It stands to reason that cats who spend all of their time safely sequestered within the confines of their owners homes are far less prone to serious injury than outdoor cats. They rarely fall out of trees, and they dont get hit by cars. However, this doesnt mean that an indoor cat is completely out of harms way. Even within their own homes, they can suffer serious injuries, not the least of which are disabling and even fatal burns that result from a variety of factors, such as their own natural curiosity and, all too often, carelessness on the part of their owners.
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A left-handed cat? Q I have a 15-year-old Blue Point Siamese neutered male. After lots of experience and observation, I do believe that he is left-handed. Do cats - like people - usually have a dominant hand (paw)?Both his breeder and first owner are left-handed people. Did he learn by observing them?
Its a cat-care routine that youve read about in these pages, and probably considered starting in the future more than a time or two. Brushing your cats teeth is important. Why not start now? Consider that more than 70 percent of cats show some sign of periodontal disease by age three!
After a long, snowy and very cold winter in the Hudson Valley of New York, I truly cant wait to get outside and start working in the garden.
As a feline practitioner, I have heard many stories and have seen my share of cats who, during the normal course of their day, happen to sit around with their tongues sticking out a little. In most cases, there is nothing to be concerned about. It is simply the cats own personal quirk, and it is actually kind of endearing.