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Cat Advice On Caring For Your Furry Friend

TIP! To safely help an old cat feel comfortable, place a heated tile under its bed. Just heat a one-foot square terra cotta tile in your oven at about 200 degrees for 15-20 minutes.

Cats make wonderful pets, but they are expensive to take care of properly. Vaccinations, toys and check-ups can set you back a lot of money. Here are a few ways that you can still keep your cat and save money while caring for them.

TIP! Make sure your cat has a collar and tag if outside. Cats sometimes travel a bit when outside, and a tag prevents any mishaps due to your cat being lost.

You must always take your cat for regular vet check-ups. They should get their vaccinations and have a full check up. Try using one veterinarian consistently. This will ensure they know the history of your cat well.

TIP! A cat’s claws can cause lots of damage to your home. If you want to prevent or stop your cat from scratching up your furniture, the best thing to do is buy a scratching post or kitty tower for them to climb in.

You may want to have a microchip put into your car. You may not have had trouble with your cat getting loose previously, but it can happen at any time by accident. A collar with tags increases your chances of getting your cat back if it gets lost but it can also be a risk, for instance if it gets snagged in some branches. A microchip about as big as a grain of rice and holds all the contact information your cat needs. Every shelter and most veterinarian offices have microchip scanners that can read the chips, and best of all, they chips can’t be lost.

TIP! Generally, cats love to stay on the counter. They love to be able to look around from up high.

Cats are frequently nocturnal in their habits. The result is that cats prefer to be more active during the night. Try closing the door if your cats are keeping you awake at night. You can keep them from bothering you at night and getting your feet while you’re under covers.

TIP! Get a microchip for your cat. You may not have had trouble with your cat getting loose previously, but it can happen at any time by accident.

Your cat needs to be shown lots of love. Most cats crave the same warmth and companionship they give their owners. Cats, just like people, want to feel like a loved part of a family. Socialization is important to them. This will increase the love that surrounds the family.

TIP! The correct location is important when picking a spot for a cat’s litter box. Do not place it in a busy area or close to where your cat eats meals.

Your cat probably spends a lot of time grooming himself to perfection. If your cat has hair that’s long it could get hairballs. There are special foods that can ease this issue. Some cat food out there has a special formula in it that reduces hairballs. This benefits your pet and you.

TIP! Your cat needs love and attention. They give lots of affection and need some in return.

When traveling on the road with your cat, understand that they are sensitive to sounds. You might love blasting your favorite music while driving, but they enjoy softer sounds. To ensure your cat’s trip is pleasant, turn off the music or keep the volume low.

TIP! Your cat probably spends a lot of time grooming himself to perfection. If your cat has hair that’s long it could get hairballs.

If you cat is overly vocal, try to figure out exactly why he or she is making so much noise. After you have coexisted with a pet cat for a long while, you are sure to figure out its meowing patterns. It may be a sign your cat needs food, or needs to be let outdoors. Understand your cat’s preferences, and you’ll be that much better off.

TIP! If you’re traveling with your cat, take care to remember their ears. You might love blasting your favorite music while driving, but they enjoy softer sounds.

Pets can be expensive to care for, and cats are no exception. Cats require so much attention and care you would swear they are as needy as human children are. Clearly, it really is possible to economize without sacrificing your cat’s care.

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