Caring for a cat after giving birth
Cat after childbirth: watch carefully The postpartum period of any cat begins immediately after all the kittens were born. The cat after childbirth is usually relaxed and sleeps a lot,…

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Gray cat
Gray cats: the mystery of true silver Silver-gray coat color of cats is rarely called banal gray: as a rule, it is called blue, although, of course, there are several…

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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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Care for a pregnant cat

How long does pregnancy last in cats?
Definitely, the question of how long a pregnancy lasts in cats cannot be answered. The term can fluctuate within 9 weeks, and for long-haired breeds the pregnancy of a cat lasts longer than for short-haired ones: in the first case it is usually 63-72 days, in the second – 58-68.
In addition, the gestation period in cats also depends on the number of kittens: if there are more than five, then the birth may be early, but if it is less, the time is on the contrary delayed. It is considered normal that a cat’s pregnancy may take a week, but if kittens are born a week earlier than expected, they may not survive. Continue reading

Choosing a kitten by color

Choosing a kitten? Then remember that when choosing you should pay attention not only to the breed, but also to the color of the animal: according to the research of German scientists, it is the coloring that will largely determine the character of your pet and its basic habits. The color of the fur of the kittens helps to divide the cats into several typical groups, and, knowing this, by the color of the pet’s fur, you can determine at a glance what it will be like when you bring it home.
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What is castration?
Castration - termination of sexual activity by removing reproductive organs. The most common and reliable method of castration of cats is the surgical removal of the testes - a simple…

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What is sterilization?
Sterilization - deprivation of the animal's ability to reproduce. The most reliable and safe method of sterilization (actually castration) is ovariohysterectomy. During the procedure, both ovaries and uterus are removed,…

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Cat and other pets. How to keep peace in the family?
It is great when a person loves animals so much that he doesn’t have one pet. But in order to preserve peace in the family, all pets should, if not,…

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Care for newborn kittens
Newborn kittens: care properly Caring for a newborn kitten is perhaps no less a matter of responsibility than caring for a baby! When a kitten is born, it is blind…

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