Saturday, May 21, 2011

Why Adopt Cats?

Why Adopt Cats?

Know that first and foremost, adopt a cat is an act of love. Every year hundreds of animals are thrown on the streets, and if they do not find an owner, usually die in less than a year, with illness, trampling, or victims of human malice.

Adopting a cat is even better than buying it. In doing so, you help to reduce the number of animals abandoned in the streets. And will be giving an example to their children and friends, encouraging them to see the animal as a living being who deserves love and respect, and not as a disposable object of consumption.

There is no better feeling in the world than to see an abandoned kitten bloom after being adopted by someone with a good heart. It's amazing how animals become, from little things sad, discouraged, and sick to healthy cats, cute and naughty.

People who have pets are happier and better adjusted. They are less prone to stress and express their feelings better. They speak with their animals when depressed and trust them all the secrets. His faithfulness and unconditional love help us to know better. Living with animals makes us human.

For children, there is no better company than a cat or dog. The pets become friends for life, bringing valuable lessons about life, respect and feelings, and increase the independence and sense of responsibility. Shy children may become more resourceful with the support of a cat or dog. Messy children can become more responsible when having to face the challenge of caring for a pet.
Aggressive children improve when live with cats

Thursday, April 14, 2011

How to care your cat

How to care your cat


Who has a cat always want to be sure that the meals it serves are not only tasty but also balanced to meet the nutritional needs of the animal.

That is possible with the use of specially prepared food for cats. Today, there are in the market, several complete and balanced food, which fully meet the nutritional needs of cats.

The processed foods should be introduced gradually in the diet of cats, so they become accustomed to the change in taste and texture. Fresh water should always be at the disposal of the cat, whatever the diet.

Cats differ greatly in the amount of food they need, which varies according to size, race, status and characteristics of each animal. Most cats are well adapted to control the food they eat in relation to their needs. As usually, the foods have a high acceptance, it can cause the cat to eat in excess. For this reason, it is always advisable to follow the directions on the packaging of food packages.


Most cats enjoy a bowl of milk, but some find it difficult to digest it, which may cause diarrhea. In these cases, you should reduce the amount or eliminate the milk. Make sure that your cat has fresh water available.


When in the growth phase, the kittens have greater needs of food: protein to build muscle, more calcium and phosphorus for bone development and a slew of other minerals and vitamins. Can be given food in large quantities, as well as milk.

Even when given milk to puppies, it is important that they always have fresh water available.

Remember that puppies grow very quickly and that your appetite also, this increase the need for food. It is hard to overfeed a growing puppy if meals are provided as indicated.


It is very important to give the cat a place to pee and poop. A bathroom or outdoor area is ideal for this and avoid the cat will use the house for this purpose. The chosen place should be inspected and the feces removed each day.

Cats are very clean animals and take several "baths" a day, that is, they promote their own hygiene, licking up every day. But if you need to bathe them, always use warm water, shampoo or soap and dry the hair with a towel or dryer. The food dish should be washed after feeding the cat and the washing should be done separately from the family dishes. Never use one of their own dishes for your pet.

The same should happen with the dish of milk for your cat. Make sure that the dish is always clean and always have fresh milk. The milk that is left of the food should be immediately thrown away. This way, you ensure that your pet and your family will be healthy in a healthy home.