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June 18, 2017

Moggie vet’s advice: Cat itching could be an alarming symptom

Cats seem to like scratching themselves – almost as much as sleeping and eating, maybe just a little less. However sometimes they become too obsessed with it. If you notice your cat can’t stop scratching herself, and especially if she seems to be irritated by severe itching – it could be a problem. We’ll try to have a quick view on the health problems that can cause the itching for your cat.

Photo by @yulik_rok, Instagram

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May 30, 2017

Moggie vet’s advice: get your cat to the vet with less stress

While in the mood for ugly rhyming, we’ve decided to get you acquainted with a few rules that will help you in getting your cat to the veterinary’s office next time. Going to the vet is much more common than newbie cat owners may imagine. Vaccinations, regular health check, neutering – even if your cat gets no emergencies or health issues you will see your vet quite often. However, your cat most likely is not going to love it.

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May 14, 2017

Moggie vet’s advice: take a second to check your cat’s nose

If you’ve watched a lot of feature films about the vets, you’ve probably noticed they touch the pet’s noses first of all. It is actually a really important sign of the pet’s health, and it is a good idea to check your cat’s nose every day. It’ll take you about a second.

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May 2, 2017

House plants and the cat

Cats are the sort of friends who don’t always respect the boundaries. For some reason, quite frequently they step on your pillow, they steal meat from the table and they even pee on your shoes. They also tend to damage the house plants in different ways. If you are a fan of both, houseplants and cats, you will have to make a few corrections into your habits.

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April 17, 2017

Moggie vet’s advice: cats don’t have dentists. Control the mouth and teeth health.

Check your cat’s mouth at least once a month – use the free Moggie app to receive a reminder about this routine. It’s also a good idea to check the cat’s teeth more frequently if the cat is not young anymore – the statistics says more than ⅘ of cats older than 3 year have some sort of problems with the mouth health.

Photo by Eric Jan Leusink

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March 22, 2017

Moggie vet’s advice: Grow some grass for your indoor cat

You may have noticed that cats sometimes behave oddly and eat plain grass. They didn’t go crazy, and they didn’t go vegan – they do it for a reason. Leaves of the grass help them clean their intestine.


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March 18, 2017

Sporty Cats of Instagram – do you exist?

Pssst… We’ve launched a little photo contest on our Instagram.

To participate you need to
1. Subscribe to our Instagram page – @moggie.me
2. Take a picture of your sporty cat (or if you’re a cat – ask your human to take a lovely picture of you). A cat on the photo should look as sporty as possible – watching ice skating on TV or lying on a yoga mat counts.
3. Post the photo on your timeline with a hashtag #moggiephotocontest before 28th of March.
We’ll post some of the best photos on our page. We’ll pick the winner randomly to give him or her a $50 Amazon gift card.

Welcome 🙂

March 15, 2017

Moggie vet’s advice: check your cat’s eyes. Now.

Eyes problems are easy to notice, and a 5-second procedure can help you avoid serious problems with your cat’s eyes.

So now go, find your fluffy purring creature and look her straight into the eyes. And here’s the list of the questions you need to answer.

Photo by Antonio Lapa

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January 28, 2017

Persian Cats – Gorgeous and Dignified

Imagine a luxurious palace interior ornamented with gold and ivory. And imagine a well-groomed cat that walks slowly towards the couch covered with purple velvet. Chances are high you have just imagined a Persian cat, in all her prideful glory.

Persian cats are one of the most popular breeds in UK and US. These cats are easy to recognize – they have a round face and a short muzzle. But the main thing everyone knows about them is they are really long-haired pets. They are deemed to be calm, quiet and easily adaptive.

But due to the breed peculiarities, these cats require additional care. If you plan on getting one, be ready to check her eyes every now and then and to watch the nutrition carefully (industrially made food may not be good for Persian cats because of the possible urinary tract problems). But what is going to be really a time-consuming routine is the grooming. We’ve addressed the Persian Cats community on Facebook and one of the admins, Aima, was very kind to tell us about her pets.

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January 18, 2017

Guilty. Top 3 cat videos that made us smile this week

While our team may seem to you a bit too serious sometimes, we’re also guilty of procrastinating with cat videos. This week we’ve decided to confess it and to share the three videos that impressed us somehow.

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