Cat Information Every Cat Lover Needs To Have

Cat Information Every Cat Lover Needs To Have

Cat Information Every Cat Lover Needs To Have

Cats are very loving and intelligent creatures. You should also provide them with entertainment like a new activity, game, or toy. It is not necessary to go overboard with spending to keep your cat amused. Use this advice to enjoy your life with your cat.

Cats love to play so make sure that you provide them with lots of toys. Cats enjoy batting around a fake mouse or little ball around the room. Some cats even develop a favorite toy. Playing with your cat is not only fun, it helps them to get exercise too.

Check your cat for ticks and fleas every week. If your cat does have fleas, there is a good chance that you also have fleas in your home. You might need some flea bombs or premise-control sprays, along with treating the cat, to get rid of the issue. If you don’t know what products to use for controlling ticks and fleas, talk to your vet for some safe options.

For a healthier, happier cat choose plain litter over scented litter. Cats like nice, clean, clumping cat litter. Scoop your cats litter box daily and change it completely every three days or so. When you change the box, wash it out with water and dish soap. Don’t waste your money on liners as cats tend to destroy them.

Keep dangerous chemicals away from your cat. Just like children, cats need to be kept away from items like cleaning materials since they could harm them. These chemicals are basically poison and if your cats consumes some or gets some on them, they could get very sick, get burned, or possibly die. Store these items in a place where your cat can’t find them or use a child-proof lock on their location.

Lessen the chances of your cat becoming harmed or killed by spraying all electric cords with something to keep them from chewing it. Bitter apple is a good choice and can be found at most pet stores. If your cat is especially intent on chewing cords, keep them covered as much as possible. The tube from a used-up roll of paper towels makes an excellent shield for loose cords. If you have rarely used electronics, put them up when you aren’t using them.

Keep your cat indoors. Unlike dogs, it is nearly impossible to confine a cat to a yard. This can lead to many dangers for your cat, from cars, dogs, diseases from feral cats, and simply disappearing to parts unknown. Loose cats also be a nuisance to others, often killing songbirds and leaving unwelcome “deposits” in neighbor’s gardens. If your cat really enjoys the outdoors, they can be trained to wear a harness and leash or you can invest in a specialty cat fence or screened-in porch.

If you cat is pregnant is with babies, you can expect to have a lot of kittens on your hands. Create a comfortable place for the cat to deliver her babies somewhere in your home. Make sure the spot is big enough for the kittens to move around as they grow.

It’s important that you don’t forget your cat and allow them to become bored too easily. Just like dogs, cats need playtime and physical exercise, too. Unfortunately there are too many cat owners who don’t properly exercise their cats. Bored cats will quickly wreck your home or become obese. Give them toys and things to do. Indoor cats will appreciate having a structure they can climb on or a dedicated scratching post.

If you take advantage of this advice, you can start having happy times with your cat this instant. The more you know about caring for your cat, the healthier and happier it will be. Just as with people, fun and activity help extend a cat’s life.

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