An adorable cat family

An adorable cat family

An adorable cat family at the Bosphorus University. The mother appeared around two months ago. She was probably left by someone at the university campus because of she was pregnant. Three weeks ago, she gave birth to four kittens (one of them died shortly after, unfortunately). But the remaining trio (all male) are healthy and well. And they are cute and adorable too! I mean, look at the photos below!
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FIP Treatment – A Promising Research

FIP Treatment – A Promising Research

FIP (Feline Infectious Peritonitis) is a fatal disease that affects cats. Still, there is no cure for FIP and it is 100 percent fatal. The disease is caused by a mutation of feline enteric coronavirus (FECV) or simply Feline coronavirus (FCoV). But, according to a recent study, titled “Efficacy of a 3C-like protease inhibitor in treating various forms of acquired feline infectious peritonitis”, published in September 2017, an antiviral compound (GC376 protease inhibitor) has opened the door to targeted antiviral drug therapy and FIP treatment. The compound GC376 was originally synthesized in 2011 while looking for cures for the Norwalk virusNotes 1. It was found to have a broad spectrum of activity against other viruses – including the coronavirus family – one of which is the cause of FIP.
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FIP (Feline Infectious Peritonitis)

FIP (Feline Infectious Peritonitis)

If you started searching for FIP (Feline Infectious Peritonitis) on the Internet and stumbled upon this page, I am really sorry for you. Perhaps your or your family’s cat (or a friend’s, or a relative’s cat) is diagnosed with the disease. I know how do you feel, now you are really sorry, your heart is broken, you feel empty and helpless, and you are searching for a possible cure for this horrible disease. I can understand your feelings because I recently lost my beloved “Sarman” to FIP. And now I am devastated.
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Stray cat enters the live TV broadcast

Stray cat enters the live TV broadcast

During a live TV broadcast in Denizli, Turkey, a stray cat entered the studio, jumped on the table and started walking around. Finally, he laid down on the keyboard of the presenter’s laptop – a cat’s favorite place! The local TV station’s employees gave him the name of “Hüsnü”, a common Turkish male name. It has been also reported that the cute thing was adopted by Filiz Kurt, an employee of the TV station.
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Sculpture of “Tombili”, Istanbul’s famous street cat to be inaugurated on October 4

Sculpture of “Tombili”, Istanbul’s famous street cat to be inaugurated on October 4

Tombili (means “fat” or “fatty” in Turkish, in cute sense) was a street cat living in Kadikoy, a district of Istanbul at the Anatolian side. He became a social media phenomenon after after being photographed posing on a sidewalk. His iconic photo appeared on the viral site 9GAG. Unfortunately, Tombili died after a month-long illness on August 1, 2016.
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Four World Records about Domestic Cats

Four World Records about Domestic Cats

According to the Guinness World Records (The Guinness Book of Records until 1988), there are four official world records which belong to cats. These are “Longest domestic cat (living)”, “Loudest purr by a domestic cat”, “Longest jump by a cat”, and “Most tricks performed by a cat in one minute”.
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How do cats see humans

How do cats see humans

How do cats see humans? Some say they see their human as another big cat who dominates her/him, others say they see us as servants. Some sources say yes, they see us as a big cat, but not as the dominator (who dominate them), just a big, dumb cat who even doesn’t have basic hunting skills. I even read that they see us as inferiors. But which of them are true?

My answer to that question is: since they can’t tell it to us, because they have no language to tell, nobody can exactly know. But I have a strong feeling that the explanations above are not true.
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