How To Take Care Of Your Beloved Pet Cat

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Cats need toys. If left alone, cats can scratch up all your furniture. If you want your cat to be good and mind you, you have to know a few things first. The following article lists information about some great cat toys.

To help your old cat feel Firm Cat comfy, keep a tile that’s heated under their bed. Just heat a one-foot square terra cotta tile in your oven at about 200 degrees for 15-20 minutes. Place it in an older towel and place it underneath of the feline’s bed. If you want, change it now and then so the warmth continues.

Regular vet visits are very important for your cat’s health. They need a check-up one time a year, or more if they require certain shots. Cats should visit the vet right away if they are having any issues.

If you have an outdoor kitty, make sure to invest in a break away collar with an identification tag. The collar and tag will make it easier to find the cat if it gets lost. Make sure at a minimum to put your pets name and your phone number on the tag.

Set a tablecloth under your cat’s food bowl. Cats often take food from their bowls to eat on the side. This habit means you will end up with cat food on the floor to clean up. It’s easier to clean up this food by purchasing a placement and inserting it under your cat’s food bowl, or you could simply cut some fabric and make it into a tablecloth so you can easily pick up the food and throw it away.

Give your cat a good brushing regularly. It really helps move natural oils around the cat’s fur, and it improves blood flow. It will also remove loose hair. Brushing eliminates the formation of hairballs which may choke your cat and lead to buildup of excess hair in the abdomen when the cat grooms himself.

Provide your cat with high-quality cat food. Look at the ingredients and make sure protein like fish, chicken, or beef is near the top. Try to avoid foods that consist of corn, or other non-protein elements. You have a carnivorous cat, and a diet consisting of animal proteins is essential.

Consider getting your cat a fountain to drink from. When cats are out in the wild they like to drink running water, and this is true in your home as well. Cat usually respond well to streams. Cats will even drink from the tap if they can! A fountain will give them the same effect, and it is more environmentally friendly.

Think about extra care before you take home a cat with long hair. There is no denying that long-haired cats are beautiful, but that beautiful coat takes a lot of work and also means a lot of shedding. Don’t adopt a cat with long fur unless you’re sure you can handle the extra cleaning. Also, cats with long hair tend to have frequent hairball issues.

Cats have lots of energy and toys can help keep them busy. There are great ways to prevent cats from ruining your furniture and other belongings. You’ll find that caring for your cat properly involves a lot less guesswork when you take the time to absorb useful advice like the tips presented above.

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