Cats are a superb specimen of physical power, mental awareness, and tactile agility amongst domesticated animals. They are an amazing pet for anyone and everyone. That said, having a cat in your home is very different! These beautiful animals require special care.

If your cat is a female, you’ll want to spay her once she reaches the proper age. Even if she stays inside all the time, she could get out when in heat and end up pregnant. The best method of stopping this is to have your cat spayed.

TIP! Groom your cat. Cats have to be brushed or combed on a regular basis.

You may want to have a microchip implanted in your cat. Even indoor cats can decide to run away at a moment’s notice, escaping through an open window. A tagged collar might help get kitty home, but it can just as easily come off if snagged on a branch. A microchip will hold the contact information to reach you and it’s only about as big as a piece of rice. Every shelter and most veterinarian offices have microchip scanners that can read the chips, and best of all, they chips can’t be lost.

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If you take your cat with you when you travel, be mindful of their ears. You may think it’s a good idea to listen to loud music on your stereo, but cats generally don’t enjoy this. Turn down the music and let the cat rest.

TIP! If your cat is a female, you’ll want to spay her once she reaches the proper age. If an indoor cat gets out, you may soon have kittens.

Make sure that you have a good tablecloth for your kitten. Sometimes cats prefer to remove food from their bowls and eat it from the floor. This leaves food on the floor outside their bowl that must be cleaned. Something as simple as a place mat can help make cleanup easier.

Outsmarting the cat can turn into an effortless task after you read these tips. They will soon figure out what they need to avoid and where they can have a free reign. Though cats may not be as easily trainable as dogs, most accept training and are good pets that can behave.