Have A Happy And Healthy Kitty Using These Top Tips

Your cat is part of the family. If so, it’s important you do whatever it takes to keep your cat healthy. Knowing more about cat care can make your relationship more enjoyable. Keep reading for more information.

You shouldn’t ever use products designed to be used on dogs on your cat. They can have very strong and possibly negative reactions to dog products. Flea products for dogs are one of the worst products to give a cat. Products used for flea prevention in dogs can be very harmful to your cat. Your cat needs to be away from the dog after your dog has received a flea treatment.
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Lessen the chances of your cat becoming harmed or killed by spraying all electric cords with something to keep them from chewing it. Bitter apple is a good choice and can be found at most pet stores. If that doesn’t work, cover those cords up however you can. You can do this by bundling them and tucking them in the cardboard rolls that are used for paper towels. The cords on electronics should be hidden as well.

Keeping cats from a counter really can be tough. Cats naturally love heights so they can easily see everyone and everything. One way to deal with this issue could be to devote certain high spaces for your feline friend to sit in. Keep your cats off the kitchen counter by placing their towers near the kitchen or even in it.

Microchip your cat. Your pet may be an indoor cat, but that doesn’t mean it’ll never dash through your door or slide outside via an open window. Tags and collars may be able to help you get your cat back, but cats can sometimes take these things off or they could get hung up on a tree or something. A microchip is about the size of a grain of rice and can hold all of your contact information. Every shelter and most veterinarian offices have microchip scanners that can read the chips, and best of all, they chips can’t be lost.

Cats enjoy high places. For a truly happy cat, provide a safe place for your cat to survey his surroundings. If you’d rather not invest in a cat tree, simply use a large shelf or bookcase without any breakable items. Putting a soft cat bed on the shelf can help to add a little comfort.

Provide your cat with canned food rather than dry. Dry food is cheaper, but some wet foods have more benefits. The moist food gives your cat water, and it usually has more protein and fat in it. For aging cats, it is also easier to chew. You should ask your vet for some recommendations if you are not sure what kind of Awesomeness Cats food to get.

All animals can get parasites, and cats are no exception. These pests will stay on your cat unless you do something about it. Featured methods can be used to remove them. By staying educated, you can have a wonderful cat.

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