The cat experts at Purina® Pro Plan are always learning about the ways that owning a cat can improve people’s health and happiness and reduce stress – did you know a 20-year study found that people who owned a cat were 40 percent less likely to die from a heart attack?
A cat's skin and coat are among the most visible signs of health and vitality. The skin and coat are of vital importance to the body's protective mechanisms against environmental assaults of all kinds: from infectious agents to temperature gradients. In addition, hair is of great aesthetic importance to owners and a source of great concern when it is not normal.
Cats mean so much to us. As our beloved pets, they provide us with a great deal of joy and fulfillment. And we do everything we can to make sure they’re living extraordinary lives.
It’s easy to forget that in addition to being our entertaining and loving pets, our cats are also incredible athletes with fascinating anatomies. By taking a closer look at our cats’ bodies, we can appreciate their extraordinary nature even more.
A GREAT VARIETY OF SIZES
Some cats are particularly chatty and seem to meow a lot. But meows aren’t the only sounds a cat can use to express himself—he can actually employ dozens of different vocalizations to communicate with other cats. And with us.
Your pregnant cat will benefit from your care to have a safe, healthy pregnancy. Plan to provide her with support before the kittens arrive, then prepare to give her plenty of family time after they’re born. Here’s what you can do to help your cat during her pregnancy:
Find out the dietary benefits from grass.
Grass juice contains folic acid, a vitamin that supports cats’ growth and helps increase oxygen levels in their blood. If your cat is grazing, it may be because he or she is battling a dietary deficiency and is in search of this vitamin boost.