3 Ways to Keep Your Cat Entertained At Home

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One of the biggest issues many cat owners face is keeping their pet entertained when at home. If you’ve observed your cat oversleeping or overeating, then this may be a strong signal that your cat may be dealing with boredom. 

Here are 3 ways you can keep your cat engaged and entertained at home:

 

  • Play the Treat Game: Cats are extremely smart. Next time you’re at home with your cat, try stashing a few treats in different areas of the house and allow your cat to use their natural instincts to explore, hunt, and find those yummy treats! 
  • Spend Quality Time with your Cat: Sometimes all it takes is good old fashioned relaxing and snuggling with your cat to keep both you and your pet entertained. By spending quality time with your pet, you can develop a fantastic bond and even have your stress melt away
  • Schedule Kitty Play Dates: Similar to humans, cats can get lonely too. Try scheduling playdates for your pet with friendly folks in your neighborhood. If it’s your cat’s first time playing with another cat, then it’s best to introduce them slowly so they can get acclimated. Make sure each cat has their own territory and ease into the interaction. If either one of the cats shows signs of stress or aggression, then try easing up on the interaction and slowly trying again. Over time, your cat will get used to and enjoy the company of their friends and will help keep both cats entertained! 
  • Create a Cat-Friendly Atmosphere: Create a friendly and comfortable living space for your cat with plenty of entertainment and vertical space. Cats also love to look out windows, so if you’re trying to decide where to place their cozy home, near a window may be a good option. Have plenty of toys and scratching posts and provide your pet with a cozy hideaway when they want to rest. By creating a friendly home atmosphere, your cat won’t feel stressed or anxious. 

 

If you’re headed out of town and want to make sure your pet is happy, comfortable, and entertained, bring them to our luxury cat boarding facility in the McKinney/Prosper/Celina area! If you have any questions, feel free to contact us directly!

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