stimulating cat’s brain
My cats have loved the sparkle balls I got years ago from a fabric store.
My first introduction to the sparkle balls was in a cat toy Christmas stocking. They self-destructed in days. Hence, the hunting expedition for a suitable substitute. The 48 balls survived the ravages of energetic cat play for years. Now only 27 remained.
What happened to the other 21? Not sure. The vacuum cleaner may have gobbled up a few. A litter box casualty that got buried. Didn’t get scooped because it was washing day for the litter boxes.
There were 3 larger ones that Lily liked. They are missing. One escaped outside, must have got kicked out when we opened the backdoor. Are they under the washer, freezer, or dropped behind the bookshelf? For now, the 3 are MIA.
Is Your Indoor Cat Bored?
Is your cat sleeping more than usual and packing on the pounds?
Time to make note of the waking hour activities. Is he/she begging for food or listless most of the time?
Bored cats use food to fill the boredom.
Challenge your cat’s mind with interactive toys. Even just a new toy with unfamiliar smells will stimulate their curiosity.
Cats love to explore empty boxes. Continue reading
To find out how to keep your cats content. Take time to observe their behavior.
It isn’t just keeping their bellies full. Ah yes, they will be happier if they are not hungry. But with too much consumption of food they will become listless. And health issues could be a problem.
The cat’s natural instinct is to climb. And observe from a safe place. Another typical behavior is to get low and hide, which represents fear.
The cat’s small stature on the floor is an inadequate perspective of their environment. Providing high places invigorates their spirit for adventure.
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