Cat care in the summer

Fur coat on a hot day – no way!

We all love warm weather, sunshine, ice cream, holidays on the beach and everything else that comes with the summer!NFO cat in the bathroom sink
But what about our furry friends? Do they feel comfortable with so much fur when the temperatures start to rise? Have you ever asked those questions yourself? Which is the best cat care in the hot summer days?

Usually when the weather is hot cats are searching for a cool, shady place to lay, slow down activity and rest. Continue reading

Catit Design Senses Treat Maze Review

The Biscuit toy that beats boredom

Is your cat bored? Maybe overweight? Is her food bowl siting on the kitchen floor empty?
NFO playing with catit food mazeIf your cat is overweight, lazy, eating her food too fast or simply bored out of her brain, this is something that you will find useful as well as entertaining :)
Catit Design Senses Treat Maze is a practical cat feeder designed especially for bored and overweight cats. Continue reading

Cat flap and Cat door

A practical luxury for pets

NFO cat flapYou know what a cat door or a cat flap is. Even if you live in a busy town where there aren’t any houses with cat flaps on their doors, you must have seen them at least in the movies, TV adverts and so on.

Cat flap is primarily used to create access for the pet to an outdoor enclosure or garden but it can be very practical indoors as well.

Really useful if you have more than one pet and you want to keep them in separate rooms or for example you want to make sure that your dog is not eating the cat’s favorite food :) Continue reading

Outdoor Cat Enclosures

Cat enclosures and Cat sheds

Indoor cat or outdoor cat? Should I let my kitty entertain herself outside or not? That is something which many cat owners should consider carefully.
Cats are primarily indoor pets nowadays due to many reasons such as our urban accommodation, busy routines, lack of funds and so on. Most people are afraid to let their cats outside because of the dangers that lurk beyond the safety and warmth of our homes. Obvious reasons are cars, public transport, hostile people, dogs and other animals. Also the cats themselves can represent danger to the outside world by hunting small birds and mammals.outdoor cat NFO
Of course there are also many advantages for cats who have access to fresh air, gardens and the wonders of the outside world. Continue reading

Cat Garden

Which plants are suitable for my kitty?

Cats in general are independent creatures that like to spend most of their time on their own hunting, stalking or simply lying in the shadows when is a hot day. NFO cat tortie with a branchThey are territory animals living in their forest, hunting ground or cat garden.

But not all cats are like that especially in this day of age where they are domesticated by the humans and are the most common pets as well as dogs. All dogs go outside with their owners but cats usually don’t – why is that?
I personally think that cats must go outside too if that is possible in your circumstances. If you can provide an outdoor enclosure or a cat garden for your cats that will surely prevent them from being bored, causing trouble or even being depressed. Continue reading

Cat trees

A Cat home within your home

Cat trees can be a wonderful addition to improve your cat’s quality of life. As people we tend to live in a more horizontal environment, but cats on the other hand live in a much more vertical world.Large cat tree in a living room with cats
As a cat owner, at one time or another you’ve probably found your fury friend perched up high somewhere around your home. This is because instinctually cats love to climb and observe the world around them, or their prey from above. It can also offer a safe haven and a feeling of comfort and security. This is especially true for cats which are perhaps a little more timid or nervous as again, they like to have a good overview of their environment. Continue reading

How to deal with cat anxiety?

Excited about your cat show?
wondering how to deal with cat anxiety?

There is nothing wrong if you are a little bit nervous while you and your lovely cat’s are preparing for a show. Remember! Cats are like babies, they share a bond with you and they can feel it if you are nervous about the event, that alone can make them anxious too!  Norwegian forest show cat black blotched tortie looking out of her cage

It’s fairly common to come across cats with a nervous disposition during stressful situations such as shows. If a cat has not been trained to be in a crowded room since a young age while surrounded by many new people and other animals, going to cat shows can be a very stressful thing. Continue reading

Care of the cats coat

As part of the cat care information brought to you buy wegiecat we have this special advice on how to care for your NFO’s coat, with a particular emphasis on the show cat.
Norwegian Forest cat standing on a box
This breed has developed naturally in the wild without any human “help” and that’s why it’s coat is easier to maintain than it looks, unlike some other semi-long and long haired breeds. If you own an NFO as a pet it is good to brush his/her coat once a week. During spring time when they shed their inner woolen coat it is recommended to comb them 3 to 4 times a week. That will prevent knots forming as the loose hairs can tangle in the coat and also you will have an easier time cleaning your furniture from the fur. Continue reading

The Personality of The Norwegian forest cat

As cat owners we all know cat personalities vary from cat to cat, no matter what breed they may be, as with humans they have different characters no matter their ethnic origin.

NFO’s generally are famous for their intelligent and friendly behavior. This “dog like” character makes the wegie cat extremely unique. The Personality of Norwegian forest cats can be described as easily adaptable, very inquisitive, talkative and courageous. These cats can easily travel without being stressed and have no problems changing their usual environment. Continue reading