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Owners of senior cats can help their aging felines maintain an ideal body weight throughout the senior lifestage by feeding a diet that addresses their unique nutritional needs. Purina Pro Plan, for instance, has reformulated its entire line of senior cat foods to address the changing nutritional needs of aging cats in two different phases of the senior lifestage: ages 7 to 11 (mature) and 11 and up (senior).
It does not matter whether you get a male or female because their behaviour is not dependent on their gender. Neutered and spayed cats make pleasant companions. Any good animal shelter will have healthy cats available. Remember a cat you picked up from the shelter is actually saved from death by you.
You may opt to give your cat canned cat food or dry food. The canned food tastes a lot better but the dry food is advisable for the cat s teeth. You may alternate the use of both types. What you should avoid is giving your cat cow s milk. Cow s milk has proteins that are too large for the cat to digest.
Because of the way many pet food companies describe the meat in the food, it can be difficult to figure out exactly what the difference between chicken flavored , and chicken dinner is. Food that contains chicken meal can only be made from the skin, flesh, and bones only. This is really the best type of protein for a cat.
Cat Carriers For Safety While some people may consider it cruel to cage up your cat it's actually a matter of safety for both you and your cat. For example if you were driving and your cat suddenly jumped on to you, or it got trapped underneath your feet and the brake this could cause a serious accident.
As cats age, there's a gradual decline in the body's ability to repair itself, maintain normal body functions and adapt to stresses in the environment. Disease and weight changes are common throughout the senior lifestage. Cats are more likely to face weight gain during the mature years when activity level declines and metabolism slows.
Finding The Ideal Cat Collar If your cat goes outside it s a really good idea to use a collar. It lets other people know that the cat has a home, and if your cat should stray or get lost then the contact details on the collar will have you re-united with your cat in no time. Deciding what cat collar to buy can be a more difficult choice than you think.
Affectionate Breeds are great for children: Snowshoe, Maine Coon, Ragdoll, Abyssinian, Tonkinese, Himalayan Persian Reserved Breeds: Nebelung, Russian Shorthair, Norwegian Forest Cat Lastly, choose if you would like to go with a kitten or an abandoned older cat. Remember that kittens need to be trained but that adult cats can already be set in their ways.
Which Of These Cat Breeds Is The Right One For You? There are many cat breeds out there. If you are like most people, you don t know much about them. In order to help you to make a choice about breeds, here is some useful information. Do you want a cat that can entertain himself and not get into mischief?
They release a scent from special glands in their paws which helps them mark the area as theirs. They also do it because they are working the kinks out of their body as well as burning some energy. Before you head off to have him de clawed, you may want to try out some of the alternative methods of preventing the scratching.
Will keep the cats area clean, safe and dry, and since a cat does not like messes this is a great way to get rid of the mess for you. With a cat being potty trained, the fecal goes under the water this will help prevent the disease from spreading. There are devices on the market that will help you potty train your cat.
We want quality feline company with a pedigree and the only way to guarantee that a cat is a purebreed is to contact one of the national cat associations or similar organisations in other countries. To find a purebred cat, you may start with the Cat Fancier s Association. The CFA was created to maintain breed standards and to register litters as purebreds.
If you find that your cat exhibits a not-so-healthy clawing habit, you may go for the option of declawing your cat. This is a surgical procedure where the nails are permanently removed so that it will not grow back. However, you should still ask your vets advice if you want to go for declawing because with this, cats will lose a natural defense mechanism.
Female cats can start mating around 6 months old, but male cats can start around 8 months of age. Pregnancy usually can last for around 58 to 65 days (9 weeks approximately). If you are not looking to raise a litter of kittens or turn your male kitty into a roaming tom is it advisable to neuter her and him around 5 months.
The scratching that they do is a way of trimming their nails and it removes the old outer part of the claws. Another reason they are ruining your home is because they know it to be their territory. They release a scent from special glands in their paws which helps them mark the area as theirs. They also do it because they are working the kinks out of their body as well as burning some energy.
In the majority of cases, cats lead a very happy and long life without too many problems. They don t cost very much because cat food and litter are very cheap. They don t require as many vet visits for routine shots either like dogs do which can become quite expensive. For those that have problems with mice, cats make a great natural system for taking care of them.
The first time you use your cat carrier it is also a good idea to put down some newspaper in side just incase your cat has any "accidents". It can be awkward getting a fully grown adult cat into its carrier but you can sometimes trick them with food or treats, kittens on the other hand are much easier to get in to one as you can generally just pick them up and place them in side with out to much hassle.
You should try to have a non skid mat there as well to help your cat feel better about standing in the water. A scared cat is hard to control. So, if you plan to wash him in the tub, make sure to shut the door to keep him from getting out into the rest of the house. What To Do Put the mat at the bottom of the sink or tub.
For the ears, cats collect a considerable amount or wax so you have to take care of it when grooming. 4. Keeping the paws clean. Cats are in the habit of scratching surfaces so it is better to keep them away from the furniture items in the house. It would also help if you keep those paws clean and trim their nails.
For kittens and still growing cats you ll want an adjustable collar to allow for some growth, but make sure you check the fit on a regular basis. Most collars have 2 methods of fastening around the cat s neck. You have the traditional buckle style which is easy to put on and take off but the buckle can break.
Once he is lathered, you ll need to rinse him off. Make sure to get all of the shampoo out of his coat as anything left on him will irritate his skin. Next, do the same with the cat s conditioner. This step is optional if the cat has short hair. If the cat isn t too upset, though, you should try to use it on all cats.
If you do see them, realize that the problem is already a big problem. What you need to do is make sure to check your pet for fleas all the time. You can do this with a flea comb. Carefully comb through the cat s hair and pay attention to the hair around the cat s head and his belly. These are the ideal places for fleas to hide including the ears, eyes and the nose.
If you do not, it can tangle and matt up and need to be shaven. And, it can pose a health risk too. Vocal cats are often something that many people either consider or want nothing to do with. They can be quite noisy. Many cat owners do not have a problem with them, others realize that communicating with them is necessary and that in some cases, it isn t the right choice.
So make sure you book an appointment for after the birth to neuter your kitty to prevent future pregnancies. The world's cat population is vastly increasing with over 100 different breeds recorded, and so many inhumane people out there you will find feral cats come in abundance in most big cities. Spaying her before the first or second heat will vastly reduce threats like uterine disease and mammary cancer, so get onto it straight away!