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The nature of cats’ scratching: why does your cat need to scratch?

The nature of cats’ scratching: why does your cat need to scratch?

Cat scratched the couch again? Or maybe had some fun with his claws on the carpet? No worries, cats don’t destroy your furniture on a whim. Scratching is one of their basic instincts, and a good quality scratcher – a key element of their world at home. It’s not a coincidence that corrugated cardboard scratchers are, and always have been, the main focus of myKotty! Do you know, however, why your cats scratch, fabCats? Read to the end and maybe you’ll find out something completely new about your furry roommates.

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How to get a cat to love their bed

How to get a cat to love their bed

A cat sleeping happily in their new cat bed - isn’t that every pawrents’ dream? Our furry friends often have their own opinion on that and, instead of choosing the comfy bed, they go to the box it came in. There’s no denying that cats sleep wherever they want – your armchair, a couch, window sills, cabinets, shoe boxes and your keyboard are the true prime spots! What can you do, though, to get your cats to appreciate your offer and be interested in the new cat bed? Check out our list of some of the most interesting,...


Cat on a walk. What do you have to know

Cat on a walk. What do you have to know


Is going out for a walk reserved for dogs and their caretakers? Well, not exactly, and seeing a cat on a leash is no longer surprising. Today's article will be devoted to taking cats for a walk, and the inspiration for this topic was the amateurs of travels, Yuma and Laura (@yuma_and_laura) and the team from Cat Effect (@cat_effect) - their relations from smaller and larger trips you can - just like us - follow on Instagram! So how do you prepare for a walk with a...


How to tame a wild cat?

How to tame a wild cat?

Wild and homeless - there are still too many stray cats and each adoption is worth its weight in gold. However, taming a cat straight off the street or one of the little descendants of a half wild cat can be more difficult than we think. Not all cats - especially those that know only life in the wild - may be predisposed to domestication and the whole process may end in failure for a potential handler. So when to try and when to let go? We will try to figure it out.

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When a cat pants like a dog. The causes of restless breathing

When a cat pants like a dog. The causes of restless breathing

Cat is usually breathing quietly, but when it starts making dog-like sounds (or worse - Darth Vader!), know that something might be up. The reasons for breathing with an open mouth may be many - from harmless, such as playing on a hot day, to the more dangerous, related to, for example, respiratory diseases. The most common causes of cat panting we are listing below.

Exhaustion and high temperatures

Cats get tired just like any other creatures, and excessive effort causes rapid breathing, which can even turn into wheezing at times! It could be...


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