Cat Health and Raw Diets

January 17, 2012 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Behavior, feeding

The cats are really perfect clean animals. You can see the cat constantly cleaning their body parts using their tongue; this is a clear indication that the cats are hygiene conscious animals. If your cat breed is having long hair then you should use a comb for brushing. One can use power to keep the hair coat dry and clean. Proper grooming will help the cat to remain clean and most importantly the hair ball ingestion can be prevented.

The cats are in fact not picky animals. The cat will sleep in a place which she or he feels suitable and do not require any special bed. The cat beds should be preferable placed in a dark and silent place. If the cat is permitted to have comfortable sleep, the stress related health issues can be minimized. Few cats love to sleep in the lap of the pet owners like many other pets.

In case, If you have to travel with a cat away from home, better to have separate cat carrier which will prevent the cat from getting injured. There are three basic types of cat carriers. They are soft carrier, card board carrier and hard carrier.

The cats require regular exercise in order to remain healthy. The toys are the best way to make the cat active. As the cats are very much attracted towards the moving object, the battery operated rat toy is the best to engage the cat.

The cats are basically carnivores; one should always keep this in mind. Hence traditionally the cats are used to RAW diets. The cats know to prey on small animals. The little animals are rich in protein and energy and hence the cat’s digestive system is used to high protein and high energy diet. The protein requirement of an adult cat is not less that 20%. The cats should be provided fresh water as much as possible. The acidity level of the cat’s stomach is high when compared to the human beings. The RAW diet of the cat includes insects, small mammals, snakes, tiny birds, fishes, rodents and other small reptiles. The cats also like to consume chicken, heart, kidney, liver, muscle etc.

Basic Cat Health Care Tips

October 20, 2009 :: Posted by - kittyluver :: Category - Uncategorized

There is a legend, which mentions that cats have got almost 9 lives in total. But from a naked eye we can see only one life that it leads. In order to make them enjoy better for a longer time span, we should make sure that we look after them and nourish them properly, showering care and affection. In UK many are fascinated by the activity of pet keeping, especially cats. Now let us see some tips, which will ensure that your cat lives with you in a healthy way for a longer time. So start taking care of the cat in the ideal way.

It’s A Cat’s Life       

Many say that the domestic cats can exist till they are at least 22. So many pet owners are not willing to let their cats outside their confinement inside the house. But by doing so they are failing to recognize the fact that they are affecting its sense of anxiety and inquisitiveness. Still letting them move outside we can make them live longer! These premonitions will never help the cats as they have a birth characteristic of remaining curious and roaming out in search for food or even to take some time off the routine.  

Cat Health Care Tips  

Make sure that the cat is in good physical and mental shape. Offer them healthy, ordinary and nutritious diets which will make them look in robust shape. Give them enough physical activity and some exercises that interest them and some commendable activity, from which it can take pleasure rather than remaining monotonous and lackluster. Some people misbelieve that cats are all tiny creatures and doesn’t require surplus food and in this misconception they usually feed them lesser than what they actually call for. In order to make your cat exist longer, try to feed them well understanding their food requirements.  

Hairballs Are horrible  

Do you know what is a trichobezoar? As a pet owner you should know it. Put differently, Hairballs, which are also known, as trichobezoar should be taken care of. When the cat licks its skin that is full of fur those hairs may get stuck in its throat and this will make them to choke. The small throat of the cat will make it difficult for it to spit up the balls as it gets aged. Make sure that you brush the skin fur almost daily with a clean comb and clip the nails of the claw if it has overgrown.  

Let Your Cat Be in high spirits  

These health care guidelines are not something special but still have to be bore in mind, as they are significant for the day-to-day healthy activity of the cat. Try to delve into the things that constitute the art of pet keeping. Make sure that you make your cat lead a cheerful and a contented life rather than giving it a setting, which contains ordinary elements that will make it, simply exist.