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Wishing you a kitty safe Diwali

Come Diwali and we get busy in stocking our supplies of decorations, lights, diyas, candles, sweets and crackers. The whole atmosphere becomes heavenly but it can be a stressful time for your feline as these curious beings would leave no stone unturned (literally!). Here are a few tips to make Diwali safe for your kitty dear: Do not use decorations within the reach of cats as they can swallow…

Let Love be the inspiration!

Life is precious, for humans as well as animals. Since they cannot voice their problems, we should be compassionate and merciful to identify their sickness. Many people assume that stray cats tend to scratch and bite and, hence, they stay away from them, but this is not entirely true. Cats and kittens are very timid and shy away from strangers. But if food is offered regularly and the feline is…

Lets know our kitten better..

The population of cat lovers in India is increasing and people are welcoming the felines both in their hearts and homes. Here are a few kitten basics one should know to enjoy their companionship to the maximum: Bring the kitten home after she has been weaned from her mother. The socialization period of cat begins at about two weeks of age and ends at about eight weeks. Socialization can be…

Keeping your furry pal cool in summers

While summers are the time to chill out, it is important to keep our felines cool. The cat’s normal body temperature is approx 100.5 to 102.5 degrees Fahrenheit, or 38.2 to 39.2 Celsius. If the outside temperature is hotter than this, then there is a high possibility that your cat may be susceptible to a heat stroke. But, a little love ‘n’ care can keep our felines cool and make summers enjoyable…

Fostering Purrfect Bond Between Kids & Cats

Cats and children can become wonderful companions as cats provide endless entertainment and companionship to children and vice versa. They are hygienic, easy to care, and usually very tolerant of children. Children, for their part, almost universally, find cats adorable and non-threatening. Besides, cats and children share many traits that adults seem to have forgotten - an insatiable curiosity, a…

8 Fascinating Facts About Cattitude,

Cats have expressive faces that tell exactly what they are thinking. These cutie-pies use their striking eyes to inform you about their needs. Using a wide range of sounds and gestures and with some determination, they usually get their own way. They love to hunt and stalk. Cat is often the one in charge and she lives on her own set of rules. They are independent with a mind of their own.…

Sweet felines : superstitiously victimised

If a black cat crosses one’s path or for that matter any cat, evil will soon befall. If a cat leaves home while a person is sick and cannot be brought back, the person will die. Kittens born in the month of May are ominous and will bring snakes into the house. To meet a cat at midnight is to meet Satan, himself…the list is endless. People still believe that cats are associated with witchcraft and…

SOS : helping animals

What do you do, if you see a palm-sized kitten ambling perilously on the railway tracks? Divya, an animal lover, was faced with such a situation. Having rescued the kitten, she called up Save Our Strays (SOS), an NGO in Mumbai for help. The kitten was named Frisco. But, Frisco’s fate seemed to be playing tricks all the time. Twice Frisco was adopted but due to some reasons, he was returned back to…