Like various types of animals, cats strongly object to the smell of vinegar even once the liquid has dried. If you are looking for a good and simple way to deter a feline, whether indoors or outdoors, vinegar is ready to do the trick for you.
Cats love being scratched under their chin, but it makes you wonder why? What is with this specific spot that makes it so satisfying to be touched or scratched? There are many reasons as to why, including the fact that their chin area is hard to reach when they groom themselves and they can’t reach it themselves.
You’ll probably wonder if dogs and cats can communicate or understand each other. You’re undoubtedly aware that animals have limited language capabilities, for they interact with the tone, the harshness of sound, and volume. As well as humans, if it’s quiet, high pitch and soft they are friendly. If it’s high pitched hard and loud, it’s an alarm. If it’s low pitched, harsh, and loud, it’s a threat. That’s the case with all animals, with adjustments to the range of tones they can generate and the loudness.
Yes, your cats can be trained to cat leash walking. Just like anything else, they also need gentle instruction for them to learn something that’s not familiar to them. There are people saying that they have tried to use walking jackets and harnesses but their cats do not like them.
Felines who haven’t experienced anything on their backs would usually act as if they have been caught by their predator – and usually, what they do is to fight back, freeze, or flatten. Fortunately, gentle cat leash training in a regular manner can help overcome this response.
We all remember those viral videos from a few years ago about cats being spooked by cucumbers and bananas. If you haven’t seen those videos in a while, as a refresher, these were the videos where the cats were preoccupied, and then someone sneakily puts cucumber behind them.
When the cats notice, they shoot up the air in fear. Why in the world do cats have such a huge reaction over cucumbers and bananas? That’s because cats are afraid of things sneaking up on them.
For people who have never experienced living in a peaceful household with both a cat and a dog, it must be hard to imagine that they’ll actually get along. The stereotypical image that comes to our heads when someone says “cats and dogs” is a cat being chased by a dog, or even a cat swatting at the dog who just wants to play.
You know that feel of betrayal when you finally are allowed to bring a cat to your home, but then it would seem like your cat is bonding more with your roommate, your significant other, or with your parent who initially said they don’t want a cat in their house.
Cats, it turns out, play favorites – and they’re not afraid to show it. There’s a lot a factor as to what makes their favorite person their favorite person.
When your cat is under the weather, chances are she cannot exactly ask for an ice pack or a pain reliever to help him feel better, so you might find yourself asking if your cat has a fever or not. How can you tell if your cat has a fever? In this post learn how to identify the symptoms, signs, causes, as well as treatment related to a cat’s fever.
Most cat owners nowadays have already heard of taurine and know a lot that it’s very important to keep their feline friend healthy. But beyond that, most cat owners are not fully aware of what exactly it is as well as why their cat requires it for their nutritional needs.
This is what you’ll be educated on in this article.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, an author at The American Naturalist (peer-reviewed scientific journal), came upon an animal that he named “the most interesting hybrid animal he ever examined.”
He was passing upon a bookstore when he saw a Maine coon cat breed. When he saw the cat, he had it confused with a large squirrel. When he asked the owner of the cat regarding the origin of such a breed, he was then told that the cat actually was an offspring of a cat and a raccoon that the owner’s brother-in-law brought from China, a town in Maine.
Cats and dogs are notorious for not being the best of friends. They fight, fight and fight every chance they get! However, is it really entirely impossible for them to form bonds and fight against their common enemy we can call “The Vacuum”? Fear not furparents, the battle is long and hard, but not impossible to win.
Black cats, if not the famous, are the most talked-about cat for they are considered peculiar, for they are associated with many things – some are bad, and others are just good enough to define them cute only as any other cats.
In the Philippines, it is considered to be a piece of bad luck when a cat crosses your path. It is also a North American belief that black cats are associated with witches and witchcraft. In some parts of the world, black cats are considered to be dangerous during Halloween. However, these superstitions do not deny the cuteness of these cats.
The most important bit of information you must know is that kittens need enough time to be with their mothers before they can be ready to be separated forever. Kittens who are separated from their mom too early could have nutritional deficiencies and potentially form behavioral, mental, and emotional issues.
If you want to change the bad smell of your furry pal’s litter box through changing his diet, then you came to the right place. The bed food for a cat’s smelly poop is the one that’s free of irritants and easy to digest. Its ingredients should be species-appropriate and high-quality, with items such as organs, muscle meat, and fat derived from animal sources making up most of the food.
Meows, hisses, or purrs! Since they can’t sing the ABCs or say “mama” they’ve found their way of expressing how they feel toward us. Cat’s make the effort to communicate with us through sound and body language. If your cat sounds like a motor this could either mean they’re happy, frightened, threatened, or stressed.
To know the difference, it’s important to look at what the circumstances are or what the situation your kitty is in. For more information, continue to read on as we explore the different meanings behind a purr.
Cats are animals that run on pure instinct. In your cat’s life, one of the biggest drives they will ever have is their need to make kittens. When breeding, the season comes along, and your sibling boy and girl kittens are both not yet neutered, they’re bound to have sex with each other and eventually have kittens together.
Throughout history, humans have bred dogs and cats to become the perfect animal companions. However, there’s always been debate between cat loves and dog loves on which animal is the superior pet. It may seem logical to think that somewhere between a dog and a cat is the perfect pet – but is it actually possible for dogs and cats to cross breed and have kuppies, or cat-dogs?
Taurine is one of the amino acids that cats require to be healthy. It’s a very important amino acid for cats since their bodies can’t synthesize it, thus, it should be acquired from their diet. Taurine is necessary for your cat’s nerves, heart, eyes, digestion, brain, fetal development, and immune function.
DCM or dilated cardiomyopathy in cats is often associated with low taurine levels.
It is advisable as owners of a pet cat to look at the ingredients of the canned goods we feed them, i.e. if the fish came from fresh spring water or if the majority of the ingredients are food artificial. While these foods can be enjoyed as a sweet treat for them, your top priority must be life-sustaining for your beloved cat pets.
Fish that come from freshwater bodies ensure our cat’s capacity to grow energetic and more alert. Unhealthy foods cause sickness for your pets and some of these sicknesses come from the food you feed them. This is why preventive measures are done from the food intake of any kind of animal.
Cats and dogs are natural frenemies. They can live harmoniously for one second and be bickering like little humans the next. It gets kind of confusing especially when you see them sharing a bed and sleeping soundly. They are cute and everything but they will make you think, why does your precious dog like to chase around your lovable feline?
Let’s face it, as dog owners we’ve heard of instances where our dog or a friend’s dog ends up killing their cat or a neighbor’s cat. Many thoughts may go through the mind of the dog owner, such as, “Why did my dog do that? What exactly happened? Turns out, it’s normal predatory action for dogs to attack cats invading their personal territory.
Sardines contain fish. Cats love fish. There are many kinds of sardines out there and there seem to be benefits in feeding our pets these canned goods. How ok it is to give canned sardines to our beloved cats, depends on the type of canned sardines.
Let’s evaluate the pros and cons of canned sardines for our feline friends.