Get your kitty to take a bath? That sounds like the joke of the day. No. As impossible as it sounds, this is actually achievable and it also helps with a cat’s shedding problem. You can also prevent the infestation of fleas and ticks by bathing your cat routinely. Bathing them regularly helps your cat develop the mindset that water is not just for drinking but also a routine for keeping themselves clean. Of course, it is much easier to start training a kitten, but older cats can be trained too by using the right method. Continue reading
A cat’s body structure is well built for climbing. They have strong muscular backs which help them in climbing and muscular back legs that allow them to propel themselves to even higher places. This is why cats always get stuck on trees as their body is unfortunately only designed for climbing upwards. But some smart ones learn to use the same way they get up to get themselves back down. Continue reading
Since kittens are so active and appealing more kittens are being adopted than adult cats, therefore adult cats has a lower adoption rate at adoption shelters Adopting an adult cat is nearly the same as adopting a kitten. Living in a loving environment, a grown cat forms just as tight bond with his new owner as any kitten can when times go by.
There are a few reasons why adopting a mature cat is an advantage. Adopting a mature cat means less maintenance and they are also independent therefore they are perfect for busy people. Kittens, however has a more demanding stage of maintenance than an adult cat, as kittens are young and they are also at their growing stage and are not as independent as an adult cat. Continue reading
As a cat owner or a rescuer, we are often faced with the situation when a pet cat or a street cat has reached the end of his/her final days, due to old age, illness or injury. How do we deal with the situation when it reaches a critical stage during which we have to decide whether to put the cat down or continue to help her fight to live on?
8 years ago, I brought this particular friendly stray calico cat for spaying. I caught her without any effort by simply feeding her with some food and opening up the carrier, after which she walked in and made herself comfortable. I shut the door and as I brought her back, she neither struggled or made any noise. She was kept in the carrier till the next morning without any food and water in preparation for the surgery. Continue reading