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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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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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 procedure that lasts about 20 minutes. The operation is performed under anesthesia, the animal does not feel any pain. The doctor makes a small incision, leads the testes out and cuts them off. In most cases, the surgeon does not even suture.
There are alternative ways of castration of cats (which are inherently sterilized, but among owners it is common to call castration all types of cessation of sexual activity of dogs and cats), less common and, according to some, not so safe. Continue reading

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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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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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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Abyssinian cat
The Abyssinian cat is remarkably similar to the images of cats that can be seen in ancient Egyptian frescoes. Therefore, many breeders like the legend that these cats are descendants…

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