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Gain More Knowledge About Cats With These Easy Tips

Gain More Knowledge About Cats With These Easy Tips

The decision to own a cat should never be taken lightly. You may think that you are getting an independent animal, but you are getting a lot more. You are getting an opinionated roommate that expects the best! Here are some tips to make sure that you keep your cat happy.

Cats are constantly grooming themselves, and this is why they rarely need a bath. If your cat gets into something particularly stinky, a bath will not hurt them. If your cat does not like water you might want to wear gloves so that you do not get scratched. You might also want to enlist the help of a friend or family member.

Don’t give a cat a dog’s product. This can irritate your cat or cause an allergic reaction. Flea products for dogs are one of the worst products to give a cat. Flea treatments made for a dog can be fatal to a cat. After getting the dog treated, keep the cat away for many hours.

Protect your cat from strangling by making sure the cords of curtains and blinds are secured and out of reach. When you make or purchase a dangly toy for your cat, be sure to supervise during play. Put the toy away if you will not be around to watch. more…