A Beginners Guide To Cats

Greats Tips on How to Care for Your Feline

Although you feline friend may seem independent, it’s very important to provide her with food, water, veterinary care, shelter, a safe environment, and a clean litter. If you’re planning to welcome a new feline as a new member of your family, you need to prepare your kids and instill the excitement, love, and care. 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 we learn various ways on how to best take good care of your feline friend.

Just confine your furry friend within your property because it is safer, and walk her on harness and leash which is best for you, your cat, and your neighborhood. 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. Some cats climb in appliances like washers and dryers, so ensure they are closed and check before using them. Make sure that your kitty is not lurking in your closets, drawers and cupboards so ensure you check them before closing. Keep your cat safe by outfitting her with a breakaway collar and ID that is visible including your name, address and contact number. There is always a chance that your cat may slip out your door no matter how careful you are, and your cat will get home safely because of the collar and ID. As a pet owner, you are responsible for making sure your cat is properly vaccinated and treated for whatever condition your cat is experiencing. Meat is always the foundation of a healthy cat’s diet and it should always be present every day. Do not feed your cat with lots of kibble because it is not fresh at all, and it is a heavily processed food with low nutritional value, and it is often contaminated with bacteria, storage mites, fungal mycotoxins, and other contaminants.

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. Never place your cat in the box and making scratch motions using her front paws because this will really upset her instead. 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 one way to show you care and love for your cat.Fleas can infect your feline with Lyme disease, tapeworms, and Cat Scratch Fever or Bartonella, so it is important to get flea collars for cats.