Our cats loooove the outdoors so we let them spend time on the porch to take in the fresh air and eat some of the catgrass we have growing outside. However lately it has been hard to give them the time they need. Cold weather and pollen have made us unwilling to keep opening and closing the door all day. Little kittens, too young to be trusted with such heights, make it so we also don't want to leave the door wide open. Foster kittens are commonplace in our apartment so we needed a longer term solution. We decided to try to find a solution that keeps our older cats happy, and our indoor environment comfortable. This is where the PetSafe Patio Panel for sliding doors came in.
Everyone knows cats love scratching, but not everyone knows why they do it. One of the big reasons is to keep their claws in shape. Cats use their claws constantly and they need to be maintained. In indoor life our feline friends do not have as many opportunities to shed and trim their nails, but we can do something about that. You can cut your cats nails much like you cut your own, and help them to stay comfortable and healthy.
Anytime you search for new cat tips online you are bombarded with article titles telling you that how you introduce your cat will determine her happiness for the years to come. That it is crucial everything goes perfectly and that we must isolate until the kitten reaches perfect security and happiness. That's a lot of pressure for a new cat parent! And if you have other pets or small humans at home it can feel like an impossible task. What mainly bothered me was the idea that if i screwed up the introduction I would have an angry unhappy cat, or two cats that never got along.
Exercise is crucial. A 2016 clinical studyfound that 58.9% of cats in American are overweight! Maybe most people agree with my fiancee when he says "If they are fat, they wont run away," but I think there are better ways to keep your cats at home. As a cat parent you should try and spend between 15-30 minutes a day, broken up into smaller sessions, helping your cat burn energy and stimulate their senses. There are many ways to get your cat to engage in activity, and no one knows your cat better than you do, so get creative. Here are ten suggestions for ways to get your cat moving.
My trial of the Petsafe Scoopfree self cleaning litter box started as I was going out of town, and needed a solution to keep the litter clean without asking a friend to do the unglamorous chore of litter scooping. I saw one of these litter boxes and though to myself "Do automatic litter boxes actually work?". Keep reading and I will try to answer that question for you.