should be given and on what schedule. If your kitten is not yet weaned, wait until its eight weeks old and is weaned before taking it to be given any vaccine. It’s very important that you know that a mother cat’s first[...]
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How to help your cat’s digestion

3 November, 2017
Your cat’s digestion processes are particularly long if we compare them to those of humans. Besides, you humans entertain that odd belief that what’s best for us is eating sardines and drinking milk, when the truth of the matter is that we cats are hunters and are much fonder of meat. Mind you now, just like you humans, not everything sets well with us, making it hard for us to digest. Although our digestive apparatus is quite similar to yours, our gastric juices are much more powerful,[...]
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Is your cat overweight? We’ll tell you how you can help your cat be healthier

20 October, 2017
We love eating, you know. But since you’ve taken responsibility for us, you may be letting us eat too much. And much less your own food, which, even though is yummy, doesn’t set well with us at all and can get us overweight. You shouldn’t overlook the fact that we cats will always be happier and much healthier if we keep our ideal weight. Another aspect to bear in mind so as to avoid giving in to the temptation of letting your kitties get fat is the fact that, if we don’t weigh what we[...]
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My cat’s hair falls out in autumn. What should I do?

13 October, 2017
Human, are you concerned because your kitty’s hair falls out in autumn? Not to worry. That’s completely natural, since your cat is simply shedding its coat as the season changes. This shedding usually takes place twice a year, with the change from autumn to winter and from winter to springtime. Even though we usually shed much more hair when good weather arrives, we can also lose a considerable amount of hair in autumn. Don’t try forcing us to shed. It’s impossible to avoid at the[...]
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How often should I clean my cat’s litterbox?

7 April, 2017
When we go to our litterbox, we cats like to find a clean, odor-free place. In fact, in outdoors settings, a cat will rarely go to the same place twice to do its business. Don't you think it's important to decide how often you should cleand your cat's litter box? So, if you don’t want to be coming across some unpleasant surprises, the best thing to do is to keep your cat’s litterbox as clean as possible. That includes removing your cat’s feces daily and cleaning the litterbox[...]
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