WHY AND HOW DOES A CAT GROOM – EXPLAINED WITH ITS BEHAVIOUR
A cat sleeps for 14 hours and the next best activity it involves itself in is self-grooming; the grooming patterns reflect various behaviours of a cat. A change in cat grooming pattern reflects the overall health of the cat, it shows any illness, depression, and most of all a clear indication of parasites or secondary medical conditions.
During initial days of their life, kittens are dependent on the queen for grooming; she licks to condition their coat, and to stimulate urination and defecation. This is continued till the young are able to move from their nest to eliminate. There are certain motor skills and reflex that develop with time and kittens begin to groom; initially, it is not in order, but in days ahead, they get on to copy their mother.
As kittens grow, they take on grooming more actively – 50 per cent of their awake time or 15 per cent of a 24-hour period is spent grooming. However, this may vary among breeds, coats, and geographical distribution of cats.
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VIRAT COMES FORWARD TO HELP STRAY ANIMALS IN MUMBAI, CREDITS ANUSHKA FOR MAKING HIM SEE THE PLIGHT OF ANIMALS
AN INITIATIVE BY VIRAT KOHLI FOUNDATION, VIVALDIS ANIMAL HEALTH AND AWAAZ VOICE OF STRAY ANIMALS
LIFE LESSONS FROM BIRDING
My wife, Sara, and I started birding just over six years ago while in our midthirties. Jumping in wholeheartedly, the hobby became intertwined in our daily routines within the first year.
THE RED EARED SLIDER CARE GUIDE
Red eared sliders also known as the red-eared terrapin are one of the most well-known turtle pets among matured hobbyists as well as beginners.
HAND IN PAW
MAKING SENSE OF THE WORLD WITH KITTY
KRIBENSIS THE NANO RIVER RAINBOWS
If any aquarium hobbyist is looking out for a small fish that can add action and an array of sparkling colours to his freshwater aquarium, the kribensis cichlid (Pelvicachromis pulcher) is undeniably worth considering.
MY Pet MY Story
Aishwarya Majmudar and Barkus
How To Groom Your Cat At Home
In the previous feline edition, I explained about self-grooming by cats; now, in the present edition, I am sharing a detailed guide for grooming your cat at home with special reference to brushing and bathing.
The Dog Care Series Training Your Puppy
Once you have selected your puppy and brought your new puppy home, here are a few things to keep in mind regarding training and obeying commands.
Summer Tips For Dogs
The days are getting hotter and hotter, and with the change in the weather, your dog needs to adjust to the heat. However, there are many ways in which you can make your dog much more comfortable during a scalding Indian summer! Here are some tips and tricks that we have up our sleeve.
A BATTLE AGAINST COUGHING CLOUDS – HOMEOPATHY FOR PETS
It’s flower season! We’re celebrating with six beautiful blooms that heal.
Managing Mental Illness Can Be a Team Effort
Like so many people—and so many entrepreneurs— my husband and business partner struggles with his mental health. I’m speaking up so others know: With the right understanding, life and business can still be good.
WINTER WELLNESS: 5 TIPS FOR PROTECTING YOUR Gut and Brain Health THIS NEW YEAR
This new year may look socially different than years past, and considering the added stress, limited sleep and typical holiday overindulgence most of us experienced last month, it’s even more necessary than usual to let our bodies recover and regenerate in this post-holiday season.
4 EXPERT TIPS FOR Men to Age Gracefully
We all want to believe that we get better with age, but growing older can often make a man feel more like a broken-down beater than a classic car. Luckily, it is possible to handle the process with strength and integrity. Try a modern approach to aging gracefully with these four steps,” says Dr. Spar.
“Take Two Kittens and Call Me In the Morning”
Can Cats Help Humans Be Healthier?
4 TIPS FOR IMPROVING MENTAL HEALTH during quarantine
HEALTH NEWS & TIPS
Lift Your Own Spirits
We all feel down now and then, especially lately. These techniques can help you bounce back.
Eat to Keep Your Spirits Up
When it comes to staying motivated and keeping a positive outlook, diet can make all the difference.
Do You Need Stress?
“The ways and means are available to me...The only question to be asked then is: ‘How much discomfort am I willing to sit with before I invite the answer to be revealed?’”—Dale Jukes
“Can you perform a hymn for us next week?” my pastor asked me after Sunday service.