Your feline might be independent, but it counts providing them with water, food, shelter, veterinary care, love, a clean litter, and more. If you’re planning to welcome a new cat in the family, then you have to prepare your children and instill love, care, and excitement in their hearts. It helps to research the various breeds of feline in the market today and determine the best furry friend that suits your family dynamic. Let’s learn several things on how you can best take care of your cat once she is home.
Keep your cat indoors because it is safer, walk her on harness and leash. Whenever you are transporting your car, always use a carrier. Make sure that all your windows at home are securely screened to prevent your feline from wandering. Keep your dryer and washer closed, and always check inside before using them because some cats may climb in these appliances if they are left open. Make sure that your kitty is not lurking in your closets, drawers and cupboards so ensure you check them before closing. Keep your feline friend safe by putting on breakaway collar and ID with your name, address and contact information. There is always a likelihood that you’re at may slip out the door no matter how careful you are, and your cat will get home safely because of the collar and ID, also as a way for you to at least comply with most local licensing laws. As a pet owner, you are responsible for making sure your cat is properly vaccinated and treated for whatever condition your cat is experiencing. The the foundation of a cat’s healthy diet is meat, so it must always be their main meal every day. Avoid feeding too much kibble to your feline because they’re highly processed food with low nutritional value, and they are often contaminated with feces, storage mites, fungus, and bacteria.
Cats as you probably know are naturally clean, and most of the time just instinctively use a litter box, you just need to show where it is. In order to prevent upsetting your cat and making her leery of the box, do not place her in the box and make scratch motions using her front paws. Wash the litter box with a dish liquid and hot water and scoop the box at least once a day. Whether your cat is short-haired or long-haired, it is essential to regularly brush your cat’s hair for preventing matting, reducing hairballs and shedding and for healthier skin and coat. Grooming them yourself is a display of your love and affection.Fleas are your cats worst enemies, so it is important to get flea collars for cats.