Cats have been the companion of humans for hundreds of years.
Cats have been the focus or muse for poetry, music and even cinema. After this much interaction with humans, it is predictable that many cats seem to believe that they are running the show.
Through this article you can make sure your cat knows who the boss really is.
To safely help an old cat feel comfortable, place a heated tile under its bed.
Simply heat a single foot cotta tile at 200 degrees between 15 and 20 minutes. Wrap the tile in a towel and then put it under the bed. If necessary, repeat this every few hours.
If you have an outdoor cat, make sure he is fitted with a tag and collar.
Cats can roam far, so a tag will ensure you find them quickly when they’re lost. Have your phone number engraved on the tag.
Keeping your cats away from the counters can be hard.
Cats have a natural predilection for staking out a nice elevated place where they have a good view of their surroundings. You may be able to battle this issue by giving your cat a high place to chill. Placing a cat tower near the kitchen will help the cats to not lay on the counter.
Get a microchip for your cat.
One day, your indoor cat might leave through an open door or get outside through an open window. Even if you put a collar or tag on your cat, be careful as they can wiggle out of these very easily and can be dangerous if they get caught on a foreign object like a tree branch. Microchips are tiny and contain all your contact information. Scanners to read pet microchips are available in every town and they will not come out from under the skin.
Try to avoid your cat from becoming bored each day.
Cats require physical activity. Too frequently this need is overlooked by owners. Bored cats can really be a problem. They can have health issues, OCD, and even depression. Give them toys they can play with, play with them yourself, or at the least give them room to exercise. If they stay indoors make sure they have a scratching post for climbing.
If you need cat medication, consider searching online instead of using your veterinarian in order to find a better deal.
Sometimes you might not have time to wait for an online order to arrive however, such as if your cat needs an immediate antibiotic or emergency treatment. However, if your pet gets regular prescriptions for a chronic or ongoing issue, you can often save up to 50 percent by shopping online.
It is common for cats to get the impression that they rule the world at large, and especially their own environment. However, by utilizing these tips, you can regain control over your house and show your cat who’s in charge.
People understand that cats make great pets, and this article will make that experience even better.