Keeping Your Outdoor Cat Safe

keeping-your-outdoor-cat-safeWhile cats are safer when confined indoors, there are still those that are allowed to venture outside their homes. Fortunately, there are ways to keep your cat safe outdoors.

  • Enclosure
    You can invest in a chain-link enclosure that is designed as a dog run. Adding a top will keep your cat in while still allow him to enjoy the great outdoors. You can buy these enclosures from some hardware establishments or fencing companies.
  • Leash walks
    Train your furball to wear a harness and leash so you can go on outdoor excursions together. Be ready to invest time and patience, but the result will be worth the effort.
  • Vaccinations
    Whether a cat is allowed outdoors or confined indoors, he should be vaccinated against rabies, feline panleukopenia virus (FPV), feline calicivirus, and feline rhinotracheitis.
  • Outdoor cats should be provided with a sturdy shelter that will protect them from environment extremes and severe weather. Ask your veterinary clinic profit, click on the link.
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