Cats can be engaging and delightful, causing you to become engrossed in their playful games. It isn’t a bad idea to make an activity or game for you and your cat. There is no need to spend a fortune on your cat. Keep these tips in mind as you care for your cat in the best way possible.
Spay your cat as soon as she is old enough. It is best to spay your cat, even if you want to keep it as an indoor pet. The best method of preventing your cat from pregnancy is to get her spayed.
If you have an outdoor kitty, make sure to invest in a break away collar with an identification tag. Understand that cats may travel a long distance; therefore, if it gets lost, this tag will assist you and others in finding it. Some required information on the tag would be the cat’s name and your personal phone number.
Cat’s claws can really put a dent in your furniture. Buy your cat a scratching posts to focus its attention off your furniture. Teach your cat to scratch this instead of the legs of a couch or sofa. Although this may take time, your cat should eventually claw the device rather than your furniture.
Making sure your cat doesn’t jump on the counters is hard to do. Cats enjoy heights, as they can monitor events from their perch. You can get your cat to quit doing this if you make areas that it can climb up to. If you place a cat tower around the kitchen area, they may be less likely to lay on your counters.
Have your cat chipped so you can find him if he runs away. Even cats who live completely indoors may someday decide to bolt out the door or escape out of a window. Cats can get out of a collar or, worse, have that collar choke them to death. A microchip will hold the contact information to reach you and it’s only about as big as a piece of rice. Most vets and all shelters can scan these chips to get your contact information and there is no risk of losing the chip.
Your kitty’s litter box requires strategic placement. The box should be out of the high traffic areas and a good distance from where your cat eats. Put it in a ventilated area to reduce odors. Your cat will appreciate it and so will you.
You may be find that your cat likes such games. Not every cat will like every one of these tips, but they tend to be popular among the majority of feline voters. A healthy, active cat will most often live longer and be happier.