5 Ways to Enrich Your Cat’s Environment

Although cats have long been housed indoors to protect them from the dangers of the outdoor environment, such as infectious agents and physical trauma, this is a fairly recent cultural development in North America. In fact, indoor “captivity” can be hazardous to cats if their environmental needs are not met.

The following list is not all-inclusive, but examines 5 general ways to enrich an indoor cat’s environment:

Enhance Basic Resources
Provide Ample Physical Space
Offer Outlets for Normal Behavior
Respect Social Interaction Limits
Facilitate Sensory Stimulation
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