Cats are great pets. Not only are they adorable and cuddly, but they are also very independent animals. Cats don’t need to be taken out a few times a day to go to the bathroom as dogs do. Cats go to the bathroom in a litter box, and they start at a very young age. Also, using the litter box is instinctive, and cats don’t need the amount of training to be housebroken the way that dogs do. Also, cats don’t need to go for walks to get exercise the way that dogs do. Cats will find ways to exercise on their own. Finally, cats don’t need to be bathed and groomed regularly. Cats are very clean animals, and they handle their grooming themselves. Some long-haired cats can benefit from being brushed once in a while, but overall, they groom themselves. But how long can I leave my cat alone?Continue reading “How Long Can I Leave My Cat Alone”
Would you like to know How to introduce a kitten to an older cat? In this article we will go over the best methods to help you with this issue! Cats are great pets. Not only are cats adorable, but they are also very independent animals. Unlike dogs, cats don’t need to be walked a few times a day. Cats go to the bathroom in a litter box, which takes just a few minutes a day to clean. Also, cats are very clean animals. They spend a great deal of their time grooming themselves, which means that you don’t need to worry about bathing your cat regularly. If you have one cat, you may be tempted to get another. Getting another cat will give you another pet to love, and it will give your cat a friend. If you already have an older cat and are considering getting a kitten, you should understand that the new kitten probably won’t be accepted by your older cat right away. Your home and your affection have belonged to your older cat for quite some time, and he might not be ready to give that up without a fight. There are certain things that you need to take into consideration before getting a kitten. Also, it is essential that you introduce the two properly if they have any chance of getting along.Continue reading “How To Introduce A Kitten To An Older Cat”
Traveling, more so on long-distance, comes with a lot of excitement. And tagging along our favorite pets makes it even more adventurous. Nonetheless, traveling along with your cat isn’t as pleasant as you would want it to be. Most cats don’t love sitting in those moving objects, and you can always tell how stressful they become during the journey. To calm the cat, the Vet might prescribe mild medications for anxiety.Continue reading “The Best Cat Sedative For Travelling In Car Or Camper”
It really depends on the cat how their coat is and how the Maine Coon takes care of it. But it’s good practice to let the cat get used to taking a bath.
In general they’re not so bad in terms of coat care. In most cases 1 time a week is a good guideline to comb their coat. Because the coat is water repellent and can withstand the cold due to a layer of fat that also ensures that the coat doesn’t tangle up so much.
Some will hardly ever have to be combed and others suffer from tangles so quickly that they have to be combed more often a week.
The Maine Coon usually sheds, just like all other cats, with the changing of the seasons. In autumn they shed for a winter coat and around spring they shed again for a summer coat. Throughout the year they do lose hair, but not as much.Continue reading “Do Maine Coon cats shed a lot?”
The Maine Coon is a very popular cat breed with a very impressive appearance, but don’t be put off by its wild hair: the character of the Maine Coon is incredibly gentle! Are you also completely convinced that the super fluffy Maine Coon is the cat breed for you? Then read below everything you need to know about this beautiful cat breed.Continue reading “Are Maine Coon Cats Good Pets?”
Catnip (Nepeta) is a collective name for more than 200 plants from the lipflower family. The plant has lavender blue flowers and exudes a menthol-like scent. The plant grows naturally in Europe, Asia and Africa. The plant contains substances to which many felines react extremely.
Nepetalactone, the cause of the typical catnip symptoms, has a mild hallucinogenic effect. The plant produces this substance to defend against insects. It is assumed that nepetalactone has the same effect as pheromones.
Cats show different reactions when exposed to catnip and silvervine.Continue reading “Silvervine for cats – Is it addictive? Or catnip with superpowers?”
Is your cat constantly scratching the furniture, is the wallpaper hanging in tatters along the walls or do you want to prevent your cat from destroying your furniture? Maybe your cat already has a beautiful scratching post, but isn’t looking at it? Read here: why cats scratch, how to prevent them from scratching the furniture and how to teach them not to scratch the furniture and wallpaper.
Normal cat behavior or behavioral problem?
Scratching objects is normal cat behavior and therefore impossible to stop. Scratching has several functions. Your cat gets rid of his old worn nail covers and sharpens his nails. Certainly cats who don’t go outdoors will look inside for a place to sharpen their nails. Your cat will also scratch objects to leave its scent on them. Cats give off their scent to all kinds of objects on their route.Continue reading “Why do cats scratch my furniture?”
Short- and long-haired cats are a common sight in the cat world. However, cats with a curly coat or even without a coat at all are much rarer! One of the breeds that does have a remarkable coat is the Cornish Rex cat.
The coat of the Cornish Rex cat is reminiscent of that of a mole – and it is the most striking feature of this cat breed. It first stood out in the 1950’s on a farm in Cornwall, England. After that, there was targeted further breeding to see this coat more often. The hairs of the Cornish Rex differ from those of the Devon Rex. The term “Rex” describes the extraordinary coat structure and is mainly used in rabbit breeding.Continue reading “the beautiful fur of the cornish rex cat”