Care and attitude

Cat in flowerpot: how to get used to it?

Cat in flowerpot: how to get used to it?

Does your cat like to use one flowerpot or another as a litter box? For most baby tigers, the cool, soft earth is simply too tempting - some are content to take a nap in it, others pee in, or nest their piles in the potting soil. What helps against it? If you want to stop your cat from peeing in the flower pot, you face a great challenge

Cat wash: when do cats help with grooming?

Cat wash: when do cats help with grooming?

Usually cats do their grooming and cat washing very independently and thoroughly. An additional bath is usually unnecessary and unpleasant for the velvet paws. But there are situations in which an additional coat care by the cat owner can not be avoided and in even a cat bath is necessary. Additional measures for grooming care cats only in certain situations and a cat wash with water is needed only in emergencies

Why do cats stare at people?

Why do cats stare at people?

When cats stare people in the eye, the reactions are varied. What one feels to be exciting and alert, makes the other one feel rather uncomfortable. A range of moods at the receiver of the gaze, which corresponds to the intentions of the velvet paws. Because when the kitty looks into the eyes of the biped, it has different meanings

Old cat: When will cats be considered senior citizens?

Old cat: When will cats be considered senior citizens?

When is a cat actually an old cat? As with humans, cats are as old as they feel. Nevertheless, it can be said that, from a certain age on, velvet paws can theoretically be described as seniors. This manifests itself over the years also in the fur nose. With increasing age, both the physical condition and the needs of cats change

Cat grazes on the ground next to the bowl: Why?

Cat grazes on the ground next to the bowl: Why?

If your cat grazes next to the bowl after it's full, you do not have to worry. As a rule, she follows her instincts, which she inherited from her wild ancestor, the Falbkatze. What seems strange or quirky to us humans makes perfect sense for your girl. Why this is so, learn here. In the wild, cats usually look for hiding places, a cave or a favorite tree, as "home"

Why do dogs tear paper and handkerchiefs apart?

Why do dogs tear paper and handkerchiefs apart?

Whether rolls of toilet paper, newspapers lying around or your mail - your dog just loves to shred paper? Learn here why dogs like to shred paper and what you can do about it. It is usually normal for dogs to dissect paper and handkerchiefs. It may, for example, be curiosity or instinct behind it. But still you should keep an eye on this behavior

Before dogs bite: recognize warning signs

Before dogs bite: recognize warning signs

For humans it seems often out of the blue when dogs bite. At least, who does not know the warning signs in time to recognize and interpret, can accidentally provoke a dog bite. The following tips will help prevent accidents involving dogs. A dog bite is usually the result of a misunderstanding. Either man has not recognized the warning signs before dogs bite

From wolf to dog: nutrition, strength and man

From wolf to dog: nutrition, strength and man

When is a dog a dog and not a wolf anymore? Scientists are the answer to the question of when and how the wolf was domesticated, come a bit closer. Strength played an important role in the development from the wild wolf to the tamed quadruped. For a long time, the wolf was driven out of the German lands, but gradually the news is increasing that the "wild dog" is also back home in Germany

So cute: Little calf James considers himself a dog

So cute: Little calf James considers himself a dog

A Scottish highland calf named James makes fun of the web. The reason: The little cop thinks he is a dog. Because it was rejected by his mother, the Americans Adam and his wife Emily adopted a calf. They baptized the animal James and took it to the farm. There they opened James with the vial. James quickly became involved in family life

Hundeintelligence: How smart are the four-legged friends?

Hundeintelligence: How smart are the four-legged friends?

To answer the question of dog intelligence is difficult. Dogs can not be measured by human standards or compared to humans because they are simply different. Still, scientists say dogs are as smart as human toddlers. How come? When dogs closely follow their owner, listen to him and learn quickly, they are considered smart