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Pre-requisites of Cat Grooming

Pre-requisites of Cat Grooming

Every pet owner wants to keep their pet tidy, and to do it, several ways are being discussed by professionals to groom them. Their appearance is the first thing that is noticed by others, and your pet feels proud when they get proper attention and care. It doesn’t only improve their looks but also allows us to detect any disease or infections.

There are numerous benefits of cat grooming. The most important one is the circulation of blood in their whole body and, they feel active after getting done with the session. Before taking your cat for grooming, it is recommended to take some precautionary measures, few of them are mentioned below:

Table of Contents

    1. Calm them down
    2. Trim their nails
    3.  Make sure they had enough sleep
    4. Vaccinate them before taking them to a grooming salon
    5. Have complete knowledge of pricing and grooming services
    6. Look for the infections
    7. Conclusion

1: Calm them down

Sometimes, the cats get scared of grooming and being touched continuously, it might happen because they had a bad experience of grooming earlier, so here, an owner must relax them. The best way to make them feel good is to take them to the groomer before an hour, let the groomer interact with your cat, play and pet the cat by rubbing fingers under the chin and behind the ears.

2: Trim their nails

While getting done with grooming, cats move a lot as they don’t like to stay at one place for too long, and during their motion, they might scratch the one handling them as being in a new environment, they attack to protect themselves, because they think there might be some predators hidden there. So, to prevent the scratches from their claws, trim the nails of your cat to have a better experience of grooming.

3: Make sure they had enough sleep

It is so important for cats to have enough sleep before grooming, being sensitive creatures, they will meow a lot to seek your attention, and if you will take them for grooming in this condition, you might take them for the worst experience of their lives, and they won’t ever get ready for another session of grooming.

4: Vaccinate them before taking them to a grooming salon

Before entering the salon, some requirements should be fulfilled by the owner. Such precautions should be taken by us as numerous pets visit the salon and there are chances of transmittable diseases that can affect the health of your cat. So, if they will be vaccinated before going to such places, it will be a very wise decision to maintain their health.

 

5: Have complete knowledge of pricing and grooming services

Don’t get fooled by an unqualified quack, look for their complete training history before handing them your pet for the services. Check the reviews of that salon and compare their rates with different grooming salons. They will tell you about the cost after having a complete assessment of your cat’s fur.

 

6: Look for the infections

Here you need to stop being impatient about their grooming, if any veterinarian has made you aware of any skin disease or infection, wait for them to recover from them. First of all, the groomer himself will detect such a problem but you have to be alert for this crucial piece of information too as the products used for their grooming can disturb the infection.

7: Conclusion

In case you are trying to build your bond stronger with your cat, this is the best way to start improving the connection. You don’t always need a groomer to groom your cat, combing, brushing, and bathing them by yourself increases the affection between you and your pet. Just look for a few tips for grooming and practice them, the time which is spent this way makes the pet feel that they are special for their master.

Guide to the Best Interactive Cat Toys

Guide to the Best Interactive Cat Toys

There are many traditional cat toys, such as mice and toy balls, that cats love to play with, but these toys often get boring, so you will end up finding them under your bed or sofa because your cat does not interested in them anymore. A great way to turn things around to keep things fun and interesting for your kitten is to give her interactive cat toys. These attractive toys can stimulate your cat’s mind, which is important, and they can also help your cat get exercise, which is necessary as well.

Let’s not forget that interactive toys can also help fight boredom which could otherwise lead to bad behavior if your cat gets nervous without a positive outlet for their energy. Here are a variety of interactive cat toys that you can try on your cat when he wants something more fun.

Cat lying on bed

Table of Contents

    1. Fofos Rock and Roll Play Box Cat Toy
    2. FOFOS – Purple Unicorn in a Cage – Catnip Cat Toy
    3. FOFOS Bell Fruit Yellow and Blue – Bell Catnip Cat Toy
    4. FOFOS Suction Cup Cat Toy – 2 Replacement – Kitten and Adult Cat
    5. FOFOS Pull String and Sound Chip Mouse – Catnip Cat Toy
    6.  Conclusion

1. Fofos Rock and Roll Play Box Cat Toy

The Fofos Rock and Roll Play Box Cat Toy is a super fun scratching toy for cats.

  • Lots of fun, not enough paws! See how your cats tire while playing with this toy that has so much to offer. With a puzzle to sharpen in their mind, a scratching post to sharpen their claws, and a spring toy to hone their pawing skills, this super interactive cat toy is made from durable corrugated paper!
  • Your cat will be able to use this toy to satisfy his desire to scratch and also have fun playing seek or hunt with the bell.
  • The  Fofos Rock and Roll Play Box Cat Toy is sure to keep your cat entertained for long hours!
  • This interactive toy is suitable for both small kittens and large cats.
  • Cats can use this toy to satisfy their urge to scratch, thus saving your furniture.
  • The bell can be used in a hunting or scavenging game.
  • It can also be placed in the puzzle box to make them run. In addition to the bell, you can also place other toys in the puzzle box.

Fun Fact:

Sprinkle catnip powder on the scratching post to grab your cat’s attention and keep them entertained for some super fun playtime!

Cat playing with woollen ball

2. FOFOS – Purple Unicorn in a Cage

The lion is not the king of the jungle, your cat is! Let him pounce on this unicorn. Cats attack the enemy!

  • This toy is suitable for both small kittens and big cats.
  • The toy size is 6.5cm.
  • Cats can pick, chew, lick or bite this toy.
  • The unicorn can be taken out of the cage and used as a separate toy!
  • The outer cage of this toy is made of non-toxic plastic, and the interior of the toy is made of soft polyester fabric.
  • This toy encourages a cat’s instinct to hunt and catch prey.
  • It contains organic catnip and has textures that are very tempting for cats.

Fun fact:

66% of all cats carry the “catnip gene” which causes them to react favorably to calming and anti-stress catnip. Not sure if your cat is a carrier of this gene? Try this toy to find out!

Innocent looking cat

3. FOFOS Bell Fruit Yellow and Blue

  • FOFOS Suction Cup Cat Toy – 2 Replacement – Kitten and Adult  Cat Toy is another great option when you’re too busy to play with your cat and their favorite feather wand toy.
  • The toy consists of a round base that wobbles and starts and stops unpredictably causing feathers at the other end to spin and provoke your cat to pounce and swat.
  • This is a fun interactive toy for kittens because it can inspire your pet’s instinct to hunt prey, hit it, and pounce on it to shoot it down.
  • The base is weighed down and there is a wand that adheres securely to it.
  • Once lit, the base rolls so that the feathers also move erratically. All the while, however, the motor will be quiet, so your cat won’t be scared from the noise.

catnip cat toys

4. FOFOS Suction Cup Cat Toy

  • FOFOS Suction Cup Cat Toy – 2 Replacement – Kitten and Adult  Cat Toy is another great option when you’re too busy to play with your cat and their favorite feather wand toy.
  • The toy consists of a round base that wobbles and starts and stops unpredictably causing feathers at the other end to spin and provoke your cat to pounce and swat.
  • This is a fun interactive toy for kittens because it can inspire your pet’s instinct to hunt prey, hit it, and pounce on it to shoot it down.
  • The base is weighed down and there is a wand that adheres securely to it.
  • Once lit, the base rolls so that the feathers also move erratically. All the while, however, the motor will be quiet, so your cat won’t be scared from the noise.

5. FOFOS Pull String and Sound Chip Mouse

  • A cute battery-operated cat toy that mimics a real mouse with its lifelike features including plush, sound, and movement of catnip powder imported from the USA inside.
  • Pull the string to move and shake for mouse sounds.
  • Recommended for small kittens and large cats.

Fun fact:

66% of all cats carry the ‘catnip gene’ which causes them to respond favorably to the calming and anti-stress effects of catnip. Not sure if your cat is a carrier of this gene? Try this catnip toy to find out!

Ragdoll cat toy

6. Conclusion

So the next time when your cat is bored of the previous toys and asks for a new toy, one of the above-mentioned interactive cat toys may be just what you need to give your pet something new and exciting.

angry cat

Change Those Eating Habits

Change Those Eating Habits

Podcast | Kiara – Change Those Eating Habits

 

Table of Contents

  1. Choose cat food before they decide
  2. Eating Habit
  3. Prediction about cats dinner eating habit
  4. Veterinarians advised for cat owners to stick with one brand
  5. Try changing the cat diet gradually
  6. Simple tips
  7. Try to some new brands
  8. Switching brands food techniques for cats
  9. Recognizing the Signs of Illness in Cats

 

1. Choose cat food before they decide

The best way to keep your cat’s diet varied is by introducing new foods early and often, but as an inquisitive kitten exploring the world around them. If you can be proactive about their food choices, before they’ve already decided what flavour of meat or fish they like most!. You’ll likely find that it becomes easier over time.

Brown Pussy Cat Eating food from a steel bowl - Pawrulz

2. Eating Habit

Human children are often picky eaters, and it can be hard for them to try new food types they didn’t like as kids. But do dogs have the same problem? Nope! Most of them will try anything edible at any point in their lives if it smells good – even sometimes when not so healthy or delicious- just because that’s what they want (and need!). Cats seem a lot more finicky than dogs, but really only become habituated with whatever you feed them based on taste, smell, and especially texture over time.

white cat hiding food

3. Prediction about cats dinner eating habit

“As a predator, maybe it’s because cat ancestors had to learn from an early age what dinner might be. But we don’t know if that applies to most outdoor cats since their feeding habits develop earlier.”

Brown kitten eating food from a green bowl - Pawrulz

 

4. Veterinarians advised, cat owners to stick with one brand

Cats are notoriously picky eaters. In fact, they only enjoy the taste of food that is based on texture and smell because this helps them identify what it’s eating by it’s scent or memorize a certain flavor to come back for more in future meals. Veterinarians have historically advised cat owners to stick with one brand if their cats were doing well just like humans do! It’s not uncommon though for some people who may find themselves living alone (or at least without anyone else taking care of meal preparation) to switch out brands every so often since there can be large differences between different pet foods online depending on how processed each ingredient was before being mixed together.

two cats eating food together

5. Try changing the cat diet gradually

“If you’re not sure what to feed your adult cat, try changing the diet gradually and err on the side of the variety.”

black and white kitten enjoying food from his owners hand

6. Simple tips

If you’re anti-dry, be sure to offer them periodic dry treats so that they become familiar with the sensation of a different texture.

white and brown kitty eating chunks

7. Try to some new brands

You know, I’ve been thinking lately that it’s not just the food itself but also where you get your pet food. Most of us are used to Purina and Hills brands for our pets while some prefer a more natural diet for their furry friends. So why don’t we explore both options?

Offer different brands as well as other types of foods from smaller companies such as raw diets

Cats are notoriously picky eaters. Sometimes we can trick them by gradually adding the new diet to their old one, but some cats will never go for it and others need a change because they’re sick!

Grey kitty got surprised while eating food

8. Switching brands food techniques for cats

Now, how does this all work? Well, Dr.Raditic says that “you’re increasing the GI tolerance.” What’s great about variety is it lessens your cat from becoming too used to one product and therefore when they switch things up their stomach doesn’t get upset. The most important thing here though is you don’t want them getting sick of food because then switching brands becomes difficult or even impossible since they may refuse entirely if there isn’t any flavor difference!

Brown kitty watching food before eating

9. Recognizing the Signs of Illness in Cats

Every cat is different and some can have an adverse reaction to prescription diets. One such diet could be causing them to go days without a meal, which would result in severe health issues if not addressed quickly.

The owner of the following text should take care as they write because many cats don’t like new prescriptions under any circumstances–they may only eat what’s been given before, which means that when these cats refuse food for prolonged periods it doesn’t just mean hunger, it could also signify something more serious happening instead.

hungry and Sad golden kitty - Pawrulz

Learn to Pick the Best cat Food

Learn to Pick the Best cat Food

Podcast | Kiara – Learn To Pick The Best Cat Food

 

As pet owners, all of us want to keep our pets as healthy as we can for as long as it is possible. And many of us understand that feeding a high-quality diet to our pets is one of the best ways to achieve our goal. However, finding the best food for your pet can be confusing and tedious. The choices seem limitless and there is no limit to controversy when it comes to debating how to feed pets in the best way possible. In this blog post, we’ll discuss how to pick the best food for your cat.

cats and kitten eating in group

Table of Contents

  1. How to choose best food
  2. Should I feed my cat dry food?
  3. How much to feed my cat to keep her healthy?
  4. What is the best part of treats?

1. How to choose best food

Providing your cat with the happy life that she deserves is what it is all about being a pet parent, and it starts with her day-to-day meal. Along with plenty of water, she needs the best cat food for her stage in life which must include the following ingredients – protein, carbohydrates, certain types of fats, and other important vitamins and minerals to keep her healthy and active.

brown cat enjoying food

2. Should I feed my cat dry food?

It must be the question of a lot of cat owners, “whether they should feed their cat dry food or wet food?” 

You can give your cat dry food as long as it is complete and balanced. Dry food may be cheaper than canned cat food and may stay fresher much longer than wet cat food. Cats who are only dry food to eat need to be provided with lots of water, especially if they are very prone to get urinary tract blockages. 

The benefit of buying dry food for your cat is its ease, convenience, and cost. Millions of cats all over the world are fed dry meals and can lead a long and healthy life. Some cats prefer grazing their food over the day rather than at, which is the main feeding method when wet food is used.

grey and white cat eating dry cat food - Pawrulz

3. How much to feed my cat to keep her healthy?

 If you are a new cat parent and you don’t know how much you should feed your cat in order to keep her healthy, fit and strong then it might help you.

So how much food does your cat need? This question is best answered by a professional or we can say a Vet,  but the recommended range is between 24 to 35 calories a day per pound, to keep your cat normal and healthy.

Still many of us don’t really know what normal looks like, so “I encourage people to ask their vet to help them determine their cat’s body condition “ and he’ll tell you how much food your cat really needs.

cat with white patches eating from his owners hand

4. What is the best part of treats?

The best part of treats is, they help you to train your kitten in the early stages of her life. Not only training but these treats have high nutritional value, so in addition to training, these traits also keep your kitten healthy, and obviously they come in the flavors that your cat likes the most. It is like an evening snack for your cats.

Cute kitty touching cat food served in plate - pawrulz

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