Most people do not know what benefits we can get if we have pets at our house. The existence of a pet will increase your affection. It will give more benefits for couples who already have children, keeping pets will make your children to pay more attention to their surroundings. The most common pets that you can keep in your house are cats. It seems that almost everyone in this world has had a cat at least once in their lifetime. The type of cat that is kept as pets will certainly be different, but of course you have heard of Munchkin Cat before. Munchkin cat is one of the cats that is widely used as a pet.
Just by the name
we all know that Munchkin cat is a unique cat breed. The uniqueness of this cat lies in its short posture, this is because the size of this cat’s legs is much smaller than other cats in general. Often, these cats are called midget cats. Many people also call them kittens because of their small size.
The cute and tiny body of a Munchkin cat makes this cat to be one of the high demand cats on the market. Even though they are small and have short legs, cats are still cats. The munchkin cat is a playful cat. With a body weight that can reach 3 to 4 kg, they can still jump, run, or even climb. Their foot size doesn’t matter. If you want your munchkin cat to be a smart cat, you can train it. This breed of cat is very easy to train and also easy to get along with.
Regarding the short legs of the Munchkin cat, this condition occurs naturally through a genetic mutase. This gene makes the Munchkin cat’s hind legs slightly longer than its front legs. This also happens to corgis and dachshunds. There was some controversy surrounding the Munchkin cat’s legs, which made his body look bent. Many people say this will give the Munchkin cat problems with its spine. But then, this is refuted because in fact this cat does not have physical health problems. Munchkin cats still live their lives normally.
Know that when we decide to get a cat
we must also be ready to take care of it. For munchkin cats, the care needed is actually not much different from other cat care methods. The most crucial thing in caring for a cat is the choice of food. We really need to pay attention to the nutrition of the cat food. Munchkin cats require 20% carbohydrates, 45% protein and 35% fat which you can get in special cat food. Meanwhile, for the care of its hair, you can bathe your cat every 2 weeks using a special shampoo. It is also useful for your cat to avoid skin diseases and fleas. You can also take your cat to the pet shop for better care by doing grooming. If you have done some of the above things well, then you will have a healthy cat. Don’t forget to always monitor your cat’s health.