Purring like a motor in a car. All these things you get as a cat owner. But these kitties can be a total handful though. You need this post to help. When your cat is happy, you can be happy. Read on!

Make sure you keep all the recommended appointments with your cat’s veterinarian. Cats require special shots to prevent illness and the vet can check their overall health. It is best to always take your cat to the same veterinarian. This helps make sure your vet knows your cat’s history.

TIP! Drape cords should be kept distant from cats. Cats should not be allowed to play with these cords, as they can get parts of their body stuck in the cord loops.

Cats enjoy getting into small spaces. They can get caught or stuck if they happen to be wearing a collar. A collar that is a breakaway model will detach itself if it gets pulled on. This can make the difference in whether your cat have nine lives or only a couple of them.

Older cats will appreciate a heated bed; you can use a heated tile to create one! Just get a tile and heat it up in the oven for a while to place under the cat’s bed. Keep the temperature of the oven at 200 degrees. Cover with a small blanket or towel, then place it beneath your pet’s bed. If you want, you can change it for a newly warmed tile a few hours later.

Regular visits to the vet will preserve your cat’s health. A yearly visit for a regular check-up is important, with more frequent visits for shots as required. If there are obvious issues with your cat, it needs to see the vet immediately. Don’t wait!

TIP! You should be bringing your cat to their vet for a check-up regularly. Your cat should have regular well visits, as well as all the recommended vaccinations for his age.

Make sure your cat is not too bored. Cats require physical activity. The unfortunate thing is that many owners of cats don’t realize this. Boredom can beget illness. You need to give it new toys regularly and make sure your cat has plenty of space to run and play. Give them a cat tree to play with.

Now that you have read this article, you should have a few ideas you can start using in your home. You will become an improved owner. Your cat will be happier and more enjoyable when he or she is properly cared for. Experiment with these tips and see for yourself.