Sunday, July 31, 2011

Cat will angry when wet

As I've mention before, I would like to find an article and post it on Sunday... For today entry it is about cat that will angry when wet..... Let's read the article...

Cats mix with water like, well...oil and water. Take James Madison. James can often be found with his little white paws on the edge of the tub, marveling at the water spraying from the shower head, but according to his owner, Lyn Jerde of Wisconsin, the tabby’s interest in water stops at observing. He never wants to get wet. To send him running, she says, "all we have to do is wet our hands and flick a few drops of water at him."

Why Cats Avoid Water
According to experts, there are several reasons why our house cats avoid getting wet. Theories include the fact that cats:
Descend from arid regions
Have land-based prey
Are fussy groomers

Ancestors Lived Without Water

So why do cats take an interest in water but don’t mix with it? Bonnie Beaver, DVM, a professor of small animal medicine and surgery at the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine and the author of Feline Behavior: A Guide for Veterinarians, says it’s not that cats don’t like water. After all, they drink it every day. It’s just that they don’t really need to get wet.

According to Dr. Beaver, ancestors of our modern house cats lived in semi-arid regions of Africa. These wild cats took water from their food. By necessity, they learned to live without a source of drinking water. Our pets would have been very different, says Dr. Beaver, if they had evolved from tigers, which live in wet jungles and are quite comfortable with water.

Prey is Land Based
Wayne Hunthausen, DVM, who practices in Westwood, Kansas, and has co-authored the Handbook of Behavior Problems of the Dog and Cat, also notes that cats aren’t forced to swim for their dinner. "Their prey is land-based," he says, "and they don’t need to swim in the water to hunt for food."

So cats don’t hate the water. It just seems that way because instinct they inherited from over hundreds of generations tells them there’s no good reason to dip their toes in water.

Cats are Notoriously Nit-Picky
And don’t forget about cats’ fussy grooming habits, the doctors say. Water can rub a cat’s coat the wrong way. That means lots of licks to get every hair back in place.

So it’s really no wonder at all that James Madison behaves the way he does. Yes, he’s curious enough to watch the washing machine drain into the basement utility sink, but not so curious that he’ll go against his nature. "He may stick his head close," Jerde says, "but he never reaches with his paws for the water."

Source :- Lams

Thursday, July 28, 2011

Nonet at the top

Nonet at the parking toothbrush. As a child kitten he cannot jump at the high place..

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Posing at bettel leaves

I dunno what the leaves really called in the country. In my country it called 'Sireh'. I just used google translate and it called 'bettel'. The bettel leaves using by older especially for ceremony. There's many bettel plant in our house and sometimes many cat gathered there... Look at the picture which is my neighbour's cat gathered there.

Tuesday, July 26, 2011

Oyen and Lak fight

Ops.. It is not a serious fighting.. Just big bro playing with small kitten.. But we monitor to avoid serious injured.
Watch the video..

OOo.. yeah. This is the picture.. Very low quality..

Monday, July 25, 2011

Cat with wound

Cat like to fight and sometimes he/she get hurt. This is our neighbour cat that get wound. Dunno whether it is about fighting or disease.. Look yourself

Sunday, July 24, 2011

Lak eat Nonet

When Lak and Nonet playing together, there's many situation.. Just look at the picture below..

Saturday, July 23, 2011

Agression between cat

Hi.. Every Sunday (in my country) I'll be post tips and info from internet. I think it is better if I've a day for writing entry rather than just picture like before. Today, I've get some nice info about aggression between cats

Our cat's best friend may not be another cat. Cats are very territorial creatures and often vehemently defend their turf.
Two's company
Many people adopt a second cat thinking that the resident cat will be happy. This is a risky move. Just because your cat is sweet and loving with you doesn't mean he's going to be sweet to another cat.

Although you can increase the chances that they will get along or at least tolerate one another by making proper introductions, there's no way to predict whether cats will get along with each other. Unfortunately, there's no training method that can guarantee that they ever will. But we're here to help negotiate a truce.

Types of aggressive behaviors
First, let's understand the different types of aggression and what causes them.

Territorial aggression: This occurs when a cat feels that an intruder has invaded her territory.

A cat may be aggressive toward one cat (usually the most passive), yet friendly and tolerant with another.
Problems often occur when a new cat is brought home, a young kitten reaches maturity, or a cat sees or encounters neighborhood cats outside.
Typical behavior includes stalking, chasing, ambushing, hissing, loud meowing, swatting, and preventing access to places (such as the litter box, bedroom, etc.)
Female cats can be just as territorial as males.
Inter-male aggression: Adult male cats may threaten, and sometimes fight with, other males. This is more common among unneutered cats. They may fight over a female, for a higher place on the totem pole, or to defend territory.
Cats stalk, stare, yowl, howl, and puff up their fur (picture the arched back of the Halloween cat) to back each other down. If one does back down and walk away, the aggressor, having made his point, will usually walk away as well.

If no one backs down, cats may actually fight. They may roll around biting, kicking, swatting, and screaming, suddenly stop, resume posturing, fight again, or walk away. If you see signs that a fight may occur, distract the cats by clapping loudly, tossing a pillow nearby, or squirting them with water. These actions can also be used to break up a fight.Keep your distance.

Defensive aggression: Defensive aggression occurs when a cat tries to protect himself from an animal or human attacker he believes he can't escape.

This can occur in response to:

Punishment or the threat of punishment from a person
An attack or attempted attack from another cat
Any incident that makes the animal feel threatened or afraid
Defensive postures include:

Crouching with the legs and tail pulled in under the body
Flattening the ears against the head
Rolling slightly to the side
Continuing to approach a cat in this posture is likely to cause an attack.

Redirected aggression: Cats direct this type of aggression toward another animal, or even a person, who didn't initially provoke the behavior.

For example, your cat is sitting in the window and sees an outdoor cat walk across the front yard. He gets very agitated because that cat is in his territory. You pet him; he turns and bites you. He doesn’t even know who you are at that point—he's so worked up about the cat outside that he attacks the first thing that crosses his path.

Smoothing ruffled feathers
Your first step should always be to contact your veterinarian for a thorough health examination. Cats often hide symptoms of illness until they're seriously ill; your aggressive cat may be feeling sick and taking out his misery on others.

If your cat gets a clean bill of health, consult your vet or an animal behavior specialist for help. A behaviorist will advise you on what can be done. You may need to start the introduction process all over again, keep the cats in separate areas of your home, or even find one of the cats a new home if the aggression is extreme and can’t be resolved.

Consult with your veterinarian about a short course of anti-anxiety medication for your cats while you're working on changing their behavior/s. Never medicate your cat on your own.

Prevent future fights
This could mean keeping the cats separated from each other while you work on the problem, or at least preventing contact between them during situations likely to trigger a fight.

Spay or neuter your pets. The behavior of one intact animal can negatively affect all of your pets.

What to avoid

Don't count on the cats to "work things out." The more theyfight, the worse the problem is likely to become. To stop a fight in progress, make a loud noise (like blowing a whistle), squirt the cats with water or throw something soft at them.
Don't touch them, or you might get seriously scratched or bitten. Seek medical attention if you're injured.
Don't punish the cats involved. Punishment could cause further aggression and fearful responses, which will only make the problem worse. You could even become a target for redirected aggression.
Don't add more cats. Some cats are willing to share their house and territory with multiple cats, but the more cats who share the same territory, the more likely it is that some of your cats will not get along with each other.
It's a mystery
Many factors determine how well cats will get along with one another, but even animal behavior experts don't fully understand them.

We do know that cats who are well-socialized (those who had pleasant experiences with other cats during kittenhood) will likely be more sociable than those who haven't been around many other cats.

On the other hand, "street cats," who are in the habit of fighting with other cats to defend their territory and food, might not do well in a multi-cat household.

Adapted from material originally developed by applied animal behaviorists at the Dumb Friends League, Denver, Colorado. All rights reserved.

Source :- Humansociety

Wow.. This info is very useful.. Before this some of our cat has this aggressive behavior but Oyen is really kind with Lak.

Friday, July 22, 2011

Lak follow Oyen

As a younger kitten, Lak like to follow the older cat especially Oyen. But not all time he can follow Oyen. Look at the picture.

Are you sad after read this entry? Huhuhuh

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Time for eating 2

Eating time is the best time for all our cat together. Look at the picture..

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Oyen want something

Cat also want to join our gathering while watching television. Oyen is naughty cat that always disturbed us when watch television at night... Look at the picture

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Lak lick Singe fur

Like other's cat, sometimes Lak help his friends by lick their fur. Look at the picture..

Monday, July 18, 2011

Lak and oyen curious

It look's funny to look at this picture because of Oyen posture. Just look yourself

Sunday, July 17, 2011

Oyen and nonet sleeping together

Now, Nonet have more confident and get friends with bigger cat than him. He can sleep with Oyen.. Cute small kitten..

Saturday, July 16, 2011

How could human do this to cat

Today, I just want to write. The entry is a bit emotional and maybe lack of writing. Honestly, I'm not good in English but I'll try to write properly.
How could human do to this to cat :-

1. I've watch a youtube video about a violation of a beautiful lady stomp on the cat. The cat still alive and she stomp until the cat eye's ball out. It is very cruel especially they record and laugh. Sorry, I won't give you the link because I won't support and make they popular.
2.Cut their legs just because the cat steal fish. It is true story and I dunno what to say...
3. Throw baby cat only a days after born. I know, cat give birth to many kitten. Sometimes 3-5 and it will keep annoying with their meowing. But to throw it in such young days in unacceptable. Wait untill he/she can run and get their own meal.
4. Place the cat in the cage but never feed it. Why keep it but don't give it a meal. It is better to put him to other's place that he/she can get food. We are not a rich people, we can't feed our cat with food like Frieskies or Whiskas everyday but we share our meal with them..
5. In the food court, sometimes there's a cat that trying to get some food. Why some of human beat the cat. If you don't want to get interfere just throw some meat or fish. If not just ignore.. Yes, it is quite annoying but they also a living creature in our world. Share with them not make you poor
I'm not a cat lover eventhough we have many cat. We just care them as a human being.
Sorry for writing this but I think sometimes I need to write rather than just posting picture.

Friday, July 15, 2011

Nonet meet with new friends

Nonet meet with new kitten, Buangan son. It is still small and maybe there's some idea for Nonet to do..

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Lak with broom

In our house there's many broom to sweep dirty in our house. Cat's also attractive with the broom. Sometimes Lak play with the broom..

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Wordless Wednesday # 1

Just put this picture as my Wordless Wednesday... :)
Nonet the small kitten

Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Oyen and Lak playing together

I dunno what dialog to put in this picture eventhough the action is really fun to watch. Oyen and Lak playing with hangar that swing by my sister. The best part is, in the beginning only Lak play with the swing hangar but suddenly Oyen take part. And Lak can't get better of him.. Hehehe

Monday, July 11, 2011

Twin cat come to our house

There's another cat arrive at my house but this is not abandon cat. It is our neighbour cat but they come to play at our unused restaurant. The cat look like a twin. Same color and types.. Ain't easy to find such twin cat before.. Look at the picture..

Sunday, July 10, 2011

Lak n oyen like a sibling

Hye.. Lak and Oyen now very close especially when the bed time. Look at the picture

Friday, July 8, 2011

Nonet going outside

In my previous entry, I've wrote about cat want to be famous, now the cat is grow and has name. My mother called it 'Nonet' which is short form for 'Cenonet' (means small in our language). Nonet now more brave and not scared to playing outside eventhough there's many enemy there. Hehehe

Thursday, July 7, 2011

lak eye's healed

At last Lak eye's healed. Maybe after my younger sister use some technique. She use water to clean Lak eye. Hope the eye's will be better. Read and watch the picture before and after


Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Oyen on the dining table

Cats are mischievous. Sometimes they will climb the table. Cats at home are always climbing and sometimes interferes with our meal.Look at Oyen resting on our dining table.

Tuesday, July 5, 2011

Cat disrupt my mom's folding shirts

Cat's is naughty animal especially in their young age. Lak also a naughty cat and always disrupt my mom's job to fold shirt.. Watch the picture..

Monday, July 4, 2011

Another new cat

Another new cat born in our house. 'Buangan' give birth to those 3 kitten. Will they survive in this world??

'Buangan' . Relax. Dunno when they give birth to those cat.

In the box.. Box that I wanna use for my craft business. Huhuhuh

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Cat playing with wire

I think most of us know cat always attract with wire . Lak also like to play with wire. Sometimes it is annoying and make me mad.. Look at the picture..

Saturday, July 2, 2011

A cat that want to be famous

This small abandon kitten grown up now.. He got a big eyes . Will he survive coz from my experience cat in my house can really survive after he/she reached one years old... Just watch the picture..

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