Tips All Cat Owners Need To Know

The poet T.S. Eliot said that a household will depend upon a cat. A cat enhances any household. The downside to cats, however, is they can be hard to deal with. These tips will help you live comfortably with your cat.

Any drape cords should be hidden so the cat cannot grab hold of them. If your cat plays with looped drape cords, they could get caught around its neck, which presents a suffocation hazard. This could hurt or kill them. Be sure your drape cords are strongly secured.

Look a local animal shelters for cats. Shelters have great pets available for adoption, and the fee isn’t that high. You really are saving a life and keeping the feline population in check all in one!

Use bitter apple on your electric cords to keep your kitty away from them. Cat can sometimes chew on cords, and they should be covered to prevent this. Tuck loose cords into old toilet paper or paper towel rolls. Any electronic item not in use should be stored away where the cat can’t get to it.

You should never allow your cat to be bored all the time. Cats need to play and get regular exercise. Too many cat owners forget this simple fact. Cats who become bored often have issues that can affect them in a big way. Some of these issues are obesity due to eating out of boredom, OCD issues, fighting with other pets and depression. Give them room to play and a large number of toys. Indoor cats will appreciate having a structure they can climb on or a dedicated scratching post.

Online outlets offer better prices for cat medicine than vets. In some situations, you may not have the choice to purchase meds over the Internet, such as a health emergency. You can save as much as fifty percent on the stuff you regularly use.

Although owning a cat isn’t a easy process, the rewards are great. The advice above can be beneficial to the owner of a lazy cat, the owner of a hyperactive cat, or the owner of something in between. You’re going to be hearing your cat purring instead of meowing to get your attention.