Cats And Dogs Are Our Friends

Cats are the most popular pets in the United States. Cats are the most popular pets in the world. More people own cats than dogs.

Cats tell us how they feel in several ways. When a cat talks, it is called a meow. Some cats have high sounding meows. Some cats have low, husky meows. Some cats don’t meow at all. Sometimes it sounds like there is a motor in your cat. This is called purring. Cats purr when they are happy. Cats like when you pet them gently from head to tail. This often causes them to feel good and happy, so they purr.

When cats are mad or afraid, they make a growling loud noise. This often ends with the cat hissing and making a spitting sound. Do not try to pick a cat up when he is doing this. He may scratch or bite you by accident. When a cat is mad or afraid, they do not remember you are their friend.

When a cat’s ears are flicking back and forth, they are listening. They hear many things we can’t. The ears of a cat can hear noises we can’t. If the ears of a cat are laid down, close to the head, they are afraid or mad. We know not to pick up or try to pet that cat.

Sometimes a cat’s tail will be puffed up and round. Sometimes the tail will lash across the floor, back and forth, jerking across the floor. …

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First Aid Kits For Pets

First Aid Kits For Pets

First Aid Kits For Pets

Pet owners who live in rural areas may not have quick or easy access to veterinary care, so it is essential to have a pet first aid kit on hand. However, even if you live in a busy city with 24hr veterinary care available, it is wise to ensure that you can offer emergency first aid for your pet.

What Should a Pet First Aid Kit Contain?

As you may already know, it is possible to obtain commercially produced pet first aid kits that contain all of the necessary equipment. Alternatively, you may prefer to make up your own kit that caters to specific medical needs of your pet, for example if he, or she, has a severe allergy or is diabetic. In either case, it is important to regularly check the expiration dates on all products and ensure that you replace any item that has passed its expiration.

Consequently, you may find it helpful to buy a prepacked first aid kit and replace with products of your choice as the expiration of items passes. When buying or making your own first aid kit, here are just some of the items that should be included:

  • Scissors
  • Tweezers
  • A small syringe
  • A bulb syringe
  • Eye dropper
  • Latex or rubber gloves
  • Thermometer
  • Safety razor
  • Comb
  • Nail clippers

In addition, if your pet has sustained a wound or has suffered an insect bite which has become infected, the following items are necessary for cleaning and dressing scratches, bites and wounds:

  • Paper towels
  • Sterile
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