Innocent and cute, but dangerous [Archives:2009/1228/Health]

January 26 2009

Enas Ahmed Al-Awami
Scientifically known as the Felis Catus, the cat is a small predatory carnivorous mammal that is valued by humans for its companionship and its aptitude to hunt snakes, scorpions and rats. It has been a pet to humans for at least 9,500 years.

The National Geographic cites the presence of cats in over 600 million in homes all over the world. Although it is the most popular pet, it can pose a lot of dangers to humans, especially pregnant women.

With highly advanced senses, the cat is a skilled predator, known to hunt over 1,000 species for food. But cats that are domesticated must be well taken care of and properly fed, or they can become aggressive.

“Dry food is fine as long as it is complete and balanced