Feb
15

Long term cat care

Long term cat care

A cat can be a pet and also a friend. If you want the feline to be with you for the long term, it pays to know proper cat care. Before getting one from the pet store or animal shelter, be sure to have a bed, dish bowl and litter box ready. By giving them their own space, they will be able to adapt to the new environment that you have made for them.

Since the cat will explore around the house and might even go out, it is advisable to put a collar around its neck which has your name, contact number and address so in case it wanders off, one of your neighbors will be able to return it. Another option is to insert a microchip under their skin. Putting this device into the feline is very similar to giving it a vaccination. Aside from using it merely to identify the cat if it gets lost, it also has another purpose which is a flea deterrent because it has a chemical that helps keep these parasites away.

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Jan
25

What is cat furniture and why is it good

What is cat furniture and why is it good

You can finally rid yourself of scratches from your cats upon the furniture in your home by buying cat furniture. Cat furniture is the general term for any of the cat scratcher, cat tree, cat tower or any similar feline oriented furniture you may come across. This furniture, made especially to a feline's specification can finally put an end to the scratches and claw marks upon the furniture in your household.

People usually get so tired of their pet cats scratching their furniture, that they sometimes have their claws remove. I would strongly recommend abstaining from any such act. The cats still keep trying to scratch, claws or not, which harms them in the long run. A cats scratching is a purely instinctual nature inbred in felines all across the world, like a lion or tiger in the jungle, so the domestic cats in out houses just cannot do nothing but scratch.

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Jan
13

Regulate the diet of your Persian cat

Regulate the diet of your Persian cat

Purchasing quality pet products present a problem these days as there are such a vast range of choices available to us. As far as your Persian cat’s food items are concerned you must to be very careful to check the type and quality of the food before you offer it to your cat.

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Jan
12

Cat diabetes - How to care for your cat

Cat diabetes - How to care for your cat

Cat care takes on a whole new level when your pet has diabetes. We all want our pets to enjoy a long and normal life and following the tips in this article will help make that possible. It is unfortunate that cats have their own version of diabetes, also a serious affliction among humans. It is also important for pet owners to know how feline diabetes affects cats and how they can help make life better for their pets by learning how to better care for them.

There are two primary types of diabetes. The similarities between human and cat diabetes make it easy to diagnose, and fortunately there are treatments. Type 1 Diabetes is a result of insufficient insulin production. Type 2 Diabetes is a result of the body not processing the insulin in the body efficiently. A secondary type of cat diabetes that is seen occasionally is triggered by drugs that may have impaired the body's ability to naturally process insulin. Cat diabetes strikes cats of all ages, but most frequently it is seen in older cats.

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Jan
12

Effective strategies for cat leash training

Effective strategies for cat leash training

Whether your cat likes to spend its times indoors or outdoors, there might come a time when you need to take your cat outdoors and this is where you need to train your cat to walk on a leash. You might have seen dogs taken out on a leash, you even might have seen ponies on leash, but have you ever seen a cat on a leash? Probably not, but that doesn't mean it's not possible. Here are some practical tips for leash training your cat.

The main purpose of a leash is to control the erratic behavior of your pet while outdoors. Cats are taken on leashes so that they don't run away from you and cause public nuisance. Once a cat escapes it's very difficult to catch him, because they are very agile and able to get through small spaces easily, not to mention their jumping abilities. In some areas, it's illegal for a cat to run free. It's also potentially dangerous, despite your cat's fine instincts. There are cars, large dogs and rabid squirrels to contend with that your cat might not be able to escape.

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Dec
19

Cleaning your cat litter box made easy

Cleaning your cat litter box made easy

There is nothing worse for cat or cat owner than a smelly litter cat litter box. For many cat owners, the cat litter box is the worst of part of owning a cat. Not only is it something people dread to clean but it is also dusty and dirty. And, those who have to clean it can find themselves more susceptible to cat diseases that are present there. For Sure, it's a awful job but it does not have to be too hard either.

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