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Did you know that cats are one of, if not the most, popular pet in the world? There are over 500 million domestic cats in the world.
Cats conserve their energy by sleeping for an average of 13 to14 hours a day!
Cats have flexible bodies and teeth adapted for hunting small animals such as mice and rats. They can be lethal hunters and very sneaky. When they walk their back paws step almost exactly in the same place as the front paws did beforehand. This keeps noise to a minimum and limits visible tracks.
The heaviest domestic cat on record is 21.297 kilograms (46 lb 15.2 oz).
Cats have powerful night vision, allowing them to see at light levels six times lower than what a human needs in order to see. This is why they make such great hunters.
Cats love to play, especially kittens who love chasing toys and play fight. Play fighting among kittens may be a way for them to practicse and learn skills for hunting and fighting.
On average cats live for around 12 to 15 years.
Cats spend a large amount of time grooming their coats to keep themselves clean.
Please consider adopting a kitten/cat from us. All our cats awaiting adoption can be seen on our website at www.cats-welfare-tenerife.com/pets. Ring or Whatsapp Sharon on 6625 24006 (seven days a week 9-6pm), or Sandra (Spanish and German) after 6pm, on 6712 82773. Message us on Facebook, or contact us on our website www.cats-welfare-tenerife.com.
All cats/kittens go on a week’s trial, in your home, so you can be sure you’ve made the right decision. If you adopt two kittens together, kitten injections, micro-chips and neutering is FREE for the second kitten. Adopt a black kitten, or two, and both kittens receive the above treatments, free of charge!
Pretty 5 month old Mia is waiting to be adopted. She’s a gentle, playful young girl who lost an eye through infection when she was younger. This requires no further medication or treatment, and she has adapted well to the changed circumstances.
Mia is leukaemia negative and fully vaccinated. She loves the company of other cats and dogs, she really will make a fantastic pet for any household.
Contact Oskana 633606801 for further details.
Donation items can be dropped into the shop on San Blas in Golf del Sur. It is open seven days a week 10am until 18.00 but on Saturdays closes at 16.00. If you don’t have transport or have large bulky items such as furniture and household effects to donate please ring Mark on 636590557 and he will arrange collection