When you come to the decision to own a cat, one of the most asked questions is usually, what are the pros and cons of owning indoor versus outdoor cats? There are many reasons for even asking this question in the first place, and you may feel guilty keeping him indoors all the time, or you may worry that you are keeping him from his natural habitat. Continue reading “Indoor Versus Outdoor Cats. How To Decide What Is Best For Your Feline Pets”
Month: August 2016
What causes diabetes in cats and can it be cured?
This іѕ a vеrу соmmоn illness and pet owners often wonder what causes diabetes in cats. Thе mоѕt соmmоn tуре оf dіаbеtеѕ еffесtіng саtѕ іѕ Tуре 2 whісh іѕ knоwn аѕ Nоn-Inѕulіn Dереndеnt dіаbеtеѕ. Thіѕ іѕ thе ѕаmе tуре оf dіаbеtеѕ thаt humаnѕ uѕuаllу соntrасt duе tо bесоmіng оvеrwеіght. Hоwеvеr, саtѕ аrе раrtісulаrlу рrоnе tо dіаbеtеѕ, bесаuѕе thе раnсrеаѕ оf a саt іѕ ѕmаll іn rеlаtіоn tо thе rеѕt оf іtѕ bоdу. Thіѕ іѕ duе tо thе fасt thаt, аѕ a саrnіvоrе, thе саt іѕ nоt intended tо іngеѕt еxсеѕѕіvе аmоuntѕ оf саrbоhуdrаtеѕ. Subѕеԛuеntlу, thеіr tіnу раnсrеаѕеѕ аrе nоt аblе tо соре wіth a dіеt thаt іѕ hіgh іn саrbоhуdrаtеѕ. Continue reading “What causes diabetes in cats and can it be cured?”
Why Is My Cat Always Begging For Food Even Though He Gets Fed Regularly?
Many cat owners experience their cat always begging for food even though they get fed the right amount throughout the day, and there can be several reasons why they do this. This behavior, or rather condition known as polyphagia can be frustrating for the owner because, to be honest, this is not a natural behavior when you think of cats in the wild, they hunt, eat, clean then sleep and start all over again, they do not constantly hunt for food, so why all the begging? Continue reading “Why Is My Cat Always Begging For Food Even Though He Gets Fed Regularly?”
Why Does My Cat Sleep So Much? 6 Reasons That May Surprise You
Many people, especially those that don’t own a cat, do not even realize how much a cat actually sleeps, and many think a cat is lazy, because they often see them sleeping throughout the day. Having said that, a cat actually sleeps around 16 hours per day, some require more, up to 20 hours per day, while others may require less. Continue reading “Why Does My Cat Sleep So Much? 6 Reasons That May Surprise You”
Abilities Cats Have Which Are Superior To Their Owners
Many cat owners know about the superior abilities cats have compared to us humans, but many people do not know, and some owners may be surprised too as we talk about some of the cats super human abilities. However, some people just think of cats as sleeping all day and grooming themselves, and although it is true that they spend a large amount of their day asleep, their true attributes shine through when they do wake up. Continue reading “Abilities Cats Have Which Are Superior To Their Owners”