By Scott Acton
Pets are our companions for life, once you choose and adopt your pet, whether it is a cat, a puppy or something a little more exotic such as dragons and iguanas, you will get a lifetime full of happiness and friendship. We all know that cats are cuddly, cute creatures who are always there to comfort you and make you feel better but only if you take good care of them, and when you do your cat will become a part of your family. If you keep your kitten healthy and happy, it will never leave your side. Here are a few tips for all cat enthusiasts out there.
Cats and kittens as well as any other living creature, have their own needs, and you will have to take care of them. Food, water, and litter boxes are just some of the stuff you have to provide before you adopt your cat. Bowls and Glasses for food and water are also desirable if you don’t want your cat eating off the floor. If your cat likes to spend time in your backyard or your street, microchips and ID collars are the ideal solutions for you.
Since entertainment is one of the most important things for your cat to be happy, it will need some toys. Lasers, balls, mice toys or just a string of colorful fabric is enough for your cat to stay active while you’re away. After all, it will help your kitten learn the hunting skills which means no bugs and mice around your house.
Fresh water is essential for your cat’s health. It is very important for your pet to have access to fresh water whenever it pleases. If you can afford it, water fountains are a great way for your cat to enjoy flowing, clean water just like they like it. If you can’t, just be sure to change your cat’s water regularly.
Keeping your cat active won’t be enough to keep its healthy weight, you have to pay attention to food portions it gets every day. People tend to give their cats daily supplies of food in the morning, believing that it will last them the whole day which often isn’t the case. To make sure you cat doesn’t get fat, you need to prepare its meals at the same time as yours. If you are asking yourself which diet is better, dry or wet food, there isn’t the right answer, be sure to contact your vet, after all, it is all depends on the personality of your cat.
When it comes to cat bathing and grooming, cat owners are often confused, is it the right thing to do or not? Even though cats take care of their hygiene, they sometimes need a little help, bathing your cat every once in a while won’t harm her, but only if you do it with warm water and special cat shampoo. However if you cat is unusually uncooperative don’t force it.