Prompted by a conversation with a dear, deceased friend and cat-lover, during which my cat began clawing the rug. Really minor. I stated that if she didn't cut it out, I'd have her declawed. He gave me one of the most horrified looks I'd ever seen and told me it was the equivalent of amputating your finger at the last knuckle. I assured him that I was only joking and he calmed down.
Although I did not verbalize it at the time, I decided then to research the facts of what many vets make to seem an innocuous, elective surgery. Akin perhaps to spaying or neutering. The facts were jarring and heartbreaking. And I still can't bear to see the photos. This post addresses only about 50% of the factual details I discovered. Which are more than enough to dissuade any true cat-lover.
The Cat Purring Sound The Real Whats and WHYs What does it mean? Why do they do it? Questions that have been around since day 1 of the domestication of Felis Catus. As humans, most of us have been told from an early age, cats purr when they are happy. They purr because they like us and feel safe with us or are pleased with whatever we may be doing at that moment. Petting them or playing with them or just spending quiet time with them next to us and in our space. And while this may all, for the most...
There are a host of reasons why cats will throw up. It's such a common occurrence, it's thought by many to be a normal part of being a feline. Even some vets will say the same. Nothing could be further from the truth. It is absolutely NOT normal.
However, the main non-medical reason is addressed in this article. It's a fairly easy situation to overcome. In this article, we explore common options focused on a non-medical solution for otherwise healthy cats.
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