You have the opportunity to make an animal’s life better. Countless numbers of felines are just waiting for a place to call home. The only thing you need to do is bring one home and take good care of it, something the tips below will help you do.
Groom your cat. You should comb and/or brush them on a regular basis. This will keep your cat’s coat clean. It will reduce shedding, which means that they won’t be experiencing a ton of hairballs. Keep your cat looking at its best by grooming it well.
Cats enjoy getting into spaces that are small. If they are wearing a collar this can pose a safety risk, in the event that your cat gets stuck. A breakaway collar let’s go if pulled on tightly. It can really be a life saver for your cat.
Your kitty’s litter box requires strategic placement. Don’t put it in a busy area, and keep it away from your cat’s food. Additionally, don’t make the mistake of putting it in a poorly-ventilated area, or the smell will become overpowering. Your cat will be more comfortable and you will too.
Receiving plenty of positive, loving attention is important for your cat. A cat’s companionship should be returned with the same. Like most folks, cats have the need to socialize to feel like part of the family. They want to know they are a valuable part of the family too.
Cats feel safest in an elevated location. A happy cat is one that has a safe living environment. If you do not want cats making a mess in your house, remove breakable items from your shelves. Additionally, you can place a bed or blanket in this space.
Cats do not need to be taught how they should use the cat litter box. Cats instinctively understand what to do and teaching is not required. Many people think rubbing a cat’s paws in litter will teach them to use the litter box, but it might actually traumatize them.
You should feel proud about your ability to care for your cat. You’re providing affection and shelter to a create that needs it badly. You new little friend will be there for you for the rest of their lives. Take good care of your cat and she will be your companion for years to come.