A cat’s purr is mesmerizing. This can reduce your stress level, and it seems to reduce the cat’s stress level as well. To ensure your cat continues to purr, you need to do all you can to keep it happy. If you want to encourage that peaceful purring in your home, read here about some ways to foster good health and happiness in your feline companion.
If a cat is outdoors frequently, they need a collar that has a tag. Cats sometimes travel a bit when outside, and a tag prevents any mishaps due to your cat being lost. Some required information on the tag would be the cat’s name and your personal phone number.
If you cat is pregnant is with babies, you can expect to have a lot of kittens on your hands. Create a comfortable place for the cat to deliver her babies somewhere in your home. Make sure the spot is big enough for the kittens to move around as they grow.
Use short words when you want to express displeasure with your cat. A short ‘no’ will be remembered, even if not always followed. A lot of people think that cats don’t listen to anything, but short word commands are certainly understood by cats, and they will respond to those commands if you are consistent with them.
If your cat seems to want to avoid his food bowl, try getting a different kind of bowl. Plastic can sometimes turn a cat off if it isn’t cleaned constantly, and can hold on to certain scents. Try glass or a metal bowl for best results, so your cat will keep eating.
When training a cat, take the proper approach. Encouragement works better than anger. If you are trying to teach a kitten to use a litterbox, for instance, yelling will only frighten a small cat. When the cat starts to go outside the box, gently place them in the box so they learn.
Do you love your cat but suffer from allergies? If giving up your feline-friend is not something that you can do, try these things first. Get rid of as much carpeting as possible because your cats dander gets trapped in it. You can also not allow your cat in your bedroom at all. This will make living with your cat easier on your allergies.
Make a tablecloth for your cats. Cats often like to remove food from their bowl to eat it off to the side. This creates extra work since you must then clean up the leftover loose food. Something as simple as a place mat can help make cleanup easier.
Use a brush on your cat regularly. It really helps move natural oils around the cat’s fur, and it improves blood flow. It also gets rid of shedding hair. Loose hair causes hairballs, a common problem for cats. The hair enters the pet’s stomach and they later cough it up.
A cat that’s happy will definitely be purring more often. Cats are graceful, beautiful animals and it can be easy to care for them if you implement the tips here. To make your cat happy, treat it with love and try these ideas.