A cat is a great pet and companion. We are tasked with the responsibility of keeping this pet healthy, happy and in great shape. This article provides you with some tips of how to take care of your cat.
Invest in a good litter box
Your cat must have a litter box. Place the litter box in a silent and private area. Litter boxes with covers allow the cat to have more privacy. Maintain the cleanliness of this litter box. Consider investing in a automatic litter box. This litter box is designed to clean itself with a patented shifting system. It also requires less maintenance.
Groom your cat
A cat should be brushed regularly to get rid of dirt, dead hair and prevent tangles. Brush on the direction that the hair lays naturally. Be gentle during this process especially around the belly and chest. Trim your cat’s nails using nail scissors or a sharp clipper that is designed for cats.
Provide your cat with different kinds of toys that he/she can play with. Your cat will have fun stalking, chasing, and pouncing on the toys. Adding catnip to the toys will make them more indulging. Consider making use of Interactive toys. Invest in toys such as laser pointers, mice toys and balls. You can also play with your cat. This will keep her/him happy and entertained.
Scratching is natural and vital to keep your cat healthy. Install various scratching surfaces for your cat. Scratching surfaces can be posts, cat trees and boxes made of cardboard. Cat tracks are also great. Let these surfaces vary, both horizontal and vertical. These posts can also be made of carpet material, sisal, wood or upholstery. Scratching enables the cat to remove ruined claws and to stretch the muscles. It also distracts them from scratching your furniture.
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