Cats are obligate carnivores, meaning that they must primarily eat meat. Cats have trouble digesting vegetables and should only be on a meat-based diet.Know More
In the wild, cats eat small animals such as mice and robins, carrion from larger animals and the odd bit of grass to medicate their digestive systems. Since cats cannot digest grass, it makes them vomit up the grass and any other bad food they have recently eaten.
Many cat kibbles are heavy on carbohydrates, which promote unhealthy weight gain. Commercial wet food is a better choice, although it can also contain toxic additives or flesh from sickly animals. The best choice for your cat is meat you choose yourself, especially organ meats such as chicken gizzards and chunks of beef heart. Organ meats contain vital nutrients that are not present in skeletal meat.Learn more about Cats
Cats typically sleep about sixteen hours each day. Only opossums and certain bats snooze longer. A cat's most wakeful times are dusk and dawn. Day and late night are typically feline sleep times.Full Answer >
According to Cat World, a cat's pregnancy typically lasts 63 to 65 days. However, the length of a pregnancy varies between cat breeds, and it is possible (although uncommon) for a cat's pregnancy to be as short as 60 days or as long as 70 days.Full Answer >
To introduce cats to each other, they should be kept in separate rooms in the same house for about a week and then be allowed to see each other under controlled conditions. Treats and toys can help the cats get ready to occupy the same space.Full Answer >
The average life expectancy of a domestic, indoor cat is 15 years, though cats commonly reach 18 to 20 years old. Feral, outdoor cats have an average life expectancy of approximately six years.Full Answer >