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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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, which significantly reduces the risk of breast tumors (including malignant) and completely eliminates the likelihood of ovarian pathologies (oncology, cysts, etc.). In addition, the removal of the uterus eliminates the likelihood of many deadly diseases of this organ. It is recommended for all cats that have reached reproductive age (even if the cat had estrus only once), older animals, cats and pets who have congenital or acquired uterus disease.
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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 unusual. However, the genetics of the colors of cats even made the most unusual colors standard for certain breeds: these standards must meet not only the color of cats, but also the color of their nose lobes, paw pads and eye color, and only this strict correspondence can be considered proof of the cat’s true identity. to a particular breed. Continue reading