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Meow and Purr in Different Languages

Meow and purr in different languages
  Meow Purr Afrikaans Mjaullin Purr Albanian Mjau Kerrmëz Amharic Meow T’inik’uk’i Arabic Mawa' Kharkhara Azerbaijani Meow Purr Bangla Meow Purir Belarusian Miaŭ Varkatać Bengali Mi'u Garagara ā'ōẏāja Bosnian Mjau Purr Bulgarian Myaukane Mŭrkane Burmese Nyaung Purr Catalan Meu Purr Cebuano Meow Purr Chinese (simplified) Miāo Fāchū hóu yīn Chinese (traditional) Miāo Fāchū hóu yīn Corsican Meow Meow Croatian Mijau Presti Czech Mňoukat Předení Danish Meow Meow Dutch Mauw Spinnen Esperanto Miaŭ Purr Estonian Mjäu Purr Filipino Meow Purr Finnish Miau Kehrätä French Miaou Ronronner Galician Meow Purr German Miau Schnurren Greek Niáou Gourgoúrisma Gujarati Mē'ōva Pura Haitian Creole Meow Purr Hausa Meow Purr Hawaiian ʻO Meow Purr Hindi Miyaanu Myaoon Hmong Mauv Purr Hungarian Miaú Dorombolás Icelandic Mjá Purr Igbo Meow Purr Indonesian Meong Dengung Italian Miao Fusa Japanese Nyā Pā Javanese Meong Purr Kannada Miyānv Purr Kazakh Mïyawlaw Purr Khmer Me​ v Purr Korean Yaong Puleuleu Kurdish Meow Purr Kyrgyz Myau Purr Lao Meow Purr ...

Why Do Cats Eat Grass and Is It Safe?

At a glance Grass contains nutrients and micro-nutrients It acts as a laxative It can help them vomit to get rid of irritants or parasites They enjoy it   Image Jamie McCaffrey, Flickr Why do cats eat grass? We don't know for sure and there is little research on the topic. Eating grass, and other plants occurs more frequently in younger animals....

Emergency Procedures For Toxin Exposure In Cats

Emergency poisoning in cats
Ocular (eye)   Dermal (skin)   Inhalation   Ingestion We take a look at some emergency procedures for toxin exposure the cat's own carer can utilise, before continuing on to the veterinarian. A cat who has had exposure to a toxin must see a veterinarian even if no symptoms are present. Some toxins can take hours to take effect, others can slowly accumulate...

Root Canal Treatment For Cats – What Is It?

Root canal treatment for cats
Also known as endodontic treatment, a root canal is a dental treatment in which the inside of the tooth (nerve, dentin, and pulp) is removed and replaced with a synthetic filling and the tooth is capped. The procedure can be performed on all teeth but is most often reserved for the large functional canines, pre-molars, and molars. Tooth anatomy: The tooth...

Pre-Anesthetic Bloodwork – What Is It & Does My Cat Need It?

Pre-anesthetic bloodwork
What is pre-anesthetic bloodwork? Pre-anesthetic bloodwork is a blood test which is performed before a cat undergoes general anesthesia. While not compulsory in most veterinary practices, it is recommended because it provides the veterinarian information on the hydration status of the cat, organ function, blood sugar levels, and electrolyte balances. Bloodwork can reveal a lot that cannot be picked up during...

9 Common Causes of Limping in Cats and Their Treatment

Common causes of limping in cats
At a glance Arthritis Abscess Cancer Soft tissue injury Claw injury Cruciate ligament rupture Patellar luxation Broken bone Hip dysplasia   Limping (also referred to as lameness) is a common symptom which can affect cats of all ages. It can affect one or all four of the cat's legs. In this article, we look at some of the more common causes...

Culture and Sensitivity Test For Cats – What Is it?

  Also known as sensitivity testing, C & S, or antimicrobial susceptibility, a culture and sensitivity is a diagnostic test to determine which antibiotic will be the most effective against a microorganism (bacteria or fungi). Culture:  The veterinarian obtains a sample from the infected site which may include: Blood Pus Urine Throat swabs Discharge (sores, eyes, vagina, anus, lesions or wounds etc) Hair ...

Talkative Breeds of Cat – 9 Cat Breeds Who Are Vocal

Bengal cat
Talkative cat breeds at a glance Siamese Bengal Oriental Burmese Maine Coon Sphynx Egyptian Mau Himalayan Balinese Related articles: Best cat breeds for children  Low energy cat breeds  Best indoor cat breeds   Playful cat breeds   Best cat breeds for seniors Siamese Coat: Short Activity: Moderate Suitable for: Families, retirees, singles Cost: $800-1,200 One of the most recognisable...

8 Common Eye Problems in Cats – Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

At a glance Uveitis Conjunctivitis Glaucoma Retinal detachment Blepharitis Dry eye Corneal ulcer Cataracts Overview Cats are susceptible to a number of eye problems, which have the potential to impact on their vision (either short-term or permanently). Some eye conditions are due to an underlying (and sometimes undiagnosed) medical condition. All eye (ocular) changes should be investigated by a veterinarian as...

Baytril (Enrofloxacin) For Cats-Uses, Side-Effects & Safety

Baytril for cats
Baytril is a broad-spectrum antibiotic that is manufactured by the Bayer company. The medication is FDA approved for use in a number of animals which includes cats, dogs, and horses to treat bacterial infections. Enrofloxacin was first synthesized by Grohe and Peterson in 1980 and entered the commercial market in 1990. It belongs to a class of antibiotics known as...