Hearing your cat purr is a very relaxing sound. This is relaxing for both you and your cat. To ensure your cat continues to purr, you need to do all you can to keep it happy. Here are some cat care tips for you, so you can hear that purr more often.
Drape cords should be kept distant from cats. These are not great play toys for cats. They can wrap around a cat’s neck pretty easily. They could be seriously hurt or even killed. Therefore, ensure that drape cords are pinned away from your cat’s reach.
If you have multiple cats, save money on cat dishes by checking your local dollar store for salsa dishes. You can usually get a package of three for a dollar. These are sturdy and come in pretty colors. They look nice in your kitchen, and they are just the right size for cat food.
If you own a female cat, make sure the cat is spade when she’s old enough. You may keep your cat inside, but she could still slip outside and become pregnant. A spayed cat is a safe cat.
If your dog and cat are best friends, be sure to keep them separate after flea treatment. Your dog’s flea products are very hazardous for cats. Cats that come in contact with dog flea products often die. Be sure to use only cat products on your cat and only dog products on your dog.
Keep your cat healthy and non-finicky by introducing a varied diet. Always purchase several different brands of food and rotate them. In this way, your cat will be used to trying and accepting new tastes. If one food brand goes out of business, you will always have lots of other acceptable choices to offer.
Keep the litter box clean. Cats are naturally very clean animals, and a dirty litter box will have your cat looking for alternative places to relieve himself. Cats also value their privacy, so try to locate the box in an area that does not get a lot of foot traffic.
Avoid the chance that your male cat will develop crystals in his system that will come out in his urine by feeding a high quality diet. If they have to pass the crystals it can cause the cat a lot of pain and paying a vet to help with this can cost you a lot of money. Choose foods low in magnesium for your cat. Be sure that you read the label. Foods that contain fish usually have more magnesium.
If you going to be gone for more than a day, you should have someone look in on your cat. Leave out plenty of food, but have someone come to make sure it doesn’t run out. If you do not have a neighbor or family to look in on your cat, you can usually find a cat sitter for a few dollars each day.
A cat that’s happy is going to treat you well, so that means you have to take good care of your cat. Cats are graceful, beautiful animals and it can be easy to care for them if you implement the tips here. When you want to enjoy more purring, use the tips you’ve just read.