Cats make the cutest of companions and relatively easy to handle. Well not all that easy! With a pet comes certain amount of responsibility to keep them happy and healthy. Here are a few important tips to take care of your pet cat:
Feeding your cat is obviously an important step in taking care of them and it is not just confined to remembering to put food in your cats bowl. You should also carefully choose the kind of food you want to feed your cat. Along with this you should make sure that you feed your cat at regular intervals to meet their daily nutritional requirements. This will also make sure that your cat doesn’t end up destroying plants and other accessories at your place. as far as store food is concerned, they are usually medically and chemically safe for providing nutrition to your cat on daily basis, whereas if you choose to feed your cat by giving them home made food, you can at least have the peace of mind of knowing what your cat had.
Grooming your cat
Cats usually like to stay clean so they make the whole process of grooming quite fun and easy. Grooming supplies include a metal comb with round teeth, a slicker brush, a flea comb and some grooming mitts. Most cats love being combed and stroked so when it is time to groom your cat, be friendly around them, and initiate combing after some routine petting. If your cat is too active for you, you can also gently restraint them while you groom them. But if you pet cat starts to panic, make sure you stop and let them go and try at a later time.
Bathing your cat
Most cats keep themselves clean by licking all over but there are some instances in which you should consider bathing your cat. These include: if your cat has contracted fleas or have been sprayed with something toxic. You might need to restraint your cat so either practice it or have someone help you with that. Make sure the water isn’t too hot or cold and do not forget to comb before bathing them.
Cats love to play with toys and their owners love watching them do so. But it is important to make sure these toys aren’t dangerous for them in any way. For instance, Yarn, seemingly harmless can cause some serious injuries. Make sure before introducing a new toy to your cat, that it doesn’t have any sharp edges or malfunctioning electrical work that could hurt them.
It is one of the most essential in the list of taking care for your pet cat. Make sure you follow the routine for your cat’s vaccination and take them to the vet for their due vaccinations in time. If you feel like your cat is acting weird and irritated, do not delay seeing a vet and getting your cat medical attention.