If you’re a cat owner, we know that your feline friend’s health and wellbeing is a top priority.
You want your cat to be happy and safe with plenty of enrichment, and everything they need to live long, healthy lives.
Did you know that your cat can live its best and safest life contained at home?
There are many benefits to keeping your cat safe, happy and secure in your house and backyard. Cats who roam face numerous risks, including traffic incidents, snake and insect bites, and altercations with dogs and other cats.
But cats don’t need to roam. In contrast, indoor cats can live longer lives, protected from all these dangers. And, if provided with everything they need, they can be just as happy at home.
The RSPCA has produced a Guide to Keeping Your Cat Safe and Happy At Home, which has plenty of helpful information on what you need to provide for your cat inside, and how you can even offer your cat safe access to fresh air and the outdoors.
What does my cat need to be safe and happy at home?
If you’re thinking about transitioning your older cat to a life indoors, it can seem like an overwhelming task.
But the good news is, it can be done and many cats who have previously roamed can quickly and happily transition to living indoors.
One cat who made the change, and is happier than ever, is Kini. Kini roamed outdoors for most of his life, and was transitioned to indoor living after not one, but three life-threatening incidents outside:
You can find out more about what your cat needs to be safe and happy at home in our Guide.
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