Beautiful movements, intelligence and many different noises. Those are the benefits of owning a cat. However, it is not always easy, so keep reading. It contains tips you need to know in order to keep your cat happy so you can be happy, too. Read on.
Create a warm bed for an outdoor or feral cat by lining a banana box with a thick layer of newspaper. Cut a piece of Mylar to fit the bottom of the box. Put another layer of newspaper on top. Add a warm blanket. Place the whole box inside a dog house or under a porch where it can’t get wet.
If you have a male cat, it is important to have him neutered before he goes into heat. When male cats start maturing, they will begin to spray around the house. It smells like ammonia and is hard to remove. Having your male cat neutered can help to prevent this from happening.
If your cat is a female, you’ll want to spay her once she reaches the proper age. Even if she is an inside cat, you need to spay her because she could get out. You can prevent this by spaying or neutering your cat.
Avoid eye contact to make friends with a cat. Ever wonder why cats seem drawn to the person who likes cats the least? The answer lies in cat body language. To cats, staring is “rude” and can be considered a challenge. Looking away shows that you respect their space and are not going to be a threat. So next time you are looking to meet a new feline friend, look away and let them approach you.
After you read this, there will be plenty of ideas you can use to put into practice. Use the tips above to help you be a good cat owner. When your cat is cared for properly, you will enjoy your time with it much more and it will be happier. Ensure you utilize these tips.