Dwarf Cats - The Origin Of The Names Of The Breeds
The dwarf cat has some interesting breed names. Dwarf cats are unusual and popular. People are interested in them.What is equally unusual and fascinating are the names of the various dwarf breeds and, more particularly, how these interesting names came about.Here are the stories about how they were created.The stories about the creation of the name come from the person who created the breed and invented the name. Fittingly, sometimes the name, just like the dwarf cat, is a hybrid itself....Source: More...
The Rarest Domestic Cat Breed on Earth
There are many domestic cat breeds. Most people including cat lovers will not have heard of a number of them. They will almost certainly be unaware of this rarest of breeds.
There is little hard fact surrounding the history of the Sokoke Cat. The breed was named after the forest from where she originated on the coast of Kenya. The Sokoke Forest is the largest on the east of Africa and contains much interesting wildlife.
Close to the forest is the African Savanna, the home of another cat, this time a wild cat called the Serval.
The local people, the Giriama tribe, who live close to the Sokoke Forest have been aware of the Sokoke for a long time and they say this breed of cat has been living in the area for perhaps centuries.
They say that the Sokoke is neither a domestic cat nor a wild cat as the cat's appearance is distinctly different. Living as they have with this cat for so long they are to be believed.
Although the Sokoke is the size of a domestic cat she is rangy and exotic looking having the appearance of a cross between the Serval and a Bengal....
Natural Remedies For Hyperthyroidism In Cats
Hyperthyroidism is a disorder characterised by the overproduction of thyroid hormone and a subsequent increase in the metabolic rate. It is a fairly common disease in older cats and relatively easy to treat. Conventional treatment includes either medication or surgery. Most often a daily dose of synthetic thyroid hormones is prescribed. Another approach is to surgically remove the thyroid. Both treatments are effective, but can be invasive or difficult to regulate. Natural remedies for hyperthyroidism in cats offer a gentler alternative to conventional medications without being addictive. Herbs are safe and effective to use, improve the functioning of the thyroid and address the major symptoms. Natural remedies include native herbs that have been shown to be beneficial for treating hyperthyroidism in cats such as stinging and dwarf nettle, bugleweed and kelp as well as foreign ones like the Chinese herbs huang qi or Siberian ginseng. Herbal remedies are most often admin...Source: More...