The myth of the shawarma

1. Cats treat themselves, licking wounds
Small wounds and scratches can let the cat lick long, it disinfects them and promotes healing. If the wound is extensive or licking too hard, it can increase and even deepen it. The rough surface of the cat's tongue like sandpaper tears off the top layers of the skin, slowing healing.

2. Cats maintain balance with the mustache
Mustache (vibriscy) in cats - organs of touch and balance they did not have any relation.

3. Cat and dog - enemies
Stories about the eternal enmity cats and dogs are unfounded. They just have different behaviors, often mutually understand each other. Sometimes there are animals with a strong hunting instinct or overly aggressive, some people specially set against their dogs to cats. However, living in the same household animals get along well with each other, and some peace-loving sociable dogs are ready to be friends with all the cats in the world.

4. Cats can see in the dark as day
Another common misconception. In fact, cats see in the dark a little better people (because they have eyes, but not lights). But! The fact that cats - are natural hunters! What we call a mustache, cats whiskers is located not only on the whisker pads, but also on the eyebrows, cheeks, legs. And ears on top of that all hear! This is their locating device with which they accurately identify the location of the object.

Among other things, even in the daytime vision cats are not perfect. Unfortunately, our pets suffer from hyperopia and often do not notice what is going on under their noses. For example, a bowl of food they determine by smell. By the way, sniffing for food, they only want to know its temperature, not the taste.

5. If the cat does not walk in the street, she can not get sick
Causative agents of dangerous diseases can get into an apartment on clothing and footwear hosts, as well as through contaminated substandard food for cats.

6. After sterilizing cats become fat and lazy
Rather, they become more accommodating and quiet that some people take for laziness. In fact, any cat - and castrated, and not - sleeping in the day not less than 18 hours. And in the winter, and day and night at all fast asleep, getting up only to eat. Cat to feel like a normal cat in the prime of life, requires the constant presence of two cats "in the hunt».

7. Cats always land on their feet painlessly
Domestic cats - excellent acrobats and instinct helps falling cat land on their feet. At first, she turns her head and front paws, then, steering tail - the rear part of the body. Thus, all four legs are directed towards the ground. However, this does not mean that the cat is invulnerable and does not feel pain. Falling from a great height often leads to bone fractures, and the animal may even fell to his death.

8. Siamese cats are more aggressive than all other breeds
Only a man of his ill-treatment and lack of understanding can make an animal aggressive. Siamese cats are just very jumpy and temperamental, brighter than others express their emotions. Yes, and they have a loud voice (but not the loudest of all, it is also misleading, sphinxes, for example, roaring so that Siamese rest).

9. Cats are insidious and behave badly to spite their owners
Behavior problems usually associated with stress. Cats are very sensitive to changes in the daily routine of the host, to repair and family quarrels. This causes them stress and depression. Behavioral problems can also be caused by various diseases. If the cat begins to make its case is not in a specially designated areas, it can have kidney disease.

10. Cats need fish
This myth is reflected in the composition of the finished cat food, many of them include as a component of fish. This myth is scientifically based. Cats need taurine and vitamin A, and fish products - a good source of both. However, many meat products contain a sufficient amount of taurine and vitamin A, so the belief that cats always need the fish properly.


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