Adopt a stray cat

You know the story well. A cat prowling your neighborhood begins to grow fond of your garden. Let him sleep on your balcony does not cause problems until gradually you will fall in love. And as if nothing’re adding a dish of water and one meal, you find your perfect name, you are glad to get home and greet you at your door … You know what comes next. Of course I want to let into your home.

But how to accustom a cat or street realengo to live locked up at home? The idea sounds so cruel. But you know very well that the cat lives indoors has more opportunities to enjoy a long life that one who has to constantly fight for their territory.

Alley Cat hazards; • Territory: as mentioned eternal fight. Protect their territory from other cats and try to conquer your partner will take his life and shorten their years; • cat fights. These are strong and not only are badly wounded, one also infect others with deadly diseases such as feline leukemia and infectious peritonitis; • Automobile can hit; • the anti Neighbors can poison cats.

If you’re convinced that you want to secure cat in your house, we thank you from now! and we offer advice to accustom to their new life.

1. Take him to the vet; • This task will not be easy but necessary. Enter it into the cage can take time and energy, but a good medical examination will determine if the cat has an infectious disease or other health problem. • vaccinated is important. Some of them, such as rabies, are required by law. • sterilized to avoid problems at home. A cat is not sterilized is a pussycat who has no peace. Try to escape all the time to find a partner; • identify it. It is normal that the cat try to return to the outside. If you have your microchip you know that to be found and taken to a vet or shelter you will know that has an owner.

2. Prepare your home; This step is essential for any situation that includes bringing a cat home. Separate an area of ​​the house for the cat. If it is a much better room with door. The cat tends to hide when their situations change and what is adapted likes to feel safe; • Patience. This process can take time. Do not despair;. • Colócale their food and water dishes in addition to the litter box. These must be distance between them, the Pussycat not like to eat near where urine. • In his room several times a day and talk fondly. Pet him if you allow it. Let him toys to be exercised;. • After you feel comfortable in your safe area, let it investigate the house if desired. You know you have a safe place to run if you feel overwhelmed.

3. Adentro as fun as outside, the cat is accustomed to living with nature, observing the plants and animals that lived with him. Now in the house you need to feel that you still have that connection. Use your imagination. • Place tablets near the windows so the cat can watch out;. • The so-called cat trees or cat trees are wooden structures, rope and cardboard that allow the cat to climb and explore from above, as if outside. Surfaces with rope and cardboard also help keep your nails short to avoid mistreatment of furniture; • Toys for hunting. In the courtyard birds or crawling animals cat hunting. At home you need to follow that routine. It’s part of your instinct. A variety of cat toys designed to satisfy your hunting instinct while exercising. Many require your help. Enjoy these sessions, they will close over the link cat and owner.

4. Cat insistent; if even with all their toys and lookouts insists the cat away whenever he sees the door open, you have not lost the battle. Not all cats are the same, but always reach a midpoint; • Take him for a walk in the courtyard. I am faithful believer to leave the cat at home forever. But if the pussycat is stubborn and wants to leave, there are solutions. Train him to wear a harness and paséalo through its territory. NEVER trust you, the cat may start running and try to climb a tree in seconds. You are the master, controls its outputs; • protected area on your patio or balcony. Build him a “cage” giant on your patio or balcony with access from the house is a great idea. Catíos called in English, these structures allow the cat to spend hours outside safely.