Your beloved kitten will grow soon becoming an adult cat without you knowing it. But do not be deceived by the appearances. Some feature of female cats matures immediately than others. Deciding to neuter or spay your kitten can make a difference to their growth. But the question is, when do cats reach its full size? Different cat breeds mature in different aspects. For cats with short hair usually reach its full size at the age of 3. Some cat breeds mature quickly or slower than the others.
Having cats in your home is like having young children. You need to practice safety measure to encourage assurance and well-being. When it comes to safety of your cat, 100% protection against all possible danger in this world is a must. Pet owners must be concerned with the kind of food that their cats are eating. There are plants out there that could be dangerous and poisonous to them. One good example of this plant is called geraniums (pelargonium spp.) It may seem sweet, colorful and safe but don’t be fooled by its appearance. This is very harmful for both cats and dogs.
Our beloved cats love to eat everything they see out of curiosity. It may be possible that they could swallow or ingest a small portion of geraniums. If you think your cat has ingested this kind of plant, watch out for the symptoms before contacting the vet. A direct contact may also cause your fur friend to have a temporary irritation although it is somehow no reason to worry for serious health issues at all.
The only way cats communicate is through uttering vocalization. All cats produce a sound called “meowing” to be able to tell their owners that something is going on. Generally, pet owners appreciate this type of connection through vocal call as cats do this form of communication as well to other pets. Cats from the shelter are usually surrendered here due to this behavior. There is a big difference between crying and talking. Few of them just love meowing than others. Other breed like Siamese are known to be talkative all day long and it’s already became their nature. Do you find your cat cry most of the time at night? Is the cat new at home? Is the behavior occur at specific time of the day either in the morning or evening?
Teeth falling out from your cat is something that pet owners must give attention to especially if they are losing it continuously. It can be a sign of serious health conditions that you need to seek a professional help or it is just a normal process they are going through. To be able to know if the condition is a serious health problem or not, pet owners must understand the reasons why their cat’s teeth are falling out and what could be the possible signs to watch out for before bringing them to the vet. Have you ever wonder why do cats teeth fall out?
Usually, cats lose their teeth from 3-8 months, this is the period when they lose their baby teeth and may experience loss of appetite due to sore gums. At 6 months of age, permanent teeth may start to replace the old ones. Your friend’s teeth are similar to use human so it is necessary to keep it clean by regularly brushing their teeth and have a veterinary teeth cleaning once a year. If owners don’t implement prevention, cats may suffer from plaque, gingivitis and other serious health diseases.
When cats are sick or suffering from anxiety, they are more likely to lose their appetite. Did you ever wonder how to get a cat to eat during such condition? There are times that they are just quite picky when it comes to food. For owners who are having a hard time feeding their kittens, add some water on the dry food. Start from here and slowly minimize the water amount as time goes by. In this way, your kitten will be adjusted to it. Weather can also affect why cats do not eat especially when they have colds because of incapability to smell food. If this happen, it would be hard to feed and force them to eat. With a little tender loving care, it may be successful but only for rare cases.