Things not to be ignored when raising a cat in autumn
In autumn and winter, the temperature drops sharply, and there are many places that cannot be ignored in the daily maintenance of cats!
Ⅰ. Cold-proof items
The most suitable temperature for cats is 18-21 ° C. When the room temperature is below 18 ° C, cats will feel cold. Pay attention to keeping cats warm and prepare cat nests and blankets.
Ⅱ. Amount of exercise
Cats do not like to move in autumn and winter, and their appetite is generally increased. They should often interact with cats and guide them to exercise more to avoid diseases caused by obesity.
Ⅲ. Prevention of hairball disease.
Autumn and winter are the season for cats to change their hair, and hair loss is very serious, so it is necessary to feed some hair products, regularly comb to clean the floating hair, and reduce the cat licking the hair into the mouth.
Ⅳ. Prevent colds.
In autumn and winter, cats are prone to colds. Pay attention to distinguishing between the cat nasal branch and the common cold.
a. Common cold.
Sneezing and tears occasionally, appetite and spirit are relatively normal, and timely cleaning of the eyes and nose, mouth, and nose can reduce the cat’s discomfort. (Amoxicillin and clavulanate potassium can be fed, 1/3 tablets below 3kg and 1/2 tablets above 3kg. Or pediatric amoxicillin, 25mg/kg, twice a day).
b. Cat nasal branch.
Frequent sneezing, loss of appetite, and lack of vitality, accompanied by fever (the normal body temperature of cats is 38-39.5 ° C), purulent nasal discharge, purulent tears, and other conditions, need to go to the hospital in time for examination and treatment.
Ⅴ. Prevention of water shortage in cats in autumn and winter.
The Autumn and winter season is dry, and cats themselves do not like to drink water, insufficient drinking water can cause various kidney and urinary diseases, we must urge cats to drink more water.
Cheat water tricks
1️. Goat milk powder/water soaked in grain: Choose a cat food with high nutrition. It has 300g of freeze-dried staple food. It has high meat content and no grain or beans. It is also good for the cat’s stomach. Soaking can increase the amount of drinking water.
2️. Freeze-dried rehydration: The staple food in raw meat and bone cat food is freeze-dried and rehydrated, which is a good hydrating artifact.
3️. Feeding goat milk powder: suitable for kittens to supplement nutrition and water.
4️. Add a water bowl: urge the cat to drink water to some extent.
5️. Keep the water source clean: wash the water bowl regularly.
Ⅵ. Estrus prevention escape
Autumn is the season when cats are in heat, so windows must be sealed to avoid accidents when cats jump out of windows. Cats in estrus are impatient and should be treated with patience. Precautions during estrus.
1️. Sterilization: The cat will meow in the middle of the night, the temper will be more impatient, and the male cat will urinate randomly. It is recommended to sterilize the cat in advance.
2️. Doors and windows: The cat in heat is easy to escape by jumping out of the window, so the doors and windows must be closed at ordinary times.
3️. Feeding: Cats will have a temporary loss of appetite, and daily attention to nutritional supplements, and probiotics can be fed to help digestion.
Ⅶ. Do a good job of vaccine deworming
1️. Cat triple: the first injection at the age of 8 weeks, and then one injection every 21 days, after three injections.
2️. Rabies vaccine: whether the cat goes out or not, it should be vaccinated.
1️. Extracorporeal deworming: REVOLUTION/FRONTUNE, recommended once a month.
2️. Deworming in the body: HISUN/DRONTAL, recommended once every three months.
Cats over two months old can be dewormed normally.