10 reasons to take a cat from a shelter
So, you decided to have a cat at home. You would like to change the habitual way of life in the direction of a small chaos. Fur mice and bows on strings settle in the house, and the degree of love in the atmosphere immediately jumped into several dozen divisions.
Then the question arises – where do the cats come from? You can buy in the bird market or from breeders. You can ask friends: kittens are often given in good hands. There is another great decision – to take a purr from a cat’s shelter.
The reasons why it should be done can be divided into moral and practical.
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Caring for an old cat
Old cats: special care
If your cat has reached old age, she definitely needs to pay special attention. Like an elderly person, such an animal needs peace and quiet, as well as the presence of a cozy and warm corner, so try to provide them with it. However, caring for an old cat also involves taking into account other nuances, and you need to pay attention to each of them.
First of all, it is necessary to provide special living conditions to the pet. It is especially important that the pet’s bed is warm — old cats love to warm themselves, and it is advisable to help them either sit closer to the sun or directly at the radiator (or even better if the cat has two rookeries).
Also make all the places your pet likes to be available to him. Continue reading
Care for cats with long hair is primarily a regular combing. If the long-haired cats are not properly cared for, the wool falls down very quickly, which threatens not only a spoiled appearance, but also some skin diseases, as well as the formation of tangles that can cause severe pain to the animal. Cat grooming involves the use of special soft brushes that you need to brush the animal both on and against the coat.
Sometimes caring for long-haired cats also involves some “hairdressing” procedures: belly hair is particularly prone to tangling, so even with regular brushing it still has to be trimmed. To do this, use special scissors with blunt ends, but before the “haircut” should try to separate tangled pieces with your fingers. Continue reading