Cats are known for interfering with people’s allergies and if you find yourself living with a cat, it can quickly become a poor experience. Luckily, there are few easy solutions for keeping your home clean and free of excessive dandruff. Review these paragraphs and implement the ideas if you find yourself suffering from too much cat fur in the air.
Contact local shelters if you want to adopt a cat. Many shelters are overcrowded with lovable and adoptable cats. When a cat is adopted from an animal shelter it saves its life and it helps control the cat population.
To help prevent tapeworm infestation in cats, feed a small amount of food grade diatomaceous earth for two weeks out of each month. About a quarter of a teaspoon per cat per day is adequate. Food grade diatomaceous earth kills internal parasites and causes them to be expelled from the system.
A heated tile can be positioned beneath the bed of a mature cat. Use a 12′ terra cotta tile and heat it by putting it in a 200ºF oven for 20 minutes. Wrap it tightly in a towel and place it under the cat bed. Replace it every three hours or so.
Is your cat constantly munching on your house plants? If so there is a fix for this. Growing oat grass or catnip yourself can help entice your cats away from your plants. Giving them plants that they can eat and like will help draw them to those plants over and over again.
Get your cat sprayed and neutered to prevent diseases and infections that form in the reproductive system. This can also help reduce the chance for overpopulation in the country, as just one male who is not neutered can produce up to half a million offspring over the course of his life.
Why is your cat meowing? When your cat is a member of the family, their sounds start to become familiar to you. This makes it easy to determine what various meows might mean. The meows may indicate hunger, happiness, or a desire to go exploring. Watch their cues to learn more about them.
Play with your cat. A lot of cat owners don’t do this. They are happy to let their cat entertain themselves. However, playing with your cat can help to mentally stimulate him and give him the physical activity he needs. Use small balls, paper bags and any number of small toys to get your cat moving.
Make sure you are cautious about leaving a young child alone with a small kitten. This is especially true if your child is less than five years old. They’re not really mature enough to know how dangerous a kitten can be. As they grow, you will be able to decide when it is the right time for them to handle a cat or kitten without supervision.
You can now breathe easy without suffering from serious allergies and breaking down into a snotty spectacle. Keeping the house clean means you can live indoors with a feline and never suffer any side effects. Most allergy sufferers are victims of dandruff or fur that drifts around the room, accumulating until cleaned.