Cats are one of the most popular pets in the world, so you should better know your favorites and stop believing in popular misconceptions. Key myths: 1. A cat can fall from a height without risk to health. This ability does not have any animal on the planet. There is a shock factor here: after a stressful situation, the pet tries to get away from the place of fall to hell, so for some time it does not feel pain. […]

Experts have collected the most popular myths about cats, which are often present among furry pet breeders. Firstly, not all cats love stroking, some do not like to touch them at all. In addition, you can not put much pressure on them at the time of stroking, because it annoys them. But almost all cats love gentle scratching behind the ear and just below the cheeks. Secondly, if the cat does not obey, this does not mean that he feels […]

Researchers from Charles University, located in Prague, argue that feline parasites Toxoplasma gondii can affect human behavior even more than previously thought. In addition, a recent study proved that men are most affected by these parasites – they become prone to sexual masochism and acquire a number of other “specific tastes”. Cats are the main carriers of parasites, while others are only intermediate hosts. When this parasite enters the body of mice, then they become “fearless” and themselves go to […]

Cats are beautiful and mysterious creatures, about which many legends are composed. These creatures were even worshiped in ancient Egypt. Yes, and in many other countries, one way or another, there was a cult of cats: even the harsh Viking northerners had a careful attitude to cats, since they were part of the retinue of the revered goddess Freya. What curious facts about cats we could not know: 1. They are not able to feel the sweet taste. 2. Even […]

Researchers from the United States claim that stroking pets: dogs, cats and others – must be prescribed to doctors for their patients as antidepressants. The most amazing thing is that not just stroking reduces stress and calms, but to get the proper therapeutic effect of a pet, you need to squeeze for 10-15 minutes. During this time, cortisol levels fall and endorphin is released. As an antistress will help any pet – cats, dogs, guinea pigs, hamsters or rabbits. Psychologists […]

The incident occurred on July 10 in the daytime. According to the press service of the Investigative Committee of the Republic of Belarus, on that ill-fated day, the pensioner in the apartment of the former wife drank alcoholic beverages with her and guests. During the gatherings, a man at some point, without warning anyone about his intentions, went out onto the balcony and threw down two cats. The unfortunate animals lived in the apartment of the former spouse of the […]

Researchers at the University of Oregon argue that in reality, cats are not selfish – this is all a myth. Academics conducted a study where more than 50 cats from pet shelters took part. During the experiment, the four-legged participants were kept in an isolated room: there were no people, no food, no toys, no smells. After a certain time, the cats were given the choice of getting human affection or toys, food. As a result, it was found that […]

Veterinarians warn that such a brutal procedure can lead to the fact that the pet will have serious health problems, both physical and psychological. Moreover, it is a completely useless procedure. And the operation itself is stressful: under anesthesia, the animal amputates an extreme phalanx on the toes. As a result, the tail may have problems with movement, and also increases the load on the spine, which is why the pet develops problems with the joints prematurely. Because of the […]

The theory that cats can save people from cancer is on the verge of fantasy. However, academics discovered an interesting pattern by analyzing the reports of sudden healings from oncology – most of those who recovered were cozens. As the patients themselves described, their cats, before eating, even if they received food, rubbed against the benefactor’s feet, uttering a loud rumble. Besides the fact that such people had their own animals, they also fed the homeless, who did exactly the […]

Experts are convinced that cats can prolong the lives of their owners, especially men. Researchers from Edinburgh conducted an experiment in which more than 10,000 volunteers took part, ranging in age from 40 to 85 years. As a result, it was found that the presence in the house of a tail very well affected the health of men. Academics stated that the owners of cats are almost 18-20% less likely to suffer from heart attacks and strokes than people who […]