Monthly Archives: February 2017

Excessive Chewing and Licking in Cats

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Excessive Chewing and Licking in Cats Cats spend the most of their waking time grooming themselves. Many of us get the impression that cats chew and lick themselves all the time. For that reason, we have difficulty distinguish excessive chewing and licking habit from the normal one. According to feline experts, one-third of their time cats dedicate to cat-grooming habit. However, if a cat spends more time than experts suggest, then her grooming habit becomes compulsive. Many owners usually notice […]

Why Do Cats Stretch?

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Why Do Cats Stretch? Cats are well-known as one of the most relaxed animals that spend most of their time sleeping. What fascinates cat parents the most is their stretching habit. They get an impression that cats stretch all the time. Cats stretch several times during a sleep, after sleep, after a nap, during a nap, after staring through the window and sitting for too long in the same position. Especially funny is a moment when a sleepy cat, takes […]

Symptoms of Diabetes in Cats

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Symptoms of Diabetes in Cats Diabetes in cats usually takes one of the two forms – insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM) and non-insulin dependent diabetes mellitus (NIDDM). No matter what form of diabetes a cat gets, it represents a serious medical condition that requires action. For that reason, it is crucial to spot symptoms of diabetes in cats on time. According to feline experts, obese cats are at the highest risk when it comes to diabetes. However, many older cats […]

How Cats React to Strangers

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How Cats React to Strangers Cats are known as solitary animals. Their aloof behavior makes them seem detached. Many of cats are also wary when face strangers, but there are a few tips that can help them feel comfortable with guests. According to feline experts, cats social skills develop immediately after birth. Kittens who are regularly exposed to humans and strangers when young are better in bonding with humans. Moreover, kittens who are born from feral or stray parents are […]