Here are some surprising figures about cats and their relationship with their human owners! Here at Meyou, we knew that cats were real characters long before Grumpy Cat took the Internet by storm! Whether it involves watching their antics online or simply in real life, we’re crazy about our furry companions. Our companionship with cats dates back thousands of years and, as you’ll see, this bond is becoming increasingly closer.
We talk you through the various stages of your cat’s pregnancy, from the first few weeks to the birth. Winter is almost over and it will soon be mating season in the cat world. When female cats reach puberty, which can occur as early as 4 months right through to 18 months of age, they risk falling pregnant if they are not spayed and happen to encounter a handsome male. The period of gestation (or pregnancy) in cats is relatively short.
From rumours and half truths to ingrained beliefs that are in fact false, cats are subject to their fair share of preconceived notions. There lots of generally accepted ideas about cats that can sometimes even cause them harm. We have listed a few of the most common below.
At Meyou, we’ve long been convinced that cats are extraordinary animals. And if we look at their physical abilities, it’s not hard to see why. In some instances, they can seem positively “superhuman”! Our feline friends are streets ahead of us in a lot of areas. Here are just a few examples.
Not all cats despise water, some are actually great swimmers. We tell you more in this article. Our feline friends have an ambiguous relationship with the liquid element ... They have long had a reputation for not loving water at all. Yet you have probably already surprised kitty fascinated by a tap that flows or watching at length the small pond installed in your garden. Maybe your favorite hairball even likes to play with water or even bathe!
Certain foods, perfectly edible for humans, can prove dangerous or even fatal for felines. All that is good for you is not good for your cat. This principle is particularly true with regard to food. Since felines have a metabolism different from ours, some of our foods can indeed prove to be dangerous for them and cause them digestive disorders or even severe poisoning.
The therapeutic effects of cats are increasingly known and recognised. Thanks to their soothing presence, our feline friends have the power to keep us fit and even to cure us ! Cats want our best! In addition to being ideal companions, our feline friends also have beneficial effects on our health. Cat owners would thus be less exposed to certain conditions or chronic diseases. We'll explain why.
Wondering what your cat can do with his days ? We help you to unravel the mystery. Did you hear about the show "Meet the Kattarshians" ? Launched in early 2017, this Icelandic reality show follows 24/24 the life of kittens. If you have not had time to follow the last episodes, You will find a summary : here are the different activities that occupy the "typical" day of a cat over a period of 24 hours.
Cats sometimes have behaviours that may seem very strange ... We help you understand them. Cats have not ceased to amaze us. The countless videos that circulate on the internet can testify this: our favorite hairballs can be (very) funny, (somewhat) irritating and sometimes completely incomprehensible! To help you understand their funny fads, we investigated some of the most common behaviours among our feline friends.
Just like humans, cats need special care and attention when they become older. For our cat friends too, life expectancy has increased considerably. And this is also reflected in the increased symptoms and diseases associated with ageing. Here are some tips to allow Kitty to age in the best conditions.