1. A cat is not a dog that knows languages
the cats unparalleled kind And by communicating in the living space we have the idea that it is an extension of the dog.
Unlike other animal species, Cats are strictly omnivores and are unable to convert vegetable fatty acids into fats.
And therefore, It is not the same for their nutrition and diet that they receive vegetable oil instead of animal fat.
next to Requires taurine and arginine As essential amino acids (unable to synthesize) and some home diets do not provide them.
Let’s keep this in mind when feeding our cats at home because balanced commercial foods always respect these guidelines.
2. Cats have seven lives. Cats are also said to have suicidal tendencies
Neither one nor the other is correct.
Although they have more chances of being rescued than other animals from falling from a height due to the flexibility of their bodies and the bias they can give to falling, they can succumb to heights.
the cats They are excellent climbers and love to walk on ledges but sometimes, on their higher excursions, they are able to lose their balance In those cases, Rarely for humans, they fall, they simply fall and may not survive.
3. Cats’ body fat is their water reserve
the cats desert animals, In its origin, so Tend to accumulate fat as a way to save water This is also why it is difficult to monitor a skinny cat.
This is also due to the fact that they have a very narrow and closed circuit in the process of water metabolism, which means that many substances that are harmless to other species are toxic to them: such as aspirin, chloroxylenol, acaroline or dipyrone.
And therefore, Cats should not self-medicate.
4. White cats can be deaf and more sensitive to skin tumors.
the cats whitenessEspecially clear eyes generally They are irreversibly deaf, and short-haired whites are more sensitive than others to tumors in the ears, nose and head in general. Motivated by the lack of protection from exposure to sunlight.
That is why white cats should not be exposed to excessive sun and should be avoided systematically.
5. Mature kittens should visit the vet at least once a year
the cats, Once they reach eight or nine years old of age, hmm More susceptible to diseases associated with aging.
Therefore, it is recommended that they start at that age Inspect annually or more often The veterinarian performs the necessary examinations to take preventive measures for the case.
Keep vaccinations up to date every year, The whole life of the animal is a measure that avoids unpleasant surprises.
* Prof. Dr. Juan Enrique Romero Drromerook is a veterinarian. University education specialist. MSc in Psycho-immuno-endocrinology. Former Director of the Small Animal School Hospital (UNLPam). University professor at several Argentine universities. International speaker.
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