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Pets are defined as the species of animals that can be owned, domesticated and kept by the human beings indoors as their companion that can provide them protection and the benefits that can improve or enhance their physical, social, mental and emotional health. Animals that are popularly selected by the people as their pets includes house rabbits, hamsters, gerbils, fancy rats, white mouse, chinchillas, guinea pigs, parrots, canaries, corvids, parakeets, hermit crabs, tarantulas, frogs, tropical fishes, gold fish, snakes, lizards, turtles, ferrets, dogs and cats, and the common reasons for such includes their appearances that can be appealing, attractive and charming in the eyes of the people, as well as their loyal, lovable and playful personalities.

Cats are one of the most popular pets of the people in every parts of the world, and they are being chosen and valued by the people as their companions for their ability to hunt the household pests, such as rats, cockroaches and mice, and this pests are called as vermin. The physical and natural attributes, skills and characteristics of pet cats includes quick reflexes, teeth that can kill small preys such as pests, sharp retractable claws, strong and flexible body, ability to see in near darkness, ability to hear sounds in both low and high frequencies, and a better sense of smell. Pet cats are considered as social species and they tend to communicate with their owners or guardians by using the different kinds of vocalizations, such as growling, grunting, mewing, purring, trilling and hissing, as well as their body language and their pheromones. The behavior of domesticated cats varies on their breeds, and those include their aggression, play, elimination habits, body language, hunting, grooming, urine marking, face rubbing, and communication. The intelligence level of the cats compromises their ability and their capacity to acquire new behavior that can be applied to their previously learned knowledge to their communication needs; to respond to training cues; to solve problems; and to adapt to its environment. The basic needs in life of each and every domesticated cats that should be provided by their owners and guardians are water, milk, food, enough sleep and rest, proper grooming and regular baths, regular visit to veterinarians or pet stores, and pet accessories and devices, like toys, beddings, wire and slicker brush, metal-toothed comb, carrier, collar, food and water bowls, scratching posts, and kitty litters. The common responsibilities of each and every owners and guardians to their pet cats includes providing them with a safe and secured place; providing them the opportunity for predatory behavior and play; providing them an environment that tends to respect the importance of the cat’s sense of smell; providing them a consistent, predictable and positive human-cat social interaction; and providing them with multiple and separated key environmental resources, such as their basic needs.

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