Like all unsullied creatures, Cats are practical

Like all unsullied creatures, Cats are practical

Cats are lovely four-legged friends. Even though Dog might be man's best friend, raising a cat in the middle of the public health crisis will look slightly different than "regular," but this doesn't mean you can't bring a fabulous feline home. And just like any other time, there are things to consider, steps to take, and changes that will likely need to be made before you bring your kitten home. Most people are sheltering-in-place and self-isolating. More people are adopting or nursing pets than ever before. And it's beautiful to see animal shelters across the country.

However, people must examine the following before bringing a cat home. Research a breed that would best fit your lifestyle. Make sure your home is safe. Get cat toys, food, and litter to help your cat settle in.

Precisely similar to a new parent, you must get down and crawl around your house a bit before introducing a new cat into your home. Cats’ fancy knocking things over. Hence consider securing up any medicines, cleaning products, or laundry detergent to ensure your new feline friend doesn't get into something they shouldn't.

Some of the plants are highly toxic to cats. So, if you have plants in your home, you should take the advice of the ASPCA's guide on Toxic and Non-Toxic Plants and get rid of anything that could hurt your kitty.

You should provide a suitable environment for your cat, where the cats try to climb, and some cats look for holes to hide. These are the few things that will calm the cats down. In addition, there are several things you should have before bringing your cat home, including cat toys, food and water bowls, canned and dry food, and a brush or comb.

You've purchased all the necessary stocks and made sure your home is up to snuff. It's finally time to bring your new pet home.

Many people are researching a breed that best fits your unique situation to make sure that you're happy with the cat you adopt and vice versa. For example, kittens produce much energy and do better in pairs, while more adult cats might be gracious and independent. There are specific breeds of cats that need more attention and focus. Let us look into some of the famous cat breeds that are available in India.

Persian Cats

Persian Cat

Doll Face Persian cats are more recognized as Universal or Old-Fashioned Persians. This variant is estimated to be the original Persian cat. Now, these cats yet look virtually the same as the oldest available photographs of Persian cats.

This type of cat does not show extreme characteristics. So, Doll Face Persian cats can breathe easily than some other Persian cats. They also experience minor eye staining and eye drainage issues.

These cats usually don’t experience health problems. They don’t have the squished facial features. But, they are the classic version of this breed and are still very recognizable as Persian cats.

Doll Face Persians have long flowing coats. In addition, they come in a variety of colours. So, even though they don’t experience many health problems, they are still a high-maintenance breed. They require a regular grooming schedule.

These cats are quiet, occasionally meow, and express their feelings through their eyes. But, if treated properly, they will love you and hang next to you all day.

Indian Billi

Indian Billi

The Indian Billi is one of the famous cat breeds in India. This domestic breed is pretty and low maintenance in nature. Still, though this is a breed often found stray, they are as beautiful and dignified as any other cat breed. If taken good care of them, they serve to be highly loyal and full of affection.

Indian Billi has long tails and a short coat. They are strong, agile, curious, graceful, beautiful, and super active. These qualities set them apart from all the other popular foreign breeds, making them fit for the Indian climate.

Many Indian Billi’s love to venture out of the residence once a day as they love roaming around in the near vicinity.

Bombay Cats

 Bombay Cat

The Bombay cat has an average muscular body. They usually weigh 3.6 to 6.8 kg, with males typically being heavier than females.

The Bombay cat is a short-haired breed of domestic cat. Bombay cats are typically identified as having an all-black coat, black soles, black nose, and mouth, with copper or green eyes. The close-lying, sleek, glossy black coat is generally colored to the roots, with little or no paling. A healthy Bombay cat can live about 15 to 20 years.

Bombay cats are highly social and brave. They tend to be connected to their families and need attention, so cats of this breed are highly suitable for children. Most of the Bombay cats are not independent but tend to become more independent with age. They ask for attention from their owners and people around them often and dislike being left alone for extended periods.

Himalayan Cats

Himalayan cat

There are two sorts of Himalayans cats, the traditional or doll-face, and the peke-faced or ultra-typed has the more powerful squashed-looking facial features. In addition, Himalayan cats have short legs with a round body, making it more challenging to jump as high as other cats do.

Show Himalayan cats exhibit a nose break, round eyes with the nose leather directly between the eyes.

Like long-haired cats, Himalayans need to be groomed daily to maintain their coats looking their best and healthiest. In addition, they may need their face wiped daily, depending on the cat.

Himalayan cats are good indoor mates. They are friendly, intelligent, and generally very polite, but they can be very low-spirited at times. They tend to be more engaged than Persian cats.

They maintain a playful side as well. Most Himalayans love to play, and a piece of folded paper or a kitty toy will entertain them for hours. Himalayan cats are attached and dependent upon their humans for fellowship and protection. They need affection and love to be petted and groomed.

Maine Coon Cats

Maine Coon Cat

The Maine Coon is big in size and a friendly cat. It is described by a famous ruff along its chest, muscular bone structure, rectangular body shape, a rough two-layered coat with longer guard hairs over a silky satin undercoat, and a long, bushy tail.

The Maine Coon is big in size and a friendly cat. It is described by a famous ruff along its chest, muscular bone structure, rectangular body shape, a rough two-layered coat with longer guard hairs over a silky satin undercoat, and a long, bushy tail. The skin is soft and smooth, although the texture may vary with coat color. The length of the coat is less on the head and shoulders and more on the stomach and flanks, with some cats having a lion-like ruff around their neck.

The Maine Coon was considered the giant breed of the domestic cat until the introduction of the Savannah Cat in the mid-1980s. On regular, males weigh from 5.9 to 8.2 kg, with females weighing 3.6 to 5.4 kg.

Maine Coons are intelligent, making them comparatively easy to train. They are recognized for being loyal to their family. The Maine Coon is usually not known for being a "lap cat," but their gentle temperament makes the breed relaxed around dogs, other cats, and children. They are playful throughout their lives, with males tending to be more clownish and females generally possessing more dignity, yet both are equally affectionate.