Enjoy Your Pet Cat For Years With These Tips.

 

Enjoy Your Pet Cat For Years With These Tips.

Cats are playful and fun animals, and you’ll soon waste whole afternoons playing games with your cats. To distract them from you for awhile, give them a new game or toy. This might not even mean spending a penny! Take advantage of this advice, and happy times are ahead of you.

Visit your local shelter if you’re thinking about getting a cat. They have tons of amazing cats who desperately need a home. When a cat is adopted from an animal shelter it saves its life and it helps control the cat population.

TIP! Cats like sneaking into small spaces. If your cat gets caught on something wearing a traditional collar they could end up hurting their neck trying to break free.

When your female cat is old enough, you should have her spayed. While your cat may be an indoor one, there is always the possibility it can get out and you wind up with kittens one day. Getting your cat spayed is a great way to stop this from going on.

Never use something that is intended for a canine on your feline. If you try to use products meant for dogs, it can make your cat sick, or even kill him. Be very careful with the flea products you use. These products can be fatal for your cat. If you own a dog, and they’ve been given a flea treatment, you should separate them from your cat for a few hours.

Put a collar on any cats which go outside. Cats can range far from your home and the tag will help them find their way home. The tag should have at least the pet’s name and the number where you can be reached.

TIP! A heated tile can be positioned beneath the bed of a mature cat. Simply heat a terra-cotta tile in a 200 degree oven for 20 minutes.

Prevent your cat from chewing on electrical cords by spraying bitter apple on them. If your cat still insists on chewing your cords, try to cover as many of them as possible. Loose cords can be bundled and tucked inside old paper towel rolls. Any electronic item not in use should be stored away where the cat can’t get to it.

You can sometimes find better prices for cat medication online than getting it from your veterinarian. There may be some cases in which you cannot buy online, such as in an emergency. The savings can amount to almost 50 percent on regularly prescribed medications.

If your cat is traveling with you, remember their ears. Although you may love singing loudly to your favorite songs while driving, your cat would probably prefer softer sounds. If your cat seems upset or agitated, turn down the music and speak calmly to him.

TIP! If your cat is a female, be sure to get her spayed when she is old enough. This is true even if you think your cat is indoors only.

Do you love playing with your cat? While each cat doesn’t respond to the same approaches, you are sure to find wonderful options among these tips for your pet. A cat that’s happy and healthy is going to live longer and be more active during his lifespan.

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