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How to Take Care of Your Cat Properly

How to Take Care of Your Cat Properly

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Taking Care of Your Cat Being a cat owner is a big responsibility, which should be shared by the whole family. The most important things that young individuals should learn about cat care are as follows: Regular Visits to the Vet A cat should visit the vet at least once yearly to undergo a physical check-up, which includes eyes, ears and heart, as well as get deworming/deflea treatments and booster vaccinations. If your cat's heath or behavior is a concern, it is crucial to see the vet immediately. Vaccinations Every cat should go through vaccinations for diseases such as feline leukemia virus or FeLV, cat flue and feline infectious enteritis or FIE. Such diseases can endanger a cat's life when infected, so it is crucial to go for preventive measures. Feeding In order to stay heal...

Your Cat Is More Interesting Than You Thought

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FIND OUT THE ODD MAN OUT Whether you are a dog-lover or a cat-lover, you must admit that cats are somewhat interesting, though you may not realize how bizarre they are. Refresh your memory on cat trivia by taking a look at these strange yet interesting facts about cats: The Salty Cat In case you get lost at sea, don't drink the water because the huge volume of salt content can dehydrate you. On the other hand, cats can survive by drinking sea water. They have special kidneys that can filter salt from the water and rehydrate themselves. Threat to Endangered Species All cats, including domesticated ones, are hunters by nature. However, cats that spend most of the time outdoors have played a part in the extinction of 33 species such as mammals, birds and reptiles. In fact, they are one of...