Although independent, cats still require plenty of care from their owners. It is important to take good care of your cat, including grooming, feeding her properly and of course giving her plenty of attention. It takes time to keep a cat clean and to brush them properly. Read on to find more things cat owners should know.
Don’t leave drape cords near your cats. If the cat becomes caught in a loop, they could choke to death. This may harm or kill them. Hang your drapery cords out of your cats’ sight to avoid this.
Crystals form in urine from male cats. This can be prevented with good food choices. It is painful for your cat to pass these crystals and the cost to have this treated by a vet is high. Feed your cat food that is low in magnesium. Be sure that you read the label. You will notice that fish-based foods and products are higher in levels of magnesium than anything sourced from poultry.
Do you have dogs and cats? Dogs love to eat cat food! Feed your pets in different areas of the house, and monitor them while they eat. This can prevent squabbles over water when their food is gone.
Be careful if you leave a kitten with a young child. A cat should not be left alone with a child under five years of age. Younger children cannot fully understand how to properly handle a small pet. As they grow, you will be able to decide when it is the right time for them to handle a cat or kitten without supervision.
Cats love heights. To make your cat happier, give him a lookout perch where he can check out the area. You can use a cleared shelf if you’d rather not have a cat tree. Additionally, you can place a bed or blanket in this space.
When your cat is groomed well, it has an attractive appearance. It is up to you to take the necessary steps so your cat looks happy and healthy. Any time you spend improving the health and happiness of your cat will make you a hero. Follow this post, and spend time grooming your cat regularly.