The domestic life is one in which a pet cat can feel secure. You cannot simply dash off. Find a cat or kitten you fancy and then bring it home without making some important preparations. You need to invest in some cat-friendly equipment.
It is essential to buy a cat carrier. For sure you will need for visit to the veterinary surgery and anywhere else for that matter. Please do not seduced into buying a sweet, kitten-sized carrier. You need to consider the future and puchase accordingly. This may be a smart plastic travelling case, an old fashioned basketwear container or even a tenporary cardboard carrying box.
A kitten or cat needs access to a litter tray if it is not able to go ouside when it wants to. There is a wide range of products available, from basic plastic trays to covered models. The key point about litter trays is that they must be easy to clean.
This should be positioned in a quite area of your home where your pet will be able to go about its private affairs 🙂
The most practical choice of feeding equipment should be easy to clean and disinfect.Kindly please forget cracked or cripped ceramic bowls, as germ may be harboured in the cracks. The feeding area must be easy to clean and disinfect regularly. A close-off eating area is advisble if you have crawling babies or toddlers.
For the owner whose lifestyle makes feeding the cat at regular times uncertain, automatic food bowls with timer switches are also available.
SCRATCHING POST AND TOYS
A young cat needs something to scratch. An indoor scratching post will keep your cat’s claws in good condition and provide a sinsible alternative to scatching your cherished furniture.
COLLARS, HARNESSES AND LEADS
A tag may be attached to a collar, so that the cat can be identified if it gets lost or injured. Most collars come with a bell which rings when the cat moves. A soft collar with a bell attached will help you find your cat and will drastically reduce its hunting successes by warning birds of its presence.
BED AND BEDDING
A cat is not fussy about the design of its bed. There is now such a range of pet beds available that you can choose one to match your decor. Whenever you go, the easy to wash factor is the most important consideration.
The grooming equipment you need depends on the type of coat your cat has. You will also graduallly discover what works best for your pet.