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  • Persians the aristocrat cats

    In the XVII century at the court of England’s King a caravan which brought spices from India and Persia brought also a longhaired cat. This cat was called “Persian” as the country of origin (Persia – today Iran). Actually this is attested from 1684 I.H. Today’s Persian cat is the result of the labor done by breeders and is maybe the most popular cat breed in the world. They succeeded to keep a harmony between health, physical force and nice temperament. The Persian cats have charm and a... Read→

  • Russian Blue Cat

    Mysterious and extremely beautiful creatures, with a smoky -silver fur and emerald green eyes, the Blue Russian cats became known al over the world under different names: “the blue Archangels”, “blue strangers”, “Russian cats with small coat” etc. As the name suggests the country of origin is considered to be Russia although many cat lovers deny this hypothesis sustaining that these cats would be original from Mediterranean area. It is said that the breed was brought in England around... Read→

American Bobtail

Posted On July - 31 - 2011

The origin of the American Bobtail has not been fully established due to the fact that the specialist cannot identify the original breeds mixed in order to create this cat. The main idea is that this breed was born from a Siamese female cat and brown tabby with short hair. The cat can be from medium to large as far as size is concerned and it has the characteristics of the bobtail giving us the image of a cat in the forest. The make great pets because they are affectionate and can adapt to almost... Read→

Somali Cat

Posted On July - 30 - 2011

The Somali breed cats are the versions of the long hair cats of Abyssinian breed. It appeared in America where a breeder with two individuals with long hair had the idea of growing them and multiply them. After obtaining the offspring, using a stringent selection of the desired character, this man managed to obtain the biological material that we have today.   The high attraction towards the Somali cat comes from its very soft, dense... Read→

Savannah Cat

Posted On July - 29 - 2011

The savannah cat is a combination between the domestic cat and African serval. The cat which came out of this mix is the savannah which is a large cat, playful, who likes to climb and jump from high places and very affectionate. They are so much like dogs because they like to walk on a leash, they respond when you call their name, they love to swim and have a tendency to follow it owner where ever he goes. So those of you who were undecided about getting a cat or a dog can put aside that dog breed... Read→

Orange Tabby Cats

Posted On July - 28 - 2011

You can find cats in all different colors or sizes, they can be from white to gray, to orange and brown. The orange tabby has orange, reddish coat white stripes on the fur from heat to the tail. The tabby cats can have both long hair and short hair. Despite rumors you there are orange tabbies of both sexes. Some say that the color of the fur determines the temperament of the cat but this is not true, other elements can determine the personality of the cat. ... Read→

The Life of a Newborn Kitten

Posted On July - 27 - 2011

When a kitten is born it is a very helpless creature. It can see, hear or even crawl and it is totally dependent of its mother. For the next few days after the kitten is born its universe consists of its brothers and sisters and it mother who feeds it and cleans it. If they are fed properly by their mother they will grow healthy and strong and they will not cry until they get a little bit older. At birth the kitten weighs about 3 ounces... Read→

When you choose what kind of cat you want as a pet you are not looking just at its appearance you are also looking at its personality. The calico cat does not represent a breed but you can identify with from its orange, black and white markings. Some of the cats which are calico are: the Persian, Ragamuffin, Munchkin, Norwegian Forest and Munchkin. Each cat that we have mentioned has their own distinctive personality. Maine Coon The Maine... Read→

How to Care For a Stray Cat

Posted On July - 25 - 2011

It is very hard not to notice a stray cat standing in front of you. They usually come at your home because they are hungry. If you notice that they are friendly this may mean that they used to have an owner or that they got lost from their families. There are small chances to meet a wild cat because they are shy and they do not like being around people. If a stray cat comes to your home you have two choices: take it into your home and... Read→

How to Remove Plaque in a Cat’s Mouth

Posted On July - 20 - 2011

A lot of cat owner do not know that cats, like dogs, need to have their teeth brushed in order to keep them healthy. If you do not clean your cat’s teeth on a regular basis then they will start to develop problems such as plaque. Some cats are not used to this process especially if you have never brushed their teeth. You can start with a mild brushing until the cats gets used to it. For this you will need a special toothpaste and toothbrush, for cats. You can buy this from your vet or from a shop... Read→

How to Make a Scratching Pole for a Cat

Posted On July - 20 - 2011

If your cats is always scratching on your furniture and climbing on your curtains then you need to do something. Do not take drastic measures such as declawing it or getting rid of it because there is a solution. The simplest solution is making a scratching post on which it can scratch with no problem. If you learn how to make a scratching post then you will save a lot of money on repairing your furniture. It is not so hard to make a scratching post you just have to follow our next instructions. ... Read→

Turkish Van Cat

Posted On July - 18 - 2011

The Turkish Van cat is originaly from the south and central Asia and it is a very rare breed. A region on which now lies Iraq, the east of turkey and the south of the Soviet Union. This breed was first brounght to England in the 50s under the name of Turkish, name which was later revised because there was a chance of confusion between it and the Turkish Angora. The cat arrived to the United States of America in the 80s. In their origin area they are considered a natural treasure which is why it is... Read→

Persians the aristocrat cats

Posted On July - 5 - 2011

In the XVII century at the court of England’s King a caravan which brought spices from India and Persia brought also a longhaired cat. This cat was called “Persian” as the country of origin (Persia – today Iran). Actually this is attested from 1684 I.H. Today’s Persian cat is the result of the labor done by breeders and is maybe the most popular cat breed in the world. They succeeded to keep a harmony between health, physical force and nice temperament. The Persian cats have charm and a... Read→

Russian Blue Cat

Posted On July - 5 - 2011

Mysterious and extremely beautiful creatures, with a smoky -silver fur and emerald green eyes, the Blue Russian cats became known al over the world under different names: “the blue Archangels”, “blue strangers”, “Russian cats with small coat” etc. As the name suggests the country of origin is considered to be Russia although many cat lovers deny this hypothesis sustaining that these cats would be original from Mediterranean area. It is said that the breed was brought in England around... Read→