Keeping a cat off the furniture can quickly turn into a full time job, and will most definitely become a life long battle if you make an exception to the rule even if was just that one time.
While most people think of cats as calm, gentle and even docile animals, aggressive cats are not as uncommon as you might think. Aggression is the second most common behavior problem in cats.
Okay, but why do cats scratch when there’s no threat to their territory. In part because it’s instinctive. Cats will need to scratch whether they are the only other living being in the household or whether you run a foster home for kitties, with new feline friends coming and going regularly.
The purchase of a scratching post that your cat likes will save you from having to replace furniture and flooring. Scratching posts are available in many shapes, styles and textures.
When changing from another type of litter to environmentally friendly cat litter, it is important to transition the right way. You do not want to make the transition very sudden. If you do, there is less of a chance that your cat will respond well to the change.
New cat owners have a long list of items that they must buy. Near the top of the list of things you will need to do will be buying a litter box. If you plan to bring a cat into your home, this should happen BEFORE you bring the cat home.
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