Cats are a lot of fun to have around, but they are often quite finicky! Every decision you make regarding your pet’s care has a consequence, be it good or bad. Read on for ideas and insights that will benefit you, your cat, and your entire household.
Move any drape cords out of a cat’s reach. Don’t let the cat play with them since they can jump into them or play with them and get them around their neck if they have loops. This is incredibly dangerous as it could be fatal for your cat. Pin back drape cords to avoid this type of issue.
Spritz a little bitter apple on electrical cords to protect your cats. You can also cover your cords under a rug or tape them to walls. You can bundle loose cords together and place them inside paper towel rolls. All thin cords should be put up when you’re not using them.
Cat claws are one of the worst enemies of your home and furniture. If you are having problems with your cat clawing up furniture, then purchase a scratching post or kitty tower. Give them some encouragement and let them know it is okay to scratch that. Although this may take time, your cat should eventually claw the device rather than your furniture.
It’s very important to get your cat microchipped. Even indoor cats can decide to run away at a moment’s notice, escaping through an open window. Tags and collars can help you cat return home, but cats can wiggle out of them or risk injury by snagging them on a tree branch or bush. A microchip is tiny, similar in size to a single rice grain and capable of holding plenty of information. All shelters and vets have scanners to ensure your cat gets home safely.
Owning a cat means a fair amount of work on your part. Make use of the excellent advice provided here to ensure you are doing all you can for your cat. Reading this article will better your relationship with your furry friend.