The origin and domestication of cats
Many argue that the first cats were tamed and domesticated by the ancient Egyptians, but there is no general opinion on this matter. It is believed that the history of…

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Raising cats
How to raise a cat? First of all, remember the most important thing: raising cats requires patience and sincere love. Upbringing must assume a constant - friendly, but persistent! -…

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Cats of rare colors
Coloring cats: the most incredible options Thanks to constant crossbreeding and various experiments, felinologists managed to bring out a lot of feline colors, many of which look simply amazing and…

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Preparation for the exhibition
The first exhibition is always an exciting event. The owner has a lot of questions, because you need to take into account every little thing. Where do you start your…

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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, be friends, then at least maintain neutrality. This is especially important when it comes to cats and other domestic animals, because cats are real predators.
Cat and rat
Rats for cats – prey! The owner needs to remember this, even if his cat is a peaceful and absolutely not predatory creature. There are cases when the misfortune happened after a long close friendship: a rat literally walks over the head of a dangerous predator, the animals sleep together, but suddenly the owner, coming home, finds a dead rat. As a rule, the cat does not even try to eat “prey”. And all because at one point in the house affectionate cat a natural instinct woke up, which did not allow her to ignore such an easy target. Therefore, a cat and a rat should not be left alone without human supervision. When leaving, put the rat in a cage, and misfortune will not happen. Continue reading

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, and your task is to ensure her peace as much as possible. First of all, feel the cat’s tummy and make sure that all kittens are born. If you can not do it yourself, better consult a doctor. Also, beware of the animal. If the behavior of the cat after giving birth is alarming, immediately invite a veterinarian!
Especially you should be alerted by the following signs: increased salivation, anxiety, loss of coordination of the animal, a sharp rise in temperature, convulsions. Continue reading

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

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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Story of unusual cats
The history of unusual cats: the treasures of the world Anyone who is interested in such a question as the history of unusual cats, first of all receives information about…

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Turkish Angora
Nowadays, due to the diversity of different breeds of cats, very little attention is paid to such a breed as the Turkish Angora. At exhibitions it is very rare to…

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