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10 Cat Diseases That Every Cat Owner Should Know

10 Cat Diseases That Every Cat Owner Should Know

Cat owners want their cats to be healthy and happy. Unfortunately there are a number of cat illnesses, some of which can cause serious damage and even be fatal. For this reason, we would like to introduce you to common cat diseases and their symptoms.Cat coldCat sniffing is without a doubt one of th...
A Panting Cat: Possible Reasons

A Panting Cat: Possible Reasons

It’s a well known fact that dogs pant to control their body temperature. It’s rare for a cat to pant and most owners will notice it immediately.In most cases there is no cause for concern however there is a chance your cat is panting because of a health problem.It’s therefore advisable to keep an ey...
A Trembling Cat: Possible Reasons

A Trembling Cat: Possible Reasons

Trembling can be caused by various factors. Some causes are completely harmless while others are more serious and even life threatening. An exhausted cat trembles It’s quite likely that an exhausted cat will tremble. This may be the case if your cat has had a long car journey or if you...
Abyssinian: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

Abyssinian: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

The Abyssinian cat is one of the oldest pedigree cats in the world. The intelligent animals prove to be extremely curious and tend to be very close to their owners. Thanks to their pleasant nature, the Abyssinian cat enjoys great popularity with many cat owners. History of the Abyssinian cat E...
Acclimatising your cat: how to make your four-legged friend feel at home

Acclimatising your cat: how to make your four-legged friend feel at home

If you have decided to acquire a cat, you can probably hardly wait for your four-legged friend to finally move in with you. For the cat, however, this is associated with considerable stress. It is therefore very likely that it will need some time to get used to its new home.In the following, we will...
Aggressive Cats: Possible Causes and Tips

Aggressive Cats: Possible Causes and Tips

Cats are extremely peaceful animals. It’s possible that a cat has a tendency for aggression, which makes everyday life with your pet more challenging.  Why cats behave aggressively Cat’s aggressive behaviour can have many different reasons. To effectively counteract this behaviour...
Allergies in cats: Identifying triggers and treating them successfully

Allergies in cats: Identifying triggers and treating them successfully

Allergies in cats: Identifying triggers and treating them successfully Many people are allergic to cats. What many people don’t know is that also cats can develop allergies and this actually happens far more often than you might think. Some of the possible allergens that can cause discomfo...
American Curl: a Description of the Breed

American Curl: a Description of the Breed

The American Curl is a medium sized cat from the USA. The most conspicuous external feature of the breed are the backward curved ears. Apart from that the American Curl is characterized by its friendly and humane nature.History of the American CurlThe American Curl is a cat breed whose ears are defo...
American Shorthair: a Description of the Breed and Nutrition

American Shorthair: a Description of the Breed and Nutrition

The American Shorthair is a medium sized cat breed from the USA. It probably descends from the British Shorthair and is characterized by its balanced and friendly character. History of the American Shorthair The ancestors of the American Shorthair probably arrived in America with settlers from Eur...
An Obese Cat: What You Need to Do and Know

An Obese Cat: What You Need to Do and Know

Obesity is a widespread problem of humans as well as of our pets. More and more cats are too fat and often suffer considerably from the consequences of their obesity. Household cats, which by nature tend to move a little less, are particularly susceptible to overweight. But also cats with outdo...
Anaemia in Cats: Causes and Treatment

Anaemia in Cats: Causes and Treatment

Anaemia can have various causes. It can also come in different forms and can be fatal if not treated in time. As a cat owner, you should therefore know how to recognise anaemia in your cat so that you and your cat friend can visit a vet as soon as possible. What causes anaemia in c...
Appropriate cat nutrition: What Do Cats Eat?

Appropriate cat nutrition: What Do Cats Eat?

What do cats eat? The answer to this question is not as simple as it first may seem. In the following article we would like to take a closer look at the topic and explain what is important and which things have no place on the diet of your friend.Cats eat meatCats are carnivores by nature. When...
Arthrosis in Cats: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Arthrosis in Cats: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Arthrosis is a chronic, degenerative joint disease. Osteoarthritis is extremely painful and lowers the quality of life of your cat. To find out whether your cat has osteoarthritis, what causes the disease of the joints can have and what treatment options are available, please read on. We will also ...
Bach Flowers for Cats - Useful or Not?

Bach Flowers for Cats - Useful or Not?

Bach Flowers for Cats - Useful or Not? Cats owners are very concerned about the wellbeing of their cat friend. This can be seen not only in the increased sales of high quality cat food, but also in a growing interest in natural medicine methods for treating cat diseases. What exactly is Back F...
Balinese cat: cat food and breed portrait

Balinese cat: cat food and breed portrait

The Balinese cat is a pedigree cat with a half-long coat. It descends from the Siamese cat and has its origins in the USA. Cat lovers appreciate the pleasant temperament and the attractive appearance of the Balinese cat. History of the Balinese cat Although its name suggests something else, th...
BARF for Cats: Tips, Risks and Alternatives

BARF for Cats: Tips, Risks and Alternatives

BARF, which is an abbreviation of Biologically Appropriate Raw Food, enjoys a large popularity amongst dog owners. More and more cat owners are giving up buying cat food and are switching to home-prepared food.In the following, you will learn exactly what BARF is all about and what you have to pay a...
Bengal cat: a Description of the Breed and its Diet

Bengal cat: a Description of the Breed and its Diet

The Bengal cat is a cat breed that is the result of crossbreeding between domestic and wild cats. Just like the Savannah cat, the Bengal is a hybrid cat. The medium sized Bengal cat originally comes from the USA. They are considered lively and friendly and enjoy increasing popularity, not least t...
Birman Cat: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

Birman Cat: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

The Birman cat is a semi-longhair cat from France. It is also called Holy Burma. Thanks to its extremely gentle nature the Birman cat, which is also very popular with families with children, is considered to be the ideal cat for keeping indoors. History of the Birman cat The exact origins of Sacre...
Bladder Stones in Cats: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

Bladder Stones in Cats: Causes, Treatment and Prevention

The blood of the cat is filtered in the kidneys and freed from harmful substances, which are then excreted in the urine. During this process, salts from the blood also enter the urine. If these salts exceed a certain concentration, urinary crystals can form, which then eventually join together to fo...
Blood in Your Cat’s Urine: Possible Causes and Treatment

Blood in Your Cat’s Urine: Possible Causes and Treatment

Blood in cat’s urine is a serious matter and there can be numerous possible causes.How the blood gets into the cat's urineThe blood in your cat's urine can come from several different organs. The urine is produced in the cat’s kidneys. From there it passes through the ureters into the bladder, befor...
Body Temperature of the Cat: Important Tips for Fever and Hypothermia

Body Temperature of the Cat: Important Tips for Fever and Hypothermia

The normal body temperature of a cat is between 38 and 39 degrees, which is slightly higher than in humans. Various causes can cause the body temperature to rise or fall. Both can have serious consequences for the quadruped and require an immediate visit to the vet. In the following we will exp...
Bombay cat: Description of the Breed

Bombay cat: Description of the Breed

The Bombay cat is a short-haired cat breed from the USA. It’s characterized by its shiny black coat and resembles a miniature panther. History of the Bombay cat The Bombay cat does not originate from India, but from the USA.It’s a  cross between the American Shorthair and the Burmese cat....
Bringing cats together: tips for a successful introduction

Bringing cats together: tips for a successful introduction

Although cats are generally considered solitary, indoor cats in particular often appreciate it when they are kept together with a fellow feline. However, there are a few things to keep in mind when bringing two cats together, otherwise problems are almost inevitable. Below we will explain what is i...
British Longhair: A Description of the Breed and Nutrition

British Longhair: A Description of the Breed and Nutrition

The British Longhair is a breed of cats with a half-long coat. Its appearance is similar to the British Shorthair, from which it differs only by the length of its coat. Partly the British Longhair is also called Highlander. History of the British Longhair In order to give the British Shorthair the...
British Shorthair: Diet and Description of the Breed

British Shorthair: Diet and Description of the Breed

The British Shorthair is a noble cat from Great Britain. It is one of the most famous pedigree cats and has been bred for more than 100 years.  The British Shorthair is characterized by its plush coat as well as its soft and amicale character. History of the British Shorthair The Briti...
Burmese Cat: Nutrition and a Description of the Breed

Burmese Cat: Nutrition and a Description of the Breed

The Burmese cat is a shorthaired cat from Myanmar, which was formerly called Burma.  History of the Burmese cat In the USA the breeding of the Burmese cat began already in the early 1930s, whereby a cat brought to California from Burma at that time, which reminded of a light brown Siamese cat...
Buy Cat Food Online: How to Buy Cat Food on the Internet

Buy Cat Food Online: How to Buy Cat Food on the Internet

More and more owners decide to buy their cat food online. It’s convenient and in most cases also much cheaper. Shoppers benefit from a large selection of different varieties to choose from. Buying cat food online: pay attention to good qualityA balanced diet is essential for the health and well...
Carriers for cats: tips for buying and getting your cat used to it

Carriers for cats: tips for buying and getting your cat used to it

A carrier is part of the essential equipment of every cat, either for travelling or for a trip to the vet. Find out what you have to look out for when buying one and how you can get your cat used to the carrier. Why you need a cat carrier Sometimes, to the chagrin of the feline, a car ...
Cat Anal Glands: Detecting and Treating Inflammation

Cat Anal Glands: Detecting and Treating Inflammation

The anal glands are glands that are located on the left and right side of the cat's anus. In them a foul smelling secretion is formed. If the cat defecates, the anal glands are emptied. This probably serves to mark the excrement with its own scent and thus to mark the territory for conspecifics. ...
Cat and Snoring: Possible Causes and Risks

Cat and Snoring: Possible Causes and Risks

It's not uncommon for a cat to snore. On the one hand this can indicate a very relaxed cat and on the other hand it can be a sign of a health problem.  A satisfied cat snores If your cat snores, this does not necessarily indicate a disease. Your pet may simply be very relaxed and sleep so...
Cat Asthma

Cat Asthma

Compared to other respiratory diseases, such as cat flu, asthma is not very common in cats.  How cat asthma develops and the symptoms it causes are explained below. We'll also explain how the diagnosis is made and what treatments are available for asthma in cats. Causes of asthma in c...
Cat Breeds: An Overview of the Most Famous Breeds

Cat Breeds: An Overview of the Most Famous Breeds

Numerous different cat breeds have been created through selective breeding. About 100 different cat breeds have been created since the middle of the 20th century. The Siamese and the Angora cat are considered to be one of the oldest cat breeds. Domestic cats are the most popular pets  Cats ar...
Cat Cold: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Cat Cold: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Sneezing and coughing can be symptoms of a cold. A cold can cause a lot of discomfort and sometimes even permanent damage. What is a cat cold? The term cat cold does not actually stand for a specific disease. It is rather a collective term that is used for different diseases of the respiratory tra...
Cat Coughing: Possible Causes

Cat Coughing: Possible Causes

There can be many causes for a cat’s cough. In most cases, the cough is completely harmless and quickly disappears. Sometimes it can be a symptom of a serious illness though. Harmless causes for the cat's coughOccasional cough is not uncommon in cats and often has completely harmless reasons. I...
Cat Disease (Panleukopenia): Everything You Need to Know

Cat Disease (Panleukopenia): Everything You Need to Know

Panleukopenia is a serious and contagious disease. Luckily there are effective treatments available and vaccinating your cat against it is strongly recommended.  What is feline cat disease? Cat disease (panleukopenia) is a viral infection. It is caused by the Feline Panleukopenia virus fr...
Cat Drinks A Lot: Common Causes and Possible Risks

Cat Drinks A Lot: Common Causes and Possible Risks

Normally cats drink very little. This is especially true if their diet consists mainly of wet food, which allows them to cover most of their fluid requirements.  If a cat drinks a lot at once, the attentive owner will usually notice this directly. Usually, however, the increased thirst is not ...
Cat Has Lost Their Appetite: Possible Reasons

Cat Has Lost Their Appetite: Possible Reasons

The lack of appetite is often harmless. However, refusing to eat can also have serious causes and it’s important that you keep a close eye on your cat. Harmless reasons why a cat does not eatFortunately, a temporary refusal to feed in cats is completely harmless in most cases, so you don't have...
Cat Sneezes Often: Possible Reasons

Cat Sneezes Often: Possible Reasons

Cat sneezes often In most cases sneezing is simply a natural reflex to clear the nose of inhaled dust or small foreign objects. However, it is also possible that cats sneeze because they are ill or suffer from an allergy. If your cat sneezes frequently and you notice other abnorm...
Cat's Eyes: What Do Cats See?

Cat's Eyes: What Do Cats See?

It’s a well known fact that cats can see very well, even in the dark.  Cat eyes have a wide field of vision Since the eyes of cats are directed forward, they have excellent spatial vision. This helps them, for example, when hunting for small, agile prey. In addition, ...
Cats and a Bad Breath: Everything You Need to Know

Cats and a Bad Breath: Everything You Need to Know

Bad breath is widespread in cats and can sometimes make the time spent together with the cat friend extremely unpleasant. Your cat’s bad breath can also indicate health problems if a cat has bad breath. You should therefore always take prompt action if you notice any changes in your cat.  Caus...
Cats and Castration: What You Must Know

Cats and Castration: What You Must Know

Many cat owners ask themselves whether neutering their cat is the right decision. It’s an operation that has a lasting effect on the life of the cat friend. In the following article we will explain why castration is recommended for cats in most cases, despite the low risks. You will also learn ...
Cats and Constipation: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Cats and Constipation: Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention

Detect, treat and prevent constipation in cats Constipation is widespread in cats. It’s painful and in the worst case it can have life-threatening consequences. It’s usually difficult for owners to notice the digestive problems. For this reason the constipation of the cat often goes unnoticed ...
Cats and Dandruff: Possible Causes

Cats and Dandruff: Possible Causes

Dandruff can be caused by many different things. Some of the causes are harmless and some can be serious. Whatever the cause, you should take dandruff in your cat seriously.  Why your cat may have dandruff There are many reasons why your cat may develop dandruff. Sometimes they disappear all ...
Cats and Poisoning - Useful Tips for Cat Owners

Cats and Poisoning - Useful Tips for Cat Owners

Cats can get poisoned quite easily. Poisoning is common with both indoor and outdoor cats. Depending on the type of poison, even small doses are often enough to cause massive damage. You should also know how to recognise poisoning in your cat and what measures you should take in an emergen...
Cats and Vomiting: Causes and Treatment

Cats and Vomiting: Causes and Treatment

If a cat vomits every now and then, there is generally no need to worry. However, frequent vomiting can also have serious causes. Possible causes of cat vomitingThere are numerous possible reasons for vomiting. They range from relatively harmless causes such as the consumption of spoiled food t...
Cats and Watery Eyes: What You Can Do About It

Cats and Watery Eyes: What You Can Do About It

Cat’s watery eyes: what you can do about itCat’s watering eyes is something that should not be taken lightly. Often teary eyes are the first sign of an underlying eye disease and it’s important to take action as soon as possible.Possible causes of watery eyes in catsWatery eyes are not uncommon in c...
Cats with a Big Belly: Reasons and Treatment

Cats with a Big Belly: Reasons and Treatment

If you discover your cat has a small potbelly, this is usually no reason for concern. A little extra skin on the cat's tummy is quite normal. In some cases a big belly can indicate overweight and various diseases though. A small potbelly protects the cat To a certain extent a potbelly is s...
Chartreux: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

Chartreux: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

The Chartreux is a cat breed from France. In the course of time this cat with its bright yellow eyes has become one of the most popular breeds in Europe. History of the Chartreux It is assumed that the ancestors of today's Chartreux came from Syria and from there they reached France. Targe...
Chlamydia in Cats

Chlamydia in Cats

Chlamydia is a very small bacterium that can infect not only cats but also many other mammals and humans. Chlamydia has some similarities to viruses. They preferentially infect the cells of the mucous membranes, inside which they then multiply.The immune system of the cat does not recognize the path...
Chronic Intestinal Inflammation (IBD) in Cats

Chronic Intestinal Inflammation (IBD) in Cats

Chronic Intestinal Inflammation (IBD) in Cats Problems with the digestive tract are not only unpleasant for your cat, but in the long run are also associated with serious consequences such as a lack of nutrients. A particularly persistent digestive problem that can occur in cats is IBD.  ...
Coccidiosis in Cats: Recognizing Symptoms and Treating Them Effectively

Coccidiosis in Cats: Recognizing Symptoms and Treating Them Effectively

Coccidiosis is a parasitic disease that can infect cats. The parasite infestation causes digestive problems and can be a considerable danger, especially for weakened animals. What are coccidia? Infection with coccidiosis occurs as a so-called smear infection, when the cat comes into contact with c...
Conjunctivitis in Cats: Causes and Treatment

Conjunctivitis in Cats: Causes and Treatment

Conjunctivitis is an eye disease that occurs very frequently in cats and is initially limited to the mucous membrane on the inside of the eyelids. If left untreated, conjunctivitis spreads very quickly in affected cats, and in the worst case it can even cause permanent damage, such as blindness...
Cornish Rex: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

Cornish Rex: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

The Cornish Rex originates from Cornwall. Its most striking feature is its curled coat, which is caused by a special mutation. Cat lovers appreciate the Cornish Rex among other things because of its affection and its extremely friendly nature. History of the Cornish Rex The Cornish Rex ori...
Coronavirus in Cats: Transmission, Risks and Symptoms

Coronavirus in Cats: Transmission, Risks and Symptoms

Corona viruses are widely spread in cats. Especially in places where several cats live together, the occurrence of the pathogens is very likely. In many cases the infection with the coronavirus is largely harmless.  Under certain circumstances, however, it can also have serious consequen...
Dementia in Cats: Symptoms and Practical Tips for Owners

Dementia in Cats: Symptoms and Practical Tips for Owners

Also cats can suffer from dementia. High-quality food and ever-improving medical care steadily increases the life expectancy cats, which may be the reason why After all, cats nowadays often approach an age of up to 20 years. In this context, it cannot be ruled out that your senior citizen will at...
Detect and Treat Prolapsed Nictitating Membrane in Cats

Detect and Treat Prolapsed Nictitating Membrane in Cats

This medical condition impairs your cat’s vision and in the worst case can even cause permanent damage. What is the cat's nictitating membrane? The nictitating membrane is also called the third eyelid. It is an extra conjunctival fold that is located in the corner of the nose. The cat's nictit...
Detect, treat and avoid tartar in cat’s teeth

Detect, treat and avoid tartar in cat’s teeth

More and more cats have tartar. As the discolouration of the teeth is not only a visual flaw, but sooner or later leads to massive dental problems, you as a cat owner should act promptly. In the following we will explain how you can recognise tartar in your cat, what treatment measures are necessar...
Detecting and Effectively Treating Ear Mites in Cats

Detecting and Effectively Treating Ear Mites in Cats

If your cat suddenly starts scratching their ears noticeably often, this may be an indication of ear mite infestation. The mite species are responsible for half of the ear infections and it’s important to keep an eye on your cat. What are ear mites? Ear mites (Otodectes cynotis) are tiny a...
Devon Rex: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

Devon Rex: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

The Devon Rex is a relatively rare short haired cat with a slender build. It differs from other cat breeds because of its characteristic head shape and its large ears and eyes. History of the Devon Rex The Devon Rex originally comes from England. There in 1960 in the county of Devonshire a...
Diabetes in cats: Symptoms and Treatment

Diabetes in cats: Symptoms and Treatment

Diabetes in cats: Symptoms and treatmentDiabetes is a metabolic disorder in which the body can no longer regulate blood sugar levels properly. Diabetes has long been widespread in humans and cats are also becoming increasingly ill with it.However, feline diabetes mellitus differs in some respects fr...
Diarrhea in Cats: What You Need to Know

Diarrhea in Cats: What You Need to Know

Usually the feces of cats have a firm consistency. However, it can always happen that a cat gets diarrhea. This can have different causes and, in addition to harmless digestive problems, also indicate a serious cat disease. Regardless of the exact cause, it is important that you take your cat's dia...
Do cats cry?

Do cats cry?

Sadness is part of life and occasionally leads us humans to cry with tears flowing down our cheeks. But what about cats? After all, it is known that the eyes of our four-legged friends can also tear.It is therefore natural to think that cats can cry. In the following we will explain whether this is ...
Does Your Cat Have a Cold? We Have a Solution!

Does Your Cat Have a Cold? We Have a Solution!

Does Your Cat Have a Cold? We Have a Solution! Wet and cold weather in autumn and winter are a burden for your cat. It is therefore quite possible that your cat will catch a cold. In most cases this is not a big deal. Cat owners should still take the symptoms seriously and support the cat in t...
Early Detection and Treatment of Intestinal Obstruction in Cats

Early Detection and Treatment of Intestinal Obstruction in Cats

Unfortunately it is quite common for cats to suffer from intestinal obstruction (ileus). The consequence is that the food pulp cannot pass the digestive tract and accumulates in the cat's intestine.An untreated intestinal obstruction can quickly become life-threatening for your cat.Causes of intesti...
Epilepsy in Cats: Everything You Should Know

Epilepsy in Cats: Everything You Should Know

Cats can suffer from epilepsy, just like us humans. Epilepsy is a disease of the nervous system and it causes sudden discharges of neurons in the brain. These lead to seizures, which are accompanied by disturbances of consciousness and movement. If you suspect that your cat suffers from epilepsy, a...
European Shorthair: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

European Shorthair: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

The European Shorthair is a medium sized cat breed. The European Shorthair is balanced and robust. They have a headstrong temperament and prefer to go on adventures on their own.  History of the European Shorthair The European Shorthair is a targeted breeding, which has emerged from ordin...
Everything You Need to Know About Shedding Cats

Everything You Need to Know About Shedding Cats

As a cat owner, you must be prepared for the fact that your cat will have to change its coat twice a year. Hair distributed in the home is part of everyday life during this time and unfortunately cannot be completely avoided. Why the change of coat is important for your cat and how you can support ...
Exotic Shorthair: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

Exotic Shorthair: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

The Exotic Shorthair is a cat breed from the USA. It has the look and the cosy character of the Persian cat. Their coat is much shorter and therefore easier to care for than that of her long-haired relatives.  History of the Exotic Shorthair The Exotic Shorthair was developed in the ...
Eye Inflammation in Cats

Eye Inflammation in Cats

As powerful as cat's eyes are, they are also sensitive at times. Eye inflammations are therefore not uncommon and if not treated promptly, they can cause permanent damage and even the loss of the affected eye. In the following article we will explain which types of eye inflammations occur in c...
Feed Allergy in Cats: Causes and Treatment

Feed Allergy in Cats: Causes and Treatment

If a cat cannot tolerate certain ingredients, this will trigger an allergic reaction in their body. For affected animals such a food allergy is associated with numerous complaints. In particular, it causes the cat to suffer from diarrhoea and skin problems. Causes of food allergy in cats Like all ...
Feeding Cats Correctly with Our 360° Vital Concept

Feeding Cats Correctly with Our 360° Vital Concept

By feeding your cat correctly you make sure that your four-legged friend is optimally supplied with all important nutrients. In this way you not only avoid numerous health problems, but also lay the foundation for a long and happy cat life. How the 360° Vital Concept of I Love My Cat helps you to...
Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) in cats

Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) in cats

Feline Infectious Peritonitis (FIP) is undoubtedly one of the most feared diseases in cats. FIP is common worldwide. The virus infection is always fatal. In the following article you will find out what makes this cat disease so dangerous, how it’s transmitted and the symptoms of Feline Infectious...
Fever in Cats: Causes and Treatment

Fever in Cats: Causes and Treatment

Fever in Cats: Causes and Treatment A fever shows that the immune system is basically capable of reacting to intruders. Nevertheless, you should take the symptoms seriously. When does a cat have a fever? Your cat's normal body temperature is between 38 and 39 degrees. If the temperatu...
Five Extraordinary Cat Giants

Five Extraordinary Cat Giants

Compared to dogs, the differences in size and appearance of domestic cats are relatively small. Nevertheless, there are some breeds among cats that grow particularly large. Which these are, you will learn in the following.1. The Savannah CatThe Savannah cat is a cross between the African wild cat Se...
Fleas in Cat: What You Need to Do

Fleas in Cat: What You Need to Do

Every owner who has ever dealt with fleas knows how annoying these tiny insects can be. Cat fleas are widespread and are usually difficult to control permanently. They can also transmit diseases to your four-legged friend and cause allergic reactions. Furthermore, cat fleas also affect humans...
Gastritis (inflammation of the gastric mucosa) in Cats

Gastritis (inflammation of the gastric mucosa) in Cats

Gastritis in cats can be acute or chronic and can have various causes. It is important that you consult a vet if you experience symptoms. In the following we will explain the symptoms of gastritis in your cat and how it can be treated. You will also learn how to reduce your cat's risk of gast...
German Longhair: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

German Longhair: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

The German Longhair is a medium to large sized cat from Germany. It is considered an adaptable domestic cat, which maintains a close relationship with its owner and gets along very well with other animals in the household. History Longhair cats have been known in Europe for a long time...
German Rex: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

German Rex: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

The German Rex is a medium sized cat from Germany. It is characterized by its slender body and the characteristic wavy to curly coat. Because of its friendly and affectionate nature the German Rex is an excellent family cat. History of the German Rex The German Rex comes from Germany. One ...
Gum Inflammation (gingivitis) in Cats

Gum Inflammation (gingivitis) in Cats

Gum Inflammation (gingivitis) in Cats The following section explains the causes of gingivitis and the symptoms you should be aware of. We will also explain how to treat gingivitis and what preventive measures are useful. How to recognise gingivitis in your cat Gingivitis is usua...
Hair Loss in Cats: Causes and Treatment

Hair Loss in Cats: Causes and Treatment

Many cats suffer from hair loss (alopecia), which has very different causes and can sometimes even lead to completely bald spots. Even if there is often no cause for concern, you should never take your cat's hair loss lightly and look for the possible trigger promptly.We explain below what causes al...
How long do cats carry?

How long do cats carry?

Female cats that have not been neutered can of obviously become pregnant after meeting a tomcat. In this case you can soon look forward to four-legged offspring.Find out below how long cats carry and what you can do to support your feline friend. How long is a cat pregnant?How long cats car...

How Old Do Cats Get?

Cats are fascinating animals and many of them bring happiness to their owner’s life for many years. How old do cats actually get and which factors play a role in their life expectancy? We have summarized the answers to these questions for you in the following. We also give you tips on how you c...
How to calm an anxious cat

How to calm an anxious cat

Cats are very curious animals who like to go on a discovery tour. They are also quite sensitive, which can sometimes lead to a cat being afraid for various reasons. In this article we will explain how to recognise an anxious cat and how to find out the reason for this. We will also explain what...
How to identify and avoid food mites in pet food

How to identify and avoid food mites in pet food

A very common type of mite is the so-called feed mite, which can even trigger allergies and can therefore be a real pain for dogs and cats. In the following, we explain where food mites come from, how to recognise them and what preventive measures you can take to protect your pet from these tiny ...
How to recognise and effectively combat mites in your cat

How to recognise and effectively combat mites in your cat

Unfortunately mites are a common problem. Especially outdoor people can easily get infected. What consequences the parasite infestation has for affected cats depends mainly on the exact mite species.In the following you will learn which mites are common in cats and how to recognize a possible infest...
How to Recognise and Treat Your Cat’s Ear Infection

How to Recognise and Treat Your Cat’s Ear Infection

Ear infections are not uncommon in cats. For affected animals they are often associated with considerable pain. In the worst case, they can even cause permanent damage and lead to deafness or permanent nerve damage in the head of the quadruped. In order to avoid such consequences, it is important...
How to tell if your cat is sick

How to tell if your cat is sick

Just like humans, cats can of course also get sick. Unlike us, however, they are not able to communicate when they are not feeling well. It’s therefore important for you as a cat owner to know how you can tell if your cat is ill. After all, timely treatment is often critical to the chances of rec...
How to use tranquilizers for cats correctly

How to use tranquilizers for cats correctly

Whether fireworks on New Year's Eve, thunderstorms or moving to a new home - there are many situations that can frighten a cat. One or two cat owners may therefore have thought about the use of tranquilizers on several occasions. In the following we will explain whether this is really sensible an...
How you trim the nails of your cat

How you trim the nails of your cat

The claws are an important tool for cats and it’s important to trim them regularly. Cat's claws at a glance The front paws are equipped with five and the hind paws with four claws. When walking, the cat's claws are usually retracted. However, if necessary, your cat will be able to extend them ...
Hyperthyroidism in Cats: Symptoms, Treatment and Nutrition

Hyperthyroidism in Cats: Symptoms, Treatment and Nutrition

Overactive thyroid (feline hyperthyroidism) is one of the most common hormonal disorders in cats. It is estimated that more than 10 percent of all animals over eight years of age are affected. What initially manifests itself for owners in the form of supposedly harmless behavioural problems a...
Identify and Effectively Treat Common Parasites in Cats

Identify and Effectively Treat Common Parasites in Cats

Parasites can have serious consequences. In this article we will explain which parasites can cause problems in cats and what symptoms they cause. We will also explain how to treat a parasite infestation and how to avoid it in the future.Which parasites can infect cats?Basically cat parasites can be ...
Identify and effectively treat grass mites in cats

Identify and effectively treat grass mites in cats

Summer and autumn are, among other things, exactly the time when grass mites are active and often cats are also affected. For affected animals, autumn grass mites are often associated with severe itching.  As a cat owner you should therefore know how to recognise grass mites in your cat an...
Insect protein? But my cat needs real meat

Insect protein? But my cat needs real meat

Cats are known to be carnivores. Their digestion is therefore specialised in utilising animal proteins and fats. If these are not contained in sufficient quantities in the food, this has fatal consequences for the health of a cat. Many a cat owner is therefore concerned about whether he is making a...
Lykoi: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

Lykoi: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

The Lykoi is a young cat breed from the USA that resembles a werewolf. For this reason the Lykoi, which enjoys increasing popularity in its home country, is sometimes called a werewolf cat. History of the Lykoi The Lykoi is a very young cat breed, whose history began just about 10 years ago. In 20...
Maine Coon: Nutrition and Characteristics

Maine Coon: Nutrition and Characteristics

The Maine Coon is a large cat breed from the USA. It’s sometimes called the American Forest Cat and was officially named state cat of the state of Maine in 1985.  The Maine Coon is appreciated by cat lovers around the world for its affectionate nature. The Maine Coon is often ...
Moving with Your Cat: How to Make It Less Stressful for Your Cat

Moving with Your Cat: How to Make It Less Stressful for Your Cat

The change of residence is always associated with a lot of stress and work. This is especially true when it comes to a move with a cat. After all, in this case it is not only necessary to take care of various things, but also to keep the needs of the four-legged friend in mind.  What you as ...
Munchkin cat: Nutrition and Characteristics

Munchkin cat: Nutrition and Characteristics

The Munchkin cat is an unusual looking cat breed from the USA. It differs from other cats especially by its strikingly short legs. Apart from that, the Munchkin cat is especially popular because of its affectionate and sociable nature. History of the Munchkin Cat Short-legged cats like the Munchki...
My Cat Does Not Drink: What You Need to Know

My Cat Does Not Drink: What You Need to Know

A cat’s low fluid intake does not necessarily have to be a reason for concern. Cats generally do not drink much Cats don’t tend to drink much. It’s not unusual for domestic cats to leave their water bowl almost untouched. The reason for this can be explained quite simply by the descent from the A...
Nebelung: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

Nebelung: Cat Food and a Description of the Breed

The Nebelung cat is a semi-longhair cat from the USA. It owes its name to its blue-grey coat and its progenitors, named after the main characters of the Song of the Nibelungs. History of the NebelungThe cat originally comes from the USA, where it was bred in the 1980s. It is a cross between the...
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