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Problem with litter box.

November 16th, 2009

It is well known fact  that cats like cleanness. So  why your  cat piss outside litter box? In many cases it means that something wrong is happening.  Below we  show probably solutions :
illness

Your cat can suffer from diseases which are associated with alimentary canal and urinary canal or other diseases like cystitis, nephritis or  diarrhoeas . Maybe pissing cause pain and  toilet for cat is the symbol of suffering. So cat avoid this place.

litter box

Litter box is very important thing which should provide  your cat comfort . It is necessary to choose a right litter box.

Problems with litter box:kot09

- too small

- unsuitable type

Some cats don’t like closing litter boxes

- dirt

- wrong place where litter box is situated

- amount of  litter boxes is too small

The main rule : amount of litter boxes=amount of cats +1

- unsuitable type of gravel

- bad couplings with litter box

Stress

Stress can be associated with following situations: removal,  someone new  or something  new dissapear or appear in home ( new cat, child birth, someone died), beating cat, shortage of time for your cat, change of diet,  misunderstandings between cats and other.

You should observe your cat and give love and patience. It helps, but don’t  remember about visiting vet.

Animal shelter – help or adjudication?

November 9th, 2009

Some people think that animal shelter is place which is similar to rest place. Cats have a good care, shelter and calm. Sometimes it is truth. There are some animals shelters, where cats and dogs  are treated worthily and people who work there treat  with regard and sweetheart.kot10

Unfortunately, above mentioned places are not frequent. Almost animal shelters fight against shortage of money, animals redundancy and location conditions. Crowd cause stress and illnesses. Animals which are sick need to visit a vet and take drugs. But there is no money for it. Despite of good willingness of workers and  volunteers only basic things are contented.

What is sad there are also animal shelters where working people are indifferent to animal prejudice. Cats are not treated like living beings. Cats sleep in own excrements.  Depends on personel treatment  ill cats are asleep. Almost cats in animal shelters are left by owners. Reasons why people decide to leave cat are different : cat’s duty, owner’s allergy, child is born, cat is ill and other. If you really must give back your cat it is better to ask your friends and family. Find home for your cat. Animal shelter can be a  adjudication. Prepare advertisements and put in different places. Maybe someone is looking for a cat.

Children and cats

November 2nd, 2009

If  you have  small children you have to explain them that cat is not a play and can it shows. Contact between child and cat is differdziecko2ent than between dog. Cats if they are in stalemate  can scratch . Child should be aware of this fact.  If someone wear cat in clothes, pull tail and scream cause that cat is afraid and can use teeth and claws.

Children should learn safety plays with cat. There are for example: throw artificial mouse or paper on thread.  Children learn cat’s language very fast. But we have to remember that all plays should be under parents control. If cat is not aggressive, can learn child delicacy and love. It is good known fact that  children who grow up between cats are more sensitive an full of feelings. So we can’t forbid contact child with animal.

When you have a baby you have to care about safety your member of family. Cat is always interested in crying parcel. First, you should show cat a content of parcel. Permit your cat on sniffing. For some time you shouldn’t leave your baby only a cat. During contact you have to observe a cat behavior.  If cat don’t show aggression it means that situation is self-possessed.

Friendship between child and cat can last for many years and for young person can b
important experience.

Is it necessary to bath a cat ?

October 26th, 2009

Some people consider if it is necessary to bath a cat. I know answer , because I have talked about it with my vet. He said that there is no need to bath a cat, exluding below situations:kotkapiel

• Taking care about longhaired cat -  especially if you prepare your cat  on exhibitions
• When fur of your cat is covered by substances, which could not be removed by your cat
• Disease like tinea and parasites
• Owner’s allergy
• Rehabilitation in water after complex
• Cald bath when your cat has burn or heatstroke

If bath is necessary you have to prepare: warm water (it can’t be too hot and too cold), towel, shampoo designed for cats and drier.  You can also ask for help someone with family. For many cats situation in which you start pour water on is very stressful. So it is better to put cat in bath filled water. Pour water on cat without its head  using your hand . If cat is wet use a shampoo. Avoid ears, eyes and nose. Rinse cat and dry using drier or towel.

First bath for cat is the worst, because cat don’t know what is happening and the owner don’t know cat reaction. Some cats like baths, so maybe your cat belongs to this group of cats. Remember that in normally situation bath is not necessary.

Hearing and seeing of a cat

October 19th, 2009

Seeing

Cat is able to see in the night six times better then a human. Their range of seeing is definitely higher then human one dwakotyand is equal to 285 degrees, comparing to 210 degrees in human eye. Cats are able to see very sharp even in poor light, but on the other side humans can see more details in high sun light comparing to cats.  Very interesting fact is the way that cat’s eye captures movement. It’s very sensible and if we connect that to very reliable distance estimation we have a perfect haunting machine. During night when cat is haunting it see’s everything in black and white. In fact cats don’t need to see colors as they focus on contours.

Hearing

Cat ear is moved by thirteen muscles and is very sensible for sound, especially for high tones. Cats are able to hear the sounds with frequency up to 60 kHZ . Let’s compare this amount to 20 kHz which is cached up with human ear.  Cat is not only able to hear more sounds but perfectly localize the source of the sound.

Cat’s eyes.

October 12th, 2009

Have you ever considered why the cat’s eyes shines in the dark?
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The cat’s eyes are like the human’s eyes. When there is a little light, apples of the cat’s eyes enlarge as the same as human’s and reduce in daily light.  Shining in the night is considered of inner covering matters on the bottom of eyes. This reflective covering may be pink, green, blue and even gold. Depending on the incident light it reflects a different color. Thanks for this cats see in the night about seven times better than people. Some cats may have two different colours of eyes shining in the dark.

The cats may have eyes in one of the three basic shapes:
•    round
•    inclined
•    almand-shaped

Theirs colours are usually green, gold and rarely blue. They may occur in many different
tones.

While most cats do not distinguish colours, but his eyes are adapted to the use of trace amounts of light, which allows him to hunt at night. Also has a much wider viewing angle than a man, which allows him to perceive the slightest movement of potential prey.oczy

Cats view the world in the colours, at least in the green and blue and their combinations. No cells are sensitive to red indicates that the cats probably do not distinguish color, but that the objects as they appear darker than green, and blue. No cells sensitive to red indicates that the cats probably do not distinguish color, but the objects as they appear darker than green, and blue.

LaPerm – very active breed.

October 12th, 2009

LaPerm  breed is a unique combination of curly hair and  warm personality. Nobody can deny the lovLaPerm1e and affection that LaPerm breed cats  tumble on the owners, not to ignore the curly or wavy hair that is so interesting race.
Kitten who presented first signs of the original mutation which was the basis for this breed among domestic cats came from “the barn”. In 1982,  in a farm in Oregon, situated near an old fishing and hunting in Wishram Indians, six kittens were born  from a barn cat. One kitten was born completely bald-totally different from her mother and brothers. Although it had a bit of fur, the cat had huge ears and a pattern for his stature “blueprint” of the skin, which copy a classic tabby pattern. By the age of eight weeks the kitten began to grow a very soft and curly hair. Between 3 and 4 months, kitten, named Curly, has grown a full  created coat .Not being very experienced  about his  cats, the owner and does not beat too much his  head with the “mutant”.

Morphological traits.

The hair coat that forms the maxiLaPerm2mum degree of wrinkled cats present on the underside of the body on the neck and the ears. Long hair is completed, in general  they have a wave and bushy tail. The coat is moderately soft like texture, however,  the fur of  every cat is unique in its way. Short coat type is more textured than the long coat. LaPerm Cats of race can be in any coat color or pattern recognition. Some kittens can be born without hair, but most have a short hair and curly or right at birth. Often, the kittens can be quite keys, or your hair may fall in some regions, up to several weeks. This process begins, usually when the kittens are two weeks, they can be in various stages of the absenceLaPerm3 of hair. In general, the fur is always regained created if the cat was born with curly hair.

Character and behavior

LaPerm cats are gentile and affectionate, but very active. Unlike  of many active breeds, LaPerm is quite satisfied with his sedentary cat. LaPerm will always prefer to settle near the master if it does not feel like playing. These cats look human company and start spinning as soon as I feel their presence. By their nature, are intrusive and cats will always know what is happening around them. They like to touch the front master with his paws and rub the head of the master, neck or face. Very cute cats LaPerm nature captivates all those who meet. LaPerm starts spinning as soon as he sees his master and loves to sit in your lap and be caressed.

Kurilian Bobtail breed – love to be spoiled

October 10th, 2009

Kurilian Bobtail1Top representatives of the breed Kurilian Bobtail appeared in exhibitions for the first time in 1990. At that time many experts believed that  the curious cats are  just an imitation of the famous Japanese Bobtail. Nothing  its not known  today  if the two races have something in common genetically, in addition to short and bushy tail. It is assumed that even Kurilian Bobtail cats were  the first breed “endowed” with a separate queue, after which  it would be developed breed Japanese Bobtail. While  the cats were high-ranking Japanese aristocrat breed, elegant Kurilian Island cats were kept in their natural state: more wild.
The cats  of race in the Karelian  Bobtail (though the names are similar, there are 2 different races), they are the result of a mutation in the Manx breed or Kurilian. Karelian cats originate from St. Petersburg, in the western part of Russia. Recessive gene present in Kurilian tail is dominant in the Karelian cats. They are closer, after issue,  to the the Norwegian Forest Cat, while  the  Kurilian  is closer to the Siberian breed.

Morphological traits

Bobtail cats Kurilian are medium to large. It is characterized by a muscular body, compact design. The head is round inKurilian Bobtail2 shape, round eyes, yellow or green, and ears are “hidden” by tufts of hair. Legs  are ending with round paws and  the tail has a tuft form and can be measured either by 3 cm, or between 8 and 15 cm .The fur  is dense, fine, short, in 2 layers. Unlike wild version of this breed, mustached Kurilian Bobtail domesticated  cat is bigger. If a wild cat may weigh 3.5 to 4 kg, a  pets cat  get even  6 kg. Wild females weigh between 2 and 2.5 kilograms while domesticated variant reaches 4 kg.

Character and behavior:

Kurilian Bobtail Cats are strong felines  and savage looking animals because they are medium to large. Cats are healthy with a balanced character. Love to be spoiled and are very quiet, hardly aggressive. In the wild, are animals that live in groups, like packs of wolves. Animals are very smart and resourceful. It adapts well to any conditions, including transport of 2 days. The appearance of these wild cats are not reflected in their temperament.  They love  people company, are ideal for living in the apartment or house.
Kurilian Bobtail3A special feature of this breed’s is the  passion for … water! Love to bathe, to “fish” and play in water. They are very easy to train, because they are obeying cats. Cats are among the most of the time silent, do not  cause harm around the  house (which means they  can left  alone in the living room, but it is good to be trained a bit  initially!).
In the family, Kurilian Bobtail  male cat don’t   runs away from the responsibility of raising  his kittens, being very glad to help the female

Varieties.

Can be found in various shades and combinations of colors: chocolate, red, beige, white, gray, white, gray, white, black, tiger, etc.. White cats may have blue eyes.

Ocicat breed adapts easily.

October 9th, 2009

Ocicat1Ocicat cat breeder is the result of the work of  an American  who crossed an Abyssinian female with a half breed Siamese  chocolate stained cat  and he obtained  ocelot kittens (Mexican wild cat). This male was then paired with American cat with short hair and the products were the basis for this breed. Ocicat is a relatively new breed of cats, which resulted from an accidental cross of conjoined twins Seal Point cat breeds and Abyssinian in the 60′s. One of the kittens had resulted chocolate color, with golden spots, strikingly resembling the wild cat Ocelot, hence the name Ocicat. Later in cross program was introduced and American Shorthair.  The race won champion status in 1987 in America. In 1988, the first cat breed Ocicat arrived in Britain, where their popularity is even higher than in U.S.

Morphological traits.

Animal imposing a weight of 5-7 kg, from a morphologically resemble with the wild cat Ocelot and  South AmericanOcicat2 cat. Ocicat cat  has a triangular head, nice looking, well proportioned, with fine nose, slightly concave , red-brownish .The ears  are well apart, relatively long, and with the peaks  sharpened .The eyes are well developed, open, lively, bright and yellow .The trunk  is harmoniously developed, dressed in muscles strong and firm, without  being to big. The members are  normally developed but are long and powerful, the  designs presented in the form of stripes are  arranged in a circular pattern .The tail is long, fitted with circular rings. The body is covered with short hair, and bright, as we place “tight” on the body of the animal. The robe  presents a characteristic design , represented by the closed brown spots, evenly distributed all over the body.

Character and behavior.

Ocicat3Cat breed in fast growing field because of its attributes, is shown to be increased still under conditions that ensure a large enough space considering her body weight . She is sociable, strongly attached to his master but is still reserved towards foreigners, whom he treats  them with caution. When  foreign persons appear, she usually gets angry and withdraw at her sleeping place, she listen carefully and do not appear until the guests have gone .If she is raised in an apartment or more than one villa, is indicated to allow her access to the terrace, which suits them and is sometimes necessary because of the air. She is a bit  demanding at food, is shown to be used , early in life with  fresh vegetables and rice, along with canned meat and fish, which  they accept with great pleasure. Despite their appearance of wild cat,  the temperament  of Ocicat cats doesn’t  reflect this.
They are very smart and playful, curious and friendly and not aggressive. Like all active cats,  they prefer to have company and are so happy around people, but if they are gone all day at work, another Ocicat cat will become their favorite playing partner. Ocicat adapts easily and live well both indoors and outdoors.

Varieties

In the race we can meet cats  in which the tone color  can be variable, but are not allowed other than the standard colors or classic designs.

Somali breed is very expensive.

October 8th, 2009

Somali1Originated from a cross breed between Abyssinian and long hair Persian or Angora but there are certain other contradictory claims about its origination either which says that it occurred due to the natural mutation but having said that if the attitude, nature, physique, temperament and the Somali’s susceptibility to certain diseases is analyzed it is ascertained that it is a cross between Abyssinian and some long hair cat breed because the presence of numerous traits that are similar to Abyssinian. Therefore the former theory of Somali being a cross breed seems to be authentic. Somali has almost he same traits as those are present in its ancestor. Somalis are very active, hyper, vocal, playful and energetic they want human companionship all the time. Somalis have physical feature same as that of Abyssinian but the other cross of long hair dSomali2oes gives it something if not all that includes the fluffy coat of long hair and the bushy tail which is as long as in Abyssinian but they are short hair and Somalis have long hair. Somalis also inherit the “M” mark between the eyes from the Abyssinian known as frown lines. The also have the same color as that of Abyssinian yellow, brown, beige base with blue ticking, light-cream base color with darker cream ticking and Ruddy. They have eye color gold, green or hazel.

Somalis are always in search of human companionship and they are so keen for that they would even get into the cushion with you to sleep with you; they also like water unlike other cats they have the tendency to be in the shower with you. They are very talkative they communicate their discontent or pleasure over thing that they feel Somali3or even when they want attention of other for one reason or the other. They don’t just create noise but they talk back when some one is talking to them. They like to run around the house and wants their share in any activity that is going around; they act like dogs, they follow you from room to room and if you open a door first they would like to enter it and even when you open a bad they would like to see that what’s in they always like to climb to your lap and jump over you. They have long hair but that require very little grooming and they shed very little hair once or twice a year and the combing once a week is enough. They are very expensive they cost $800 to $1200. They do have long hair but they don’t keep on shedding all the time and they are very active and talkative a trait that is missing in most of the long hair cats therefore with less hassle of grooming and the availability of the best traits of one of the best breeds of cats make it the favorite breed in town.

Singapura breed love people

October 7th, 2009

As the name suggests, Singapura is from Singapore, place where ancestors of this breed had a reputation for cats Singapura1“channel”, diverting much of their life especially through channels. Singapura is, officially, the smallest breed of cat in the world, although some males can reach and the size of a Burma. Singapura cats are believed to exist about three hundred years and are descendants of cats brought in from around the world in Singapore, which were crossed with local breeds. Singapura modern draws its origins from four cats brought  to the U.S. from Singapore in 1975, by Tommy Meadow.

Morphological traits:

Although very much  she resembles  with the Abyssinian cat , Singapura cat is a much smaller sized cat. The head is round, presenting an easy stop positioned slightly below eye level. The nose is broad, moderately short and ends with a blunt top. On the nose there must be a strong signal with dark pigmentation. Ears seem too large for his stature, broad, sales at the base, the flag deep. The eyes are large, located at a distance not exceeding the length of the eye wide open. When closed, partially or totally, draw slash. It is desirable the presence of a dark outline around the eyes. Can be green, yellow or Singapura2amber, but cannot predict what color will the eyes kitten when it will reach maturity. On the forehead is painted sign “M”, characteristic tabby cat. The tail is medium length, feet are very small and small-sized body has moderate length, but is very muscular. The Singapura cat is developing very slowly and does not reach the final body size only after the age of 15 to 24 months. There is much difference between the appearance of male and female animals.

Character and behavior:

Singapura is a friendly cat who loves people very much, begging , literally,  for attention. They enjoy watching television with his master, sitting in his  lap or on his shoulder. Singapura cat like watching the world from somewhere above, so all the time are on the top of the furniture. Not like the cold and damp, as appropriate for indoor cats. Her voice is warm, delicate and usually express great appreciation of her feline face of company owners. Attention to details,   Singapura  manages to quickly identify habits or hobbies of the  people to whom lives, indeed, and they  make fun  at their expense imitating them. Movement which performs a cat while playing help develop a  their physical characteristics. A big advantage of the breed iSingapura3s that breeding males of childbearing and don’t  mark their  territory  not in the house or around it. Another big advantage is that, although Singapura cat is a perennial, it is not at all noisy. Thus, during the heat, the female does not “yell” like her  Asian sister , but rather stuttering, allowing the owner to sleep peacefully at night. “Vocabulary” of the cats is based more on gestures and less talk, it is expressed through glances or feet movement. Sometimes they tap master as a token of consolation, even biting him gently, which is not always painless.

Varieties

Race does not know color varieties, Singapura  cats fur have  a single color: sepia . In fact, it is an intense shade of brown, an ivory-colored background. Each hair of the coat with at least two bands of sepia brown color, separate color bands of light color, top hair is dark, while his base is lighter. The fur on the muzzle, chest, stomach and ventral side of limbs  don’t  show bands, but is colored in one color – creamy white, and ivory.

Sphynx breed is a result of mutation.

October 7th, 2009

It is a result of the mutation that occurred when a hairless cat was discovered in the litter of normal kittens.Sphynx1 Sphynx are hairless and they don’t literally are hair less they do have soft hair called peach fuzz, because of the lack of hair just like Cornish Rex in order to stay warmer they cuddle with people or animals and in their quest to stay warm and cozy you would even find them in the bed with you. They have wedge shaped heads and they have heavy bodies where they often develop pot bellies which are very commonly witnessed in this breed of cat. They are very warm, compassionate, caring, loving and cuddly creatures they love companionship. They are very curious and inquisitive about every thing, they always wants to participate in activities that are going around them and would effecSphynx2tively try to get their share of work or try to find area where they can lend some help.

They have eye colors such as gold, green, amber, blue and aqua. If they don’t have hair or coat that doesn’t means that they either have one color or no patterns; their skin is the color of their fur would be and all the usual cat marking patterns (Solid, Pointed, Tabby, Mitted, etc) are present in Sphynx too. Though it should be made sure that there is a limited exposure to the sunlight because due the lack of hair the sun rays comes into direct contact with the skin which can cause severe sun burn. They tend to explore any place that they find warmer therefore while outdoors it should be made sure that they are properly looked after because that need of theirs can get them into deep trouble. The Sphynx are very compassionate, loving, caring and demanding breed of cats. They like to have some activity going around them and they are very playful, they form bonds with people very quickly and easily they are very inviting and welcoming to even strangers, as they can go along very well with literally every one, which makes them vulnerable to maSphynx3ny threats therefore it is an indoor cat and even while outdoor they should be supervised. Sphynx travel very well they don’t bother that much which other cats do and they just simply sleep while traveling. They are hardly vocal though they do communicate in their own distinctive way when they want food or attention for some other purpose. They have a dog like attitude they hang around people, loves socializing, follow the owner from room to room and they are always fond of tipping over people. Sphynx are a family oriented cat they form bonds with every one they are also very friendly with other animals such as dogs. Having no hair doesn’t means that there is no hassle of maintenance their skin not always but sometimes gets oily therefore they should be frequently bathed. The Sphynx have an average life span of about 15-20 years but there have been instances where they have lived longer. They are very expensive because they are very rare they cost around $800 to $1500.

Tonkinese – crossing a Siamese breed with a Burmese

October 6th, 2009

Tokinese race is a new breed, which  was resulted from crossing a Siamese with a Burmese , presenting such Tonkinese1characteristics from both breeds. It was first developed in America in the 50s, called Golden Siamese , but  the  race hasn’t  gained popularity, being ignored over time. Only in the 60 reappeared as the Tonkinese, their  popularity were growing, getting to be preferred as pets and  at exhibition. They  have gained full recognition in America in 1975.

Morphological traits

Tonkinese is a medium sized cat. The head is slightly rounded, of medium width. Seen in profile, the nose appears obliquely, pointing to a firm chin. The ears are well apart, being wider at the base, thinning toward the tip, slightly rounded. Outline of the ear follows the line, face up to its base. The eyes are far and as more open than those targeted but not completely round, and are slightly inclined towards the nose. Eyes exhibition cats are  like  greenish blue, but colors can vary from green to blue. Copulation is well balanced, strong and muscular, and the posterior is slightly elevated. The legs are thin and muscular and the rear limbs are slightly longer than the front. The paws are oval and Tonkinese2arranged his fingers. The tail is supple, and when brought along the body reaches the cat’s shoulders. Race Tonkinese doesn’t have any health issues  being  able to live long and active life. It is recommended, as in the other races, a routine annual inspection at the  veterinary officers to check the kidney and the liver.

Character and behavior
Tonkinese cats as  the race have the same nature as friendly and related breeds, Siamese and Burmese.  They are ideal as a family animal and they are oriented to the human company. They are very vigorous and intelligent. Can be trained to do various tricks and they need toys and games for fun. They like to always have company and, if need to be left alone for a longer period of time, a companion is essential. No noisy cats, love to spin near the master and to follow him everywhere. Their natural curiosity often putTonkinese3s them in difficult situations,  and it would be better to limit access to outside the house, especially if you do not have a good garden closed. It  doesn’t bothers them to be house cats as long as they have a companion and many toys with which to occupy their time.

Tonkinese cats in the breed does not require special care, whereas it has  short coat  that is easy self-maintenance, yet enjoyed the attention that is given by care. The coat should be short and attached to the body. The texture is smooth, soft and silky, with a glossy sheen. Types of fur require that the , mask, ears, feet and tail to be darker than the body.

Persian is a very calm breed.

October 6th, 2009

Persian1From the beginning, Persian cat breed is undeniable the favorite race of breeders and also the most represented in the exhibition. His name is not only an indirect indication of the origin of the breed. Indeed, alludes to one of her ancestors, Turkish Angora, which transmitted the gene responsible for his famous long hair. If we know that angora comes from the border area between Turkey and Iran, we  would better understand the “Persian”  name chosen to promote the breed that is  originated here.

Morphological traits.

Persian cat is a medium-sized to large cat, which should facilitate  a perfect type cat. Thus, it is find a massive body, a broad chest, short limbs, with strong bones, feet round and pretty flat. The tail is proportional to body length, and mostly not thin. Cape is a cornerstone of what breeders call  it type. It is massive. The standard requires are a  round face, a wide jaw and a well developed chin. Numerous Persian today have more than one rectangular face round.
The ears are in line with the body, meaning small, rounded, placed quite low and very far apart. The eyes are big, round Persian2and away.
The nose is the detail that has caused most controversy lately. All standards require a short and wide nose, and a well marked stop. However, in the interpretation, American breeders have adopted an extreme attitude, some going to say that a pure  Persian breed cat should not have noses. Extreme version is, as it is noted, the variety of cat Pekingese over which the nose is almost nonexistent and there is so high concave area between the two eyes and nostrils situated on both sides of the snout.
Besides typology, fur is a second important feature of Persian. It should be thick and long on the surface of the entire body: 10-20 cm on average, especially in the collar which covers the neck and chest. The hair on the tail should be very thick. Texture should be silky and very fine.

Character and behavior.

Persian cat is calm, very discreet. He likes physical inactivity and is well suited to apartment life. However the usual small Persian appreciate outdoor life, which behaves like any other cat of European type. In terms of reproduction is different from oriental Persian. Thus, later female puberty: on average 12 months. Pregnancy, generally of 3-4 kittens. It is important to note that tPersian3he breed is prone to difficulties during parturition, because of round, thick head of newborn kittens. Thus, death at birth is higher in Persian than in other races. It requires close supervision of exhibition parturition. Unlike other races  semi long hair and angora, Persian is a down longer, dense and fine. This feature is an important element of the aesthetics of the breed, but is also a big problem. Persian adult  should be brushed daily .

Varieties
Persian belongs as British and oriental short hair, in those races that are found in the entire range of possible varieties. Recognition of new varieties, slow until 1970, has picked up more. International Federation of cats, which recognizes only 13 varieties in 1938 and about 23 in 1980, recognizes 150 ten years later .This evolution is rampant because the number of these variations result from the simple combination of  already known variations

How to act when your cat disappears?

October 5th, 2009

kot02How to act when your cat disappears? You are sad but it is very important to don’t panic.  Panic don’t help you in finding your pet.

First, you should go over surrounding neighbourhood and look for cat among bushes, in basements  and under cars. You can also ask for help children with neighbourhood. They are good observers. Great idea is  giving children chites with your address and promising small prizes.

If those ways don’t bring results it is necessary to use other methods. Print a lot of advertisements. Remember about  adding photo of your cat, annotation about prize, address and way to contact. It is better to put your telephone number and take your telephone everywhere.

What is important you should put advertisements everywhere:
-    in surrounding staircases and advertisement posts
-    in vegetable shops, groceries and zoological shops
-    in animal hospitals
-    on bus stations  (but it is illegal)

Chance of finding your cat increase with amount of advertisements. You should also visit shelters . You have to talk with vets. Maybe they know something. Remind children about your cat. Look for your cat in the evening, because is quiet. Look in basements, call and hear. Don’t resign. Most of histories have happy end.

Korat breed is sensitive to noise.

October 5th, 2009

Very old breed, with short hair, Korat  breed  comes from the mountainous northeastern part of Thailand .Since 1959  Korat1grows  in America, where it is trying to strengthen the character of this valuable breed. It was named after the province of where  is original, but  in Thailand is known as Si-Sawat, which means “good luck”, and is highly respected by the locals. It seems that King Rama V who gave the current breed name after he  notice the beauty of the cat being very interested  and about its origin. Thai consider  Korat cats  as bringing  good luck, there is a real tradition in terms of their beneficial influence: their silver fur, which is a symbol of wealth, and their eyes were the color of rice, which seems to affect  rich crops.  In Thailand, these cats are kept for a long time, but the first pair of Korat (Nara and Darra) was imported into the United States only in 1959. The breed was accepted to compete in exhibitions CFA in 1966.

Morphological traits.

At first sight, an eye for less informed, this breed can be confused with Russian Blue or mid Chartreux. With an harmonious development ,  and very showy, Korat breed is one of the cats apparently gaining more ground  among occidental part. This breed have heart-shaped head, which are found large and rounded ears Korat2to the tip .The nose  is short and with a slight convexity, feature of the breed .The eyes are large and round, well open and bright, the color is typical green .The kittens  are born with yellow eyes, which turn green at the age of two years.
The trunk is well developed, strong, muscular and elegant, without being hard, well dressed in his back, muscles are well developed and easy rounded..The members strong, of medium height and very sure .The tail, medium length, is thicker in Basic and thins to the end . The body is covered by a  thick hair , no doubt. The hair  is fine silky, shiny and bright, features that give it a very pleasant appearance .
Coat color is blue-silver, to meet without stripes or spots on its surface or other color. The hair is about 80% of length with the tip free, silver color gives reflexes  of a very interesting move.

Character and behavior.

It is a very beautiful cat, playful and faithful  to her master and also has some features thaKorat3t has to be mentioned .Very intelligent and affectionate, is very sensitive to noise, which has great She is allergic to some antibiotics and sedatives and anesthetic effects of very long duration on the body compared to other cat breeds .After  birth, the kittens have  accustomed to human company, because the risk is high and wild in this socialization is impossible . Attached of the place where she lives  she  rarely departs and prefers the company of her master.

Varieties.

In this race are not allowed other than the classic colors and no mating with other races.

Manx – breed without tail

October 5th, 2009

Manx3The absence of  tail at Manx cats is a feature known for centuries and many stories circulate about their exact origin. Probably the oldest is the legend  of Noah, when the Ark door closed, the rush, took the cats  tail, leaving only a stump instead of a tail. Another legend tells of a cat with no tail which  stroll along the  boats of the Spanish Army  on the  Beach  of Isle of Man. In 1588.  There was no doubt that the island was very isolated to permit the perpetuation of the breed Manx cats. Manx cats with stumps instead of a tail is the result of genetic mutation suffered from breeding with the breed British Shorthair cats. This gene could be responsible for skeletal defects of these cats.

Morphological traits:

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Manx cats resembles those of the British Shorthair breed, except the tail. The head is large, round and has prominent cheekbones. The muzzle and chin are firm and strong. The ears are located above the head and are slightly bent outwards. Are wider at the base and rounded on top. The eyes are large and round, and color is in tone to that of the coat. The body is compact and solid, with a broad chest and short back. The seat is rounded and should be higher than the shoulders. Limbs are short and strong ,back legs slightly longer than the front. Cats for exhibition must not have tails at all, and the seat should be fully rounded. At pet cats are allowed stubs of different lengths.

Character and temperament:
Manx1Manx has a good nature and affectionate, loving to be affectionate. She is getting along very well with children and other animals, seemed to get along very well even with dogs. They are ideal pets, adapting easily to  the family life. Leading a very happy life like animals inside and make very little noise.
Short fur  of  the breed Manx cats do not require excessive care, able to maintain his coat even single. Manx cat fur is a double acting, featuring two layers, one thick and short and one slightly longer than the other. The double coat is far more important than color or symbol on it. It is allowed any combination of colors and markings, except the Siamese pattern. Cats for exhibition are more than appreciated for the  coat texture , color or markings.
Varieties.

Today, in Europe  me meet two varieties: Rumpy Manx without tail and Stumpy Manx, who has a remnant of the tail, and  also in America me  meet three varieties: Riser, who owns several caudal vertebrae, Longy, which has a short tail and ailed with an almost norma tail.

Rag doll breed is very quite.

October 3rd, 2009

Ragdoll1Passive, docile, laid back, chilled, relax and melts when handled you got it right that is the one and only Rag doll. Originating from California; very timid and low energy cat that goes well with literally every one, if it has been to be even a threatening stranger, due to their excessive friendly attitude. This is what breeders are working as how to make it able to stimulate the tendency to fight back where there is some sort of danger, that is why it is strictly recommended to be an indoor cat as they don’t actually know how to survive in an outdoor environment. Rag doll has a very chilled out attitude it just like sit back, rest and relax though they get active occasionally but most the time they just like to hang around their own space. They have no tendency to climb from one place to another they are more like floor dweller though it has a lot to do with their body structure where they have a large frame and proportionate legs on which a male carry around weight that it about 12-20 pounds and female around 8-15 pounds. They come in different colors mostly in 4 colors Chocolate, Seal, Blue and Lilac and 3 patterns Mitted, Color Spot, Bi-Color and 4 colors, when born they have pure Ragdoll2white hair and it takes almost 2 years for the final color to fully develop. One of the fascinating factor of Rag doll are their eyes they have a striking and heartening blue color that is simply breathtaking; it multiplies the charm of this breed of cat by 1000 times because of the sheer mesmerizing effect that it has.

They have a very elegant look to them and they look very fluffy and soft but they actually are like small teddy bears. Their tendency to go limp when handled is a very adoring factor as it simply submit itself when picked up and shows no temperameRagdoll3nt at all, which makes it very suitable for children who tend to be gentle as it won’t even react incase if manhandled or mauled roughly which often happens when children handle any animal. They are very good travelers if they are trained or made used to the routine since the small age they are going to love the traveling then and can be very good companions. They are usually very quite and most of the time they like to rest and lay back and relax but occasionally they do get vocal so it makes them not completely mute but they are not that vocal either. They are get accustomed to other animals very well in fact they really like the company of other animals or another Rag doll though it is not mandatory but they don’t mind it either, they have a special liking for dogs they go along so well with dogs. Rag dolls have semi long over coat and no under coat, only minimal shedding is witnessed and they don’t knot. Therefore very little grooming is required and occasional brushing, Rag dolls have an average life span of about 12-15 years and they cost about $700 to $1200.

Burmese breed requires attention from people

September 30th, 2009

Burmese1The cat “suspected” that would be ancestor of the Burma race was a little brown cat, named Wong Mau, who was brought from Burma to America in 1930. An investigation of the genetic fund showed that Wong Mau was a hybrid of Siamese  and a new breed with a dark coat, called Burmese  because  of the origin. The reproduction was possible to isolate selective gene  which caused  dark hair  and so was created  the Burmese  we know today.

Morphological traits

The  neck is of medium length in proportion to the body. Seen in profile, head slightly indented from the top of skull to the tip of the  chin . The forehead is rounded. The nose is a distinctive line and nose must be in line with the tip of chin. The ears are well apart, situated on a rounded basis , being wider at the base, with a rounded top and are slightly bent forward. The outside line of the ears are still easy to line the face, although in mature males who developed jaws it might not be very apparent. The eyes are large and bright and can be in any shade of yellow, but yellow is a favorite. However, these cats eye color is sensitive to changes in quality of light. Legs are flexible and feet are firm and oval. The tail is right, without crimping and ends in a tuft like a brush . If  the tail length is the one recommended, will reach the shoulders .

Character and behavior:

Burmese  cat is a very friendly and affectionate creature and requires more attention from people, she is happy in a domestic environment. It is very playful and can be taught to bring lumps of paper in the Burmese2same manner in which a dog  brings a bat to be  thrown,  she  gets  along very well with children, so is a  great family animal. They are very sensitive to the feelings of its master. If you have a profession that needs to be away from home all day, would be a good idea to have two Burma.  She  protests  and will follow its master all over the house begging attention. Burmese cats  are very “talkative” and therefore have no discomfort to “communicate” when they miss something or will encounter noisy when you return home. Animals are ideal for life in an  apartment, but only if they have company, because otherwise they writhe their lively temperament and affectionate that it will not show unless they have company. Burmese  owners are extremely loyal and, because of their ability to recover things were called “cat dog”. Do not like to remain on the outside of family life and often insist to participate in any activity that takes place. They are very intelligent and can easily solve problems such as the Open Door, the artists in the escape. Children are very good, but if it becomes too bothersome, just Burmese will turn back and will go until the child overblown. They are excellent companion and seems to understand every woBurmese3rd that is said, is very sensitive to the mood of the master.

Varieties

The fur is short and glossy, which is a distinctive feature of the race. The hair is fine and stays attached to the body.  We may meet ten  fur colors, but they are all lighter in the lower zone of the body.

Created by accident – Burmilla breed

September 29th, 2009

burmilla1Burmilla breed was created by accident, when a male  of Chinchilla had a  clandestine meeting with a bat Burmese female . The resulting kittens were so attractive, that quickly won the heart of those who have seen them, some of them adopting her. Public interest was so great that the crossing was re-forming as a new breed. Kittens resemble more with the Burmese race than the Chinchilla, having  the incisive  and friendly temper , of the Burmese race and silver color and little stripes like Chinchilla.

Morphological traits

Burmilla is a medium sized cat, because  of the Burman blood that takes him from his ancestors. The female is smaller and more delicate than the male. Cape has a considerable widith between the ears and has a slightly rounded dome. Jaws are broad at the top, ending with a big snout and flattened. Seen in profile, chin and nose are located in the same vertical plane. Ears are of medium size with rounded tip. Are arranged  in a manner that continues the angle of the face  and lean forward slightly. The eyes are well apart, full and expressive. Can be any color, from gold to green. The body is strong and muscular, with a strong back and straight. Members are of medium length and  at the back  they are slightly longer than the front. The paws are oval and the size is medium length, thinning slightly toward the top, which is rounded.burmilla-2

Character and behavior:

Burmilla is less hectic than a Burmese , but not lazy as a Chinchilla. These cats love to be given attention and feel the need to a  family. Can be very insistent and often follow their masters around the house begging attention. If they speak, they seem to understand and answer. Asian Cats are very intelligent and can easily overcome difficulties  opened. The curiosity and sociability of the Asian Burmilla can lead to all sorts of trouble, getting into cars or vendor guests. Therefore it is better to be kept in closed houses or gardens. Usually she adapts easily to the environment they live, as long as they live in comfort. They like to play and scratch various surfaces. Can be very sensitive towards the feelings of owners and this makes them excellent pets. In addition, not very loud.
The Fur is short and the body  don’t  rburmilla3equire much care, though they  appreciate it if you pay attention in this way.

Varieties

Background color is always a very white silver clean-tipping can be silver, chocolate, lilac and other colors, red or cream. This color comes from a particular gene that inhibits pigmentation hair on a portion of its length. Tapping’s intensity is less   important than its homogeneity. A tipping that  is considered too open, that does not create a net contrast. The cats often have a tabby drawing on their head, legs and the tail, derived from selected lines of wives Clarke.  The drawings should not be tabby and body, but only on the extremities.