Egyptian Mau: care and maintenance
Care and maintenance of Egyptian Mau have features that need to be considered.
An important part of the care and maintenance of Egyptian Mau is health care. These cats are prone to diseases such as asthma, hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and allergies. Carefully monitor the health and mood of your pet. If you notice frightening symptoms (lethargy, apathy, changes in appetite, indigestion, etc.), contact your veterinarian as soon as possible.
With good care, the average life expectancy of Egyptian Mau is 13-15 years.
An important component of the care and maintenance of Egyptian Mau is hygiene procedures. It is better to accustom a kitten to hygiene procedures from a very young age.
Caring for the Egyptian Mau's coat is not too complicated. Twice a month they need to be combed. As a rule, this does not cause problems - Egyptian Mau love this procedure. You can use a silicone brush.
Regularly (about once a week), cut the cat's claws with a special clipper. Do this carefully so as not to touch the sensitive part of the claw.
Inspect the ears and eyes of the cat and clean them if necessary. If the cat shakes its head or scratches its ears, you should contact your veterinarian.
In the photo: Egyptian Mau. Photo:google.ru
Some Egyptian Mau love water and do not mind bathing. The water for washing the cat should be at room temperature. Use only special shampoos for cats.After water procedures, the Egyptian Mau is wiped with a towel. Avoid drafts until the pet is completely dry. After the cat dries, you can comb the hair.
Egyptian Mau are prone to obesity, so an important part of the care and maintenance of these cats is proper feeding. In no case do not overfeed the Egyptian Mau! You can choose natural or dry food, but in any case it is important that the food is of high quality.