When joyful, ill, in pain, or terrified, cats purr. Purring sounds may be therapeutic and pain-relieving. Uncertain theory.
To avoid contracting toxoplasmosis while pregnant, use gloves, wash your hands after handling the cat, and avoid eating or handling the animal.
Myth: Milk and cats. False! While adult cats lose the necessary enzyme and develop lactose intolerance, kittens can still digest cow's milk.
"Being crepuscular animals, cats are most active at dawn and dusk. To reset their rhythms and stop evening interruptions, increase playtime during these hours."
Although cats are quick and can turn in mid-air to land on their feet, falls can still cause them harm, especially as they age or suffer from a condition known as high rise syndrome.
A cat's first year is equivalent to 16 human years, its second year to 9–10, and subsequent years to 4–5. In the first year, they develop from juvenile to adult.
The third digit is amputated during the unpleasant surgical procedure of declawing cats. Chronic pain and hostility may result from it. There are alternatives.
Because they must consume meat in order to survive, cats are obligate carnivores. Taurine depletion and signs of malnutrition may result from a vegan diet.
"Disease and negative effects on small wildlife are brought on by pet overpopulation. There is nowhere for unwanted cats to go, so they are put to death."
Due to inactivity and high-calorie cat food, indoor cats frequently have weight problems. Kids require at least an hour of playtime each day, as well as a climbing wall.