Cats are amazing animals and some of the most interesting domesticated friends humans can have. There’s a reason so many families choose to welcome cats, and that cats are present in great numbers in virtually every human community. Learning to coexist with such animals indoors is a different story. These smart and feisty creatures can be hardheaded and often require advanced care.
If you own a female cat, it’s crucial to spay it at the appropriate age. Even if she is an inside cat, you need to spay her because she could get out. Unless you want the hassle of getting rid of kittens, spaying is the best option for your cat.
Don’t use items on a cat that are meant for a dog. Cats will react very negatively to any products intended for dogs. Flea products especially. These products can be fatal for your cat. Keep them separated by at least one door for a few hours after treatment.
If your cat goes outside, it is important to have a collar with a tag. This can help if your cat becomes lost while wandering in the great outdoors. Have your phone number engraved on the tag.
Keep your cat active and entertained to avoid boredom. Cats need stimulation. But, too many cat owners fail to realize this. A bored cat may fall victim to depression, compulsive disorders or issued that can be harmful to their health. Give them time and space where they can exercise and toys they can play with. If they’re inside kitties, get them a post or something else that they can scratch and climb.
It’s often cheaper to buy medicine for your cat on the Internet instead of through your vet. Sometimes, you may need the medicine immediately though. For more routine situations, saving 50% by buying online is quite possible.
It is very difficult for you to outwit your cat. Soon, they will learn where to go and where to stay away from. Although it may be difficult to train a cat, in actuality they are just as likely to be well-behaved and trained as your typical dog.