British shorthair cat
What qualities are strongly associated with the Victorian era? Most likely, this is aristocracy and power. For many people, the British Shorthair cat has the same associations. And this is…

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White cat
A pure white cat is magic! So consider not only modern happy owners of such animals - even our ancestors were sure of it. Already in ancient Egypt, white cats…

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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

Ginger cat

Ginger cat: a sign of happiness
Even in ancient times, it was believed that the red cat is the support and hope of all the suffering and sick. It was the red cats and cats that were considered to be real advocates (sometimes magical properties were attributed to them), and later they were even elevated to the rank of healers: it was believed that if the red cat started to take care of the patient, the latter would recover much faster after the operation or serious illness.
Moreover, cats with such an amazing color are also called gold: people letting in the house of such a “solar” beast are sure that it will bring joy and fun for all households, and at the same time wealth, which is symbolized by its red hair. Continue reading

Shows of cats, cats and kittens: to be or not to be?
Almost every owner of a pedigree cat thinks at a certain moment: “Shouldn't we go to the exhibition?”. But the majority rejects this thought, because with it a lot of…

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Two-colored cat
The bicolor color of cats is differently called bicolor. As a rule, such features of color are peculiar only to some breeds of animals, and in general, bicolor cats were…

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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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Sound language
Why does it say "meow"? Despite the fact that the cat expresses most of its emotions with the help of gestures and facial expressions, this animal is still not deprived…

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