The joys of owning a cat are endless. However, it should be noted that owning cat also requires a lot of hard work. There are special considerations that need to be considered when you own a cat. Here you’ll see exactly what those are. Read them to keep your cat strong and happy.
You should make sure your cat stays groomed properly. They need to be brushed every day. This leads to a cleaner cat. It helps your cats shed much less too, which keeps them from spitting those hairballs up. A well groomed cat will be much more pleasant for everyone and will also help you keep your home clean.
If you want a cat to feel like it’s more comfortable, a heated tile may be able to help. Bake a one-foot tile made from terra cotta in the oven at 200 degrees F for around 15 to 20 minutes. Use an old towel to wrap around it, then place it beneath the cat’s blanket or bed. This should be changed a few times a day to maximize comfort.
Dog products shouldn’t be used on cats. Cats have very strong, negative reactions to products formulated for dogs. This is especially true of flea products. Your cat may die if you use dog flea products on it. If your dog has been treated for fleas, keep him away from your cat for at least three hours.
Your cat needs a collar and tag if it goes outside. Cats can go far from home and without a tag they could become lost forever. Be sure that the pet’s name and also your home number are on the tag.
Deter cats from shocking themselves on electrical wires by spraying them with bitter apple. If that doesn’t work, cover those cords up however you can. You can hide away any cords inside the rolls that come inside paper towels. If you have electrical cords laying out that are not being used, put them away as cats can play with them and then move on to live electrical cords.
As you can now see, cats can bring you much joy. However, if you want your cat to live a long and happy life, you have to take proper care of it. Be sure and use the information provided if you are considering making a cat a part of your life.