Hyperparathyroidism in cats is a primary and secondary form. Reasons, treatment, prevention

Hyperparathyroidism in cats is a primary and secondary form. Reasons, treatment, prevention

Hyperparathyroidism in cats — or “brittle bone” disease — is a dangerous and fairly common disease in cats. How to prevent and how to treat - details in the article.

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At what age to take a kitten?

At what age to take a kitten?

Having found a suitable kitten in the nursery or at acquaintances, the new owners rush to pick up a small, funny, fluffy lump home as early as possible. They simply motivate their desire: I want it here and now, I already had kittens before that and I know for sure that they grow and develop very well in a month without a mother. Sometimes such persuasion [...]

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When do kittens open their eyes?

When do kittens open their eyes?

A newborn baby is helpless and defenseless: he does not know how to hear, see and even walk. All that nature allowed him to do is to plaintively squeak, crawl along his mother’s belly and suck milk. And only after some time the kitten opens its eyes, learns to distinguish sounds and move confidently in space. At what age amazing metamorphoses occur and we will tell, but at the same time [...]

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How to determine the gender of a kitten: a newborn and in one month

How to determine the gender of a kitten: a newborn and in one month

I have been fond of cats since childhood, and I have always had difficulty determining the gender of newborn kittens. Even breeders are mistaken, what to speak of non-professionals. But the thing is that recently born babies have weak sexual characteristics and it is rather difficult to understand which of them is a boy and which girl. But the difficulties on [...]

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How to care for a british kitten?

How to care for a british kitten?

All kittens require affection, attention, care and, of course, love. When leaving and keeping babies of the British breed, there are some nuances and rules that you need to know about. We’ll talk about this today. Preparing the house for the arrival of a new tenant Before taking the British kitten into the house, you must carefully prepare and equip the space so that the pet is in it [...]

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How to care for sphynx kittens and adult cats?

How to care for sphynx kittens and adult cats?

Sphinxes, frankly, cats with a rather eccentric appearance, and many cringe at a glance at the bald and wrinkled miracle. But there is a certain charm and inner appeal in the “alien” pets. If we had a chance to talk with them, touch their incredibly hot and velvety little calf, then in place of disgust and disgust comes a feeling of immense affection and [...]

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Proper cat ear cleaning

Proper cat ear cleaning

This article will focus on the cleanliness of the ears of our beloved cats and cats. Unfortunately, most hosts do not correct the auditory canal correctly or do not conduct it at all. But this is a very important hygienic procedure - timely cleaning of the ears will help you prevent some unpleasant diseases (otitis media) and notice in time that something isn’t with the pet’s ear [...]

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Kitten Development by Week

Kitten Development by Week

Do you know the age of your kitten? Surely you know! Although in life there are less fortunate owners, to whom the pets have fallen like snow on their heads and they have no idea how many months they have. In principle, what's the difference how many weeks a kitten is loved and cherished?

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How to make a kitten an enema?

How to make a kitten an enema?

A healthy kitten is a restless creature. For days on end, he fights with invisible enemies, lies in wait for a fictional victim and just runs, jumps for his pleasure. In between important matters with the formidable look of a real hunter, the kid eagerly pounces on the “prey” - a bowl of food. And how else? Without refueling with vital energy it is difficult to meet new exciting [...]

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How to teach a kitten to a name?

How to teach a kitten to a name?

The process of training a kitten to respond to a name is based on Pavlov's theory of unconditioned reflexes. Everyone probably remembers his famous experience with a dog from a school biology course. I don’t think it’s worth retelling the entire experiment of a scientist who is interested in letting him turn to a textbook for help. It is important to understand that a conditioned reflex, in a particular case, a reaction to a name, develops [...]

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Cat Dental Care Tips

Cat Dental Care Tips

Cats, like humans, need oral care. Both the condition of the teeth and the health of the animal as a whole depend on a properly organized cleaning process. Lack of proper care leads to the development of pathology of the dental system. Chewing pain causes discomfort in the animal during meals. But this is the least of the troubles: in the future, bad teeth [...]

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Feeding newborn kittens

Feeding newborn kittens

Kittens are considered newborns from birth to two weeks of age. During the neonatal period, the body adapts to the conditions of existence outside the mother’s womb, the formation of all organs and systems is underway, normal breathing, blood circulation are established, the endocrine glands are actively included in the work, the metabolism is changing, and thermoregulation is improving. During this period, it is very important to provide the newborn kitten with favorable conditions [...]

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How to bathe a kitten: tips and tricks

How to bathe a kitten: tips and tricks

In this article we will consider an important and difficult question: "How to bathe a kitten." You must understand that the first bathing depends on how your pet will relate to the bathing process in the future. You should teach a kitten to bathing from a very young age. Somewhere from 3, 4 months.

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How many times a day to feed a cat?

How many times a day to feed a cat?

For any pet, including a cat, the correct diet is very important, which must be strictly adhered to. It has long been proven that eating by the hour is more beneficial even for a person - an omnivore and quite strong physically. What can we say about our smaller brothers! The better thought of a cat’s nutrition and schedule of its feeding, the less problems [...]

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How to remove worms from a kitten

How to remove worms from a kitten

The life of a little kitten fully envy of the person. By following the simple rules of care, maintenance, feeding, as well as observing the instructions and recommendations of a veterinarian, you can keep your pet healthy for many years. One of the serious dangers for kittens, to be more precise - for their life and health, is the presence of helminthic invasion. Helminths are localized not only in [...]

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