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Kitty Care Tips For The First Time

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Cats are the most popular pets for a majority of animal lovers. They are very playful and affectionate in nature. It is essential to be informed about the right tips to take care of cats especially if it is for the first time.

The first and the most important step to be taken before opting for keeping cats as pets are to do research about the cats and be informed about all the aspects related to cat care. Browse the internet and refer to the different websites which will offer you guidelines to be considered for taking care of your pet cat.
You have to be ready with all the necessary items required for keeping a cat. They include cat food, scratching post, litter box, food bowl and water dish. It is also necessary to train your cat.

Tips for taking care of cats are mentioned below:

"The cat food should not be selected on the basis of its price. You should opt for good quality food otherwise it would be harmful for the cat"s health. Hence, selection and feeding of the cat should be carefully done by taking into consideration the overall health of the cat. Some pet owners opt for providing food and water all the time to the cats. This process is very beneficial as it will avoid the cat from over feeding.

"It is necessary to do regular checkup of the cats every two months. Make sure that all the necessary vaccinations for the cat are taken on time. They are prone to serious illness such as heart diseases, kidney and various other chronic ailments. Regular checkups are very beneficial for the cats. It would help in early diagnosis of any serious illness in the cat and provide it the required treatment.
"You should be well informed about the body language of the cats which will help to effectively communicate with your cat.

"Cats easily get bored and hence it is necessary to encourage them to play with the pet toys provided. It will help them to be entertained and happy. It is necessary to provide proper training to the cats. You should provide the cats with rewards when they show desired behavior and this will encourage them to continue to repeat these behaviors.

"It is also necessary to provide a specific place for eating food, resting and litter box in the house for the cat. It is essential to provide them the right lifestyle and regular exercises for the cats and help them to develop their hunting instincts.

"You should bathe the cats regularly and clean the litter box.
The information provided here will help all the first time cat owners to take proper care of their cats.

Cat, small, mainly carnivorous animal, Felis catus, member of the family Felidae, popular as a household pet, and valuable for killing mice and rats. Like other members of the cat family, the domestic cat has retractile claws; keen hearing and smell; remarkable night vision; and a compact, muscular, and highly supple body. Cats possess excellent memory and exhibit considerable aptitude for learning by observation and experience.