Does vegan diet harm a cat?

The global consumption of pet food is huge and continues to rise. For example, according to one estimate, the global pet population in 2018 included around 373 million cats as well as 471 million dogs, which is also driving extensive development of new pet food products or pet snacks. These include, for example, diets based … Read more

Cat died

The good news first: cats have a long life expectancy of 12 to 14 years, sometimes even 15 to 20 years. So the velvet paws accompany you a long time of your life. However, as for all earthly life, the time comes for cats to die. Healthy old cats instinctively sense this, seek more rest, … Read more

Removing cat urine

There is nothing more unpleasant for cat owners than when the cat is unclean and pees everywhere. Not only that the cat urine smells mean. No, also the removal of the mishap from carpets and from the bed is more time-consuming than thought. Why does the cat not pee in the litter box? Does the … Read more

What to do if my cat is breathing heavily?

Cats breathe faster during exertion, dehydration, fever and heat. But a disease can also be behind the heavy breathing. Keep calm and observe your cat closely. Are the eating and drinking behavior different than usual? Does it shy away from touching because of pain? The close observation of the accompanying symptoms can be helpful for … Read more

Keep cat at home

You would like to keep a cat, but you do not know how to do it? You are a beginner in cat keeping and have never owned a cat or a dog before and you would like to do everything right so that the cat feels comfortable with you? Then here is a guide to … Read more

Understand cat language

The cat hisses When cats hiss, cat owners are often confused. What is my cat trying to tell me by hissing? Contrary to the popular belief that hissing in cats shows aggressiveness, cats actually only hiss when they feel cornered. The hissing is a warning signal in cats. They want to scare off their opponent. … Read more

What to do if the cat does not come home?

When a free-roaming cat doesn’t come home for longer than usual, cat owners get worried. Has something happened to my cat? Because life as an outdoor cat is dangerous. Cats can be hit or run over. They can be locked up somewhere unnoticed and fearful cats hide at unfamiliar noises and do not dare to … Read more

Feeding cats with barfing species appropriate

As an opposite to the ready-made food for cats, more and more cat owners inform themselves about the new trend Barfen. The term Barfen means bone and raw food (biological and species-appropriate eating) for cats: Fresh meat, offal, bones and supplements self-assembled. BARF simply explained In contrast to cooked canned food, only raw meat goes … Read more

Male and female cat?

Those who want to get a cat are often not sure whether to get a cat or a male. Besides the biological differences, are there other differences that a cat owner-to-be can use as a guide? Differences of male and female cats in character Unneutered males are generally considered to be robust and they often … Read more

Should I get a cat?

If you don’t live on a farm, you should think twice about getting a cat. Cats are among the most demanding pets. Although cat owners do not have to walk the cat every day as with a dog. Nevertheless, you need a lot of time to devote to the velvet paw, to feed and care … Read more