There is nothing as satisfying as hearing a cat purr. This is a relaxing sound and can put you at ease. To ensure your cat continues to purr, you need to do all you can to keep it happy. Read on for great tips on cat care.
If you want to have the love of a cat, get one from a shelter. Shelters have tons of great cats and their adoption fee will generally cover necessary vet care. You’re literally saving their life.
Keep your cat groomed. They need to be brushed every day. Do this often in order to aid in keeping your cat’s outer coat clean and healthy. Also, this can eliminate the constant shedding that you will deal with. A well-groomed feline looks great on their own, but also helps keep a home well-groomed too.
If your cat is getting older, you can increase it’s comfort by placing its bed over a heated tile. A terra cotta tile heated in your oven on about 200 degrees and for 15 minutes will do. Wrap it up in a towel and place it under where your cat sleeps. Replace it every three hours or so.
Most cats tend towards nocturnal behavior. This means their behavior is quite active during the night. If you find that your nocturnal kitties are waking you up in the middle of the night, the solution may be as simple as closing the door to your bedroom. Your cat will not bother you in the middle of the night if this area is off limit.
The cat’s litter box should be placed in the right spot. Do not place it in a busy area or close to where your cat eats meals. To minimize odors, keep it in a spot that’s well ventilated. Your cat will appreciate it and so will you.
Your cat probably spends a lot of time grooming himself to perfection. In long-haired cats, hairballs can result from excess grooming. To fix this problem, you can try buying a new food. Some foods are enriched in fibers and vitamins to facilitate the digestion of the hairballs.
Happy cats purr often so hearing the sound indicates content animal. Cats are graceful and attractive animals, and their care can be facilitated using the tips in this article. Try out the tips you have read to find your cat purring more often.